Powerful Need for Domestically-Developed Food

Powerful Need for Domestically-Grown Foods

Tim Hammerich

Tim Hammerich
Information Reporter

I’m Tim Hammerich with your Southeast Regional Ag Report.

Kyle and Caroline Lewallen established TexGa Farms in Northeast Georgia with the thought that they would elevate beef cattle and hogs for local dining establishments. Like a lot of, 2020 has pressured them to modify their options. The restaurant business has dried up but the demand from customers from folks has skyrocketed.

Here’s Lead Steakholder (which is S-T-E-A-K of class) Caroline Lewallan.

Lewallen…. “Our retail aspect has certainly picked up the place individuals that want 10 steaks and 10 lbs of ground beef at a time – that has stayed pretty continuous. But I never see that really heading backwards, but then the individuals that want a half or a entire, that has picked up considerably. And I do feel individuals folks are stocking up. But at the exact same time, I have never viewed a nearby grown for food movement like I have viewed in the previous six months, and I’ve invested the earlier seven a long time in the develop sector. So I consider due to current situations, the concept of local is extra popular than at any time in advance of. And people have woken up to the realization that we’ve obtained to guidance nearby a lot more than just store modest Saturday in November, a few of moments a yr.”

Lewallen hopes this interest in supporting area farmers will continue on. You can take a look at their website at