Professor Davis has owned the farmhouse at Yocona Bottom Farm since Since then Davis and a small staff of farm supporters have transformed the farm into productive cropland, producing organically grown vegetables, including tomatoes, potatoes, squash, cauliflower, all varieties of green vegetables, several species of carrots, onions, and even garlic, among many other fresh offerings. Organically produced food is the fastest growing segment of the national food market. But Yokna Bottoms is trying to change that in Oxford. The farm offers a Community Sponsored Agricultural Network CSA , in which families pay a subscription and pick up a box of fresh, pesticide-free vegetables every week during growing season.
Yokna Bottom Farm is Champion of Natural Farming in Oxford
Yokna Bottom Farm is Champion of Natural Farming in Oxford - clivetern.com
The property is The property lines on the east and west sides of the property run due north. An intermittent late fall—spring stream flows diagonally across the property northeast to southwest and is lined with medium-sized Cypress trees and assorted other hardwoods. On the other side of the river, the old Highway 7 is now CR and after crossing the current Highway 7, eventually becomes Lamar Street in Oxford. Our neighbor across the road grew up living on the property the elevated foundation of her childhood home is still visible at the entrance to the farm and reports that her father had one of the largest and most successful farms in Lafayette County growin Cotton, Corn, Soybeans, Watermelons, Sweet Potatoes, and other assorted vegetables. She also reports that this is the best pasture and farm land in the county. Recently, my neighbor who lives in a cutout section of the property, James …..