$2,500 — Agri-Tourism
Because of this grant “We have improved our appearance and customer satisfaction by expanding our parking lot at Sandy Hollow Farms.” ~ June Hawkins
J. Hawkins is a full time farmer who has grown tobacco since 1967. The farm is transitioning from tobacco income to an agritourism business with a corn maze, pick your own Pumpkin Patch, choose and cut Christmas tree farm and Easter egg hunts in the spring.
Expected income from this project grosses over $44,000 in the next two years.
June Hawkins has worked closely with the local extension agent.