July 2015: U-pick flowers offered for the first time.
The farm is in its early years but a lot has happened in that time. Take a quick look below at what has been accomplished in that short time
October 2011: The first blackberry plants went in the ground.
June 2012: Our first blueberry sale!
May 2014: Our first tomatoes planted!
Olde Carthage Farm is owned by Jane and Harvey Godfrey. Together with their two sons, Jonathan and Josh, and their sons' families they have built the farm on farm land that has been passed down through the family continuing the family tradition of farming. These are the folks you will see every time you visit our farm.
2009: A spark of an idea began to take shape using blueberry plants rooted from their own personal plants and inherited property. Here is a photo of the land before things got started.
November 2011-July 2012: Worked on relocating an 1860s log cabin to the farm which became our sales office.
March 2011: Grape trellises were created and grape vines were planted
The Godfreys care about the product that they provide the community and are committed to providing it in an environment that is both pleasing and educational to experience. We hope that it shows when you come visit our farm. Our goal is that our first-time customers continually become our long term customers time and time again, choosing us over other local competitors.
Dec 2010 & Jan 2011: The blueberry bushes were planted.
Summer to Fall 2010: Soil preparation began and rows were formed for the blueberry bushes
May 2013: Obtained organic certification