The Fifer family has been farming the fertile soils of Kent County Delaware for almost 90 years. We have kept many acres of land in open space and in active agricultural use since 1919.
Being good stewards of the land we farm has always been a priority and essential to the long term success and health of our farming operation. Our livelihood depends on the land that we till and we treat it with respect and care.
We are not a certified organic farming operation. However, we do use sustainable farming practices that preserve our environment, reduce waste, promote healthy growing systems, while focusing on quality and freshness.
We face many challenges in growing fruits and vegetables in the Mid-Atlantic region, but you can be certain that we are focused on producing safe high-quality crops.
Below are a few examples of our general farm stewardship efforts: