Here in North Carolina (USA) we grow both organic and non organic sweet potatoes. When we started in 1960 we were growing sweet potatoes on less than an acre. Today our we grow these delicious products on more than 5000 acres. Apart from sweet potatoes we also grow persimmons, soy beans and wheat. At our modern packing facilities in Spring Hope (North Carolina) we clean, sort and pack our products. This facility is one of the most modern and efficient in the USA.
The Organic Certification from CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers), covers 1000 acres of sweet potatoes. The certification is based on application review, field history to verify that no chemical substances have been applied on the soil for at least 3 consecutive years, chemical residues soil test are caried to assure chemical free land. Exclusive storage facilities to prevent any crossover contamination from conventional product, Food Safety guide lines in place and recorded.
Barnes Farming is an environmentally-friendly operation. We have introduced special forestryand wildlife programs and at any time of the year, turkeys, rabbits, ducks, birds and other wildlife flourish throughout our farming and forestry operations.