269 Magazine Article: A Company That Volunteers Together, Stays Together

Aricle from 269 Magazine: Story: Cathy Knapp Images: Barry Elz It’s no secret that happier, healthier employees are more productive and fewer days absent than their less positive counterparts. Nutritious snacks offered around the office and fun activities are obvious choices to engage a workforce—so too is volunteerism. Getting out of the day-to-day work environment to volunteer builds teams when …

Friends of the Edisto Accepts Walther Farm’s Proposal; Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 28, 2014) – A 3rd generation family farm headquartered in Michigan and a South Carolina conservation group have come to terms regarding the protection of a statewide natural resource, the Edisto River’s South Fork.  “When an issue or circumstance appears to set agriculture and natural resources at odds, communication is vital and compromise is required to move …

Walther Farms Offers Proposal to Ease Concerns in South Carolina

Edisto River Protection Plan Walther Farms will reduce its existing registration amounts by 50% Walther Farms will work with USGS to install a monitoring station that will track flow rates to promote responsible water use and awareness Walther Farms will drill a backup supplemental well on the Augusta Farm that can be used to provide supplemental irrigation in times of …

Potato-growing family on South Edisto doing things right

Potato-growing family on South Edisto doing things right, Farm Bureau leader says The fourth-generation family farmers hosted a number of folks from the agriculture community to answer questions and to show what they have been up to on the tract of land they purchased last February. Learn what David Winkles with the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation had to say: Potato-growing …

New Website

Welcome to our new website. We look forward to bringing you updates about events on the farm and in our communities. Please check back soon for some new posts.