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In 2010, Andrew Frank, his wife, and his son began working on their now successful Duck Dance Farm in Burnsville. The farm breeds duck, geese, and fish, but does not sell the meat from these animals. Instead, they make a profit from the eggs the duck and geese lay. The family defines their farming philosophy as responsible and raises the birds as free range.
Barkley’s Mill began its production of grits in 2013 and orders for the grits are coming in from across the country already. This article briefly highlights how the mill got up and running and discusses the challenges of farming in the mountains of North Carolina.