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Deep roots, high tunnels: Wellsburg family finds success in their farming roots


When Britney Hervey-Farris and her husband Charlie Farris began farming a decade ago, some things were a mystery. Big things, like how to grow crops and how to run a business.
One thing was clear, however. The Hervey family has managed to work and live on the same parcel of land for seven generations spread over about 250 years. And, invaluably, they kept a record along the way.
“We do have it pretty well documented, but it’s changed a lot over the years,” Hervey-Farris said of the details about how the land was used.
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