Southside Farms grows strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and much more in eastern NC. UNC TV's NC Weekend visited Shawn & Tracey Harding and highlighted their thriving you-pick operation. The segment at Southside Farms starts at 6:22.
Our lab has a connection to Southside Farms--Mandi Harding, our resident hops insect expert, is Shawn & Tracey's daughter, and has picked her share of fruit and veggies at the farm! Now Mandi track the diversity and seasonal biology of potential insect pests of hops in North Carolina.