Category Archives: Farm Life

A taste of the farm, fields, products, and innovation that define the Southern Valley way.

So, what is a “Pole-Grown Cucumber” Anyway?

We are so glad you asked. The average, ole, run-of-the-mill cucumber grows on a vine that creeps along the ground, growing wherever it wants. Here at Southern Valley, we grow the new and improved cucumber…and we do that by growing it up a stake with trellis netting. It looks a little something like this: Like…
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Five Fun Facts About Eggplants

It’s #FunFactFriday and here are some fun facts about Eggplants! 1. Eggplant is part of the nightshade family, along with tomatoes and potatoes, and all edible members of that family are actually fruits. 2. Tobacco is also a member of the nightshade family and eggplant, like tobacco, contains some nicotine (although in a much smaller…
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Allow Me to Introduce You

Allow me to introduce you to Southern Valley…as I know them. I grew up hearing about Southern Valley and the Hamilton family long before I ever got the chance to experience them. I lived amongst the agriculture community in small town South Georgia so it was inevitable that I would get word of this family…
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