Local farmer ahead of the carve growing pumpkins commercially

  • Sunshots by Michael Hall Dustin Smith, of Smith’s Farm, at the top, picks a ripe pumpkin from his patch.
    Sunshots by Michael Hall Dustin Smith, of Smith’s Farm, at the top, picks a ripe pumpkin from his patch.
  • Above, Smith reveals two pumpkins with some growing left to do.
    Above, Smith reveals two pumpkins with some growing left to do.
  • Photo submitted Bounty from the pumpkin harvest at Smith’s Farm in Bowersville is shown.
    Photo submitted Bounty from the pumpkin harvest at Smith’s Farm in Bowersville is shown.
It took five years and a lot of work, but Dustin Smith accomplished his goal. Smith has become one of the only commercial pumpkin growers in Northeast Georgia. Smith, who operates Smith’s Farm, said…

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