The Brown Family Farm Est. 1865
The Brown Family Farm is located in southeast Warren County, NC in the Hecks Grove Community. The farm was established in 1865 by first generation farmer Byron Brown. Byron was the first generation farmer who grew timber and raised live stock until his death in 1902. His son Grover Brown began farming as a second generation farmer establishing a peach orchard on the land, cultivating grain and raising live stock until the late 1930’s. Grover’s son, Arthur A. Brown, began farming on the estate in 1968 as a third generation farmer. Arthur raised live stock while cultivating vegetables, grain and tobacco until his retirement in 2003.
Arthur’s son Patrick Brown begun farming on the estate. Patrick cultivated grain and industrial hemp as now the fourth generation farmer on the estate.