Smart, Easy Ideas From Quarry Hill Orchards

A new generation is taking the reins at Quarry Hill Orchards in New Berlin, OH, and they’re bringing a lot of fresh ideas on how to draw more customers with them. Ben Gammie, his wife Brooke, and their two children left their corporate careers to return to the family farm and develop Quarry Hill’s next phase.

The couple is laying the ground work for major changes, but along the way, they have made several easier-to-implement tweaks that any farm marketer can use at their own operation.

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