Culver Family Farms grows new traditions in New Jersey

Culver Family Farms delivers fresh vegetables, herbs and locally created goods from its property in Mannington, NJ.
Walking through the doors of the greenhouse with husband-and-wife team Nick and Sarah Culver, the warm air engulfs you and the sweet smell of earth and growing plants intoxicates your senses.

Row upon row of tiny sprouts and leafy greens span the central part of the greenhouse, while swaths of basil occupy about half the space. In a long row against the wall are Nick’s test projects, where he is experimenting with the best ways to grow tomatoes, cucumbers and squash vertically.

Culver Family Farms grows a variety of produce both in the hydroponic greenhouse and, during the season, on their large property in Mannington, New Jersey.

The land has been in Nick’s family since the 1890s and is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. “Farming has been a tradition in my family for five generations. Sarah and I are proud to continue in that tradition on some of the same land farmed by my family,” Nick says. 

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