Grown Where It Matters - Potato Farmers' Stories

Mack Farms, Florida

Episode Summary

The story of fresh potato farming as told by Chandler Mack, owner and second-generation farmer of Mack Farms, Lake Wales, Florida.

Episode Notes

Mack Farms began operations growing, packing and shipping watermelons. In 1989 Mack Farms started to produce potatoes, with sweet onions as the latest addition. Mack Farms recently added 2,000 acres in South Florida and a second packing and storage facility to their state of the art operations. Mack Farms specialize in Red and Yellow potatoes.  They are also known for White potatoes, Russets, and Fingerlings.