Who we are

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great day [greyt dey]

  1. A beautiful or otherwise pleasant time between sunrise and sunset. It was a great day to be pickin’ ‘maters in the garden.
  2. An exclamation of surprise or awe. “Greeeeeat day! Look at those ‘maters!”

Michael Grantz and Arden Jones met in school at Sewanee: The University of the South, where they graduated in 2013. Michael studied Environmental Policy and Arden studied Natural Resources and the Environment.

By working on add visiting many farms in Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia, they learned about all aspects of sustainable farming. In 2014 they moved to Forest to found Great Day Gardens, located on the land where her mother was raised.  The farm was named in memory of her grandfather Richard (Dick) Logwood, who had many colorful ways of expressing his joy for his family and grandchildren.

 

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