The Story of The Growing Season

How Sarah Frey Saved an American Farm

The youngest of 21 children, Sarah Frey grew up on astruggling farm in Southern Illinois. At 15, she started her own fresh produce delivery business out of an old pickup truck. Two years later she took over the family farm and started doing business with the largest grocery retailers in the country. Frey’s story is one of never giving up, negotiating with some of the biggest businesses in the nation and building a company which serves consumers with fresh, healthy products. Frey Farms is the nation’s leading producer of pumpkins,earning Frey the nickname “America’s Pumpkin Queen.”

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Meet Sarah

The youngest of 21 children, Sarah Frey grew up on a struggling farm in Southern Illinois. At 16, she started her own fresh produce delivery business out of an old pickup truck. Two years later she took over the family farm and started doing business with the largest grocery retailers in the country.

Frey’s story is one of never giving up, negotiating with some of the biggest businesses in the nation and building a company which serves consumers with fresh, healthy products.

Frey Farms is the nation’s leading producer of pumpkins,earning Frey the nickname “America’s Pumpkin Queen.”

Sarah Frey

May 27, 2020

They make me ❤️ being Aunt Sarah 👩‍🌾 #nieces #farmfamily #growingup #takingover #sweetcorn #farmkidslife

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Sarah Frey

May 21, 2020

Hope to see everyone this Memorial Day weekend! 🇺🇸

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Sarah Frey

May 14, 2020

There was a time I just wanted to escape from this place. Now it IS the escape. #2020 #DIY #family #farm #future @penguinrandomhouse

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Sarah Frey

May 13, 2020

Since I’m all about some sweet-corn this weekend...I’m looking for YOUR favorite way to enjoy it! If you have recipes or tips head over to Sarah's Homegrown to share. 🌽😋 #TellMeSomethingGood

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Sarah Frey

May 12, 2020

I’m SO EXCITED for sweet-corn! 🌽😁 I also know who’s going to be shucking it for their mother. #FamilyFarmFuture #FreezerCorn

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Sarah Frey

May 6, 2020

Thank you, Donna Leyva. You made a difference in my life. #TeacherAppreciationWeek2020 #ThankATeacher #TheGrowingSeason #Orchardville The Growing Season

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Sarah Frey

May 3, 2020

“No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.” PT Barnum • • • Just watched #TheGreatestShowman Again. 👀 But hey who’s counting 🎪 🎩

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Sarah Frey

Apr 27, 2020

No matter where I go or what I do, it is the country roads that take me home. #TheGrowingSeason #FreyFarms #FarmStrong #FamilyBusiness #FreshProduce

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Sarah Frey

Apr 22, 2020

Every day I am blessed to witness small miracles on the farm. This #EarthDay we give thanks for the abundance of food our planet provides and recognize that we must all do our part to preserve and protect the land for future generations. #ourearth #ourfuture #FreyFarms #familybusiness #freshproduce #madeintheusa #thegrowingseason

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