Ricky Berrier-Food City Grower Of The Year


GOOD MORNING. AND WELCOME. I AM AMY LYNN AND CHRIS, AND WE ARE BACK IN THE STUDIO AND YOU ARE JUST — BLESS YOUR HEART. HE HAS BEEN SNEEZING. WE ARE FIGHTING FORWARD. HE JUST WAVES TO EVERYONE. I AM GIVING BUMPS AND TRYING NOT TO SHAKE HANDS. WE HAVE SNOW COMING IN. KIDS ARE ON SPRING BREAK AND WE ARE GETTING SNOW. WE CAN DO SOME SNOW ANGELS. YOU SOUND KIND OF CUTE WITH THAT COLD. I AM SORRY, BUT, YOU KNOW MUDDLING THROUGH AND MY POOR WIFE HAS IT TO AND HE HAD TO CALL IN SICK AND KNOCK ON WOOD OUR TWO BOYS ARE NOT SHOWING SYMPTOMS BUT THEY ARE GETTING STIR CRAZY. THEY HAVE SPRING BREAK NEXT WEEK. YOU WILL HAVE THEM ALL WEEK LONG TO DO ALL KINDS OF FUN THINGS WE HAD SO MUCH FUN YESTERDAY. I LOVED THAT WHEN YOU WERE JOUSTING. AND THEY ARE BUILDING ANOTHER NEW OBSTACLE COURSE. DO THEY HAVE THE BASKETBALL GOAL. I WOULD HAVE PAID MONEY TO SEE THAT. I PLAYED DODGE BALL AND THAT WAS FUN AND WE WERE REALLY PLAYING AND I SAID OKAY TRY NOT TO HIT ME AND AFTER THAT GOT CHANGED AND HEADED OVER — I MISSED IT AND I DIDN’T WANT TO BE AROUND FOLKS AND GET THEM SICK, YOU HAD SUCH A GREAT DAY. WE HAD A GREAT DAY THEY DO THIS EVERY YEAR IT IS THE ANNUAL GROWERS LUNCH IN AND APPRECIATION FOR THE FARMERS. AND THE FARM FRESH FROM THE LOCAL FARMS LITERARILY SOMETIMES WITHIN 24 HOURS. AND TALK ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTIONS. OVER 6 MILLION THEY SPEND BUYING FROM LOCAL FARMERS. THERE IS THE WINNER. GET THIS. HE IS THE 5TH GENERATION FAMILY FARM. YOU HAVE TO LOVE THAT. HE IS FROM VIRGINIA AND ON THE VIRGINIA NORTH CAROLINA STATE LINE AND THEY GROW APPLES AND PEACHES. AND IT WAS FUN TO TALK TO HIM OF COURSE BOTH OF THEM TALK ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY AND THE PARTNERSHIP THEY HAVE. OUR CUSTOMERS CAN’T GET FRESHER PRODUCE THEN COMES OFF THESE FARMS. IT IS HEALTHY AND NUTRITIOUS AND PICKED AT THE PEEK OF RIPENESS AND IT DOESN’T HAVE FAR TO GO AND IT IS IN OUR STORES INNEXT MORNING AND IT IS A — THE NEXT MORNING AND IT A WIN. WE DON’T GROW APPLES FOR HONORS. BUT TO BE RECOGNIZED, THIS IS A LOT OF HARD WORK AND SWEAT GOES INTO AN AWARD LIKE THIS AND A LOT OF TEAMWORK. WE HAVE 35 SEASONAL EMPLOYEES AND WITHOUT THOSE, NOTHING LIKE THIS IS POSSIBLE. THAT IS SO COOL. A LITTLE DAY TIME ROAD TRIP AND HAVE SOME APPLES. AND PEACHES WILL COME AND FIRST AND THAT WILL BE FUN. THAT IS A LOT OF HARD WORK. SO I MEAN, THAT IS SUCH A GREAT HONOR. HE WENT INTO TEACHING AND THAT FARM PULLED HIM BACK IN. AND HE HAS TWO DAUGHTERS TW A SWEET FAMILY. GREAT-GREAT-GREAT GRAND FATHER STARTED IT. WE HAVE A LITTLE MUSIC. LOVE MUSIC. AND HE HAS SOME OF HIS STUDENTS. I JEANNE COPE IS HERE AND WE HAVE WILL TALK ABOUT GETTING GREEN. AND WE WILL TALK ABOUT TRADITIONAL IRISH FOODS AND CHEF JULIE IN THE KITCHEN. TOP OF THE MORNING.

Posts Tagged with…

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *