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Classic Cullman / SOUTHERN ROOTS The Peinhardt farm may preserve the past, but anyone who’s been to its annual Farm Day festival will attest that it’s anything but static. Fully faithful to the “Living +LVWRU\ȎSDUWRILWVQDPHWKHQRQSURʏWIDUPRSHQVLWV grounds each October to the public for a hands-on master class in living with the land — the old way. )DUP'D\JXHVWVJDLQDʏUVWKDQGDSSUHFLDWLRQIRUWKH folks who’ve nurtured and delivered Cullman County’s top crops to market, while watching the Peinhardts and a knowledgable cadre of seasoned volunteers practice their timeless art. True to its heritage, the Peinhardt farm has true farming roots. It emerged as one of the the Cullman area’s earliest large-scale agricultural operations in the wave of German immigration to Cullman. Today, because of the drive of early farmers like the Peinhardts, Cullman County ranks as Alabama’s top producer in agriculture. Rich harvests of sweet potatoes, a booming poultry and egg industry as well as beef and other products are vital areas of farming here. As agriculture modernized and the Peinhardt family multiplied, its descendants continued working the farm cullman area chamber of commerce Your protection is personal. Visit us at our new location: 101 Main Avenue NW, Cullman Martha A. Burchell Burchell Ins Agency Inc (256) 737-7450 burchem@nationwide.com Auto. Home. Life. Business. 070200095608777 PRODUCTS UNDERWRITTEN BY NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY AND AFFLIATED COMPANIES. LIFE INSURANCE ISSUED BY NATIONWIDE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY. HOME OFFICE: COLUMBUS, OH 43215-2220 - 93 classic 2016.indd 93 8/31/2016 10:37:49 AM