Meet David Holloman, our Feed Mill and Operations Manager at Braswell Family Farms. David oversees the daily operations at our feed mill and the maintenance of the machinery that works to grind and produce our feed.
Braswell Family Farms celebrated our 75th year in business on Saturday, October 6. Our fourth-generation, family-owned farm held a company-wide event with food, fun, and fellowship at Boddie Mill, our business’ first location.
Meet Ronald “Trey” Braswell, III., the fourth-generation president of Braswell Family Farms. Trey took helm of the business after his father stepped down in 2017, but like the generations before him, his commitment to the business didn’t start there.
Meet Gene and Ronald Braswell. After returning home from serving in the military in the 1950s, Gene and Ronald began working full-time in the family business alongside their uncle and father, transforming it into a state-of-the-art feed mill and egg company.
As Hurricane Florence makes landfall on the North Carolina coast, we are aware that many of our customers may lose power for several days, that’s why we want to help you keep your food safe during this time.
Introducing Phyllis Hammonds, our Second-Shift Leader at our processing facility in Nashville, NC. Phyllis ensures all of our eggs are packed correctly for our customers. This means she ensures expiration dates are correct and that there are no broken eggs packed into cartons and the amount of cases shipped to our customers are correct.
We would like you to meet our summer intern, Anne-Hunter Stone. Over the past three months, she has worked closely on the live production side of our farm, learning about the processes behind keeping a flock of hens healthy and happy.
Meet Karina Aranda-Rodriguez, she is our Customer Service Clerk for our feed mill. Karina began her career at Braswell Family Farms three months ago and has enjoyed getting to know her fellow Braswell family in her first couple of weeks.
Our very first pasture-raised farm is in full production! We began construction on our farm in the fall of 2017 in partnership with a local producer. In the spring of 2018 we populated our farm with young hens that began laying eggs in late March.
Meet Fran Dement, she serves as our Feed Mill Analyst at Braswell Family Farms. Fran spends her day creating invoices for feed and receiving feed orders and collecting data to enhance our feed mill operations
Introducing Leah Collins, our Braswell family spotlight for the week. Leah is a Pullet Supervisor, meaning she makes certain that our pullets, or young, immature hens, are being provided the right amount of feed, water, air ventilation, and lighting.
Meet Jackie Bunch, an all-star mom of three and our Feed Mill Operations Analyst. In her role at Braswell Family Farms, Jackie works with our management team to create analytical tools to monitor the efficiency of our feed mill.
This week's family spotlight is on Tracy Tyson, our lead truck driver and a member of our newly established Care Team. Tracy is known for having a big heart and wanting to help people and we are thankful for his willingness to serve our Braswell family.
Introducing Ben Harris, he works in our warehouse in southern Virginia. There, he unloads and loads trucks with our products, and in his words "tries to fight gravity" so he doesn't drop any of our delicious eggs!
Meet Zeferino Chavez, he supervises the processing area in our distribution center known as Carolina Egg. Zeferino's day-to-day includes supervising our team members to ensure the correct eggs are being packed into the correct cartons and the expiration dates and pack dates are precise.
Meet Deshaun Good, he works in our distribution facility in southeast Virginia. He unloads trucks coming from our farms and distribution center in Nashville and reloads them for customers in the mid-Atlantic region.