ABOUT BOWERS FARM
Bowers Farm is located on land Brandon's family has been using for various types of farming for over 75 years. It is our passion to be able to produce the absolute best food we can on this land. We strive to take care of the farm from the soil up - healthy soil grows healthy grass, which grows healthy animals and therefore makes the most healthy meats for our family and yours. We look forward to growing this farm and providing food for those who are interested in knowing where their food comes from and how it was raised.
We raise a variety of livestock on the farm and we are always growing in new ways! We currently have cows, sheep, goats, turkeys, rabbits, ducks, pigs, and both meat and egg-producing chickens. All of our animals are raised ethically and humanely and enjoy as much time as we can give them out on our green polyculture pastures. We know that as we ensure our animals are healthy we are ensuring that you and your family will be healthy as well!
Bowers Farm began in 2014 by Brandon Bowers. Brandon grew up on this land surrounded by family and many different kinds of farming and livestock. He has always had a love for animals and the outdoors. Brandon started with his first pair of goats at age 6 and then with a few laying hens at age 8. He loved following his Papa around and learning all he could about farming and just being outdoors.
Since 2014, the farm has gone through many changes. The first of which was adding a second farmer. Brandon and Sarah were married in January 2015. The two met at Clemson University through Lutheran Campus Ministry and were great friends all through college. After serving a year abroad through the ELCA's Young Adults in Global Mission program and moving to Columbia, SC to take a job as the Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries at a Lutheran church in Columbia, Brandon and Sarah reconnected and as they say, "the rest is history."
In 2018 the Farm Team grew, with the addition of a new farmhand. Brandon and Sarah welcomed their first child, Romney Ann, and have loved watching her grow up on the farm. Seeing a child experience and discover the farm and a love for caring for the animals is a wonderful reminder to Brandon and Sarah about the beauty of this life and the place they call home.
In 2020 the Farm Team grew once again. After becoming a licensed foster family, Deandre, an 11-year-old boy was placed in their home and in July 2021, he officially became a Bowers with the finalization of his adoption.