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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Earth Day Ideas from the Farm
15 Apr
Life at Norms Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Earth Day Ideas from the Farm

At Norm’s Farms, we try to treat every day like it’s Earth Day. We do our part by practicing sustainable agriculture, selecting recyclable bottles ...

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How To Dye Easter Eggs Naturally
08 Apr
Life at Norms How To Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

Have you ever tried coloring eggs with vegetable scraps like onion skins and beets? This Easter, turn on nature’s color by using the scraps and foo...

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Norm's is Planting (and Making) Elderberry Just for You
23 Oct
Life at Norms Norm's is Planting (and Making) Elderberry Just for You

We added 17 acres to our farm this fall. That's 15,000 elderberry plants in the ground, with more planned for the spring. Take a behind-the-scenes peek at our process.

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A Window into Purdy’s Past
17 Jul
Life at Norms A Window into Purdy’s Past

There's a new, historic entrance to the Purdy Park right outside our office window, and the Norm's Farms team is absolutely loving it.

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Fare Thee Well From Ann
30 Apr
Life at Norms Fare Thee Well From Ann

By the time you read this I will have already retired from Norm’s Farms. April 30 is my official last day with Norm’s Farms, a business my husband,...

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Food Banks Need Help in the Time of Covid-19
29 Apr
Life at Norms Food Banks Need Help in the Time of Covid-19

Due to the pandemic and soaring unemployment, Feeding America estimates that an additional 17 million people will need their services in addition to all those they already serve. Feeding America also thinks it will need an additional 1.4 billion in resources...

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Sheltering in Place in the Time of Covid-19
07 Apr
Life at Norms Sheltering in Place in the Time of Covid-19

Staying positive, getting good nutrition, exercise and plenty of sleep "in the time of Covid-19" are as important now as ever because they help boost your immunity.  This article contains essential information about the virus, how states are responding, relief available......

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Norm's Farms and Huetrition Throws Parties for Kids (and Moms and Dads too!)
14 Feb
Life at Norms Norm's Farms and Huetrition Throws Parties for Kids (and Moms and Dads too!)

Norm’s Farms partnered with Tryazon and Huetrition to throw over 30 healthy kids parties in January of this year. We chose to partner with Huetrit...

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Happy Thanksgiving from Norm's Farms!
05 Nov
Life at Norms Happy Thanksgiving from Norm's Farms!

Everyone at Norm’s Farms is our usual busy, but at this time of year we enjoy taking some time to count our blessings! We’ve enjoyed another great year of growth and successfully launched a new product, ElderCran, and have another one, Elderberry Gummies...

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Elderberry Festival 2019
04 Sep
Life at Norms Elderberry Festival 2019

After a four-year hiatus, we are proud to announce that Norm’s Farms is creating and sponsoring another Elderberry Festival this year! This year’s fest happens on September 21, 2019 from 1:00 until Midnight, includes 7 bands and numerous vendors, and is situated on the lovely grounds of the Oasis Café in Siler City, North Carolina. And its all free to the public! 

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Functional Foods, Hope, Support and Recovery
05 Aug
Life at Norms Functional Foods, Hope, Support and Recovery

Functional Foods, Hope, Support and Recovery By Ann Lenhardt, Co-Founder I met Alvaro Matta just a few weeks ago at the urging of Rodger, my husban...

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News From Our Elderberry Farms
07 May
Life at Norms News From Our Elderberry Farms

Norm’s Farms has experienced some significant growth over the past couple of years and one of our greatest challenges has been to grow enough elderberries to meet the demand. We now have over 100 acres in elderberry production and Devon Bennett, who manages...

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Life Changes for Ann and Rodger, Founders of Norm’s Farms.
10 Apr
Life at Norms Life Changes for Ann and Rodger, Founders of Norm’s Farms.

After more than a decade of chasing our elderberry dreams 24/7, Ann and Rodger are slowing down and working part time, all thanks to the awesome support of partners!

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Elderberry from Our Family to Yours
08 Oct
Life at Norms Elderberry from Our Family to Yours

Sustainability and family farming have always been at the heart of Norm’s Farms. In the rolling hills of Missouri lies 170 acres of cherished farmland that has been in the Lenhardt family since 1968. In 2007, Rodger and Norm...

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Elderberry, Andrew and His Bees
22 Jun
Life at Norms Elderberry, Andrew and His Bees

Andrew, our accountant, is an avid bee keeper and volunteered to place a couple of his hives on the edge of the elderberry orchard, adjacent to a large field of clover. Andrew has been tending bees...

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