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Story and photo by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer Just as temperatures drop and leaves change color, families are scouting the best places to partake in fall festivities, and family-run Batey Farms of Murfreesboro might be just what they’re looking for. This weekend Batey farms kicked off a long list of upcoming festivities and events. …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor If you missed Batey Farms’ sunflower extravaganza, you’re in luck! The Rutherford County farm recently announced they will be hosting yet another chance for visitors to experience their breathtaking, homegrown sunflowers tomorrow night beginning at 5 p.m. The event will last as long as the daylight does, and …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor Calling all sunflower fanatics: Batey Farms of Rutherford County, an eighth-generation, family-owned and operated hog, row crop and hay farm, will be hosting the final day of their three-day sunflower extravaganza today starting at 5 p.m. “This is the fourth year of sunflowers,” said Batey Farms co-owner Katherine Whitt. …

Photos by Steve Barnum / Reporter The sun was shining over the strawberry field of Batey Farms in Murfreesboro as people were enjoying the experience of plucking their own ripe strawberries straight off the plant. Katherine Whitt, co-owner of Batey Farms, said that if you’ve never picked your own strawberries before, it’s an experience. “(People) …