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Alabama NewsCenter — This ‘unicorn’ of an Alabama farmer grows more than crops

| March 31, 2022 @ 6:00 pm

By Joseph Allen
Alabama NewsCenter

If a fair measure of a farmer is what that farmer grows, Annie Diann Caver is one heck of a farmer.

Oh, sure, she sows enough seed and feed to raise an abundance of crops and cattle – enough to feed her and her family and have plenty left over to sell at market.

Caver’s Farm in Verbena in Chilton County is not unlike many other plots of land used for farming in that part of the state. What is different is the farmer. Caver is an elderly Black woman, something that has become increasingly rare in the farming community.

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