Catherine Webb, whose parents own the farm, gestures toward the patch of field next to the farmhouse driveway off Yeoho Road where her family plans to build a barn with a roadside stand. After a legal battle that dragged on for almost 7 years, the Smith family, who have operated Springfield Farm for 300 years, recently won approval for the free-standing structure. The sale of fresh eggs is about 70 percent of their business, but they also sell chicken. beef, pork, lamb and turkeys.
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