Based in Louisburg, North Carolina, First Fruits Farm was founded by former NFL lineman, Jason Brown, to share the love of Christ and aid in hunger relief in eastern North Carolina. 


Jason Brown was the highest-paid Center in NFL history, but he walked away from a 35 million dollar contract with the St. Louis Rams. Why? He felt God's call to become a farmer. This story explores his journey of learning to farm, finding the land and growing & harvesting over 100,000 pounds of vegetables - as well as the many extraordinary events which made it all possible.

Steve Hartman meets Jason Brown, who quit the NFL to tackle a new field, literally. Source: CBS Evening News

We appreciate all the help we have received from the many volunteers that have given their time to share their hearts with us on the farm. We especially would like to thank David and Allen Rose of Nashville, NC, the Society of St. Andrew, Wester Farms, and Nash Produce.


With over 1,000 acres of farmland, there's always something to do! We've partnered with local organizations such as the Society of St. Andrew and many others to foster an enriching environment for volunteers. 


First Fruits Farm is a subsidiary of Wisdom for Life. We believe in being good stewards of the land and resources. All proceeds go towards continued education, research, and mentoring efforts in order to enrich the lives of local communities.

SOW-A-SEED Project


Registration for our 2018 Sow a Seed project is now closed.  Thank you for all for your desire to participate and sow seeds in faith.  Seed packets will be packaged and shipped in the coming weeks. God Bless.

Sow-A-Seed Project

2 Corinthians 9 outlines the Biblical concept of sowing and reaping. It has guided our mission on First Fruits Farm and in our family. It speaks of the importance of giving and how the heart is intrinsically tied to this action. We are inspired to replicate the process of what we do here at First Fruits Farm through our Sow-A-Seed project.  Anyone who is willing to start their very own garden, will receive starter seeds.  Our request is that you sow the seeds in faith and tend to your garden. When you reap an abundant harvest, sow some of your First Fruits into someone elses life by sharing your food with neighbors who may be food insecure, a local food bank, or soup kitchen.  


2 CORINTHIANS 9:6-12                                                                                                                                             6 Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 7 Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed; 9 as it is written,

“He scattered abroad, he gave to the poor,
His righteousness endures forever.”

10 Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;11 you will be enriched in everything for all liberality, which through us is producing thanksgiving to God. 12 For the ministry of this service is not only fully supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing through many thanksgivings to God.

We will ship 3 packets of seeds.  Please select your top 3 seed choices and 2 alternatives in the comments section below.  We will try and fulfill everyones desired variety but it is on a first-come first-serve basis.  
Our popular seed varieties are: Sweet Corn, Cucumbers, Carrots, Peas, Green Beans, Collards, Cabbage, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Bell Peppers, Hot Peppers, Onions, Melons, Watermelons, Cantaloupe, Winter Squash, Summer Squash, Celery, Artichokes, Lettuce, Spinach, Kale, Radishes, Beets, Pumpkins, Swiss Chard, Eggplant, Cilantro.
God Bless,
Farmer Brown

Our goal is to enrich the lives of those around us. Through wonderful partnerships with the Society of St Andrew, NC State University, NC A&T and other organizations, we've been able to provide opportunities for research, education, and community engagement. Our desire is to maximize production for the benefit of communities, while maintaining proper land management and sound farming practices. 

If you would like to partner with us, we'd love to hear from you!

Please fill out the one of the forms below.