When we dig together, we dig deeper. Here’s The Dirt on how we give it our all—and then some—for your Plate, Community, World.


A Potato Expo?

February 3, 2020

We’ve all heard the adage of “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” however , according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority the new and official slogan for The Entertainment Capital of the World, is “what happens here, only happens here.” This marketing campaign was launched during the pregame of Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV. In my opinion, either catchphrase is well enough for a lot of things that happen there, however it doesn’t apply for when the Potato Expo comes to town. That slogans more like, “what happens here, should be shared everywhere!

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I AM a potato farmer. I maybe in the office, but I am a potato farmer.

November 4, 2019

Sure, I may not be in the field - However, I am a potato farmer.

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Not All Farmers Come From Farms

October 10, 2019

Not all of us at Black Gold Farms came from a farming background, let alone grew up in the country. Potatoes are in my blood now. They are a part of me.


Passion is its own Reward

September 16, 2019

When you have the passion, the possibilities are endless, and the hard work doesn’t seem so hard. It’s passion that keeps you coming back for more because in the end passion is its own reward.


I Am A Sweet Potato Farmer

September 3, 2019

When people ask what I do, I proudly tell them "I am a Sweet Potato Farmer".

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Sustainable Agriculture - What it means to Black Gold Farms

June 17, 2019

Most people know us as the potato farm down the road. We’re the guys with the big tractors in the field behind your house, the gold pickup trucks parked along the gravel road and the parents wearing dusty boots at your kids’ t-ball game during summer time. What most people don’t know about us, is that we are part of the farmers who care about the land and making our environment sustainable.


Industry Event Participation

February 13, 2019

Investments in high quality, relevant industry meetings, if properly planned for, just might give birth to a nugget of information or a long-term idea for nearly any family business.


A New Risk Every Day

May 21, 2018

Gregg Halverson asks: How would it feel to live in a business environment whereby every day was different? And in some cases, the differences were uncontrollable? He asks, because he's lived it his entire life.