Crops grown here would have been partially consumed by the family, or sold locally, but most of it was likely intended for animal consumption. In 1878, Nash Farm produced 118 bushels of spring wheat, 33 bushels of winter wheat, 500 bushels of Indian corn, 200 bushels of oats, 100 bushels of potatoes and 80 gallons of molasses. In the 1880s, they began growing cotton.