James Baxter, age 73, pilots his 1957 John Deere tractor down the rows of sweet potatoes, okra, peas, collards and cabbage in his garden on Thursday, May 11, 2017 on Marion Road in Lumberton, N.C. Baxter has been tending this family garden for the past 17 years.
James Baxter, age 73, pilots his 1957 John Deere tractor down the rows of sweet potatoes, okra, peas, collards and cabbage in his garden on Thursday, May 11, 2017 on Marion Road in Lumberton, N.C. Baxter has been tending this family garden for the past 17 years. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
James Baxter, age 73, pilots his 1957 John Deere tractor down the rows of sweet potatoes, okra, peas, collards and cabbage in his garden on Thursday, May 11, 2017 on Marion Road in Lumberton, N.C. Baxter has been tending this family garden for the past 17 years. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

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