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A.W. Gill's produce sold out

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Dan McPherson says his phone has been ringing non-stop from buyers wanting Gill's produce Dan McPherson says his phone has been ringing non-stop from buyers wanting Gill's produce
Workers are working swiftly to restock A.W. Gill's produce Workers are working swiftly to restock A.W. Gill's produce
Butterbeans and Peas are hot commodities at A.W. Gill's farm Butterbeans and Peas are hot commodities at A.W. Gill's farm
Gill's family say they have been overwhelmed with the support Gill's family say they have been overwhelmed with the support
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Produce from the farm of a Worth County man seriously injured in a tractor wreck sold out. Workers at A.W. Gill's 150 acre farm are working swiftly to restock his popular produce.

"Well we've pretty much sold out right now," said Gill's Son-in-law Dan McPherson. "We've got a lot of butter beans that are coming off right now. We'll have several bushels of them in the next couple of days. We got a lot of people whose wanting them."

McPherson says after we aired a story this week on Gill's produce, he's been selling out each day. McPherson's phone has been ringing non-stop from buyers. Receiving 89 voice mails and 170 phone calls in the span of 30 minutes.

"Actually peas are the hottest selling item and we're out of them right now and we'll have some later on maybe a couple of weeks," said Dan McPherson.

Stripling's in Warwick is also selling Gill's butterbeans for $28 a bushel.

"His produce is always popular," said Stripling's Owner Lisa Hardin.

Stripling's has raised over $500 to support the family.

"We've had a lot of people coming in wanting to do something for the family," said Hardin.

Money raised from the farm and donations are going towards the business.

"All the money that's taking in right now goes to just like he's running the farm," said Dan McPherson.

Family members say the community support has been overwhelming.

"It means so much," said Gill's daughter Bonnie McPherson. "We've met new friends, connected with old friends. Daddy knows so many people from so many counties."

They say Gill's condition is improving each day.

"Medically he's really on the right track," said Bonnie McPherson. "We can't wait for him to be back on the farm and on the tractor taking us on a wagon ride."

Dan McPherson says the best way for buyers to remain updated on the status of their produce is by calling up to the farm. He can be reached at 229-305-7331. Doctors at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital say Gill remains in good condition.

Donation funds are set-up at any Colony Bank location in A.W. and Carol Gill's name. Stripling's off of Highway 300 is also accepting donations.

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