Our Team, Our Family

Our team is comprised of 4 partners, and a full-time operations manager. We are a family business, and we all grew up on the land on which Poplar Creek Farms exists today. Each of us shares a vision of bettering people’s lives. See below to learn a bit more about us.


Grayson Cash - Founder

Grayson graduated from Clemson University in 2000, and was an agriculture work-study while attending school. He practiced sustainable agriculture techniques each summer at a small farm in Brevard, NC, and brings those skills to bear at Poplar Creek.

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Amy Giles - Partner

Amy has lived in Asheville, NC for over 20 years. As a principle broker in a real-estate firm, she is very familiar with the Asheville marketplace.


David Giles - Partner

As a salesman in the telecom industry, David brings to the team over 30 years of sales experience.


chad mcswain - Operations manager

As operations manager, Chad is in charge of the daily operation of the entire property, in addition to the hemp operation. Chad has been running Poplar Creek Farms for over 5 years.

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Paul A. giles - Partner

As a successful entrepreneur, Paul has experience with starting businesses, and is involved in the daily operations of our production facility.