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 Letters of Recommendation

  Here's what our customers all over the Mid-South are saying about Canale Farms .........

 Take a look at our fantastic client list. 



"We just to tell you how much fun we had at our company picnic and how much we appreciate all your hard work.  The

farm is so beautiful which added to the pleasure of the day.  This was by far the best company picnic we've ever had, especially since

we had almost no work to do, and those of us on the committee could actually enjoy the day instead of having to work the whole time.

You guys are so organized and it is amazing how things flow and the fun never stops.  I would definitely recommend you to anyone.

Again, thank you so much and we hope to have another event there in the near future. "


Cathy Yearwood, Southwest Tennessee Electric



"Johnson Bryce Corporation has a wonderful time at the picnic this year.  The employees, family and friends who attended

all had wonderful things to say.  The heat did not stop us from having a good time.  We look forward to coming again next year.  I

wanted to let you know that it was pleasure working with the Canale Farms team.  I will be contacting you in the near future to

see what dates are available for 2013!  Thank you for making the event fun for all."


  Tamika Purifoy,  Johnson Bryce /Human Resources



 "On behalf of the youth bowlers, their families and friends of Fun Quest Lanes, I would like to express our gratitude
for making our picnic a huge success. We appreciate the opportunity of allowing us to spend the day at your farm.
It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and your family and staff. Your kindness and hospitality for our group far exceeds
any other event I have ever hosted. Never before have I received hand written thank you's from anyone in my group, until this year.
I have received many compliments from both young and old regarding the great time they head at Canale Farms,
and could we please return next year? Food was fantastic, and the grownups were impressed with how the environment was safe,
interesting and fun for all ages!"


Teresa Padell Youth Director Fun Quest Lanes    



               "On behalf of the employees at Medegen Medical Products, I want to thank you and the Canale Farms team for
             all of your hard work at our company picnic last weekend. It was not only a joy to work with you and your staff,
             but you made my job as a coordinator an easy one. The food was terrific and the non-stop entertainment was exceptional.
             I 've received countless compliments from employees regarding the wonderful time they had at Canale Farms. Thanks
             again for everything: we look forward to future picnics at Canale Farms."

    Katrina Scott Morman
    Human Resources Assistant
    Medegen Medical Products


         "I wanted to let you know that it was a pleasure working with you and the Canale Farms team.
          Helen was awesome and very responsive! Canale Farms made the event memorable and less
          strenuous when compared to our past events here on site, because you guys did all the work!
          Thank you so much! I would like to rebook for next year! "
          Thanks you once again for making our event a fun time for all.

         Wanda Fortenberry
         Human Resources, Johnson Bryce, Inc.




          "Hello Helen and Family and Staff, I felt compelled to write you an tell you how well everyone enjoyed
          your Farm!!! I had a lot of people come up to me and express how much fun the had. We usually
          have our church picnics at one of our churches and just barbeque and fellowship with each other. But
          as you can imagine a lot goes along with that, (preparing the food, cleanup ect.) I think a lot of
          people enjoyed the picnic at Canale Farms because everything was provided and everyone just
          hot a chance to relax and let loose. It was great! I really appreciate all of the hard work you and
          you staff put into it. We had a really good time! As you all saw last Saturday, they didn't want to
          leave. Hopefully we will see you again next year and I wish you continued success."

           Tiffany Thomas
           Bethany Temple Church



          "On behalf of the employees at ABB Inc., we would like to say thank you so much for the
           fun filled day that we had at the Farm. Employees are still talking about what a great time
           they and their families had this past Saturday. The activities were so much fun! There
           was something there for everyone including the young and the young at heart. The food
           was excellent. The weather could not have been better. This was our first picnic at your location,
           and it was definitely a hit. You made my job as coordinator an easy one. Please give the
           staff a special thank you for their hospitality and courtesy.
                   Thanks again for making our annual outing a success."

             Human Resources Manager, ABB Inc.
             Cynthia Howard



 "On behalf of everyone here at FedEx Aircraft Engineering, we would like to thank you for making our picnic in the country such a huge success!"
   You and your friendly staff made everyone feel welcome and coordinated the events to flow smoothly. The photo boards were a lot of fun and we
     got some petty funny photos. The food and service were excellent, our hats off to your cooking team. You have a very nice selection of food.
     We will definitely keep you in mind for our future events: a great time was had by all! Thank you again,”

             FedEx Aircraft Engineering
             Lynn Bennett



    “Once again we had a terrific time at our company picnic on June 24th. You, your family and staff were attentive, helpful,
      efficient and friendly. I am still receiving comments that it was great fun and well coordinated. Our thanks to all of you for
       making our day grand! We are looking at dates for next year so I’ll be talking to you soon.”

             Marian Starks
             Tri-State Armature Works Inc.



   "Thanks to you, Williams Equipment employees had the best company picnic that we have ever had. Everyone had a great time.
    Your hospitality was exceptional and helped make the event fun and stress free for everyone.
    Than you again for making our company picnic a great day!"

      Toni Clark
      Williams Equipment & Supply Co., Inc.



 "On behalf of the employees of the Pemko Mfg. Co., I want to thank you all for making our company picnic very enjoyable. All of the Canale
family members and team members were very gracious and fun. Everything from start to finish was very well organized and made my
job as the coordinator so easy. I've had numerous remarks from the employees on the good food and the good time that they had there.
Thank you again for everything and we hope to visit you for a future outing."

Marlene Pfeifer, Buyer
Pemko Mfg. Co.



 "Thanks so much for a wonderful, fulfilled day at the farm. Our Stealth Medical group had a great time. All the games and activities were,
so much fun! The food was extraordinary. Hats off to the cook....she really know how to do BBQ right. I would like to personally thank the
staff for their hard work with all the games and activities. Their skills made my day much more enjoyable because I didn't have to spend my
entire day organizing and coordinating the event of the day. Because of them, I had plenty time to enjoy the day with all the other employees.
Everyone had a wonderful time and we can't wait to come out for another fun filled day at the ranch.  Thanks again for all your hard work!."

 Gina Teel
Administrative Assistant
Stealth Medical Technologies, LLC



"I wanted to extend my thanks to you, your family and staff for making ACB's first ever Company Picnic a huge success!
Everyone had a fantastic time, enjoying the events and great food. Our GM especially loved the baked beans and wanted
a recipe, but I assured him it was a family secret! Thanks again for all of your hard work and we hope to make it an annual event.
I know I better hurry if I want a date for next year!


 Kathy O'Connor
 Human Recourses Manager
 The Advertising Checking Bureau, Inc.



"All of us here at Stealth Medical Technologies, would like to send a huge thanks to each and every one of you who helped with our picnic.  We all had a wonderful time out at the Ranch.  Everyone was so very nice to us!  We couldn't have asked for anything better.  Everything was very organized and planned which made the entire event go off without a hitch.  I would like to personally say thank you for that.  I didn't have to spend a lot of time dealing with the games, etc., which made the day so much more enjoyable for me.  The food was absolutely delicious and all the games and activities were so much fun!!"

"I have herd nothing but good things about he entire day from all of our employees and I'm sure we'll be seeing you again for our picnic in the future.  Thanks again for a Great Day and for all your hard work!"

Gina Teel
Administrative Assistant
Stealth Medical Technologies, LLC



"We have never had a picnic that even came close to the great time we had at Canale Farms. The best part of your operation is the terrific people that helped us. The Farms is beautiful, but ya'll made the day! Our employees had a ball, and so did I.
We'd like to come back for years to come.
Thanks so much."

Steve Nelson, Distribution Manager
Milwaukee Tool Corporation 



"Employees are still talking about what a great time they and their families had this past Saturday!  Words like "perfect", "exceptional" and "the best ever" pepper their phrases. The group photo is on every bulletin board with a banner reading " WE HAD A GREAT TIME!!! Kudos to your family and staff who were always gracious and accommodating.  My only area of concern is that the food was so good and plentiful we may have spoiled ourselves for future events.  You will definitely see us next year!"

Judi McWhite,  Manager Human Resources
Barr Corporation



"On behalf of the employees of University of Tennessee Cancer Institute, I would like to thank you and your staff for taking care of all the work and for allowing us to have a tremendous and relaxing outing at Canale Farms.  The food, events, and the facility were all great.  The feedback I have received from our employees has been nothing but positive.  Everyone really had a great time.  You, your family , and your staff members were exceptional.  The hospitality was wonderful.  Everyone was extremely polite and accommodating to all our needs.  We look forward to having next year's event at Canale Farms with you and your wonderful staff."

James Mooneyham
HR Director, U T Cancer Institute



"On behalf of the associates of American Greetings Corporation in Ripley, Tennessee, I would like to extend our appreciation for the great outing at Canale Farms.  The beautiful grounds, food, wagon rides, pony rides and slide were a great hit.   We found out quickly that we have several associates who are still young at heart!.  Thanks again for making our outing a huge success."

Lorna Evans
HR Specialist American Greetings

"The American Postal Workers Union held their Annual Labor Day Picnic at Canale Farms.  I want to extend our sincere gratitude and deepest appreciation to you and your staff for making it an outstanding success!   The enthusiasm shown by you and your staff was well received by the members and their guest.  Nothing but high regards was heard for the staff, facility , games host and the food, especially the baked beans.  If there were a grade to be given on your facility, we would give you  a large A+.  We hope to see you again for our next Labor Day Picnic.

Lee Price, President,



"On behalf of the employees of Nova Factor, I want to thank you and the Canale Farms team for all or your hard work at our company picnic last weekend. It was not only a joy to work with you and you staff, but you also make my job as the coordinator an easy one.  The food was terrific and the non-stop entertainment was exceptional.  I've received countless compliments from employees regarding what a wonderful time they had at Canale Farms.  Thanks for everything, we look forward to future company events at Canale Farms."

Brandy Lindsay
HR  Nova Factor, Inc.  



"On behalf of Overton High School's Senior Class, we would like to thank you for providing us with a location for our Senior Picnic. As for the food, it was terrific and abundant, and we appreciate your preparing and planning. We would like to once more thank you for everything because you really made that day truly special for every person on the trip. Your hospitality and your eagerness for us to enjoy ourselves made the day even more spectacular. We will definitely look t Canale Farms in the planning for a occasion for future senior gatherings."

Overton High School, Class Sponsor, Mrs. Patricia Darnall


"The NexAir Picnic turned out to be one of those rare events where everybody really did have a good time. What a lovely place you have, and your staff is first rate. I have gotten several emails this week, plus countless personal testimonies from employees and guest who have praised the facilities, the food, and the fellowship.. We are looking forward to are next Canale Farms venture.”

Barbara Faulk
Executive Assistant


“I want to say thanks to you and your staff for helping us make our company picnic a fun-filled event. Your provided us with wonderful grounds and comfortable facilities. Hats off to your pleasant staff which includes great cooks who know how to prepare bar-b-que ribs that are hmmm...hmmm...good! You and your team provided us with excellent service that was both professional and personal. I’ve heard nothing but positive remarks from our associates. We wish you continued success and look forward to the next opportunity to visit Canale Farms.”

Jackie Jenkins
Human Resource Specialist
Thomas & Betts



"Thank you for providing our staff the opportunity to come away from work and refresh themselves with training and relaxation. Canale Farms is a beautiful setting but what makes it so extra special is your sprit and enthusiasm and that of all your staff. We felt that you were happy to be there for us. I thank you for so much that you provided for our day and we will remember our time with you at the farm with many happy thoughts. I know your purpose of creating the farm and all that you hope to accomplish will develop and grow to serve many organizations.”

Sister Betty Fracchia
Director - St. Peter Home



"This letter is to thank you for the lovely time you provided us at our Legal Outing Picnic. Your staff was very pleasant and helpful and the Farm offered a wonderful place to "get away from it all"... a luxury that many of us do not often get the opportunity to afford. Our planning of this event was made so much easier because of the convenience of the services provided by you , some of which included the D. J., the Horse Introduction, the excellent Food prepared by your staff, the Equipment for many of the games, the Wagon Rides around the lake and not to mention the perfect 80 degree weather and did you manage to get that ordered in for the day?!! All in all, we had a wonderful time and hope to come back again for future events. Thank you again and we appreciate all your efforts in making our day there so nice."

Lea Caraway
Manager Legal Support Systems



"I wanted to take a few minutes today to let you know how much fun our employees had at Canale Farms. This was the best Family Fun Day we have had in a long time and we have heard no negative comments at all. Oh, well, the fact that it ended way too soon cannot be considered a negative comment, right? My hope is that next time we plan a family outing we can use your facilities. Please let your employees know how kind they were and how well treated we all felt. You are certainly to be commended for you attentive staff and beautiful, relaxed atmosphere."

Martha McElroy
Dana Corporation, (Clevite Engine Parts)



"I wanted to take this opportunity to thank your company for a wonderful job, well done. Our company picnic was a big hit. I have had several people to call and say that they really enjoyed themselves and thought everything was well planned out. Harold was very pleased with the turnout and also stated a job well done!"

A. Frase
Crye-Leike Realtors



"I would personally like to thank you for your gracious hospitality during our company picnic. The food was excellent and the variety of entertainment was a special treat for employees and management alike. You can be sure that whenever we have an outing, Canale Farms will be first on our list."

Holly McDowell
Federal Express



"Thank you so very much for making our Family Picnic such a success. Your entire staff has brought compliments pouring into our Speak Committee. Thank you again for an enjoyable afternoon that was family oriented. All who came thoroughly enjoyed the fishing, games, and good time. It is nice to know that there is a place, a great family that enjoys helping other families have a good, clean afternoon of togetherness."

Mary Slesinger



"We had a huge success with all of our events. The children just loved the pony rides and the playground. Best of all the men loved the fishing. Without a doubt it was one of the best picnics Kele and Associates has ever had. Thanks, for making us feel at home and exceeding our expectations ......

Barbara Taylor
Kele and Associates


"Please accept our deepest gratitude for a wonderful day at Canale Farms. Your staff was most pleasant and helpful throughout the day. Our thanks to them, as well as you, for exceeding our expectations in every way. We will definitely be back."

Edwin Jaffe
Charlie Auerbach
Jaffe Auerbach Advisory Group, LLC



"The activities provided were fun and the food was delicious. However, we were most impressed by your staff. They were, as a group, extremely attentive to our people. Not only did they do their jobs well, they conveyed a felling of warmth and welcome beyond that extended by people who are "just doing their job". And, since their performance was so good, it made a true hero out of me. Our people are still telling me what a great time they had at the picnic."

Darlene A. Calhoun
The Memphis Group, INC.



"Once again, thank you for helping to plan our first annual company picnic. which was a huge success. Your ranch is a great setting and is perfect for employee team-building and recreation, alike. The food was great and the group particularly enjoyed the smoked bologna. More so, the kids loved the ice cream treats. Thanks again, and we will be in touch soon to schedule next year's picnic."

Michelle Gaebel
C. B. Richard Ellis



"On behalf of Methodist Hospital School of Nursing, we want to thank you for hosting such a wonderful picnic at Canale Farms. The students and faculty have not stopped talking about what a great time they had."

Leanne Meng. M. A.,
Methodist Hospital School of Nursing



"I wanted to take this opportunity to personally thank you and your staff for hosting a fabulous Hayride and Fall Festival. The event was truly enjoyed by all who attended (big and little) and was handled in a very professional, organized, and enthusiastic manner. No detail was left undone and your facility was absolutely perfect for this type of event. We have received numerous comments from our employees on how much everyone hopes it becomes an annual event for LEDIC.

Lewis D. Johnson Jr.,
LEDIC Management Group, Inc.



The weather was perfect, your facility and service were superior, the food was excellent, and we all had a great time. I just wanted to personally "thank you" for the gifts you provided. They helped make our company outing a great outstanding success. It's working with providers like you that have helped make Trammell Crow a success as well.

Nancy Tansey
Sr. Vice President
Trammell Crow


 “On behalf of the entire Kellogg Memphis Plant Family, we would like to extend our sincere appreciation for your efforts in making Kellogg’s Family  absolutely GR-R-REAT! Your facility and staff accommodated each of our 500 plus participants with what appeared to be the greatest of ease. As event planners, I know that this was not a simple task. Canale Farms was able to coordinate the activities, prepare a delicious menu , and make everyone feel at home and comfortable. Thanks again for your hospitality and professionalism.”

 Gus Gipson Human Resource Manager

Kellogg Memphis Plant

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