Frank and Joyce Galleshaw bought the property in 1972, and went about doing what most families do – grow. That was the beginning of a dedication from the two of them and their children Frank and Tammy. They all worked together to keep up the good old fashion tradition of spending quality time with the ones you love centered around food for the entire family.
Frank kept to tradition keeping finely manicured grounds for people to walk, play or just to sit and enjoy while incorporating a vision of expanded seating, shopping, and implementing the RI Lottery.
The Galleshaw’s single simple focus of offering a true family style experience for everyone has been a success for over 50 years! Wright’s Farm is “Good Food for Good Times, Family Style” and the Galleshaw family wants your Wright’s Farm experience to become a ritual that you will return for again and again!
Blackstone Valley Tourism Council explains how family style chicken dinners became so popular in our area below.
“Chicken family-style is an all-you-can-eat meal of roasted chicken, salad, pasta, potato, and rolls, arguably unique to the Blackstone River Valley. Born at the home of Italian immigrants in Woonsocket in 1930s, this inexpensive meal of roasted chicken is the solution for family and friends, who’d love to get together, drink homemade wine and play Italian lawn bowling game of bocce during the Depression years.”
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