The Land

The Land: Kid Ranch CSA Farm.

May 3, 2020

The Land: Kid Ranch CSA Farm. The Land is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — Back off the road, in the woods northwest of Fountain and nearly due south of Free Soil sit the Kid Ranch CSA Farm, owned by Pete and Jill…

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The Land: Quarantine message from Farm Bureau President.

April 26, 2020

The Land: Quarantine message from Farm Bureau President. The Land is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. By Seth Earl, President, Mason County Farm Bureau.  Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams and many more have certainly become mainstays in our vocabulary over the past couple of months. We have watched markets collapse,…

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The Land: COVID-19 could be detrimental to asparagus season.

April 9, 2020

The Land: COVID-19 could be detrimental to asparagus season. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. With a market value at an all-time low and a serious worker shortage due to COVID-19, the 2020 asparagus season in Oceana and Mason counties looks bleak. Asparagus season…

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The Land: Making applesauce at Peterson Farms, Inc.

February 1, 2020

The Land: Making applesauce at Peterson Farms, Inc. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Applesauce is one of the go-to foods for us parents. It is also one of the many products produced right here in west Michigan by Peterson Farms,…

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Brad Brown, addicted to farming.

January 21, 2020

Brad Brown, addicted to farming. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — Brad Brown has been a farmer all his life. He was born and raised on the family farm, located near Brye and Kistler roads. In the late ‘80s, his dad sold…

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