The Land

The Land: Rennhack Orchards Market takes extra precautions during COVID-19.

June 5, 2020

The Land: Rennhack Orchards Market takes extra precautions during COVID-19. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. HART — Rennhack Orchards Market, owned by Dave and and Joann Rennhack, is taking extra precautions to keep its customers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The popular farm market will have a…

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The Land: ‘Farmers to Families’ program provides healthy food during tough times.

May 27, 2020

The Land: ‘Farmers to Families’ program provides healthy food during tough times. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY — You could not meet a stronger advocate for keeping struggling families fed than Shelby Public Schools Food Service Director Mary Rose Vanas. And during…

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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 County looks bleak. Asparagus season is a…

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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 (Mason County) — 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…

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