Organic Specialty Markets Offer Farm Diversity and Profit

Financial investors know it’s smart to diversify assets. It helps protect against volatility and reduce risk – and this same advice holds true for farming. Diversifying your operation with organic specialty markets can help increase or stabilize your bottom line. If you have organic acres, you’re already serving a niche market, and that puts you […]

Organic Rye Key to Distillery’s Prohibition Era Spirits

In Carroll County, Iowa — home of the original Templeton rye —  a distillery teamed up with a local organic farm to revive its Prohibition past. The story of Iowa Legendary Rye dates back to the Great Depression. That’s when Lorine Sextro and her family housed a bootlegger in the attic on their Carroll County […]