Awesome!! This is one of our farms and we are super proud! They really set the standard for every aspect of farming around! Great job Zimmers!!!
Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service: 19th Annual Organic Farming Conference highlights
Each year MOSES presents an award to an outstanding organic farmer. This year Gary, Rosie and Nicholas Zimmer of Otter Creek Organic Farm, received the 2008 Farmer of the Year Award Friday at the keynote presentation. The Zimmers manage 1,200 acres of organic crops, including alfalfa, grass forages, corn, soybeans, canning peas, oats, barley, and rye. They also milk 200 cows, have 50 dry cows, 300 heifers, 100 beef cattle, and 100 pasture-raised feeder pigs. It is an exemplary diversified organic farming operation.
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