STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Legend in the Limestone
I was sitting at the dining room table in a farmhouse along the banks of the Kanaranzi Creek the other day, listening to a fascinating couple talk about the heritage in their familys century farm.
Th... Posted on 9/2/11 at 4:00 PM
WORTHINGTON — The Vogt farm is rather well-known in Worthington simply because of its location within the city limits, directly across the street from Lake Okabena, and now brothers Walter and Norman are celebrating the fact that the land has been in their family for more than 100 years.
Lakefield’s Hansen brothers farm 450 acres LAKEFIELD — The Hansen farm has been officially re-christened the Hansen Cattle Company, but the Century Farm is still known far and wide as “Hansen’s it’ll do farm” — the slogan proudly proclaimed on its silo just north of Lakefield.
Third generation now resides on Cottonwood County century farm MOUNTAIN LAKE — Marvin and Yvonne Gerdes recently bought a house in town, but they plan only to spend winters there, returning to the farm they’ve called home for most of their lives during the warmer weather months.
ADRIAN — America. It is as much the land of the free and the land of opportunity today as it was hundreds of years ago, when people left their loved ones behind, boarded ships, endured days on the water and were welcomed into America, many times, by Lady Liberty.
JACKSON — Passed down through four generations, the Nasby Farm — located in Petersburg Township, eight miles south of Jackson — has brought a sense of family pride to the Nasby name. As the current owner of the farm land, Philip Nasby has graciously taken over duties on the farm in hopes of keeping the family name connected to the parcel.
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