Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Meet the 2016 Healthy Farms Conference Exhibitors!

Animal Welfare Approved    
Animal Welfare Approved (AWA) is a food label for meat and dairy products that come from farm animals raised to the highest animal welfare and environmental standards.
Alexandra Frantz, 773.304.4155,

Beju Organic Plant Food
An organic product used to establish healthy roots for a vibrant plant & can be used with new or established plants. Beju is derived from pelleted livestock manure that is dried & pelleted. It is an organic product that is environmentally friendly & comes in convenient sized packaging w/minimal odor for easy application & storage.
Ben Miller, 308.534.3561,

Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska
Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska is an outreach and marketing initiative to promote and support local foods.
Billene Nemec.  402.472.5273,

Center for Rural Affairs
Our mission is to establish strong rural communities, social & economic justice, environmental stewardship, & genuine opportunity for all.
Sandra Renner, 402.320.3444,

Community CROPS
Combining Resources, Opportunities, & People for Sustainability. Helps people work together to grow healthy food & live sustainably

Crete Lumber & Farm Supply
Mike Anderson, 402-826-2197,

Farm Service Agency
Sarah Heidzig-Kraeger. 402.437.5587.

Farm2Fork Ranch
We are a family run farm in the Northwest corner of Missouri. We hand raise our cattle, sheep, pigs, and chickens to provide you with good, wholesome meat and eggs.
Greg & Stephanie Pankau. 816.261.8029. 

Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund 
For Farmers and Consumers Defending the Right to Buy and Protecting the Right to Sell Nutritious Food Directly from the Farm

Fertrell Company
A friend of nature since 1946. Fertrell is one of the oldest producer of organic fertilizers in the United States! We also make a wide variety of earth-friendly products.
Randy Wattermann,

Green Acres Cover Crops
We are dedicated to helping you find the best cover crop blends for your individual operation.  It does not matter if you are a hobby gardener, or manage a 5,000 acre corn/soybean rotation, we would love to help you invest in the most important & dependable investment that exists.....your soil!
Nate Belcher, 402.580.0015,

Guy Machinery, Inc.
Located in Woodstock, Illinois
Clyde Mortier. 815.338.0300.

Massena Farms
Raised free in Nebraska . . . it’s a good and healthy thing.
Jim Steffen, 402.317.2639,

Midwest Laboratories
Midwest Laboratories has been serving the agricultural industry since 1975.  Midwest Labs offers soil, water, feed, food and fuel testing.  
Matt Stukenholtz, 402-334-7770,

Montana Grow
MontanaGrow is an Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizer (EEF) that saves agriculture producers money, energizes the ecosystem and protects the environment.
Hank Leavens,

Nebraska Cooperative Development Center
Committed to creating sustainable communities where people work together to meet their needs & reach their goals.
Jim Crandall. 402.472.1748,

Nebraska Farmers Union
Founded in 1913, Nebraska Farmers Union is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of life and economic well-being and of family farmers and ranchers, and their rural communities. 
John Hansen. 402.476.8815,

Nebraska Food Cooperative
Nebraska’s Online, Year Round Farmer’s Market.  

Nebraska NCR-SARE
North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education strengthens rural communities, increases farmer / rancher profitability, and improves the environment by supporting research and education.
Gary Lesoing. 402.274.4755,

Nebraska NRCS
The Natural Resource Conservation Service is the federal agency responsible for conservation of natural resources on private lands.
Joanna Pope. 402.437.5300,

Produce From The Heart
Our mission is to collect donated edible produce from farmers and gardeners across Nebraska and redistribute it to pantries, homeless shelters and soup kitchens.
Mike Shambaugh-Miller. 402.304.5710,

Organic Crop Improvement Association. As providers and consumers of certified organic production, we are committed to environmentally sound steward ship.
Kim Mosel.

Rigg Soil Solutions
Rigg Soil Solutions is an agricultural & land management consulting service, affiliated with Vantage Agri Services, Inc. of Avoca. We are dedicated to teach growers ways to exploit productive landscapes & minimize excessive inputs on less productive areas. Wildlife management systems compatible with economically viable ag production is a Rigg Soil Solutions specialty. 
Zach Rigg, 402-275-3310

Rincon Vitova
Produces & distributes insects & other organisms, supplies & tools for biological control of pests. We are pioneers in the use of natural enemies in ecologically based pest management.
Kyra L Rude. 800.248.2847. 

Roberts Seed Inc.
We process grain for seed, feed & human consumption.  We supply certified organic, non-GMO, & specialty grain & grain related products.   
Joe & Leisha Roberts. 308-743-2565,

The Big Garden
Our main goal is to improve nutritional health and facilitate community development by building the capacity of community organizations, congregations, and schools through the act of gardening. The Big Garden is proud to have launched community gardens at Omaha's three largest food pantries, increasing access to fresh produce and reducing hunger. 
Cait Caughey, Education Coordinator,, 402.906.2716

The Grain Place
Our mission is to provide our customers grain products that are grown & produced in an ecologically sustainable & socially responsible manner-with the conviction that how your food is produced matters!
Dave Vetter, 888-714-7246,

The Weston A. Price Foundation
“for Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts.”
Miranda Sherman, 402-637-8929,

Von Roenn Permaculture
Von Roenn Permaculture is Gustave von Roenn, PDC.  I studied at Creighton University.  I most recently studied in Costa Rica under renowned permaculturist Scott Pittman with the Permaculture Institute.  I'm a certified permaculture design consultant who can assist you or your landscape designer as well as your architect to design a property which uses less energy and less water to maintain itself. 
Gus von Roenn. 402.689.5509.

Denise Trine. 402-920-3761,

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