Agriculture plays an important role in the Rushford Peterson Valley Area where you will find many family farms growing crops and raising livestock, as well as dairy farms. Visit a farm or take in some fresh grown foods at the farmers market. There are also business that offer the tools and equipment you may need for your own farm or garden.
Farmers Win Co-op has 17 locations in southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa. Services include grain, agronomy, feed, and energy. Our mission is to partner with our member-owners and customers by providing competitive products and professional services.
Featherstone Farm is a 250-acre certified organic farm located in the bluff country in and around Rushford, Minnesota. The farm produces around 70 varieties of fresh market fruits and vegetables for distribution to local co-ops, restaurants and grocers, wholesalers and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members throughout the region. We offer Summer Share CSA, and Winter Share CSA for subscribers to participate in across the Twin Cities Area, Rochester, La Crosse and Winona.
Our farm implement business consists of new and used machinery, complete with parts and service centers. We also sell lawn & garden and recreational vehicles. Our company brand is For Farming, For Fun, and For the Future™.
LeRoy and Darleen Johnson, along with three sons, three grandsons and their spouses, have built Johnson's Rolling Acres. Many people are also employed or make part of their living from this large dairy, swine and grain operation located near Peterson, MN. Johnson's Rolling Acres is a proud supporter of the Rushford Peterson Valley Community!
Metz's Hart-Land Creamery LLC was formed in August 2014 to diversify our farming operations to include all family members. Our milk is never transported or trucked—it goes directly from our cows to the creamery to you. Our cheese curds are always fresh and squeaky. Try our Artisan block cheeses, Hand Pulled String Cheese and Gelato (Italian Ice Cream). Locally produced honey is also available. Stop out to our farm store to shop all our products plus other locally produced items and let the kids of all ages play on the combine/tractor playground and see the animals.
A weekly outdoor market featuring area vendors and a variety of their locally grown, raised or produced foods and handmade wares. Open Tuesdays 3:30-6:00 pm, May through mid-October, by St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 109 N Mill Street in Rushford (across from the old school).