Farmer Rockstars

J. Zimmerman

Posted on May 22, 2012

The Zimmerman family farm is located in south central Pennsylvania near the town of Lebanon. Lebanon is known for bologna and the town’s New Years Eve tradition is to drop a 150-pound bologna at midnight. Mr. Zimmerman is a seasoned … More »

L. M. Hoover

Posted on May 22, 2012

The Hoover family farm is located near Myerstown, PA. The chicken houses were constructed in the fall of 2010 with the latest technology to provide optimal air quality along with feeding and water systems that provide the birds easy access … More »

M. Weiler

Posted on January 30, 2012

With 5 school-age children, the Weiler family has recently taken a big step to become more involved in farming. Having recently sold a small farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, they have purchased a farm near the town of Richland in … More »

Dale Weiler

Posted on August 2, 2011

With deep roots in the agricultural community, Mr. and Mrs. Weiler, along with their 5 young children, have recently purchased their own farm consisting of 80 acres of rolling cropland in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. To support their family farm, the … More »

M.W. Martin

Posted on August 2, 2011

Next to Summer Mountain in rural Berks County, Pennsylvania, the Martin family farm is a father and son operation. Together, Mr. Martin and his son operate a farm shop in which they produce beautiful hand-crafted custom cabinetry. In 2011, the … More »

Wayne Zimmerman

Posted on March 23, 2011

The Zimmerman family farm lies along the banks of the Little Swatara Creek in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. The Zimmermans have been growing chickens since the late 1980s in two poultry houses, and recently have expanded with two additional houses.The Zimmermans … More »

Sam Zimmerman

Posted on March 23, 2011

The Zimmerman farm has been family owned and operated for five generations. The farm lies in the rolling hills of the Pitman valley in Schuylkill County, PA. There are currently six family members that work the 1,000-acre farm. The family … More »

Schwartz – Hoffman

Posted on March 23, 2011

The Schwartz – Hoffman family farm is located in the very quiet northern part of Dauphin County near Lykens, Pennsylvania. The family works together completing the chores involved with the three poultry houses along with the jobs associated with the … More »

Jason Ruppert

Posted on March 23, 2011

Located in a quiet Appalachian valley in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, the Ruppert family farm consists of 80 acres. Three new poultry houses were recently constructed and are the focus of this young family’s farming operation. In addition to chickens, the … More »

Dick Rhine

Posted on March 23, 2011

Deer Run Farm, owned by the Rhine family, is a 290-acre farm located at the lower end of Licking Creek Valley in rural Juniata County. The Rhines have one chicken house and have been growing chickens since 1998. Along with … More »

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