Organic Valley Farmers: Heroes in the Fields

Here’s a look at the passionate farmers behind the Organic Valley brand.



By the late 1990s, Frantzen had moved to an entirely organic hog operation.
PHOTO: ORGANIC VALLEY/CARRIE BRANOVAN
In 1999, Travis and Amy Forgues joined Organic Valley — becoming one of the first Vermont farms in the co-op.
ORGANIC VALLEY/CARRIE BRANOVAN
“Something in me said, ‘This is it, this is the right thing to do,’” Harry Lewis says about becoming part of the Organic Valley family. By 2005, Harry’s herd and land were certified organic.
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