Meet Penner Farms, St. Peter, Minnesota

Ben Penner and his family farm roughly 70 acres near St. Peter, Minnesota. Ben grows certified organic alfalfa, hard red winter and spring wheat, food grade soybeans and cover crops. Ben also grows buckwheat for us using organic and regenerative farming practices like no-till, rye cover crops and crop rotations. Ben has also been an extremely valuable resource and partner in bringing together local organic farmers to create better markets and infrastructure for small grains.