Category: Meet Your Farmer

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Meet Your Farmer: Stewart and Wendy Ramsey

Stewart Ramsey is the fifth generation to operate Ramsey Farm, located between Brandywine Creek and the Pennsylvania State Line north of Wilmington. He has significant help from his wife, Wendy; his son, Carl; his sister, Jane, and his brother, John. His mother, Jane, also helped before her death, and cousins help, too, on occasion. The[…]

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Meet Your Farmer: Jim and Janet Mitchell

Jim Mitchell, second vice president of the Delaware Farm Bureau, is the seventh generation of his family at Woodside Farm in Hockessin, a few miles from the Pennsylvania state line. The farm was established by Jim’s great, great, great, great grandparents in 1796 and was mainly a dairy operation for its first 165 years. Jim’s[…]

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Meet Your Farmer: Laura and Roland Hill

Laura Hill, the first woman to be elected as a Delaware Farm Bureau officer — as second vice president in 2012 — is now first vice president of Delaware Farm Bureau. She has been a Farm Bureau member since 1977 and was a longtime 4-H volunteer. She has previously served as Sussex County Farm Bureau[…]

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Meet Your Farmer: Kitty and Dave Holtz

Kitty Holtz, president of Delaware Farm Bureau, grew up “a country girl” — not on a farm but surrounded by farms. Her husband, David, on the other hand, always farmed. He grew up on a farm in New Jersey. They met in the summer of 1967 which prompted him to decide to move to Delaware[…]

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