The Brown family is featured in this month’s issue of Our Ohio magazine for their commitment and dedication to being a quality local dairy producer. Lou and Deb Brown and their five children, along with Lou’s brother Alan and his family, milk 220 registered Holstein dairy cows and raise 150 heifers on their 250-acre Brownhaven farm in New Bremen.
Known for maintaining a focus on environmental and conservation efforts, the family recently won the 2011 Ohio Environmental Stewardship Award in the Dairy division. Readers will learn about current conditions on the farm, other achievements and what the family faces as their biggest challenge in the future. Also, get a family favorite recipe for cheesy potatoes.
For the full article, readers can visit OurOhio.org, the magazine’s website dedicated to providing expert information on topics such as Ohio gardening, travel, cooking, history, animals, community involvement, and where to buy Ohio farm products locally. Or, to receive Our Ohio magazine, sign up to become a Farm Bureau member by calling 1.888.GrowWithFB or visiting GrowWithFB.org.
Our Ohio is an effort to help further Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission of forging a partnership between farmers and consumers and is supported by Nationwide Insurance.