About The Grain Place

We seek to improve the life of the soil, as well as the people and creatures who live in relationship with it.

THE GRAIN PLACE FOUNDATION

The Grain Place Foundation is always looking for people who share a passion for organic farming, want to learn more about our farm, and are good with machines. We hope to expand the work of the Foundation as we share what we have learned and communicate our enthusiasm for our strange way of farming.

If you are interested in joining our work, please share more about yourself

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Our History Timeline

1953

Our Roots

Members of the Vetter family purchased the farm which was to become The Grain Place, and Donald Vetter began to employ organic principles.

1975

David Vetter Returns

After 15 years with a tenant farmer, David Vetter (Donald's son) to the farm and becomes one of the earliest farms to be certified organic.

1987

The Grain Place Foods

In 1987 Donald and David incorporated Grain Place Foods as a separate business to process and market organic grains. it was

2016

The Grain Place Foundation

Following the death of Donald Vetter, The Grain Place Foundation was established as a private operating educational and scientific foundation, and gained IRS 501(c)3 status.

Our Board of Directors

The Foundation Board directs the work of the Grain Place Foundation as we continue our decades-long legacy of commitment to the soil.

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David Vetter
Ex-Officio Board Member, CEO of Grain Place Foods
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Jay Vetter
Executive Director
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Allison Vetter
President
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Kathleen Delate
Professor of Organic Agriculture
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Charles Francis
Professor of Agronomy and Horticulture
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Thomas Harding
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David Meyer
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Chuck Porter
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Glenda Vetter
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Raymond Hain
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Molly Vetter
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Jane Coghlan

PARTNERS

A few our partners that help to keep The Grain Place a staple in organic farming.

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GET IN TOUCH

Let us know if you have any questions.