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Martie’s Farm Services Providing Locally Sourced Feed, Seed, and Pet Products to Minnesota for Over 37 Years

Monday, October 14, 2019

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Martie’s Farm Services is a family-owned, locally sourced seed vendor. Martie’s Farm Services started out in Elk River but has since expanded. They now have three local Minnesota locations that they operate out of: Elk River, St. Francis, and Monticello, MN. They create all of their own seed using locally sourced corn and grain. This helps the local farmers in the area stay in business and creates a high-quality product. You can trust the product that Martie’s creates thanks to 37 years of production.

Mr. Martie started the company in 1982, as he was working at a local Johnson's department store in Elk River. The company is now owned by Russ's son Rusty. Mr. Martie wasn’t a farmer by trade but the local feed mill in town was empty so he and a friend decided to buy it and open the mill up again. It wasn’t easy in that time of recession, but they applied for a loan and used it to fund their endeavor, hoping that this idea would pay off. Now 37 years later, his son Rusty runs the business, which is thriving better than ever.

Despite living in a time where local businesses are up against bigger corporations, Martie’s Farm Services continues to thrive and bring in customers. In fact, this has been the busiest year they have ever had, according to Rusty. He says their success is based on a loyal customer base and his hard-working and friendly staff. The atmosphere of Martie’s is one filled with good humor and high-quality knowledge of the products they make and sell. When you shop at Martie’s Farm Service you are helping a local small business stay in business. You are helping local farmers who are providing the corn and seed for Martie’s products. And you are helping the local economy.

All feed is made fresh and daily, ensuring that all feed bought from Martie’s will be nutritious and flavorful. Martie’s Farm Services has expanded over the years to include several choice feed and seed products including horse & livestock, poultry, wildlife feeds, and crop seeds. They offer a wide variety of pet products such as shampoos, brushes, nail clippers, toys, training aids, treats, beds, crates, and more. Their lawn and pasture section includes seed for grass as well as weed control products and fertilizer. And for those who love to garden their Monticello location houses a big greenhouse where people can purchase flowers, vegetables, potting soils, compost, and more.

With its homey like atmosphere and employees who truly love their jobs, it is no wonder that Martie’s Farm Service has been around for as long as it has and continues to thrive in the market. Martie’s is a one-stop-shop for all your seed, feed, and pet product needs. Martie’s Farm Service is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. So, stop on by if you are looking for a high-quality product and friendly customer service!

Click here to visit Martie’s Farm Services website and see all the products they have to offer!

 

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City of Elk River Economic Development
13065 Orono Parkway | Elk River, MN  55330
phone 763.635.1000