History of Ackerman Farms...
The Farm House
The elegant two-story
home was built
by John H. Ackerman in 1911. It's nestled
the family's 160 acre
The five-bedroom home has undergone extensive renovations
residents, John & Yvette Ackerman, son and daughter-in-law
Offering a view of the western fields, the spacious dining room is rich
with history (and Yvette's generous southern cuisine),
Something hearty is always cooking or canning in the 'heart' of theAckerman home. The family's busy, welcoming kitchen is flanked
Entering from the east porch, the foyer transports you to an earlier era,
the house was newly built, revealing rich wood and the
Since 1909, Ackerman
Farms has been growing and
changing to meet the growing
needs of family, community, and
the world at large.
In the '50s, pure bred Yorkshire
hogs were added to the farm's
operation, which won Clyde
Ackerman international acclaim
as a breeder.
By the '70's, the
farming team, "Papa" (Clyde) and
son, John, expanded the farming
operation to include livestock,
Today, since "Papa's" passing, and John and Yvette, along with their children,
continue the Ackerman's venerable tradition of growth and
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