Sale barn owner diversifying to keep competitive edge

VEEDERSBURG, Ind.—With hay and grain prices running high, and domestic slaughter effectively shut down, the times they are a changin’ for the U.S. horse market. Todd Yundt, owner of the Veedersburg Sale Barn in Fountain Co., Ind., is trying to adapt to the new economic climate by diversifying and finding new ways to promote his [...]

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A little bit of everything

COVINGTON, Ind.—A new storefront just joined the downtown retail community in Covington, Ind. Expect to find an eclectic mix of hand-made gifts, home décor items and repurposed “junktiques” at Myrtle, Maude & Mabel’s, which opened for business last Saturday. “I always wanted a storefront in my hometown and this opportunity fell in my lap,” said [...]

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Craneberry Farm

HILLSBORO, Ind.—When Danville native Kim Crane, 35, and her partner Nick Johnson, 34, started an organic farm near Hillsboro, Ind., last year, things didn’t exactly go according to plan. The planting was late, rains flooded the crops, and they were still learning how to work their antiquated equipment. But despite their initial woes, the couple [...]

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