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Unique to the Platte area is having three Hutterite Colonies north of town only minutes away from each other. Meals and tours are sometimes available upon request with advance notice.
Joe Waldner, president
Contact: Dale Stahl, secretary -- 605-726-3142
Main Industries: Farming crops, raising hogs, turkeys, and chickens.
Other Specialties: Garden produce, turkey jerky, chicken broilers and brooms for sale to the public. They have a shoe repair shop for colony members. A welding and repair shop is open to the public.
Location: From the four-way stop in Platte, 10 miles west, five miles north, four miles west, one mile north, and one mile east.
Cedar Grove Colony
David Hofer, president
Contact: George Hofer, secretary -- 605-337-2404
Main Industries: Hogs, stock cows, dairy cows, chickens, and farming crops.
Other Specialties: Homemade buns and breads, pork chops and pork products, chicken, and ground meats. They will sell items upon request. They have a welding shop and do stainless steel work for customers.
Location: From the four-way stop in Platte, nine miles north, two miles east, and one mile north.
Grass Ranch Colony
Alvin Waldner, president
Contact: Leonard Waldner, secretary -- 605-778-6777
Main Industries: Farming crops of corn, beans and winter wheat; livestock, hogs and turkeys.
Other Specialties: Turkey jerky and garden produce for sale, welding and repair work.
Location: From the four-way stop in Platte, 19 miles north and one mile west.