Bill Brandt, July 10, 2012
Bill Brandt has farmed in Sioux Valley Township for more than 30 years, growing corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa and custom feeding hogs, lamb ewes and managing a small cow-calf herd. As the owner and operator of Brandt’s Gardens and Greenhouse, he sells flowers and vegetables at regional farmers markets. In 2010, he was the DFL candidate for Minnesota House District 22B, which includes all of Jackson and Cottonwood counties and southwestern corner of Nobles County, including the cities of Worthington, Bigelow and Round Lake. Brandt takes a strong interest in education. He was a vocal music educator for nine years, most recently working with the students and communities in the Butterfield-Odin Public School.