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Northern Natural Organics

Northern Natural Organics

Northern Natural Organics
8715 Chief Rd
Kaleva, Michigan
USA 49645
Phone: (231) 889-0078

Contact: Dennis Mackey
Email: dennis@northernnaturalorganic.com

Dennis Mackey, 59, has been an organic grower since the late 1980s and has done extensive work on “mineralizing” the soil and crops he grows to maximize nutrition benefits. Mackey has a BS degree from Western Michigan University, 1971. His professional background includes managing Lakeview Orchards Inc., a 1,000-acre fruit growing and packing operation based in northern Michigan in the 1980s. From 1990 to 2000 he managed two organic orchards and farm markets north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While in Wisconsin, Mackey started a fresh pressed organic apple juice operation (1994), establishing markets in Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee and Minneapolis.

From October 2000 to 2002 he worked for Eden Foods, Inc., a $50 million per year organic food company located in Clinton, Michigan. Working for Eden gave Mackey a chance to study the daily operations of one of the most successful organic food companies in the U.S.

In his spare time Mackey tends to his many personal “backyard” organic gardens, growing everything from fruits and vegetables to flowers (his sunflowers are have won multiple County Fair blue ribbons for their immense size!)

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