Owners: Jerry and Patty Orchard
Location: Mountain View, Mo.
History: Brown’s Farm & Garden was opened in 1985 by W.G. Brown, current owner Jerry Orchard’s dad. Jerry and is wife Patty bought the business in 2008. The business moved from it’s original location in 2018.
Brown’s Farm & Garden continues to be a family owned and operated company with Jerry’s brother Terry Brown serving as the parts manager, and son-in-law Mark Castaneda as the store manager.
Products and Services: Brown’s Farm & Garden is a one-stop-shop for just about anything farm and garden related.
“We have a full line of (bagged) feed for all species,” Patty said. “We even have feed for koi and llamas. We also offer fertilizer and seed. Our seed is bagged, but we do have bulk lime and fertilizer. When someone buys fertilizer of lime, we have buggies to spread it.”
Other livestock supplies include feeders, gates, panels and other equipment.
Brown’s offers an extensive line of hardware, a full-service small engine shop and a wide-selection of parts. In addition to parts and service, Brown’s also sells Husqvarna power tools and mowers, and Gravely and Dixie Chopper mowers.
During the growing season, Brown’s also offers bedding plants and vegetables.
For those customers who need a piece of equipment for a job, but don’t want to buy it, Brown’s offers equipment rentals.
“We have all the way from excavators to step ladders,” Patty said. “We have a lot to rent.”
Brown’s also offers pet foods, as well as clothing and boots, farm toys, deer feed and other items.
Philosophy: “Our motto is feed, farm and so much more,” Patty said. “We believe in service and building relationships. We want to be a real service to our community.”