Sr. Remote Inspect

Savory Accents

Owner: Ted or Joan Ballweg

1885 Range Trail
Verona, WI 53593
Dane County

daytime phone: (608) 848-4938
evening phone: (608) 848-4938
Web site:

Application Date: 2020-11-09

Farming History

Your Name *
Ted Ballweg
Please check all that apply. *

For how many years have you managed or worked on a CNG-certified farm? *
10 years
How many years of experience total do you have managing a farming operation that’s managed according to CNG/organic principles (whether certified or not)? *
Please indicate the place/s where you have farmed, including farm name, town, state, and country. *
Verona, WI in Dane County Sauk City, WI in Dane county Waunakee, WI in Dane County

Types of Farming & Expertise

Please check the box corresponding to the types of operations with which you have at least three years of experience.

What type of training have you received in farming practices (on-farm and off-farm)? *
Most is from being a 3rd generation farmer. In addition we've attended short courses, conferences and agricultural trade shows.
Please briefly describe your experience with mentoring, training, or advising other farmers, if any.
We worked with about 3 dozen young employees training them in our farming technique. Also work with Farmers Markets as a mentor with other vendors and market committees.
What aspect of your farming operation are you most proud of? *
The uniqueness of our products and our ability to develop profitable growing/processing systems.
What aspect of your farming operation are you most known for? (This could be a particular crop beloved by customers or an uncommon production method that other farmers would appreciate.) *
Our wide variety of chili peppers, many that are unusual in Wisconsin.
What do you appreciate about Certified Naturally Grown?
It codifies many of the aspects of our operations. These standards are important when explaining to customers how we maintain high quality produce.
You may use this space to tell us anything else you think we should know.
We would love to see more CNG Farmers in Wisconsin.