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Hutterite Colonies

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. 

Platte Colony

Population: 140

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.

Contact: 1-605-726-3142

Colored Eggs
Crop Field Aerial Shot

Cedar Grove Colony

Population: 188

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.

Contact: 1-605-337-2404

Grass Ranch Colony

Population: 160

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.

Contact: 1-605-778-6777

Fresh Green Beans
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