Organic Valley Headquarters Closed by Fire
Updates at bottom: On May 14, a fire badly damaged the headquarters of Organic Valley in La Farge, Wisconsin. No one was injured, according to LaCrosse news station WXOW.com: http://www.wxow.com/story/22251772/2013/05/14/fire-at-organic-valley-hq-in-la-farge.
The building, less than ten years old, contained offices and other services for about 400 employees, but had no production facilities. CEO George Siemon stated that the organic cooperative’s headquarters would at least temporarily be relocated to nearby Cashton, Wis., where Organic Valley has a distribution facility.
Here's a followup story from a day later: http://www.news8000.com/news/organic-valley-fire-clean-up-and-rebuilding-begins/-/326/20166604/-/1255yakz/-/index.html.
And a fine report and reflections by Organic Valley Marketing Director Theresa Marquez appeared a week later in the OV "Rootstock" blog: http://rootstock.coop/a-birthday-surprise/.