Dan Downs

Farm Name:

Pine Acres Reindeer Farm

Please describe yourself and what you do outside of the reindeer industry.

I am self-employed for the past 30 years and founded Diversified Insurance at age 24 and was responsible for 7 employees spread over 3 insurance agencies, Pine Acres Event Center, wedding venue along with the Pine Acres Reindeer farm.

Please describe your reindeer operation. (How long have you been raising reindeer? Where is your farm located? What are your primary markets? Etc.)

At Pine Acres we have 12 reindeer and we display only off the farm premise/ commercial display business.  We are located in Central Ohio.

Describe any roles you have served on for your state and/or national association. (Committee member, officer, etc.)