Business Spotlight Nelson's Locker and Gettings Garden

We would like to thank the businesses and entreprenuers that are devoted to economic development and growth in O'Brien County. These businesses provide employment to our work force and reinvest daily in their communities. This week we are spotlighting businesses in Hartley and Sanborn.

Nelson Locker

Sector: Retail - Meat Locker

Location: Hartley

Website: Nelson's Locker on

Description: Family owned since the 1960's, Nelson Locker is an essential part of the pathway from farm to table and specializes in beef and pork.

Getting's Garden

Sector: Direct Marketing Farm

Location: Sanborn



Description: Since their first hand-planted acre in 1984, Getting's Garden has grown to serve Northwest Iowa and other communities. Their third-generation, family owned and operated business aims to be your preferred destination for all your strawberry needs. They invite you to come, taste the difference, and grow your family traditions.