Wings of Change (1960-2003)
Harvey J. Brown, my father, took over the Sinking Spring Feed Mill from Emmett D. Brown in 1960. He witnessed the transformation of farms into suburbs and knew that change was the only constant. He saw the rise of wild bird feeding as a hobby and envisioned a future where the Brown’s mill would nurture not just livestock but the songbirds that filled the skies.
Harvey’s dedication to quality led to a revolutionary five-stage cleaning process. His products became synonymous with purity and effectiveness, attracting songbirds to countless backyards. The expansion into companion pet products was a natural progression, driven by the love and trust of our loyal customers.
Marianne Brown, my sister, stepped into the legacy upon her graduation. She was the first woman to hold an executive position, paving the way for many more to follow. Under her leadership, Brown’s® Pet and Wild Bird Products soared to new heights.