Jayson, Peter L., and Peter C. Swartz picking apples at Cornfalfa Farms, Waukesha County.
Beginning in 1906, Peter C. Swartz and Jayson Swartz managed the farm first established by their grandfather in Waukesha County in 1844. The Swartz brothers became leaders in agricultural innovation and education in Wisconsin. Cornfalfa Farms’ earliest success was in alfalfa cultivation. Starting in the 1920s, the farm was also well-known for its high-yield apple orchards.