American Chinchilla rabbit

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The original Chinchillas from Europe were rather small, so American breeders set out to produce a larger animal that would be better suited for meat and pelts. Through selective breeding for larger size, fine bones, and a good dress-out percentage, a breed standard was issued for the Heavyweight Chinchilla. It was a larger form of the Standard Chinchilla, with the same shape, color and genetic make-up. Though widely popular from the 1920s to the 1940s, today it is the rarest of the Chinchilla breeds. It is found only in the United States, with the largest concentration in the Midwest. According to the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy, the American Chinchilla is critically endangered.

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Yellow Wolf Farm

  Wakertown, NC

Yellow Wolf Farm is a small, diversified farm located in Walkertown, right outside Winston-Salem, NC. We sell naturally raised meats, eggs, goat milk soaps and lotions . We do not use antibiotics, medicated feeds or hormones on our animals that produce our meat, eggs and milk. Our cattle, sheep and goats are completely grass-fed and finished. (more...)


Worth It Farms

  Hiram, GA

We are a small, family farm dedicated to hanging onto and bringing back "heritage breeds" of livestock. We use The Livestock Conservancy to assist us in selecting with breeds to keep, along with our own research. We know that the best way to save a breed from extinction is make it useful on the farm again. (more...)


Wintermarket on Elmwood

  buffalo, NY

We have tried to create a great place to shop for your local favorites in warmth. Blackman Homestead has put together some beautiful gift baskets and bags full of their wonderful butters and fruit delights. Bonnie George of Painted Meadows took some of her delish fresh turkeys and had them smoked. Perfect, for a holiday get together. (more...)


Wild Opinion Ranch

  Redmond, OR    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Our small farm has grown out of a desire to bring fresh real food to people. Without the help of family or a bank for financial and moral support we decided that since we could not buy a farm we would rent land and turn it into a farm. Which is what we did. (more...)


Whitmore Farm

  Emmitsburg, MD

Small historic farm located in Frederick county Maryland. We raise grass-fed and grass-finished lamb, goat, pork, rabbit and eggs. All of our animals are pastured resulting in more nutritious and better tasting meat and eggs. Seasonal produce year around (e.g., tomatoes, beets, beans, peppers, etc.). (more...)


The Rare Hare Barn

  Leon, KS

The Rare Hare Barn was founded in 2003, in response to our desire to find a higher quality meat product than was available in the stores. We wanted to have food that we could be assured of its quality. Our fryers are raised humanely and on grass whenever possible. They are fed a diet made from local grains custom made into pellets. (more...)