Delaware chicken

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The Delaware Chicken is a dual purpose chicken that produces good meat and eggs.  In 1940, George Ellis originally produced this chicken calling it the Indian River Chicken.  This almost entirely white bird was once one of the most popular broiler chickens in its area.  Starting in the late 1950's, the Cornish Rock cross came to dominate the industry.  Delaware Chickens are noted for their rapid growth and fast feathering of the chicks.  The birds are calm, friendly and fast growing. Cocks grow to 8 pounds and hen to 6 po

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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...)


Wiccaway Farm

  Beaver Dams, NY

We are a small, sustainable, family farm. We raise heritage livestock including Buff Orpington and Jersey Giant chickens and American Guinea Hogs. We have AGHA registered piglets available! These are wonderful small homestead, heritage pigs. They are super friendly and love belly rubs. (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...)


Weksny Acres

  kershaw, SC

Here at Weksny Acres, we grow fresh heritage produce and poultry naturally in beautiful South Carolina. We take pride in being good stewards of the fertile land that we have been blessed with, and work the land the "old-fashioned" way like our forefathers did before us. Our chickens are of heritage breeds, and are free ranged every day. (more...)


Vertley Farms

  Chesapeake, VA

Please bare with us, we are in the process of re - organizing our growing schedule for 2014. We do raise fresh and natural meats. All goat, lamb and pork is grown to order. Our poultry is grown year round, however due to the nature of this product we only advertise a few weeks in advance of what we have. (more...)


Veritas Farms II

  Esopus, NY

Veritas Farms began as a heritage breed/grass fed/ organic feed meat establishment. Last season (2008) we had out first CSA and sold vegetables commercially. We strive to have a closed system. Solely using the compost that is produced from the farm as soil conditioners. Vegetables are grown and harvested following the biodynamic calender. (more...)