Gulf Coast Sheep

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Gulf Coast sheep are descendents of Spanish flocks of sheep that were brought to the New World by explorers and settlers in the 1500's. The Spanish sheep in the Southeast were shaped primarily by natural selection, gradually becoming adapted to the heat and humidity of the environment.  The Gulf Coast sheep are characterized by the lack of wool on their faces, necks, legs, and bellies. Unfortunately, with the introduction of other, more productive sheep breeds in the Southeast, the Gulf Coast sheep were discarded by most farmers. The breed is now alive due to the preservation efforts of a few southern families

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Maple Gorge Farm

  Prairie Grove, AR

Maple Gorge Farm is located in the Ozarks of northwest Arkansas, and features lush pastures and scenic, rocky woodland. Named for the prevalent maples and the rugged terrain of the wooded part, we use the more level land to graze our flock of sheep and dairy goats, a few hens and a guard donkey. (more...)

Liberty Star Rabbitry

  Clarksville,TN, TN

We pasture raise critically endangered American Chinchilla rabbits. They are naturally weaned and fed a grass-based diet. They are a very curious and playful breed, as well as, a superior meat rabbit. They have excellent mothering skills and produce healthy litters.(more...)

In Town Organics and Summer Fields

  Monteagle, TN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

In Town Organics and Summer Fields are run by Jess, Nate, Eli, Stella, and Josiah Wilson and student interns. We farm as a way to provide year round food and meaningful activity for our family and to improve the diversity of life in our soil. We practice sustainable agriculture and use many different techniques to grow our food. (more...)

God's Way Farms

  Midland City, AL

Please read!!!! Update: We are temporarily dealing with some Family/Estate issues that are directly attached to the farm. We ask that everyone interested send their contact info to us and we promise to notify everyone asap that normal memberships have resumed. Not offering memberships at this time. (more...)

Five Leaves Farm

  Blythewood, SC

After five eventful years of running our own farm, our little family has moved to the big city. Ben has taken a position as assistant manager at City Roots, a wonderful farm within the Columbia city limits. (more...)

Dayspring Dairy, LLC

  Gallant, AL

Alabama's first and only sheep dairy. We are done milking for the 2013 season. Please check back in April 2014 for product availability. Our plan is to be selling off the farm and also at Pepper Place Market in Birmingham, AL on Saturday mornings from mid April to October. Our cheeses include: (more...)