Milking Devon cattle

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In 1623 the first Milking Devon were brought to Massachusetts from North Devonshire, England, where they were valued for their production of both high quality beef and the rich milk used in Devonshire cream. Their agility when working on hilly, rocky terrain contributed to their popularity in the New England colonies. But with the market for dual-purpose cattle dwindling in the mid-1900s, the Milking Devon cattle mostly disappeared. A few select traditional breeders continued multi-purpose selection, which resulted in a new breed renamed the American Milking Devon, which is a medium-sized, red-hued breed with black-tipped white horns. This historical, efficient, hardy, multi-purpose breed is listed as critically endangered by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy.

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Hold On Farm

  Canton, TX    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Multi-species polyculture "grass farm" specializing in 100% pure grass-fed/finished Red Devon Cattle and St. Croix Hair Sheep. 65 acre family owned "grass farm" in Canton, Texas. We raise 100% grass-fed/finished beef and lambs, pastured poultry and eggs. We use zero chemicals or antibiotics on our animals or the land. (more...)


Heritage Pastures

  Nichols, NY

Heritage Pastures Our name sums up our philosophy; our Heritage breed chickens, Ducks, Geese, pigs and cows spend their days grazing on our green pastures. Our farming methods are organic, humane and sustainable. Why Heritage Breeds? (more...)


HOME sweet FARM

  Brenham, TX

Houston's original csa farm... we are a sustainable small family farm with over 20 years experience as professional organic growers in texas. We are located just off the bluebonnet trail in washington county, the birthplace of texas. (more...)


Greene Acres

  Walnut Grove, MO

Greene Acres is a multi-species family owned farm offering lamb, beef, & eggs. Our lamb and beef is grass fed and finished on pasture without the use of herbicides or chemical fertilizers. (more...)


Gasper Family Farm

  Fort Scott, KS

Gasper Family Farm is a small, diversified family farm near Fort Scott, KS. We produce grassfed beef, raw dairy (milk, butter, cheese, and more), pork, chicken, duck and rabbit from healthy, happy pastured animals. Our pigs and poultry are only fed GMO-FREE, certified organic grains. (more...)


Full Circle Farms

  Spring Mills, PA

Full Circle Farms is a family farm nestled in the hills of central Pennsylvania. Our diverse farm has offered a certified organic CSA since 1999 - with a switch in 2011 to the areas first Organic Flower Share program. Offering subscriptions for 20 weeks of bouquets, seasonal arrangements and wreaths for your home, office or place of business. (more...)