Old Type Rhode Island Red chicken

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The rich, reddish-black plumage and red comb of the "Old-Type" Rhode Island Red chicken is an iconic symbol of American agriculture. It is a successful dual-purpose bird, and an excellent-tempered farm chicken, with a highly productive brown egg-laying rate.  Since the 1940's, the Rhode Island Red has been selectively bred for more efficient egg production, becoming smaller, lighter colored, and less broody as a result. Of greatest conservation interest are the "Old-Type" Rhode Island Reds, which are larger, darker, and more broody. The "Old-Type" Rhode Island Red chicken has an incredibly rich flavor that is most appropriate for (and best released in) stews

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Norwesta

  Smithfield, KY

Just like grandpa and grandma did it! Small, diversified, balanced organic farm with the goal of providing first for family and community healthy nutritional needs. Chickens for eggs and meat, goats for milk and meat, horses for recreation and pasture management . . . as well as garden compost materials. (more...)


North Plain Farm & Blue Hill Farm

  Great Barrington, MA

Blue Hill Farm and North Plain Farm is a small, sustainable and diversified farm, operated in two places in Great Barrington, MA. We are strongly committed to the health and welfare of our animals and a humane way of treating them. All of the animals are fed their natural diet and spend their days in their natural environment outdoors. (more...)


Nonesuch Farm

  Conroe, TX

At Nonesuch Farm it is our goal to humanely raise, preserve, and protect heritage livestock, rare poultry and heirloom vegetables. These animals and plants have unique qualities that make them perfect for the homesteader and farmers using natural methods but seem to be disappearing as factory farming becomes the norm. (more...)


No View Farm & Bakery

  Rumford, ME

We are a diversified vegetable farm with a local foods market, Gone Loco! Cafe, Bakery, 3 greenhouses and an acre market garden. We grow market vegetables, herbs, annuals, & perennials. We raise and sell seedlings and bedding plants. We have extended season crops as well and will be growing year round in 2012. Gone Loco! (more...)


Ninepatch

  Hamburg, WI

Ninepatch is a small family farm located about 15 minutes northwest of Wausau. The Carlson family carefully nurtures 120 acres with a view to sustaining healthy pastures, water quality and wildlife habitat for generations to come. Only natural soil amendments are used. (more...)


Night Sky Farm

  Brookneal, VA

Night Sky Farm, a Grade A Dairy and Cheese Room has a new CSA Program! I call it the Farm CSA and it really is. You will be able to have your fresh raw milk, goat and cow cheeses, butter, Fresh Eggs, Pastured Chicken, Natural Rabbit, cut garden herbs/flowers and of course our soap products! (more...)