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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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...)


New Town Farms

  Waxhaw, NC

We are a small diversified family farm with a focus on certified organic vegetables. We also raise pastured poultry, Heritage breed pastured pork, and free range eggs, We have been in operation since 1991. We market our food through a CSA, The Matthews Community Farmers market, and to local restaurants. (more...)


Nature's Harmony Farm

  Elberton, GA

Hi, and thanks for reading about Nature's Harmony Farm! Now open, we are a new, sustainable farm located in Elberton, GA, about 2 hours east of Atlanta, operated by Tim and Liz Young. In 2006, we joined a growing movement of people who have grown tired of the industrial system. (more...)