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
The Missoula Grain and Vegetable Co. is a diversified farmscape offering several unique CSA programs to members looking for a more well-rounded source of chemical-free foods from 25-miles away! We're your local source for:
nutritious whole grains (from oats to farro)
pseudo-cereals like quinoa , of which we're trialing
several tasty varieties of more than 35 types of vegetables (including
whole/half/quarter pigs of heritage breeds
Nestled in the foothills of the Catoctin mountin range in Frederick County, Miolea is an ecologically sensitive, small certified organic farm growing native fruits, certifed organic vegetables, herbs, berries and free range eggs. Miolea raises certified organic Rhode Island Red layers, a heritage breed listed as "recovering" on the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. Also on the farm Organic Strawberry, blueberry and blackberry Jam hand made with our own fruit, and Honey from our farm.
Midway Farms has a organic, free-range all natural local Family Farm Stand. We have certified organic & no-spray seasonal fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs (cut and planted), jams, jellies, seasoned salts, gluten-free goodies, milk, eggs, cheese, chocolate, gifts and more. We offer Specialty florist services for your special someone or event. We are a small biodiverse farm going beyond organic.
Middle Branch Farm is a sustainable family farm producing a wide variety of farm goods under organic management practices.
Our vegetable production, hayfields and pastures are USDA certified organic by the State of NH. We also raise natural (not certified organic) grass fed beef, lamb, pastured pork and poultry and produce maple syrup.
We are third generation farmers and we are located in the heart of hunt country in Virginia. We raise beautiful Guernsey cows, chickens, heritage breed pigs, rabbits and turkeys. The Guernseys are the foundation of our farm and we are renowned for our creamy golden milk. Our herdshare complies with all the legal aspects of the State of Virginia regarding herdshare dairies.
Meadowlark Farm is a small, family owned & operated farm in the heart of Corrales, NM. We grow produce and fruit for sale at growers markets in our area. We use no chemicals or pesticides and do all of our own composting for fertilizer and soil amendments. Our greenhouse produces a delicious variety of fresh greens thru the winter months, and bedding plants in spring.