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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Currier Brook Farm

  Wentworth, NH

Our farm and products are produced with a philosophy of food diversity and sustainability. We offer organic eggs, pork, chicken and turkey plus seasonal fruits and veggies. Our varieties are based on the Slow Food Ark of Taste and local availability. We also consult the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. (more...)


Cristo Rey Farm

  Leonardtown, MD

At Cristo Rey Farm we produce pastured livestock- chicken, pork, turkey, eggs and soon beef. We use non-GMO feed and use complimentary rotational grazing. Our model is beyond organic and we do not use antibiotics or chemicals. We will offer a CSA and PCSA in the fall of 2014. (more...)


Creswick Farms

  Ravenna, MI    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Creswick Farms is dedicated to raising healthy, happy animals. Lovingly cared for just as Mother Nature intended provides high energy, nutritious and delicious food sources for health-conscious individuals. At Creswick Farms, we guarantee our animals are raised without antibiotics or growth hormones. (more...)


Creme de la Crop Organic Farms

  Valparaiso, IN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Our mission at the farm is to maximize the flavor, nutrition and quality of every product we produce through sustainable old world practices. 2009 was the milestone when Creme de la Crop became the first USDA Certified Organic farm in Northwest Indiana. (more...)


Coral Tree Farm & Nursery

  Encinitas, CA

Coral Tree Farm and Nursery in Encinitas is dedicated to producing heirloom vegetables and organically grown tropical fruits. We specialize in guavas, cherimoyas, antemoyas and avocados. We also have a healthy free pasture flock of heritage breed chickens for beautifully fresh eggs ! (more...)


Copia Farm

  Johnstown, OH

We are a 40-acre holistically-designed farm in Johnstown, OH. Complete with mature trees, ponds, a wandering creek, meadows, glowing sunsets and croaking frogs, Copia is a very special, diverse refuge, excellent for walks and picnics. (more...)