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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Charis Farm

  Ellabell, GA

Our small family farm raises heritage breed turkeys and chicken that are moved onto fresh grass daily. We do not use antiobiotics or hormones.(more...)


Chaffin Family Orchards

  Oroville, CA

For over 75 years Chaffin Family Orchards has been producing products naturally and marketing them directly from the farm. (more...)


Castlemaine Farm

  Liberty, NC

2015 CSA sign ups are underway! http://castlemainefarm.com/2014/11/24/now-taking-members-for-our-2015-veggie-csa/ Castlemaine Farm is located in the Snow Camp community of SW Alamance County, and 2015 will be our 12th growing season. In addition to offering CSA (more...)


Cascade Creek Farm

  Bonners Ferry, ID

Locally Grown, Free-Range Pastured Animals, Organic Principles and Great Taste - You can get it all in the Beef, Pork, Chicken and Eggs at Cascade Creek Farm! At Cascade Creek Farm, we are a small, diversified family farm. Our children participate with all our animals. Our animals and their lifestyle are very important to us. (more...)


Carvalho Farm & Greenhouse

  Norton, MA

Carvalho farm and greenhouse is a small family farm. Our specialties include chemical free vegetables, free range eggs, fresh poultry, bedding plants, vegetable starts, hanging baskets, flowers,baked goods, jellies and jams and much more. CSA shares are available.(more...)