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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Thistle Byre Farm

  Delphi, IN

Check out the farm pictures on face book..... We will not up date Local Harvest after this year due to costs ...check out face book for daily farm updates and useful information.....Our website is in the process of being updated...so face book is most accurate now....We are also on LinkedIn.. Eat clean and healthy food! (more...)


The Mad Farmers' Garden

  Coal Valley, IL

We are a small group of dedicated young farmers, living and learning and growing on land in rural Coal Valley, IL, just outside of the Quad Cities proper. (more...)


The Little Red Truck Farm

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The Last Stand Farm

  Prineville, OR

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The Farmer's Wife

  Bessemer, PA

Located on the Ohio-Pa border, our 100 acre farm has been in the family for generations. Our heritage breeds are naturally-raised on organic pastures. The animals are fed only soy-free, organic grains (no hormones, medication or animal by-products), grown here on the farm plus all the green grass, clover and bugs they can eat. (more...)


The Farm at Kraut Run

  Wentzville, MO

We are a small family farm that uses sustainable organic growing practices and heirloom varieties of vegetables. We sell our produce through a 50 member CSA and at Lake St. Louis Farmers Market. We offer educational programs on and off site. We also offer garden consultation and gardening classes. (more...)