Tunis Sheep

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In 1799, the Tunis sheep's ancestors arrived in the United States from North Africa. Once arrived, the Tunis Sheep quickly spread throughout the mid-Atlantic and the southeast, as they were well adapted to the heat and humidity of these regions.  The Tunis was the mainstay of sheep production in the upper South until the Civil War, when nearly all of the Southern stock was destroyed.  In the last decade, the Tunis Sheep has had a resurgence in the Southeast, as it is considered a gem within American agricultural history. The Tunis sheep is striking and attractive in appearance, with cream or ivory colored wool that is set nicely contrasted by a cinnamon-red face and legs. The meat from the Tunis sheep is tender and flavorful without having a strong mutton tas

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Kallimani Farm

  Elkhart, IN

We are a small family farm located in northern Indiana. We raise our animals the way that God intended them to be raised. We have heritage breed laying hens. They are free to roam on pasture every day, eating all the bugs and grass they desire. The hens supplement their diet of bugs and grass with organic grain. (more...)


JoshEWEa's Garden, LLC

  Oconomowoc, WI

All Organic Soaked/Sprouted/Dried flours, nuts, seeds and soaked oatmeal cereals, prepared using Traditional Preparation Methods according the Weston A. Price recommendations! Sprouted FLOURS are produced with patience over three days. You can smell the toasty aroma of the sprouted and dried berries ~ very delicious and highly nutritious! (more...)


Heritage Acres Farm

  Hurdle Mills, NC

Heritage AcresFarm has been in my family since 1779. I am honored to be the 7th generation to own and operate this farm in the Bushy Fork community of Hurdle Mills, NC. We use traditional organic methods, biodynamic preps, permaculture techniques, and other sustainable farming practices to care for our soil and our ecosystem. (more...)


Heather Ridge Farm

  Preston Hollow, NY

A working farm with an on-farm store and the Bees Knees Cafe! Great tasting meats and poultry! Our animals are lovingly raised in small groups without antibiotics or hormones on pastures without herbicides or pesticides. All grassfed beef, goat and lamb, heritage breed pastured pork, and pastured chicken, turkeys and eggs. (more...)


Habitat Farms

  Mansfield, GA

Habitat Farms is a family-owned and operated farm located east of Atlanta in Mansfield, GA. Practicing sustainable and organic farming methods, we raise pastured Berkshire Pork, pastured eggs, grass-fed lamb and seasonal produce. (more...)


Grass is Greener Meats and Produce

  Bremen, IN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Grass is Greener Meats and Produce is a small family farm focused on preserving heritage breeds. Our goal is to raise superb-tasting meat animals; many of which are listed on the SlowFood USA Arc of Taste. Our pastured pork is the Red Wattle and we sell by whole, half, and individual cuts. (more...)