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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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...)


Fat Rooster Farm

  Royalton, VT

Nestled in the Upper Valley along Vermont's scenic White River, We are a diversified, certified organic farm, specializing in heirloom varieties of vegetables and heritage breeds of livestock. (more...)


Farmers To You

  Calais, VT

Farmers To You is a partnership of Vermont area farmers and Boston area families committed to rebuilding a trustworthy and sustainable regional food system. We help farmers and families connect to each other, their communities, and the benefits of a revitalized local food system. (more...)


Earthways Farm

  Osseo, MI

We raise Heritage Breed livestock, including Tunis Sheep and Suffolk-Punch draft horses. We also have a small flock of free range chickens of various breeds. Our goal is to preserve many of the old types of farm stock for genetic diversity and for traits such as hardiness, longevity and good pasturing abilities. (more...)