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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Bluebird Farm

  Waterville, VT

We are a small, diversified farm in Waterville, VT where we raise a bit of everything including pasture-raised, organic pork, lamb, chicken, guinea, turkey and eggs. Pork and lamb are available as sides or whole animals. (more...)


Bella Sol Tierra

  Viroqua, WI

100% GrassFed Organically* raised Beef & Lamb; Pastured Organically* with NO Soy Pork, Chicken, Turkey and Ducks, Heirloom Vegetables and Farmstead products available in the Tri-state area of Iowa, Minnesota, & Wisconsin, or shipped nationwide. We raise Belted Galloway beef rated #1 in taste and #2 in tenderness by UW tests. (more...)


A Long Time Coming Farm

  Hudson, MI

We raise pastured poultry (heritage breed chickens), meat goats (Boer/Xs), meat sheep (Katahdin/Dorper/Barbados) and feeder pigs. We are all natural with no steroids, hormones or medications and only use natural fertilizers and insect control methods.(more...)