The Slate or Blue Slate variety is named for its color, which is solid to ashy blue over the entire body, with or without a few black flecks. It is also called the Blue or Lavender turkey. The Standard weight for a young tom is 23 pounds and 14 pounds for a young hen. Since, however, the Slate has not been selected for production attributes, including weight gain, in years, many birds may be smaller than the standard. Careful selection for good health, ability to mate naturally, and production attributes will return this variety to its former stature.
Since 1998 New Heritage Farms has been implementing ever increasing sustainable agriculture. We started with simple rotational grazing for the beef. Now, even the pigs are rotational grazed. Pasture Perfect Pork. PiGturesque Pasture Pigs. Registered breeding stock available. (more...)
Seasonal gourmet grocery that specializes in locally grown, Certified Organic & Naturally grown produce, dairy, fruits, breads & meats. Specialty plant nursery that only stocks California Natives, Antique Flowers & Certified Organic Vegetable & Herbal Plants. Seasonal fresh cut herbs & Greens. (more...)
Hi, and thanks for reading about Nature's Harmony Farm! Now open, we are a new, sustainable farm located in Elberton, GA, about 2 hours east of Atlanta, operated by Tim and Liz Young. In 2006, we joined a growing movement of people who have grown tired of the industrial system. (more...)
Meat from animals that are humanely raised, out on pasture and are not fed antibiotics or hormones to promote rapid growth. We offer pasture raised chicken, pastured heritage turkey and chevon (goat). Food that is essentially naked.(more...)
2013-2014 Winter CSA Shares Are Now Available We are a family owned farm about 50 miles west of Cleveland. We raise organic vegetables and have a growing CSA program including local fruit, free range eggs, pork, beef, broiler chickens, organic grains, maple syrup and honey. Our CSA programs run year round. (more...)
Muller's Lane Farm is an unique experience in the old homestead way of life. We are rich in tradition. Our fresh, organic produce & herbs are available at the farm throughout the spring/summer/fall. We offer informative farm tours for children young and old in which participants get to see and feel history still happening. (more...)