The original Black Spanish turkey made the voyage to the Americas with early European colonists. Once here, the variety was crossed with Eastern wild turkeys, which formed the basis for the Black turkey variety in America, named for its lustrous, metallic black plumage. Up until the early 1900s, Blacks were bred in large numbers along the East Coast, their popularity enhanced by selection for a calm disposition, rapid growth, and early maturation. The Standard weight is 23 pounds for young toms and 14 pounds for young hens. Heritage turkeys like the Black are known for their exceptional flavor and texture.
A family-owned farm based on the belief that food plants and animals thrive best within a healthy, diversified ecosystem. Healthy soil, unpolluted water, fresh air and sunshine provide us with happy chickens, perky pigs, tasty eggs, vigorous veggies and fruit, and plentiful habitat for wildlife too. (more...)
Good Life Ranch is a family owned and operated sustainable farm in south central Kentucky. We are Kentucky Proud certified, we use "beyond organic" techniques, and we utilize heritage breeds of livestock whenever we can. We raise all of our animals as naturally and humanely as we can. (more...)
We grow a large variety of vegetables, herbs, fruits, ducks, geese, chickens, guinea fowl, dairy goats, bees/honey and the highly sought after American Black Guinea Hog. Our hogs are for both breeding and meat. The meat from the American Guinea Hog is highly sought after and is rated #1 by Slow Food International. (more...)
Flint Hill Farm is an organic farm focused primarily on raising heritage breeds of livestock and poultry in a pastured environment. The breeds raised are: American Milking Devon cattle, Wessex Saddleback and British Saddleback pigs, Cotswold sheep, Spanish Black turkeys, Black Jersey Giant chickens and Silver Fox rabbits. (more...)
Farm On Wheels certified Organic 100% green grass-fed finished, grain free Beef & Lamb. The Chicken, Eggs, Heritage & Heirloom Turkey, Duck, Goose raised humanely on unrestricted open pastures without soy or corn. Certified Organic since 1994. Over 130 USDA fresh frozen cuts to choose from. Some Nitrate and MSG free. (more...)
Dog Mountain Farm is a family-owned and -operated farm near the Cascade Mountains of Western Washington, just 20 miles east of Seattle. We offer a WHOLE DIET CSA with produce, protein, and carbohydrate shares and a HOME DELIVERY option. (more...)