This duck breed developed from a pair of wild ducks that a miller found on his pond in 1809. Later, descendents of those birds were brought to Cayuga County, New York, where they quickly gained popularity as table birds and for their ability to lay many eggs. Although it is difficult to clean and prepare due to its dark feathers, the meat is intensely flavorful. Cayuga duck eggs can be used for general eating and baking purposes and the whites are firmer than chicken eggs. The bird was a leading commercial variety until the 1890's, when the Peking duck started to dominate duck markets in big cities. Today, the bird is classified as "threatened" on the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy list.
Stone Quarry House offers luxurious solar-powered eco-friendly lodging for visitors to Ithaca, and Omega-3 rich eggs from heritage breeds of chickens and ducks: Buff Orpington and Jersey Giant chickens; Cauyga ducks and Blue Indian Runner ducks. The chickens are hardy and calm, good layers throughout the cooler months. (more...)
Spence Farm is the oldest family farm in Livingston county, IL, settled by our fourth great-grandfather in 1830. Still a thriving family farm, we grow delicious foods of all kinds using sustainable organic methods that will keep our farm vibrant for future generations. (more...)
We are a family run fahmstead dedicated to happy, healthy people, animals, food and products. We offer: -Sustainable living classes -Raw honey from our unmedicated beehives -Handmade beeswax hand creams and lip balms -Hand rolled beeswax candles -Luxurious soaps made from pure oils (more...)
Custom growing CSA type farm; slow money, slow food; heritage breeds. We're offering farm shares to serve food choices with produce, meats (USDA small butcher processed), eggs and possibly other items as they mature - nuts, berries, fruit trees. Ground floor, initial people have option to renew. (more...)
A small-scale family farm in Central New Jersey offering vegetables and free range eggs. We use sustainable practices to grow food for our family and yours. We are SOLD OUT of our 2014 CSA shares which will include pasture raised eggs and organic vegetables and fruits. Please visit our website for more information. silverforgefarm.com (more...)