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.
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...)
Native Earth Teaching Farm is a small family farm on Martha's Vineyard which is open to the public for farm tours and agricultural activities three days a week in summer and one morning a week and by appt. the rest of the year. We host a community garden and a range of individual projects involving pygmy goats, sheep, pigs and poultry. (more...)
We serve SW Indiana and Northern Kentucky around Owensboro / Evansville. Our garden shares are available through both the summer and fall harvest seasons with basket pick up locations at the farm and elsewhere. Each week, receive a basket of fresh vegetables and fruit (when available). (more...)
We call this time of year, "Second Spring" because it seems like we are repeating a lot of the growing and planting tasks that we were doing in March and April. The plan is to plant the seeds or transplants of cold-loving vegetables and greens now so we can continue harvesting great healthy vegetables into the fall. (more...)
Diverse intensive family farm. 1 1/2 acres of 5 acres under production with 12 month vegetable garden, pastured dairy goats, chickens, pigs, ducks and Luke the Goose. Eggs and vegetables for sale. Sustainable practices farm school program offered and a variety of culinary, agricultural and gardening workshops. Tours by appointment only. (more...)
Located just south of the Root River on the western edge of Southeastern Minnesota's scenic Bluff Country, our small family farm is home to a kind-hearted flock of longwool sheep and angora goats who provide our customers with lucious handspinners fleeces, felting batts, roving, mill spun yarn, hand spun yarn, hand-painted yarn, and hand goods. (more...)