Cayuga Duck

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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.

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Ferguson Family Farm

  Parkton, MD

The Ferguson Family Farm is family owned and operated. It is a pasture based farm located in beautiful northern Baltimore County, just 30 minutes to Baltimore. The mission of the Ferguson Family Farm is to produce the most delicious yet highly nutritious foods for my family and yours. (more...)


Falco's Heritage Farm

  Olympia, WA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Who We Are Run by wife and husband team, Rachel and Dana, Falco's Heritage Farm has just recently moved to lush Washington. We farm here with our wonderful dogs: Gunner, Bella, Bear and Joutte. (more...)


Epona Farm Sanctuary

  Union Center, NY

Formerly known as The Farm At Nanticoke Creek, Epona Farm Sanctuary has been organically managed, carefully tended, and very much loved since 1999. (more...)


Dragonfly Herb Pharm

  Blountsville, AL

We are a very small garden farm and grow medicinal and culinary herbs, flowers, shiitake and other mushrooms (fresh, dried,and processed) and raise Cayuga ducks for eggs. We accept interns; to inquire look us up on ATTRA or WWOOF.(more...)


Doko Farm

  Blythewood, SC

Doko Farm is a small, family-owned farm located in the Cedar Creek Community of Richland County, South Carolina. We specialize in pasture-raised heritage meats, many of which are listed on the Slow Food Ark of Taste! We consider ourselves stewards of our farm and use sustainable farming methods to improve the land. (more...)


Dog Mountain Farm

  Carnation, WA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

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...)