North Star Homestead Farms, LLC


Hayward, Wisconsin
Family Farm

North Star Homestead Farms, LLC

North Star Homestead Farms is uniquely located on a historic homestead tucked in the Chequamegon National Forest. Restored and re-visioned by a family of three women, N* provides local food to Hayward, Cable, and the surrounding community via CSA, farmer's market, and direct sales of poultry, lamb, pork, eggs, honey, produce, and bakery. We also have an aquaponics unit, coordinate a natural foods buying club, and produce custom gardening services for individuals and restaurants.

Our mission is to provide our local community with foods raised in a responsible, chemical-free, humane, and sustainable manner while living and working in harmony with the Northwoods enviornment. We constantly strive to decrease our carbon footprint and increase our green strategies for connecting consumers with healthy and natural products.

While North Star Homestead Farms is not certified, we use organic practices in our raised-bed gardening methods. We value transparency and encourage building relationships with the people we serve. All of our animals (including heritage breeds) are pasture raised using intensive roational grazing practices, and we always are mindful of balancing our needs with what these fragile northern soils can support. You can learn more about our operation, including images and customer reviews, by visiting our website or Facebook pages.

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Listing last updated on Jan 30, 2014

Diversified homestead tucked in a National Forest, North Star Homestead Farms offers a delectable variety of home-grown and hand-made goods, from heirloom lettuces to pastured livestock to bakery the way you remember from long ago. With care and attention to the area's unique enviornment, N* brings out the best of rural living in local foods that are not only sustaining for you and your family but are sustainable choices for building local economy.



Season:  Year round

Type:  multiple farm

Since:  2007

# of Shares:  50

Full Share:  $50 per week omnivore share, $40 per week vegetarian share, $20 per week garden share--flexible date option

Work Req?  No


Schedule and Location:

UCC Church in Cable on HWY M. Saturday mornings from 8:00 to noon. Cable Farmer's Market.

Schedule and Location:

Farmstead Creamery & Cafe is a place for commnunity gathering, connecting with local foods and food producers, and facilitating education and the arts. This barn-like facility is also home to our bakery and dairy plant (where we make gelato from our own sheeps milk) and where you can also get farm-fresh meals! Come check it out!

We supply area gourmet restaurants with fresh produce, herbs, edible flowers, bakery, meat cuts, and whole tilapia fish. Please call or email us to learn more about wholesaling to your food establishment.



Latest Reviews


My family loves being able to purchase wholesome foods so close to home! I feel good knowing I am purchasing foods without harmful pesticides; and humanely raised meat without all the added hormones, preservatives, and questionable chemicals the big ag industries use.... [more]

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From Our Blog

Celebrity Farm

2014-06-19

If you?re a fan of Public Television, maybe you?ve seen some of the eye-opening agribusiness documentaries like ?Food Inc.? or ?Supersize Me.?  Several of these include visits to Joel Salatin?s Polyface Farms in Virginia, where cattle graze on pasture, chickens slowly parade across the pasture in their tractors, and hogs amply express ?their pigness.... [more]


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