Welcome to Old Orchard Emu. We are a small family-operated farm in northwestern Frederick County. Emu is our specialty--emu is the healthy choice for red meat and emu oil and oil products for healthy skin. We also grow seasonal vegetables--tomatoes, peppers, green beans, squash, pumpkins and turnips. The farm also produces hay that Jim harvests in round bales. We sell our farm products direct to the consumer from the farm, farmers markets and mail-order.
We've been raising emu since 1994 and promote USDA inspected healthy, red meat, pure emu oil and oil products. Emu, that's the flightless bird, native to Australia that's commonly found in crossword puzzles; and now commonly found on Old Orchard Emu.
Emu, a healthy red meat endorsed by the American Heart Association, is lean, low in fat, high in iron, protein and Vitamin C. It's nutritious and delicious, farm raised without added hormones or antiobiotics.
A by-product of emu is the oil: a modern-day natural miracle that offers relief from pain and inflammation of injured tissues and arthritic joints; emu oil mosturizes, relieves pain from burns, reduces scarring and blistering, relieves itch and pain of bee stings and insect bites, mositurizes cuticles, relief for baby's diaper rash and the elderly's bed sore.
The Australian Aborigines realized the benefits of emu oil when they wrapped oily emu hides over the pained area. Now 100% pure, natural emu oil is available in a bottle. And there are skin care products with emu oil--hand lotions, facial cremes, lip balms, etc.
There's always something to do at Old Orchard Emu but it is "down-home country!" Visitors are welcome, but please schedule in advance.
Emu meat available as steak, ground and burger patties. Delicious and nutritious!
Pure emu oil is available in 1, 2 4, 8 and 16 ounce bottles.
Hand lotion, bar and liquid soaps, moisturizers, analgesis lotions, after shave moisturizer and gel capsules are some of the emu oil products available direct from the farm.
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Schedule and Location:
Carroll County Farmers Market, Agricultural Center, Smith Avenue, Westminster, MD
2010 Spring Markets, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2p.m.
Easter Market, April 3
Spring Fling, April 17
Mother's Day, May 8
2010 Summer Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
June 19, 26
July 10, 17, 24
August 14, 21, 21 and September 4
2010 Christmas Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
November 6, 13, 20, 27
Dcember 4, 11, 18
Emu meat, oil and oil products is available year round direct from our farm to your home.
Call in advance to schedule your visit.
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