The American Rabbit

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The American RabbitThe American Rabbit population is restricted to North America. Though it was developed in California, the rabbit quickly spread across the country and was a popular meat and fur rabbit up until the 1950s. It is now the rarest of rabbit breeds in America. Though originally known as the German Blue Vienna, this name was quickly changed to American Blue because of World War I.

The American Rabbit is a multi-purpose breed, developed for both meat and fur and characterized by an ideal mandolin body and a deep blue color. Americans are large rabbits with mature bucks weighing 9 -11 pounds and does 10-12 pounds.

The American RabbitThey are hardy breed and are docile in nature. The rabbit is known to be easily dressed and to have lean meat of high quality. When compared to commercial rabbit meat, it has been observed to produce less grease during cooking.

First image courtesy of Franco Rios, MFO Rabbitry
Second image courtesy of Crown2B Rabbitry


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willow

  fort wayne, IN

The CSA will be running 8 - 10 weeks from approx. early July thru approx. mid September. Two sizes of shares will be offered this year, the Regular and the Large. Our Regular share is a ?¼ bushel recommended for two adults (approximately ?½ brown paper grocery bag). The Large Share is a ?½ bushel, recommended for a family of four. (more...)


Ye Olde Family Farm

  New Florence, PA

Family owned and operated. Located between Johnstown and Ligonier, PA, in the Laurel Mtns. Organic, Angus, Holstein, Guernsey, Sheep, Pigs, Chickens, Arabians, Turkey, Nubian Goats. Land and greenhouse crops and floral. Our farm is part of our estate and is closed to the public unless otherwise by invitation. (more...)


Xochicalli Gardens & Resource Center

  Corpus Christi, TX

We are a Natural Native Farm , researching Native Foods/Native Diets and its effects on reducing Diabetes and Heart Disease. (more...)


Wind Dancer Ranch

  Brooks, CA

We are a family farm using sustainable farming practices. We strive for balance and using natural ways of replenishing the land. Our heritage breeds of poultry and livestock live in rotational pastures and paddocks allowing them to exhibit their natural behaviors. (more...)


Wild Vitality Homestead

  Cecil, OH

Wild Vitality Homestead ~ Adventures in Self-Sufficiency Heather Luttrell is a Certified Clinical Herbalist, Nutritionist and Reiki Practitioner, also trained in Maya Spiritual Bathing. Heather weaves the path of a Healer into her Adventures in Self-Sufficiency as she practices mindful, compassionate animal husbandry and land stewardship. (more...)


Wednesday Green Market

  Ft. Pierce, FL

The Wednesday Green Market is located along the Indian River Lagoon in Historic Downtown Fort Pierce every Wednesday from 12pm until 6pm. It's a tradition for residents and tourists alike with live entertainment & delicious food options! The Market of Ft. Pierce is intended to provide healthy, fresh foods and horticultural products to St. (more...)