Agritourism as a Solution to the Growing Disconnect Between Americans and Their Food

The United States has a big literacy problem, but I don't mean the reading and writing kind of literacy. What I'm referring to is agricultural literacy: an understanding of where food comes from, how it is produced, and how it affects our quality of life. The gap between the public and agriculture seems to grow … Continue reading Agritourism as a Solution to the Growing Disconnect Between Americans and Their Food

9 Ways That Regenerative Farms Help the Earth

These days, most farmers are concerned about climate change. This shouldn't come as much of a surprise, given how the weather can affect farmers and their livelihoods. What may be surprising to learn is that some farmers are not only taking measures to mitigate the environmental impacts of their operations, but are actually reversing climate … Continue reading 9 Ways That Regenerative Farms Help the Earth

How We Use Antibiotics on Our Farm

The issue of antibiotic use in food producing animals is not as black and white as it may seem. There are a lot of brands out there today that boast claims of "no antibiotics ever" or "raised without antibiotics" on their packaging, but what do these claims really mean? Should people avoid buying other products … Continue reading How We Use Antibiotics on Our Farm

Ink Spots on Pasture Raised Poultry

You’ve just purchased your first pasture raised turkey (or chicken, or duck, etc.), and now you’re probably wondering: what’s the deal with the dark spots on it? Rest assured, there is nothing wrong with your bird! Ink spots on one of our pasture raised turkeys. Dark spots, also called ink spots, are just small amounts … Continue reading Ink Spots on Pasture Raised Poultry

Why You Should Be Eating Pasture Raised Turkey and Where to Find One

Two and a half square feet: that’s the amount of space per bird that is recommended by the National Turkey Federation. Their guidelines are actually published in pounds per square foot, but two and a half square feet per bird is what 15 lb/ft2 boils down to when you consider that an average tom weighs … Continue reading Why You Should Be Eating Pasture Raised Turkey and Where to Find One