Wednesday, June 20, 2012
A Little Bit About Us
Nestled amongst fields of hay that are traced by country roads lies our 125 acre farm on the outskirts of the quaint little village of Greene, NY. Our Family has owned this farm for the past 12 years and have searched for just the right thing to do with it. Having once been a dairy operation many years ago and then becoming a horse farm prior to us purchasing it, its' conglomeration of different buildings lended itself perfectly for a multipurpose farm. We began having a hobby farm with a few goats, a couple sheep, a handful of cows, two horses and chickens pecking around (after all , what is a farm with out chickens!) After a few years of tackling hay bails, feed bills and vet costs we very quickly realized that farming is an expensive hobby!! Now that we had been bitten by the farming bug, we needed a way to fund the farming lifestyle we had all grown to love. The thinking caps got put on and we decided this year to raise pastured chicken along with a herd of goats and sheep. We started processing our own chicken right off the bat right here on our farm and within a few months we began turning one of our existing barns into a NYS inspected Poultry Processing facility. What a project that turned out to be !! Now we raise and process our own, all natural, chicken and provide a processing service for other people's birds and rabbits. It is a lot of hard work, but well worth the adventures we get to share as a family. So stay tuned to hear all about our experiences, our pointers on farm life, our recipes and our favorite farms and places to go to get other great local products!