We have committed to the Northeast Organic Farming Association’s Farmers’ Pledge, a promise to use only the best all-natural growing methods. You can read more detail about it here. Our animals are provided with shade, food, water, and freedom to express their natural instincts.
How do I get your products?
You are welcome to order online for on-farm pick-up. This year our products will also be available at the East Hill Plaza Farmers’ Market in Ithaca, on Wed. nights from 4-7pm from June to October. Our duck eggs are available at GreenStar Cooperative Market, Brookton’s Market, and you’ll sometimes find them on the menu at local restaurants. You can find out when and where we have product available by signing up for our farm newsletter. In the meantime, if you have questions or would like to buy our products, please contact us directly by phone (607-342-3771) or email.
100% Grass-fed Lamb
Our Katahdin-Dorper lambs produce mild, tender, heart-healthy and environmentally-friendly meat. We move them frequently around the farm, using grazing management as a tool to build organic matter in our soils.
We have a mix of retail cuts available, from ground to stew meat, rack of lamb to leg roasts.
We also sell lambs by the whole and half lambs and are currently accepting orders for Fall-harvested 2017 lambs. These are $7.00/lb hanging weight (this is the weight at the butcher, after head, hide, and internal organs have been removed). The takehome weight of the meat you get is generally around 75% of the hanging weight.
So, for a typical lamb with a hanging weight of around 40-55 lbs, depending on what cuts you want, you could expect a takehome weight of 30-40 lbs. The cost for this whole lamb would be $280 – 385, which could be paid in 2 installments. Our supply never lasts long, so use our online store to reserve yours today!
Our hard-working bees enable us to enjoy harvests from the bountiful nectar flows on and around our farm, which feature Black Locust, Basswood, Sumac, Knapweed, Knotweed, and Goldenrod. Honey is the only food that never spoils – it’s edible even after thousands of years (though it would never last that long in our house!) Our Fall honey crystallizes rapidly into a lovely creamy, spreadable consistency, which can be re-liquified by gently heating it.
Praise the Lard Balms
Introducing “Praise the Lard” balms, available as 4 oz body balm, 4 oz diaper balm (perfect for preventing or healing diaper rash!), and .25 oz lip balm. All 3 are infused with organic comfrey and calendula for skin healing, and scented with lavender essential oil.
Good enough to eat! Sorry, no bacon balm yet.
The baby ginger will be here again this Fall! Nothing like the brown leathery-skinned ginger you can buy at the store, this is fresh, juicy, and less fibrous. Pickle it, juice it, make tea with it, candy it! It’s good just about any way you use it. And if you don’t use it often, you can freeze it, then pull it out to grate or slice and re-freeze.
Our ginger is grown using only organically-approved amendments.
Available for a very limited time, from Sept-Nov 2017.
Our flock of 100 Khaki Campbell ducks spends their days splashing in a pond and hunting for bugs and slugs on pasture. They are the pest-control agents of the farm, and will help keep our orchard pest pressure down. If you’ve never had duck eggs before, you’re missing out! They are generally larger with larger yolks than chicken eggs, and nearly transparent whites. We use them for omelettes and baking, just as you’d use other eggs. But they’re richer and with more vitamins, minerals, and good fats – YUM!
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