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PASTURED POULTRY – PASTURE/FORESTED PORK – PASTURED RABBIT

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OUR COMMUNITY

Our Local Farm isn’t just about us. Customers, neighbors, friends, family, business associates, the animals, the land, we are all connected. We strive to reconnect people to food & farmer and heal the land with healthy sustainably grown food. We practice regenerative farming techniques that create soil and add nutrients to the earth instead of depleting those resources.

 

Our pastured chickens (broilers and layers), rabbits and pigs are fed non-GMO grain that is grown, processed, and sold in North Carolina. That translates into less fossil fuel usage, local businesses being supported, animals raised as humanly as possible, and food that is nutrient dense.

 

ABOUT THE FARMERS

Phil and myself, Kimmie, both grew up in rural towns on acres of beautiful land where we developed a deep respect for the land and the living creatures on it. Originally from Mattawamkeag, Maine, Phil moved to North Carolina nearly twenty years ago. Though trained as a master automotive technician he became intrested in regenerative farming after becoming friends with several Polyface Farm associates. His desire to farm grew as he researched and studied more about our food and farming systems in America.

Though I did not originally set out to carry on the family tradition of farming, my life has brought me full circle back to farming. I grew up on a diverse farm in Augusta County, Virginia just several miles away from the world famous Polyface Farm. After attending NC State for my undergraduate and graduate studies I worked in the Raleigh/Durham area. Since becoming a mother I have made my family and the farm my main job.

We have three children that are junior farmers. The oldest two, Olivia and Elisah, are responsible for collecting your eggs, helping feed and water the animals, and making sure all trees are climbed if possible. Josiah is responsible for being stinkin’ cute and making sure the lids work on any container he can touch.

What Our Community is Saying

“I’ve been buying commercial (even really good pasture raised eggs) and they [store bought eggs] aren’t the same.”

Kimberly J.

Raleigh, NC

“Awesome farm food!!”

Tina D.

Clayton, NC

“Our Local Farm has amazing chicken y’all!! Sourcing local is one thing, but buying a non gmo fed, pasture raised bird is worth every penny, you can truly taste the difference.”

Blake G.

Head Chef, Under the Oak Farms

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Getting the Most Out of Our Whole Chickens

Latest Farm Updates

GMO-free Whole Chicken User Guide

Getting the most out of our pastured, GMO-free whole chicken is important to many of our customers. They want to know how to maximizes the health benefits of our chicken and waste as little as possible.  What is important to our customers and our community is...

Free Range Chicken Versus Pasture Raised Chickens

What is the difference between free range chicken and pastured chicken?  This is a common question amongst people starting off on their journey to eat REAL food.  We want to give you the knowledge to fight through the advertising jargon to find nutrient dense food....

The Making of a GMO-Free, Pastured Animal Farm

GMO-free, pastured chicken and pork was not on our radar until five years ago. That is when we began to think, I mean really think about our food.  We were living in Augusta County, Virginia (where Kimmie was born and raised) and became friends with several people...