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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.
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.”
“Awesome farm food!!”
“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.”
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Latest Farm Updates
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....
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...
GMO-Free, Pasture Raised Chicken Stock & Bone Broth How and why you should make Chicken Stock & Bone Broth If you had said ten years ago, even five years ago, that making chicken stock and bone broth would be a weekly routine in our home I would have said...