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Rural Heritage

Location: Online

Description: A bi-monthly magazine and online site offering resources to promote self-sufficiency and back to the land living

Contact: https://www.ruralheritage.com/new_rh_website/index_green.shtml, 319-362-3027

Category: Forestry, Milling, Horse, Animal Husbandry, Trades - Other, Homebuilding

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Wolfes Neck Farm

Location: 84 Burnett Road, Freeport, ME, 04032

Description: A two year residential organic dairy research and farmer training program

Contact: https://www.wolfesneck.org, general@wolfesneck.org, 207-865-4469

Category: Organic, Dairy animals, Gardening, Farming

Haute Goat

Location: 1166 5th Line Port Hope, Ontario L0A 1J0

Description: Haute Goat Farm is a breathtaking 200 acre farm located just outside historic Port Hope, Ontario where you can discover the magic of our Nigerian Dwarf goats, alpacas, chickens and horses and take a stroll through the shiitake forest! Fun for the whole family! Take some time to stroll the property and breathe the fresh country air. Shop for handmade premium goat milk goodies Goat Butter Caramel Corn and Decadent Goat Buttercrunch to luxurious skin care products such as Raw Goat Milk soap bars, Facial Milk Cleanser, Lip Balms and more in our farm gate store.

Contact: https://hautegoat.com/, debbie@hautegoat.com, 416 402-8144

Category: animal husbandry, dairy animals, fiber animals, soap making,

Earthwise Farm and Forest

Location: 341 Macintosh Hill Rd, Randolph, VT 05060

Description: Earthwise Farm and Forest is a certified organic, draft-animal powered family farm located in Bethel, Vermont, and operated by Carl Russell and Lisa McCrory. We produce and sell certified organic Raw Milk, poultry (Chicken and Heritage Turkey),Beef, Garlic, vegetables, Flowers, and non-organic (though non-GMO) eggs & Pastured Pork, Pottery, and lumber. The emphasis of our farming enterprise is to function as a self-sufficient 'whole farm organism', applying ecological principles of Holistic Management, Biodynamics, Dowsing, motive (animal) power, and renewable energy to create healthy vibrant food and forest products for our family and our local community.

Contact: http://www.earthwisefarmandforest.com/, Earthwise@myfairpoint.net , 802-234-5524

Category: horse, forestry/milling, dairy animals, cheese making, animal husbandry, sustainable agriculture, off the grid, soil management,

The Livestock Institute of Southern New England

Location: PO Box 879 Westport, MA 02790

Description: Seminars and an annual conference for established livestock farmers, backyard and small scale farmers, beginning and youth farmers and the general public

Contact: https://www.thelivestockinstitute.org/, Gena@thelivestockinstitute.org, 443-527-0408

Category: Animal Husbandry, Dairy Animals, Fiber Animals, Butchering

Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolates

Location: 280 Town Hill Road PO Box 3

Description: A family farm that specializes in chocolates and all sorts of treats. Each class gives you the opportunity to experience an authentic culinary journey in the art of cheese making

Contact: https://milkhousechocolates.net/, tcfarmllc@optimum.net, 860-307-6644

Category: Dairy Animals, Cheese making

Woodcrest Farm School

Location: 5604 Dairyland Rd Hillsborough, NC 27278

Description: A family farm that finds great joy in sharing the heritage of the land, breeds and skills unique to the Orange Grove area

Contact: http://www.woodcrestfarmnc.com/, info@woodcrestfarmnc.com, 919-933-5105

Category: Cheese making, Blacksmithing, Crochet / Knitting, Quilting, Dairy Animals, Homesteading

Wolfe's Neck Center

Location: 184 Burnett Road Freeport, Maine 04032

Description: Situated on over 600 acres of preserved coastal landscape in Freeport, Maine, Wolfe’s Neck Center uses its setting to connect people of all ages to the food they eat and where it comes from.

Contact: https://www.wolfesneck.org/, info@wolfesneck.org, 207-865-4469

Category: Dairy Animals, Farming, Gardening, Pest Control, Animal Husbandry, Poultry Care, Sustainable Agriculture,



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