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Pound Ridge Organics – Pound Ridge, NY

By Animal Welfare Approved | June 3, 2016

Donna Simons raises Certified AWA laying hens and laying ducks at Pound Ridge Organics in Westchester County, New York. Pound Ridge Organics sits on an original homestead property dating back to 1792. The ducks and chickens roam the 2-acre property, while 16 acres of wooded wetlands lies just beyond the farm.

Wolftree Farm – Burdett, NY

By Animal Welfare Approved | May 6, 2016

Jeromy Biazzo and Margaret Meixner raise Certified AWA sheep at Wolftree Farm in Schuyler County, New York. Wolftree Farm sits in the heart of the state’s Finger Lakes Region on the slopes between the Seneca Lake Wine Trail and Finger Lakes National Forest.

Kinne Brook Farm – Worthington, MA

By Animal Welfare Approved | March 27, 2016

Eliza Lake and Bart Niswonger, and their two young children, Augustus and Charlotte, raise Certified Grassfed by AGW beef cattle and Certified AWA laying hens at Kinne Brook Farm in Worthington, MA. The farm has been in the Lake family since 1980, and Eliza and Bart bought the 86-acre farm in 2010. The family live in the early 19th-century farmhouse on the property.

Moosehorn Mountain Farm – Wells, VT

By Animal Welfare Approved | February 5, 2016

Moosehorn Mountain Farm is a small diversified family farm, situated at the foot of Moosehorn Mountain in Wells, VT. Farmers Kris and Lilly met at Green Mountain College in 2010, where they both studied sustainable agriculture and discovered their shared passion for humane, sustainable, healthy food production. They went on to work for several local farms after college, before starting their own small “incubator” farm, Twin Falls Farm, in Whitehall, NY.

Northshire Farm – West Winfield, NY

By Animal Welfare Approved | January 15, 2016

Jim Grillo, along with the help of his niece, Catherine Barfield, and her husband, Bradlee, raise Certified AWA laying hens at Northshire Farm in West Winfield, New York. Jim has been farming for over 30 years and originally owned a farm on Long Island. Northshire Farm is a thriving farming business and the 180-acre property consists of a mix of woodland and pasture, with the Unadilla River that runs throughout.

Lupo Farm / Naturally Grass Fed – Fort Ann, NY

By Animal Welfare Approved | January 5, 2016

Lupo Farm is operated by Shasho Pole, and is situated near Fort Ann in beautiful upstate New York, close to the Vermont border. Lupo Farm raises Certified Grassfed by AWA beef cattle and Certified AWA pigs. Shasho explains the farm’s low-input, sustainable methods: “We use no artificial fertilizer in use on the farm – nothing but what is left behind by our animals.”

Diamond Hills Farms – Ghent, NY

By Animal Welfare Approved | December 22, 2015

As a child, Jason Detzel spent many field trips sneaking off into barns or checking out tractors whenever he had the chance. He always had a love for biology and the soil, which kept him busy throughout college. But it wasn’t until he was 10 years into a career as a social worker that he decided to get serious about farming.

Creekside Farm – Athens, OH

By Animal Welfare Approved | November 23, 2015

Paul Tomcho and Krista Duval established Creekside Farm in Athens, Ohio, on property which had been abandoned for over 25 years, resulting in an overgrowth of brush in the pastures. The couple originally planned to use a small herd of goats to clear the brush and prepare the land for dairy cattle, but as time passed, they decided the landscape and terrain were a better fit for a fulltime herd of browsing, hillside-loving goats.

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