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Hen's Arrived

written by

Ben Simmons

posted on

April 16, 2017

Sales Update –

FRESH CHICKEN - our first batch of broilers will be processed this Friday and available for pickup Saturday morning in Hattiesburg. Any not sold as fresh will be added to our website. If you have not reserved your chicken now is the time. Simply email me at sales@naturesgourmetfarm.com with how many you want. You can pickup at the farm Friday afternoon or at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center Saturday morning from 8:30 - 10:00.

BEEF - we have a good bit of steaks and roast but not the ground needed to make our typical bundles. So, for A LIMITED TIME we will sell individual steaks and roast from our website. We will deliver to pickup locations or you can pickup at the farm BY APPOINTMENT - just let us know. Price will be by the pound.

Maybe you have been wanting to try our beef or skeptical about our new processor. This would be an excellent opportunity to see for yourself.

I should have items added by Tuesday.

We are out of ground beef. More should be available by the end of May.

Farm Activities – as you know, we are adding eggs to our farm. When you listen to the folks who are farming successfully several key points are brought out. First, diversity in forages regenerates soil health and second is diversity in animals. Two basics for regenerative agriculture. This was a strong factor in choosing to add hens.

After 4-months of research, planning, and preparing our hens arrived Thursday afternoon. We were very pleased with how well they made the trip and how easy going they are. Lauren is preparing a short video of the process that should be available this next week.

I've started planting our summer annuals into the pastures and will continue early next week. I really like to bring the cows in and graze the forage down and then plant the next seasons pasture crop.

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