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Pastured Chicken - While it lasts

Beyond Organic Pastured Chicken at the Robertson County Farmers Market in Springfield every Saturday from 8:00-12:00.  White Stone Farms will be selling our Pastured Chicken while supplies last. 
All our Chickens are raised here at White Stone Farms in Springfield Tennessee, and fed nothing but fresh grass and certified organic grains. For our pastures we avoid any herbicides or pesticides so all chemicals are removed from the diets of our Chickens. They are moved daily in our custom built chicken tractors that keep them safe from predators but also keeps them free from any filth or contaminants like the birds from major commercial producers. These are the most pure and healthy chicken products available today raised with no medications, no steroids, no added hormones, no chemicals and only 100% certified organic grains and natural fresh grass and clover.

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Pastured Chicken - Now Available

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Pastured Chicken - Now Available

Our first batch of 2015 White Stone Pastured Poultry is ready for purchase.  All our Broilers are raised here at White Stone Farms and fed nothing but fresh grass and certified organic grains.  Click to read more...

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2015 Lamb / Price and Process Overview

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2015 Lamb / Price and Process Overview

We have posted our 2015 Prices and Process overviews.  All our Lamb is Grass Fed and Finished.  Our sheep eat fresh forage, a new pasture paddock roughly every day, and stay herded tightly with portable electric fencing. This natural model heals the land, thickens the forage, reduces weeds, stimulates earthworms, reduces pathogens, and increases nutritional qualities in the meat.

 Click to see more on our Grass Fed Lamb.

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Amazing Aliance Formed

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Amazing Aliance Formed

Left to right - Tye Cole of White Stone Farms, and Carney Farris and Edison Guthrie of Windy Acres Farm

Left to right - Tye Cole of White Stone Farms, and Carney Farris and Edison Guthrie of Windy Acres Farm

As we continue our work to provide as natural and healthy an environment as possible for our farm we find ourselves running into many challenges in this industrial food world.  One of our big challenges has been sourcing our needs for organic grains for our Poultry and Swine livestock.  Since grain is heavy and we need lots of tonnage to support our annual production, transportation and distance becomes a big factor in cost.  Fortunately we are located very close to Albert and Carney Farris at Windy Acres Farm.  Windy Acres is a Farm in Orlinda, Tennessee that produces and sells certified organic grains.

It's not often in life you are able to meet and form a relationship with your heroes but that is exactly what is happening with us as we explore partnering possibilities with Windy Acres.  We are so blessed to have the wisdom and experience of Albert and Carney who have been actively engaged in God's plan to reconcile all things to Himself for more than 3 decades.  It's so wonderful to have them located in such a short driving distance from White Stone Farms and to have the privilege of seeing their grains become the basis for our Poultry and Pork grain feed requirements.  They are 100% organic using no synthetic pesticides and herbicides using only  non genetically modified organism (non-GMO)  seeds and open pollinated seeds as much as possible for their grain production.

We've already placed our orders for our grains and are also in the process of acquiring many Katahdin Ewes from their line which has been breed in grass fed pasture rotation based environment for many years.  This acquisition will give is 24 new Sheep mothers producing great tasting lamb for our customers for many years to come.  We have also been enjoying many of the Windy Acres products that we took home from our visits.

We are truly thankful and blessed to have this new relationship forming and look forward to seeing where this takes us in the future.  We are grateful for all the hard work of the Farris's and the way they are complimenting our ongoing efforts to bring Beyond Organic, Natural, and Healthy Products to our customers.

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2014 Christmas Surprise

Our First Christmas Gift at White Stone Farms

When we bought our initial Sheep from a farm in Kentucky we really had little clue what we were doing.  We had learned enough to know our target would be Katahdin but selecting livestock was something we had no experience with and fortunately we lucked into a few Katahdin from a Kentucky farm that were already pregnant.  We were told the Ram was with them in October but apparently that Ram was up to something last July.  

Early Christmas morning as we were checking on the Ewes we found the most wonderful Christmas surprise.  A lamb was born.  As Christmas day continued, the Ewe, obviously in the Christmas giving spirit just kept giving.  Baby lamb number 2 was born by mid-morning and as I write this it is looking like we may be looking at triplets as she is preparing for more gifts to come.  

It's a little hard to believe that the first new life has arrived since we just bought the farm in September of this year.  The fact that our first miracles are happening on Christmas morning caught us completely by surprise and we are a bit in shock with it all.  These unexpected miracles fill our hearts with hope just like the story that started all the hope we have in this world.  

The Shepherds and the Angels

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.” And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!” (Luke 2:8-14 ESV)

Merry Christmas 2014!

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Welcome Gus to White Stone Farms

Gus has a very friendly cute look when he is not dealing with a predator.  

Gus has a very friendly cute look when he is not dealing with a predator.  

One November 29, 2014 we were fortunate to acquire our male Akbash Livestock Guardian Dog (LGD) named Gus.  Gus was born in May of 2013 and came to us through our friends Charles and Sherri Reece from Dean Hill Kikos.  

In case you are not familiar,  Akbash is one of several dog breeds that make good LGDs.  LGDs basically help us to keep the livestock from harm.  Not only will they stay with and protect our animals, they help to move our sheep away from fences and from time to time they herd the sheep to keep them together.  If you are not familiar with the Akbash breed,  they are extremely intelligent and fierce protectors. 

We have fallen in love with Gus since his arrival at WSF and admire and treasure his hard work on the farm.  Gus works hard while asking for very little in return - a scratch on the head, a good meal, and plenty of room to stretch his legs and he's good to go.

Welcome Gus to White Stone Farms!

Thank you Charles and Sherri for your warmth and hospitality.  We all loved the time we had with you at Dean Hill Kikos.  Here we are some of the White Stone Farms Clan enjoying Charles and Sherri's Kikos.  We look forward to returning when it's time for our next Akbash addition.

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