‘Round The Farm

Lexi Doing It All

When I asked my husband if he had any good pictures of me, this is what he sent 😅

Chicks in Brooder

These little guys are ready to hit the pasture, but the protective mother hen in me is making them wait until it’s just a bit warmer ☀️

Gator Racing

This one will probably pursue a future in racing 🏎️

Friendly Sheep

Hair sheep shed like dogs. Big dogs.

🐣 See the steps and process of moving 100 broiler chicks out to their new pasture home.  A behind the scenes look at raising broilers at Longbottom Farm.  

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Spring News from Longbottom Farm!

grassfed and finished

I hope this note finds you smiling and soaking up the beautiful spring weather! Things have been buzzing at Longbottom Farm, and I’m excited to share some updates with you—apologies for the delay in getting this out!

What’s New in Our Online Farm Store:

  • Beef: We’re all stocked up now, though we haven’t been able to offer any shares recently. We’re working hard to make sure we can offer beef shares from this summer into the fall. We’re partnering with a few other farms who share our values (rotational grazing, grass-fed, no grain, antibiotic-free) to make sure we have plenty available.
  • Pork: We’ve restocked and also have something new for you to try—Smoked Garlic Brats! They’re as tasty as they sound, perfect for grilling season, so be sure to snag a pack.
  • Poultry: We’re out of most poultry at the moment, but hang tight—we’ll be fully restocked in about 5 weeks. Thanks so much for your patience!

New Arrivals:

Our farm family has some adorable new members—baby calves! They’re taking their first wobbly steps in the pastures. Spring is the perfect time for them because the weather is mild and there’s plenty of grass for their mothers to eat and produce milk.

Broilers on the Move:

Our broilers just moved from the brooder to the great outdoors. We’re raising about 600 to 700 this year, divided into 4 groups. They roam in mobile shelters that we move daily, munching on fresh grass and a mix of natural foods along with their non-GMO feed. This keeps them happy and healthy.

Eggs Galore:

Our chickens haven’t slowed down one bit, even over the winter. They’ve been exploring the farm and laying eggs nonstop!

Looking Forward:

We’re also preparing for this year’s turkeys—available as whole birds by Thanksgiving. Turkeys are tricky in their first few weeks, but once past that, they thrive, especially on our pastures. Plus, we’ll be welcoming piglets back to the pastures later this month. Raising them through to early winter adds so much life and diversity to our farm.

A Heartfelt Thank You:

We really couldn’t do this without your support. Your choice to go with our pasture-raised products helps us keep our farming practices ethical and our planet a bit healthier.

I’m thrilled to continue providing you and your family with the best pasture-raised goodies. Stay tuned for more updates, and thank you for being such an important part of our farm’s community!

P.S. We love seeing our products in action! Share your culinary creations with us on Facebook, Instagram, X(Twitter), and Threads.  Let’s spread the joy of cooking and eating together.

Thanks for following us and allowing us to serve you.  If you have questions or would like to share your thoughts, give us a shout!  Have a wonderful week!

Longbottom Farm Family

With Our Appreciation,

Jason, Lexi, and Family