The Hoosier Young Farmers Coalition can send 5 folks to this year’s “Convergence.” Convergence is a gathering of young farmers from across the country. Since we’re a chapter of the National Young Farmers Coalition, we get to send five “delegates” to this gathering. That could be you! Big picture: Convergence is an incredible chance to […]
If you’ve called recently to schedule livestock for processing, you know our schedule for 2020 has been full for a few months and 2021 has limited space. Beginning in August, we started asking farmers to complete a Farmer Business Needs Assessment to help us move forward with staff additions and facility expansion plans. This form […]
As most of you probably know, our processing schedule is completely booked for the remainder of 2020 and all but a few months of 2021. This means our freezers are at capacity (and then some)! Please help us help you and your customers by promptly picking up your order(s) once you receive notification. _ As […]
We are proud to recognize and support David and Roseanne Evans, owners of First Fruits Farms, for their nomination as Beginning Farmer of the Year by Routes to Farm. Your vote for David and Roseanne would be appreciated by vising the Routes to Farm voting page: https://routes2farm.org/about/farmeraward/ On behalf of David, Roseanne, and their family, […]
“What type of animal would forget where its food comes from? A dumb one, right? And that would be us” – Barbara Kingsolver I have often posed the question in other posts, emails, and so forth asking “do you know where your food comes from”? The answer isn’t the grocery store! Many of us turn […]
Independence Day – It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. We often celebrate this holiday with picnics, barbecues, public festivals and events, all followed by fireworks at dark. With so many public events cancelled this year, many of us will turn to backyard parties and […]
Email spam is defined as unwanted or unsolicited email, usually advertising or marketing based and sent in bulk. Often times, email from This Old Farm lands in the recipient’s spam/junk folder and important notifications are missed. As you probably know, our business has increased significantly the last few months, which means our processing freezers fill […]
Calling all processing farmers and customers! If you do not want the brisket from a beef we are processing for you, please let us know and we might purchase it from you. Due to increased demand from area restaurants, we may purchase from you to fill wholesale customer orders. Thank you for assisting This Old […]
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” – Joseph Campbell On behalf of everyone at This Old Farm, thank you to all who have and continue to serve in all branches of the military. We will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of the holiday.
If you have dealt with or currently utilize another meat processor, do you get to see your butcher in action or even know his/her name? More than likely the answer is no. What about the folks who debone, grind, package, and label? We proudly recognize all of our staff and appreciate their hard work! Ever […]
Join our Good Food Team! Support our farmers by building processing capacity so they can get their livestock processed. This Old Farm, Inc is hiring for various butcher/butcher assistant and quality assurance positions! Consideration will be based upon both skill level and attitude. The desire to be part of the team and learn often outweighs […]
WishTV came out to look at our processing operation and the reporter was so happy to find meat that he took some home……… Copy and paste the following link to view one of the videos….. Where’s the beef? Indiana still has plenty Hope to see you soon!