March Newsletter We can feel spring trying to bloom. The last of the snow is melting and the lambs have started to hit the ground at the farm. It really is a glorious time of the year. We will have bottle fed lambs available for sale soon and feeders available in 60 days or so. […]

-Fellow farmer, did you know we have appointments for your livestock available as soon as next week? Tell your friends and save on your own processing. -Eaters, Tax time means fill your freezer time. How about putting some of that tax check towards good local meat? Give us a call at (765) 324-2161

Over the past year we have been developing the Chicago foodshed market and increasing source identified local protein options for retailers, restaurants, and distributors. We would like to work together with our farmer partners to increase local food market share in the Chicago foodshed. Please contact our Chicago Wholesale Rep James to discuss opportunities in […]

One of the cornerstones at This Old Farm is education. We want to learn as much as possible from people in our network and want to pass relevant info on to our partner farmers. Sometimes we find programs or events that we just need to share with you….This year we were given the opportunity to […]

6 more weeks, no problem. It’s time to cozy up to a warming dutch oven filled with pot roast. Did you know that you can use a variety of cuts in a pot roast? The traditional cut is a 7-bone chuck roast, but you can also use a round bone arm roast, bottom round roast, […]

Well, Phil the groundhog saw his shadow, so I guess we’re in for another 6 weeks of winter. Bundle up. If the next 6 weeks are like the past week, we are in for an interesting time. The recent snowstorms limited our ability to operate but we are back to 100%. Our team did a […]

Over the past year we have been developing the Chicago foodshed market and increasing source identified local protein options for retailers, restaurants, and distributors. We would like to work together with our farmer partners to increase local food market share in the Chicago foodshed. Please contact our Chicago Wholesale Rep James to discuss opportunities in […]

We have found that knowledge is power. We must continuously learn in agriculture to stay relevant. The more we learn about farming and processing, the better we can serve our customers. As many of us are setting goals for the New Year, we thought we would a program that is great for people new to […]

We had a great holiday at the Lafayette shoppe.! Thank you all for the support and for letting us provide you with your holiday roast. This month check out some of our sharable family size steaks and roasts so you can continue the communal feeling from the holiday. One of our favorite family steaks is […]

Another holiday season has passed, and we are all readying ourselves for hibernation mode. The cold and snow are coming so its time to fill up those freezers with locally raised meat so you can enjoy nutrient dense and flavorful steaks, roasts and ground all winter. A New Year at This Old Farm means setting […]

Hi all, We still have some slaughter spots available for January. Please give us a call at 765-324-2162. The most recent availability is below but please note that spots fill up quick. Thank you Date Species Spots Remaining 01/06/2022 Pork 1 01/07/2022 Beef 2 01/11/2022 Beef 2 01/13/2022 Pork 1 01/14/2022 Beef 4 01/18/2022 Lamb/Goat […]

Bye Bye Birds As I write this most of the turkeys have flown the coop (our freezers and coolers). Here at TOFI, we take a moment to breathe a sigh of relief for the brief reprieve before the upcoming winter holidays speeding towards us but we also take a moment to meditate on our thankfulness […]