Funding has increased for the USDA Value Added Producer Program. This year there is additional funding available for all of our farmers. In addition to it being an excellent year for applications due to additional COVID funding being available, the USDA has also lowered the needed match to 10% for a portion of the funding. […]
Pumpkin was born on Thanksgiving day to one of our resident ewes named Nema. Her and her brother, Peanut, need a new home that will feed her because Nema is now too old to do so. With all our projects associated with helping our farmers, our plate is overly full for bottle lambs. Now before […]
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!
Applications are open for National Farmers Union’s (NFU) 2020-2021 Beginning Farmer Institute (BFI)! BFI is a training program for new producers of all ages and operation type/size. Participants will attend three in-person learning sessions over the course of the year, one each in Nashville, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. The sessions include farm tours, seminars […]
Ever heard of a fire sale……. Perhaps that is a bad joke considering we just had one. We are selling meat lambs, feeder lambs, and potential breeding stock due to limited cover space. If you have been thinking about trying lamb in any stage, give me a call. Call 765 324-2161 for more information.
Our small store front is still open to supply your grocery needs. Tell a friend, as many are learning where to get Good Food for the first time. We are taking every precaution we can to take care of our customers. You can call ahead or place an order online. We are doing curbside pick […]
Experiencing Holy Week has certainly been different this year for all of us. As I reflected on Maundy Thursday this morning, I thought of the anguish that so many of us are in due to the COVID virus. In some ways it is not unlike the anguish experienced by Christ in that last week as […]
Kendra has been hard at work on our available dates. If you are looking for processing to meet this new demand for good local meat, we have been adding dates. In fact, we have just a few days left to honor our farmer loyalty discount. If you book your hog and beef appointments by April […]
We know we can get messaging out faster than ever before, but how fast can we start to see lemonade be made from all these Covid lemons? The support we have felt and our farmer customers have felt through purchasing meat packages direct is a sure sign of making lemonade out of lemons. How can […]
What a bittersweet time in life. The phone is ringing and our meat sales have doubled, yet our new customers have experienced pain in seeing a disruption in where their food typically is purchased. People all around us are reaching out in love to show more grace than I have ever seen, yet we are […]
A couple weeks ago we sat down with 6 of us farmers around a table and talked business planning. This meeting was part of our Farmer Appreciation series we hold each winter/spring season. While business planning may not be the most fun meeting topic, it is certainly one needed for sustainability. Our producers that evening […]