We currently have openings on our slaughter floor and in our processing area. We are looking for reliable, enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working in a team environment and contributing to making locally-grown meat more widely available. Visit our website at www.thisoldfarm.com to learn more about our business, and to request an application.

By Tim Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS) ST. LOUIS — Five years ago, Dan Beyers took his farm in a new direction. Or, rather, back in an old direction. The Pana, Ill.-area farmer had been using corn and soybean seeds genetically modified to work with glyphosate — the generic name for Monsanto’s signature Roundup herbicide. […]

Ingredients 1 dozen brats Beer, to cover 1 medium large sweet onion 2 ounces (1/2 stick) butter Directions Place brats in a Dutch oven with onions and butter, cover the brats with beer. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer until brats are cooked. Remove brats and set aside beer mixture. Grill brats until […]

By Maureen Hayden, CNHI statehouse reporter INDIANAPOLIS — All the grains in Mary Bratcher’s Indiana-packaged Amber Waves granola comes from Indiana farms, but the local foods activist stops short of labeling it as “Indiana Grown.” Two minor ingredients, salt and butter, come from elsewhere. So, Bratcher uses a logo, issued by the state Department of […]

This Old Farm is looking to fill several different positions now and in the near future. * Wholesale Account Manager/Sales Manager * Processing Room Crew – Several positions! * Charcuterie Chef – Smoked Meat Specialist * General Food Safety Manager If you are interested in joining the This Old Farm family, please email your resume […]

Posted on March 17, 2015 by Office of Public Affairs The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reports that family-owned farms remain the backbone of the agriculture industry. The latest data come from the Census of Agriculture farm typology report and help shine light on the question, “What is a family farm?” […]

ATTENTION, ATTENTION WE ARE LOOKING FOR NEW ALLIANCE MEMBERS FOR OUR 2015 YEAR!!! RENEWALS TOO!!! This Old Farm is looking for new Alliance Members in the PORK, BEEF, LAMB, and POULTRY industry, (BEEF-grass-fed, grass-fed/corn finished, PORK-pasture raised, preferably non-GMO feed, will discuss other types of feed). If you are interested in becoming an Alliance Member, […]

Purdue workshops offer producers guidance on food safety Fruits and vegetables Purdue Extension is sponsoring five workshops throughout the state Tuesday (March 17) through April 8 for fruit and vegetable producers to learn how to reduce the risk of contamination by foodborne pathogens in produce. All of the “Good Agricultural Practices A to Z” programs […]