The freezer turned on yesterday! Over the next week our freezer warehousing space will be cooling down quite literally. It is enough space that we were told to give it a full week to get down to where we want to hold product at. I know many of our farmers and customers have recieved calls […]

On November 13, 2009 This Old Farm went from being farm to being farm and meat processor with the purchase of a then custom exempt meat processing facility outside of Colfax, IN which was just 7 miles from our home farm. I remember that first day as all of a sudden I was in charge […]

From Farm to Table: Did you read that I have had my head down charging towards the red flag. Hindsight is always better than foresight, right?!? Somehow in the midst of a pandemic and the building shortages that have been part of it, I managed to get in the middle of three separate building projects […]

Many conversations start today with asking how we are doing hiring team members due to the national labor shortage. I am thankful that we have added and filled over 20 positions in the last year. These are 20 people that are dedicated to good local food and the hard work needed to put it on […]

“We have an opportunity to transform our nation’s food system with a greater focus on resilient, local and regional food systems,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “These grants will help maximize opportunities for economic growth and ingenuity in local and regional food systems to kickstart this transformation. LAMP grants have a history of generating new […]

Daley joined This Old Farm in December, 2020, as Production Manager 2nd Shift. With 20 years in the meat industry working for large packers, he brings a wealth of knowledge in various capacities. Daley is a proven leader and does a great job leading our second shift staff, including an uplifting team meeting before each […]

This Old Farm Meats & Processing has multiple job openings available! If you or someone you know would like to join our team, the positions are posted on Indeed, applications are available in the store, or can be emailed. No previous experience needed! Additional responsibilities could include customer service representative, distribution, and general farm labor. […]

Mary Had a Little Lamb

Mary (aka Jessica) has too many little lambs! Jessica would appreciate it if you would help her regain some sanity by purchasing her bottle lambs. Side note, her teenage daughters would also like for some of these babies to find new homes! Bottle lambs are available for $100 each (feeders, breeding ewes, and ram lambs […]

how livestock gets from this door to here be sure to RSVP for our Trailer to Freezer producer meeting on April 17 at 12:00! Trailer to Freezer – Ever wonder what happens after you drop off your livestock? We will walk you through the entire process. *No animals will be harmed during this tour We […]

Gimme 5 Challenge

Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry is partnering with Indiana meat processors to assist hunger relief agencies combat food insecurity in our area. You do not have to donate a whole animal to help “meat” the need! Through their “Gimme 5 Challenge”, anyone who donates a minimum of five pounds of meat can enter to win $100! […]

We will now combine two meetings into one! The producer meeting originally scheduled for March 13 (Value Added Goods) will be included in the April 17 Trailer to Freezer meeting. Join us at 12:00 for a full facility tour and learn: Value Added Goods – How our V.A.G. can stiffen your demand. Learn about curing […]