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Spring Hatch


The first hatch of the season is in full swing here at Greenmont Farm.  As Joel recently said in the spring newsletter, “Frustrated with the quality of hatchery chicks (small, fragile, stupid) several years ago Polyface embarked on a bold plan: saving healthy, productive older layers, mating them with select roosters, and hatching in-house pullets.  … Read the Rest

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Rooster Stew and Cookbook Giveaway!


If you’ve been following my blogs posts for the last couple of weeks, you’ll know that we’ve been talking about our family food adventure and the subject of food. One of the things that has made my life in the kitchen much more enjoyable and easy this month is the release of Diana Rodgers’ Homegrown … Read the Rest

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Fried Chicken!! (without the guilt)


Is there anything better than good old fried chicken? Yes, I just showed my true colors there. I’m a southern girl. You know, where everything is better fried? Oh, yes and the tea is served sweet. 🙂 Last night for dinner, I was in the mood for some fried chicken. It’s usually more of southern … Read the Rest

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Alabama BBQ Chicken

From the episode: Southern BBQ To hold the wood chips, you will need a small disposable aluminum tray. Serves 8. Ingredients White BBQ Sauce 3/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish 1/2 teaspoon table salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper Chicken 1 teaspoon table … Read the Rest

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Polyface Patron Wednesday

Name: Krista SwetzBuying club: Annapolis Age: 29How did you first hear about Polyface? Omnivore’s DilemmaHow long have you been a Polyface customer? One yearHave you ever been to the farm? No, but I would LOVE to. What one item in the kitchen best describes you and your personality? My baking stone, versatile, handy, dependable and … Read the Rest

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Oven Fried Chicken

Oven Fried Chicken Submitted by Sheri Salatin 1 Polyface Broiler chicken (cut-up) 1/2 cup flour (your choice of wheat or white. I have also used rice flour with success) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup lard 1 egg, beaten 3 tablespoon milk Melt butter and lard in … Read the Rest

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Broilers on pasture

It’s officially Spring at Polyface. The broilers are in the field on pasture. At 3 weeks old, after they have come out of the brooder we move the birds to the field where they stay until they are 8 weeks old. They are in floorless, 10’x12′ field shelters that are moved every single day to … Read the Rest

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Taken from The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook by Shannon Hayes 1 4-pound stewing hen 1 20-ounce can chunk unsweetened pineapple, drained and juice reserved 2 green bell peppers/ cut in strips 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 2 carrots, … Read the Rest

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Honey Baked Chicken

Honey Baked Chicken Submitted by Teresa Salatin (Polyface, Inc.) 1 – 3-4 lb. broiler, cut up 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup honey 2 Tbsp. mustard 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. curry powder Place chicken, skin side up, in greased baking pan. Combine last 5 ingredients and pour over chicken. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 … Read the Rest

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