Our NEW Farm Store opens TODAY, October 20th!
Find all of our grass fed, grass finished, pasture raised beef and lamb plus nonGMO pork, pastured chicken and local honey right here in the store!
Locally made pottery, rugs, bird houses, jewelry, soaps and more!
Open weekday mornings from 9am-1pm.
Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 4-6pm.
Saturdays from 10-2pm.
Laughing Horse Pottery
Open Farm Day
Celebrate the Grand Opening of our new farm store with us!
Connecting people with locally produced real food.
10 Pound Pork Bargain Bundle$75.00
Babyback Ribs (Pork)$11.00 – $17.00
Boston Butt$20.97 – $105.03
Bottom Round Roast$13.00 – $29.64
Brisket$8.70 – $51.25
Canadian Bacon – Smoked Pork Loin$2.75 – $13.80
Chorizo, Bulk Pork$9.00
Chuck Roast (Bone-in)$23.00 – $25.00
Chuck Roast (Boneless)$15.39 – $32.63
Chuk Wagon Delivery
Chuk Wagon Delivery
Saturday, October 17th
Saturday, November 3rd
Midlothian, Richmond, Williamsburg, Newport News and Hampton in Virginia.
Let us know if you want to see delivery in Norfolk, Chesapeake or South Hill, Virginia.
We are also looking to establish a route to Lynchburg and Rustburg, Virginia, sign up for the email list and let us know that you want delivery in Lynchburg or Rustburg, Virginia.
Delivery times will be announced via email, so be sure to watch for an email the week before delivery.
Get in touch to find out about delivery to your area! email@example.com
First Generation Farmers
Our overseas eating experiences were very different from those in the US with some resultant healthy life changing habits occurring. Frozen foods were almost nonexistent and canned food options were not much better. The ‘norm’ being fresh vegetables and meats. The impact of these limited food options is obvious – locals do not suffer from the same obesity rates as Americans. The American obesity epidemic has not hit Latin America.
Making a difference in America with our farm.
We chose heritage breed livestock, animals never selected for production in Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). Our heritage breed animals thrive in their natural environment, producing flavorful and nutrient dense meats –food the way Mother Nature intended.
We are excited to be your farmer, growing and sharing healthy choices for you.
Take a minute to look through our website and see for yourself what we are all about.
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Franchesca’s Dawn Farm
2137 Clays Mill Rd, Halifax, VA 24558
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We attend the following market:
Halifax Farmer's Market
209 South Main Street, Halifax, VA
Open year around on Saturdays from 8am – 1pm
We keep a freezer of meats at the indoor booth of GTS Farms.
Latest Farm Updates
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Our 15 year old daughter recently pointed out that my good friend, Kendy Sawyer, is like a drug dealer. Only Kendy deals in cows. She will be forevermore known in our house as Mom's "Cow Dealer." It's hard for me to say "no" to another cow... In my defense though,...
One of the questions I hear the most is this, “Why do you move your chickens around like this?” This often comes from neighbors who see the chicken wagon slowly traveling around the front field, and they wonder why am I wasting my time? Or more likely, they just...
I find myself always cooking pork chops the same way. I brown them on a skillet and then turn the temperature down and slow cook them on the skillet. They always taste good, but it's getting old. Plus, tomatoes are ready in my garden! I don't have enough tomatoes...
Cooking a ham roast has been on my to-do list since I picked them up from the processor last month. I usually brine and then slow cook ham roasts in the oven, but I wanted to try something different with this one. Something that could be whipped up really fast and...
Cows are interesting creatures. Not quite like the horses I so loved growing up, but fun never-the-less. My mom was surprised when I purchased cows, as she remembers me having a distinct dislike of them. It was probably less of a dislike and more that they simply...