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Virginia Grown Grass fed beef,  Free Range Pork,

pastured Chicken and Eggs

Connecting people with locally produced real food. Cultivating interest & knowledge in fresh ingredients and tasty home cooked meals.

CHUCK WAGON DELIVERY

May 5th – Richmond, Williamsburg and Newport News in Virginia

April 21st – Roxboro, Reidsville, and Greensboro in North Carolina and Danville and Chatham in Virginia

Delivery times will be announced via email.  Some delivery times are currently listed at checkout but may be subject to change as we grow the route.  

Get in touch to find out about delivery to your area!  amie@franchescasdawnfarm.com

First Generation Farmers

After living and working in Latin America for ten years as diplomats, we were unexpectedly medically evacuated home in 2014 to help one of our children. With the farm previously purchased in anticipation of our future retirement we came home for recuperation. The farming adventure began with heritage breeds of American Milking Devon and Red Devon cows and Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs.

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.

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A SELECTION OF OUR MEATS IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE IN THE FREEZER AT:

FARMER'S MARKETS

We plan to attend the following markets:

Abbott’s Farm Supply

445 S Main St, Halifax, VA 24558

Halifax Farmer’s Market

209 South Main Street, Halifax, VA

Open Saturdays 8am – 1pm

Caswell Farmer’s Market in Semora, NC

4807 NC-57, just west of 119N , Semora, NC 27343

Open Saturday afternoons from 4pm to 6:30pm, April 22, – September 2, 2017

Caswell Farmers’ Market in Yanceyville, NC

2246-2252 NC HWY 86N, Yanceyville, NC 27379.

Open Thursday afternoons from 4pm to 6:30pm, June 15 – August 31, 2017.

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2137 Clays Mill Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

(703) 424-6497          (434) 579-4160

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