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About CarrickHillFarms

Small farm. Big difference. Farming premium quality products by taking exceptional care of our animals, our land, our supporters. Ethical. Delectable. Local. It's our Farmosophy.

BELLY WARMER BUTTER CHICKEN

Our packet of Butter Chicken Spice Blend makes cooking your own butter chicken at home easy! Chef Aaron Clyne (author of Travel, Eat, Repeat: A Culinary Nomad Journal) created the following recipe: BUTTER CHICKEN SAUCE: 2 TBSP grated ginger2 cloves … Continue reading

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Turkey Cooking Tips

ROASTING YOUR TURKEY Set your oven to 325F. Find your MEAT THERMOMETER. Put half an onion, half a lemon, rosemary (or herbs of your choice) into the turkey cavity. Rub butter or oil all over the exterior of the turkey. … Continue reading

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Heritage Pigs

Our pigs are given free access to pasture and a cozy bedded barn depending on their preference.  They are a mix of heritage breeds: 1/2 Large Black, 1/4 Berkshire, 1/4 Tamworth.

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Wyndham House Donations

  This holiday season we will be donating some of our pasture raised chickens to Wyndham House in Guelph.  Would you like to help us increase the number of donated chickens? Sponsor a Carrick Hill Farms chicken for Wyndham House!  … Continue reading

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Guelph Pastured Chicken Pick Up

Whole, frozen pasture raised chickens $5.25/lb Downtown Guelph Pick Up Sunday, December 6th 1-4pm Our pasture raised chickens taste amazing! Raised outside with fresh air, sunshine and lots of fresh greens to eat. No antibiotics, no hormones, no GMO’s, no … Continue reading

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Chicken CSA 2015!

How our CSA works: Receive a season of pastured, whole, frozen chickens for $5.25/lb.  Send payment of $500 and draw on your CSA account with us over the season.  Your $500 will reserve you approx 18-22 chickens available between June … Continue reading

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Guelph Pastured Chicken Orders

Pastured broiler chickens for sale! Meet us at the Ignatius Farm CSA pick up in Guelph between 3:30-7:00pm: June 23 & 26 July 14 & 17 & 28 & 31 Aug 18 & 21 Sept 1 & 4 & 15 & 18 … Continue reading

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Turkey Cooking Tips

BRINING
 To brine, or not to brine…your Bronze Orlopp turkey will be juicy and flavourful either way, but if you want to take the extra time to brine your turkey here is how we do it: 2 cups quality kosher … Continue reading

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Quinn’s New Hen

Quinn adopted a hen with only one eye. He went to the chicken coop to see how she was doing in her new home and she hopped from a perch onto his shoulder and stayed there for a 20 minute … Continue reading

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The ‘pasture’ of pasture raised chickens

The hay has been cut on the field where our first batch of pastured chickens were raised. As we moved the chicken mobiles across the field, they left their manure behind to fertilize the ground. In these pictures, you can … Continue reading

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