About Our Food
We raise animals respectfully, in a manner reflective of the life for which they were meant to live.
Animals on Pasture or in a Forest. A lot of space. Moving regularly. No Chemicals. Fed the right food. Always.
Pastured/forested meat can be the cleanest and best tasting meat available – and – contribute to restoration and regeneration of the soil and land. This happens especially if the management of the flock and herd is done in a way that mimics nature. And that is what we strive to do. If you have heard the term Regenerative Agriculture, you will be familiar with how we seek to function.
At Haven Farm, we truly free-range our meat and laying chickens, where they roam safely, forage for bugs and grass, and are free to just be chickens. They are moved every day to keep them in a fresh, clean environment, disperse manure and improve the soil. We provide our poultry a 100% traceable, non-GMO supplemental feed, grown right here in N.C.
Our small batches of hogs have a lot of space to root and forage for acorns, nuts, mushrooms, and all kinds of other good stuff as we move them weekly through our woodland. The hogs' disturbance of the forest floor is a beneficial action, and then we move them along. They are currently supplemented with a 100% organic feed from a local N.C. grain mill.
We practice intensive rotational grazing for our cattle, contributing to carbon-capture, soil-building, and the development of diverse and healthy pastures. They are 100% grass-fed, as cows were intended to be.
**Our farm is open for visits; we would love to show you how we do the things we do. A call would be best before coming out, but you will always be welcomed.**