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Raccoon Forks Farms

Redfield, Iowa

Email: Contact Us
Phone: (515) 729-8664
Address: 28770 El Paso Avenue, Redfield, Iowa 50233
Website: http://raccoonforks.com/raccoon-forks-farms/
Updated: Apr 17, 2019

About Us

At Raccoon Forks Farms, we raise produce; seedlings; lamb, mutton, goat meat, and chickens; and beautiful brown eggs. We also make soap! Practicing chemical-free, sustainable farming, we produce delicious local food. We sell our products through our CSA shares, on-line orders, at the Perry, Iowa farmers' market, and to a number of local groceries, coops, restaurants, and caterers. As a microbusiness of Optimae LifeServices, Raccoon Forks Farms provides job opportunities to people with disabilities and mental illness. Employees at the Farms receive one-on-one job coaching and the support they need to build skills and be successful on the job. OUR ANIMALS We believe sunshine, grass beneath their feet, and the ability to forage keep our livestock happy and healthy. In return, they give us rich, delicious brown eggs and the best-tasting meat! During the day, our chickens roam at will in large pastures; at night, they choose their own roosting spots inside barns and sheds, where they are protected from predators. They have lots of space, inside and out, and are always cage-free! In addition to whatever they forage, to ensure proper nutrition, our chickens are also offered a vegetarian supplemental diet. Our goats and sheep are also pastured and they have access to shelters they can use as they please. SUSTAINABILITY We take pride in farming sustainably. We don't use any chemicals at the Farms, and antibiotics are used only if an animal is ill (and are administered only to that animal). We improve our soil's health and fertility with cover crops, as little tilling as possible, and our own Farms-produced compost. We reuse, recycle, and compost just about everything!
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Herbs

Herb Product Type

  • Basil
  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Dill
  • Fennel
  • Mint
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Thyme

Product Attributes - Producer Verified

  • Pesticide Free
  • Sustainable Practices

Product Forms

  • Fresh
  • Plants for sale

Methods of Sale

  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • Farmers Market
  • Internet
  • WIC

Meat & Poultry

Meat & Poultry - Product Type

  • Chicken
  • Eggs
  • Goat (Other: Kiko-Boer mix)
  • Lamb/Sheep (Other: Katahdin)

Product Attributes - Producer Verified

  • Free-Range
  • No Antibiotics Fed
  • No Growth Promotants
  • Pasture/Grass Fed
  • Sustainable Practices
  • Other: All of our farming is chemical-free

Product Attributes - 3rd Party Certified/Verified

  • State Inspected

Product Forms

  • Fresh
  • Frozen

Methods of Sale

  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • Farmers Market
  • Internet
  • On Farm Sales
  • WIC

Specialty Products

Specialty Product Type

  • Other: Soap - made with our own eggs and other natural ingredients.

Product Attributes - Producer Verified

  • Sustainable Practices

Methods of Sale

  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • Farmers Market
  • Internet

Vegetables

Vegetable Product Type

  • Arugula
  • Beans (Snap, Wax, Yellow)
  • Beets
  • Bok Choy
  • Broccoli
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Chard (Swiss)
  • Collards
  • Cucumbers (Slicing)
  • Edamame Soybeans
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Greens (Turnip)
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce (Head, Leaf)
  • Okra
  • Onions (Green)
  • Parsnip
  • Peas (English)
  • Peppers (Banana, Bell, Hot)
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Scallions
  • Spinach
  • Squash (Summer, Winter)
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnips
  • Zucchini
  • Other: Fennel, Broccoli Raab, Fava Beans, Snap Peas, Snow Peas

Product Attributes - Producer Verified

  • Hoop House/High Tunnel
  • Pesticide Free
  • Sustainable Practices
  • Other: Most of our vegetables are field-grown, a small amount come from our high tunnel. All of our farming is chemical-free.

Product Form

  • Fresh

Methods of Sale

  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • Farmers Market
  • Internet
  • WIC

Additional Information

Markets Served

  • Local
  • Mid-West (USA)

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About Us

At Raccoon Forks Farms, we raise produce; seedlings; lamb, mutton, goat meat, and chickens; and beautiful brown eggs. We also make soap!
Practicing chemical-free, sustainable farming, we produce delicious local food. We sell our products through our CSA shares, on-line orders, at the Perry, Iowa farmers' market, and to a number of local groceries, coops, restaurants, and caterers.

As a microbusiness of Optimae LifeServices, Raccoon Forks Farms provides job opportunities to people with disabilities and mental illness. Employees at the Farms receive one-on-one job coaching and the support they need to build skills and be successful on the job.

OUR ANIMALS

We believe sunshine, grass beneath their feet, and the ability to forage keep our livestock happy and healthy. In return, they give us rich, delicious brown eggs and the best-tasting meat! During the day, our chickens roam at will in large pastures; at night, they choose their own roosting spots inside barns and sheds, where they are protected from predators. They have lots of space, inside and out, and are always cage-free! In addition to whatever they forage, to ensure proper nutrition, our chickens are also offered a vegetarian supplemental diet. Our goats and sheep are also pastured and they have access to shelters they can use as they please.

SUSTAINABILITY

We take pride in farming sustainably. We don't use any chemicals at the Farms, and antibiotics are used only if an animal is ill (and are administered only to that animal). We improve our soil's health and fertility with cover crops, as little tilling as possible, and our own Farms-produced compost. We reuse, recycle, and compost just about everything!

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