Why is Pasture Raised Chicken Better?

March 19, 2021Healthy Living, News, Pasture Raised Poultry

Chickens that are raised outside on lush green pasture ( pasture raised chicken) are nutritionally superior to chickens that are raised with soy additives, even if certified organic, and sold in grocery stores. Over the past 3 years we have transitioned feeding our chickens, ducks and turkeys from conventional feed (we did that for about … Read More

“Are Your Chickens Certified Organic?”

March 18, 2021Healthy Living, Pasture Raised Poultry

We get this question a lot… “Are your chickens, ducks, and turkeys Certified Organic?” I wish I could simply say, “Yes,” but my answer is more complex. First, we are not “certified organic” but do follow most of the requirements plus some. ALL of our poultry feed is: GMO free and Certified Organic Synthetic pesticide and herbicide free … Read More

We Now Welcome SNAP EBT Customers

April 29, 2018Healthy Living, News

Whispering Orchards is proud to announce that we welcome SNAP and EBT customers at our farm, our CSA, and the farmers’ markets that we attend throughout the season!  We have been approved to participate in the United States Department of Agriculture, (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. (SNAP, formerly known as the Food … Read More

Two New Additions To The Farm

February 23, 2018Livestock Guardian Dogs, News

Two new additions to the farm arrived on Friday. Guinevere and Nimue are 10 week old Great Pyrenees puppies in training to protect the livestock here at Whispering Orchards. A month ago I attended the winter conference of the Northeast Organic Farming Association which I am a member. Vitaly Brukhman of Bubbly Jen’s Farm was … Read More


August 27, 2017Recipes

Print Yum MEXICAN ZUCCHINI BURRITO BOATS Prep Time: 25 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 55 minutes Yield: 8 boats Zucchini Burrito Boats are a simple meatless and gluten-free meal packed full of Mexican flavor!Ingredients4 large zucchini 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 cup salsa (use your … Read More


August 27, 2017Recipes

Print Yum BLUEBERRY ZUCCHINI BREAD WITH A LEMON GLAZE Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 50 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Blueberry Zucchini Bread with a Lemon Glaze will be one of the best quick breads you EVER make! Perfectly moist with two cups of zucchini hidden inside and bursting with fresh blueberries. The lemon … Read More