The Wehner family has been dairy farmers in Western New York since immigrating from Germany. When he left home for the University of Georgia in the early 1970s, Al Wehner didn’t imagine he’d continue that tradition. A winter free of blizzards and ice storms began to change his mind. After meeting his future wife, Desiree, his move south became permanent.
Let us tell you a little story about a handshake partnership and the beginning of Alabama’s largest gourmet handmade candy company
Over the last 2 years Manchester Farms has seen unprecedented growth. At the urging of customers, we have also branched out from our Quail roots into other areas of further processing including our new Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast Appetizers.
The first Wright Dairy began in neighboring St. Clair County in the late 1940′s, when Milton and Ruth Wright started farming near Ragland on what they later named Riverbend Farm. In 1947, they started milking cows and selling their bulk milk to a creamery in Boaz. The local doctor encouraged Milton to set up a bottling plant and deliver milk because he was concerned that the children of Ragland did not have a good source of fresh milk.
As farmers, we know that we’ve been given a great gift with the opportunity to tend to a piece of land. Our aim is to heal the land and the animals that inhabit it by orchestrating a completely natural environment in harmony with nature
Snow’s Bend Farm is located outside Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the rural community of Coker. The ecological mix of wooded hills, coves, ridges, forested swamp, and bottomland pasture allows native species to flourish and makes for quite a scenic landscape.
Evans meats, Inc. was founded in 1998 by J.T. “Butch” Evans Jr. He established a real commitment to quality and the customer. Butch brings a lifetime of experience and industry knowledge to his company. As current president, he leads his dedicated employees by example, demanding dedication, hard work, and integrity.
Stone Hollow Farmstead provides handmade, farm fresh artisanal products using the highest quality standards. Locally and naturally grown botanicals… Handcrafted specialty goat cheese
Over the last five years, we have grown from two people with back yard gardens to three people with a few acres of vegetables, dairy goats, sheep, laying hens, turkey and more. You may have seen us at the Pepper Place Market in downtown Birmingham.
Unsprayed – That means they must be harvested earlier than sprayed figs because one has to “beat the critters to the fruit.” But it’s possible because, bees, beatles, birds and squirrels also sleep. Unfertilized – They are naturally delicious and our trees are very mature and don’t need coaxing. Grown locally – On Birmingham’s Southside. Picked daily – Got to!. Never frozen – Rinsed, sap removed, cooled but never frozen. Watered mainly by rain and by water reclamation
Our stone-ground organic grits, cornmeal, and polenta are served in some of the finest restaurants in the United States, and they can be served in your home as well. We invite you explore our site, learn about our products, and try them for yourself.
Dodd Hill Farms is a diverse and sustainable farm located in Blountsville, Al. We are not currently certified organic but we do follow organic standards. We hope to be able to apply for organic certification in the near future. Our goal is to provide our customers with locally and sustainably grown organic food that is fresh and full of flavor! We use mostly heirloom seeds and all of our seeds are open pollinated.
Today, we have 110 laying hens, 220 chicks which will be laying by November, and 600 chicks which will be laying in March of next year. Our hens are Rhode Island Reds, New Hampshires and Barred Rocks. These happy hens roam freely in the pasture, coming to the barns to water, get supplemental feed (vegetarian), and lay; some hens prefer to lay in nests scattered around the pasture. We collect eggs 2 to 3 times daily; wipe and sort; and store under refrigeration.
Rora Valley Farms is located in beautiful rural Coosa County, Alabama. We are dedicated to providing healthy food for our family and the community. Through our production methods we seek to honor the way God has designed his creation, because His way is best!