Well, its that time of year again! The chill is in the air, and for some of us, sniffles are finding our noses. What a great time to visit our local farms and Farmers' Markets to fill our stew and soup pots with local bounty to improve our health and warm our homes. Take the chill out of the house or your bones with a big pot of home-made chicken soup, or stew with dumplings! Fresh Soup/Stew Hens are now available from Helder~Herdwyck Farm! Stop in, or call now - 518-872-9081, to order your chicken. Nothing healthier, or tastier, than our pastured chicken. Full of vitamins, minerals, natural glucosamine, and FLAVOR. NONE of the bad stuff - no antibiotics, hormones or steroids. Eat Well, Be Well. Know your farmer, know your food. Come get yours today! $3.50 per lb, average is 3 lbs. Senior and Veteran discount.
Erin Bradt, 6th+ generation farmer, is co-owner with husband Ray and manager here at Helder~Herdwyck Farm. Located in the Helderberg Mountains of upstate New York, Erin also owned and managed The Wren's Nest, a fiber arts supply business she opened in 2002. Selling a variety of fiber arts equipment and supplies, it is being phased into the Farm business. Erin teaches frame loom weaving and punch-needle rug making, as well as spinning. A 2013 graduate of Holistic Management International's Beginning Women Farmers class and 2014 Annie's Project class, Erin oversees the holistic management and sustainable practices of her family farm. Her fondest endeavor is continuing the introduction of Herdwick sheep to the America's. A valuable breed to the future of agriculture.