Nicole and Sam here.
We are the husband and wife team behind True North Homestead. After collectively serving nearly 30 years in the military, we are boots on the ground in a whole new way. Together with our three daughters, we homestead on 18 acres of paradise in a one-stoplight town in the northwest corner of Connecticut. We would love to share some of the benefits of this lifestyle with you!
KNOW YOUR FARMER
We are a family of five who are passionate about utilizing the resources provided by our land and teaching others how to live more sustainably. Our homesteading journey began as a way for us to reconnect with our children after serving overseas. The adventure started with a tiny garden plot and two little girls with very dirty hands. As our flock grew so too did our love for agriculture. The accomplishments we shared on our homestead helped us to reintegrate to civilian life and brought our family even closer than we had ever been before. Since those early days our homestead family has grown exponentially!
One of our greatest values is to share the joy that an agricultural experience can bring. We welcome you to strap on some muck boots and join us behind the scenes to meet our feathered and furry friends. There is much to learn about the preservation of landrace poultry, the keeping of miniature dairy cows, the shenanigans of goats, and living sustainably.
We pride ourselves on having a transparent operation
and welcome the connection that openness embodies!
MEET THE FLOCK
THE BREAKFAST CLUB
The free-range poultry at True North Homestead spend their days foraging under the sun and scratching in the dirt as nature intended. We believe that happy hens lay better tasting eggs that are both nutrient dense and rich with omega 3. The result is eggs with deep yellow, even orange yolks from their greens-rich and varied diet. Our animal husbandry stems from a commitment to the humane treatment of animals as we strive to produce our food ethically.
KNOW YOUR FOOD
HUMANELY RAISED, HORMONE & ANTIBIOTIC FREE
It is our belief that the quality of an animals life has a direct impact on the quality of the meat it produces. We are committed to raising all of our livestock to the best animal welfare standards. The homestead hogs are always raised outdoors with no added hormones or antibiotics – EVER. Our passion for the craft, dedication to our animals and respect for the land can truly be tasted in the finished product.