Brining a Bauernhof Turkey

If you really want a flavorful roast turkey with juicy white and dark meats it’s going to take a little time…but it’s worth it. — Alton Brown Classic Wet-Brined Roast Turkey This recipe is loosely based on Alton Brown’s “Good Eats” Roast Turkey recipe. Ingredients: 1 turkey (fresh or frozen) For the Brine: 1 cupContinue reading “Brining a Bauernhof Turkey”

Bauernhof Turkeys

Since nature has the most sustainable ecosystem and since ultimately agriculture comes out of nature, our standard for a sustainable world should be nature’s own ecosystem. — Wes Jackson Pasture-raised, organic-fed whole roasting turkeys: $10/lb We raise Broad-Breasted White Turkeys. These are similar in appearance and size to what you would find in the groceryContinue reading “Bauernhof Turkeys”

Buying a whole Bauernhof Lamb

The real path to natural farming requires that a person know what unaltered nature is, so that he or she can instinctively understand what needs to be done – and what must not be done – to work in harmony with its processes. — Masanobu Fukuoka. Whole lamb, cut to your specifications: $8/lb hanging weightContinue reading “Buying a whole Bauernhof Lamb”

Bauernhof Eggs

The industrial food system is so cruel and so horrific in its treatment of animals. It never asks the question: ‘Should a pig be allowed to express its pig-ness?’ — Joel Salatin. Free-range, pasture-raised, organic fed chicken eggs: $6/dozen Chickens are inquisitive animals with a complex social hierarchy. Chickens need to chase bugs and scratchContinue reading “Bauernhof Eggs”

What is the Bauernhof?

A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit. — Greek proverb. The Bauernhof Kitsteiner is the family farm of the Kitsteiner family. Kitsteiner is a classic German surname. It is pronounced “KIT-stine-er” in Americanized German or “KIT–shtine-ur” in more proper German. Also, our oldest daughterContinue reading “What is the Bauernhof?”

Bauernhof Lamb

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me by still waters. He restores my soul — Psalm 23:2-3. Pasture-raised, grass-fed, grass-finished lamb: $15/lb ground or kabob meat Whole lamb, cut to your specifications: $8/lb hanging weight + processing fee Processing fee is usually $75 per animal. See our page for whole lambContinue reading “Bauernhof Lamb”

Bauernhof Chickens

A sustainable agriculture is one which depletes neither the people nor the land — Wendell Berry. Pasture-raised, organic-fed whole broiler chickens: $6/lb We raise our broiler chickens in Joel Salatin style “chicken tractors” as shown in the above photo. This allows us to move our chickens to fresh grass one to three times a dayContinue reading “Bauernhof Chickens”