Resources for the Backyard Family Cow Homesteader or Hobby Farmer

#1: Local Farmers!!!
Visit our Farm-Visit Etiquette page for hints on how to establish and maintain a good  relationship with this most valuable resource.

Motherhouse.us
for Old-Style Life Skills Series workshops, Family Cow Workshops, Forums and MOOre!
Click for the Resource list from the 2010 Motherhouse Family Cow Forum

Co-operative Extension Service and 4-H
for Litchfield County: Rich Meinert, 1304 Winstead Rd, Torrington, CT 06790, (860) 626-6240
for Fairfield County: Bethyl, CT (203) 207-8440

Northeast Organic Farming Association(NOFA)
NOFA-CT: (203) 888-5146; NOFA-MASS: (509) 355-2853; NOFA-NY: (518) 922-7937

Department of Agriculture – Dairy Division
for CT: 165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 713-2508

The CT State Grange

Farm Supply and/or Feed Store Clerks
Blue Seal Feeds, South Main St., Torrington, CT (860) 482-7116

Farm Equipment Dealerships’ Mechanics
ie Grunder’s Farm Equipment, Inc, 876 New Harwington Torrington, CT (860) 489-9001

Crystal Creek
N9466 Lakeside Road, Trego, WI 54888 1-888-376-6777

Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association

Keeping a Family Cow by Joann Sills Grohman

Stockman’s Grass Farmer (800)748-9808

Hoard’s Dairyman (920)563-5552

Acres USA (512) 892-4400

Rural Heritage (931) 268-0655

Small Farmers Journal (503) 549-2064

Country Folks (518) 673-2448

Wise Traditions (202) 333-HEAL


Weston A Price Foundation

PMB 106-380 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC 20016

Storey Books210 Mass MoCA North Adams, MA 01247