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Eat more lamb.  The New York Times agrees

Dutch Barn Farm is a historic family farm in Stone Arabia, NY where we raise fresh, grass-fed lamb.  We also raise chicken,vegetables, honey and hops for our ourselves and our friends.

We grow everything without using artificial fertilizers, pesticides or added hormones.  We are not certified organic, but we have taken the NOFA Farmer's Pledge.

Solar Grazing

Solar power provides sheep farmers with new business: solar grazing.  From a sheep farmer's point of view, the solar farms are cropping up everywhere are securely enclosed pastures with permanent shade structures.  From the point of view of solar farm operators, they are facilities that need to be maintained.

This summer a small flock of sheep from Dutch Barn Farm joined forces with sheep from Fortunate Ewe Farm in Cambridge to graze a 10 acre solar farm in the capital district.

The same electric net fencing is used to manage grazing within the boundary of the solar farm

The sheep spent four months during summer keeping grass down.  They spent the hottest part of the day resting in the shade provided by solar arrays.

 Texels for sale

We have a wonderful crop of pure bred Texel ram and ewe lambs for sale as well as half Texels for starter flocks.  See more information here.