It is that time of year again! Our heritage turkeys from Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch raised by farmer Frank Reese are on the site for preorder for Thanksgiving. All of our turkeys ship out fresh for delivery on Tuesday, November 20th.Good Shepherd turkeys are the oldest line of turkey in America, 100% antibiotic free, and 100% pasture-raised on the Kansas prairie. This is by far the juiciest, most flavorful bird on the market today.“A turkey is no better than the farmer behind it. And the gen...
Marian Burros and Frank Reese at Sterling College in Vermont. Marian is the New York Times journalist who started the heritage movement in America. Her 2001 article about heritage breed turkeys featuring Frank Reese truly carved out a space for Heritage Foods and allowed Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch to thrive. Thanks to Marian’s work, HERITAGE is now a household word and many more people realized the importance of genetics. Read her words for yourself.
Watch Natalie Portman on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert promoting the new documentary “Eating Animals” featuring our poultry farmer Frank Reese Jr. The movie unveils the horrifying truth behind factory farming and the food system that many are so disconnected from and focuses on sustainable and ethical meat choices.
But instead of stopping meat consumption totally, the movie features farmers who are raising animals the right way. Our poultry farmer, Frank Reese Jr. was the highlight of th...
There is no argument: Heritage breed chickens taste better AND are better for you!
Let the facts speak for themselves: Master poultry farmer Frank Reese’s heritage breed birds are of pure genetics, unadulterated by industrially engineered genetics, antibiotics, or the cruelty of big agriculture. They are raised on pasture and they taste like what a chicken should taste like, flavorful and earthy, never bland or mealy. Eating a heritage chicken is like traveling back in time, to a place where ...
Chef Jonah Miller of Huertas in NYC shares a delicious recipe excerpt from his new book The New Spanish: Bites, Feasts, and Drinks with us!
Chuleta de Puerco con Piperrada Picante
(Pork Chops with Spicy Pepper Sauce)Serves 4
Piperrada, like romesco, is one of the Spanish sauces that has made it beyond Spanish restaurants and can be frequently found in all sorts of places. To complement pork chops, which at their best have a healthy layer of fat, in this variation of our piperrada, we added so...
Although it may seem strange at first, our pig farmers are having fantastic results by sustainably harvesting the ocean for high-nutrition feed for our otherwise traditionally farmed Heritage pork. The farms we use are some of the first to use seaweed in the feed, and the results have been incredible. David Newman of Newman Farms […]
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When it comes to the best pork for grilling heritage breeds win the flavor test every time. We are speaking strictly in facts, science-based and proven from farm to table, from plate to mouth. No commercially bred pork, no supermarket special, can possibly complete. Heritage breeds are first in their class, true champions, the only […]
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With Memorial Day around the corner nothing beats our sizzling pork tenderloin. Perfect for a group, the pork tenderloin is a low maintenance cut easy to cook on the grill. Simple to cook to a perfect medium, just slightly pink, and delicious whether marinated, wrapped in bacon, or prepared simply with salt, pepper and a […]
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All of our animals are raised on-pasture, because we believe that is the way animals should be raised. Our animals are happy and healthy. Being outdoors, roosting and rooting, is how they were meant to be. We wouldn’t have it any other way. New! for Memorial Day, our Hot Dog Sampler $52 Taste our favorite […]
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Farmer Frank Reese is busy at Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch hatching the first poults of the 2018 heritage turkey season. See below for scenes from the farm! HERITAGE TURKEYS AVAILABLE NOW 8-10lb…………..$79 10-12lb………….$99 12-14lb…………..$119 14-16lb…………..$139 16-18lb…………..$159 18-20lb…………..$179 20-22lb…………..$199
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The double cut tomahawk chop looks like something cut by God’s own butcher — it is as powerful a presentation as it is elegant, the kind of thing that makes meat lovers genuflect with love even as they wonder how to cook the darn thing. It’s over two inches thick and it takes some secret […]
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There is no denying the siren call of a Heritage pork chop, the sort of thing that would have made Homer crash his ship. Or, make a man sing about the Voice of a Pork Chop. Some folks might think it’s weird, but it makes perfect sense to us, and to Bob Dylan, who was […]
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