Many of our customers know that our passion is raising livestock on pasture in a way that regenerates the land. Witnessing animals execute what they are meant to do, which is roam our pastures, leaving it richer and more suitable than it was, is something that’s deeply rooted in the history of our farm. In the 1990’s, my Dad, Will Harris, learned that there are passionate customers who care about the same things he does: the land and the animals. After years of research, Dad was convinced he had to build a processing abattoir for our livestock and create a brand.
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White Oak Pastures Entitled To Compensation For Poultry Destruction By Bald Eagle Attacks
In a victory for White Oak Pastures and for small farms in America, The National Appeals Division (NAD) of the Farm Service Administration (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, determined that the farm is entitled to compensation for the loss and destruction of its poultry due to bald eagle attacks. To date, White Oak Pastures estimates that bald eagles have destroyed nearly 160,000 chickens, resulting in over $2,200,000 in losses. The decision followed years of disputes between the farm and the FSA, the organization responsible for compensating producers and farmers under the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). The NAD ruling determined that FSA failed to follow its own rules for...
As I reflected on Will Harris’ explanation of the Internship Program at White Oak Pastures, a similarity ran through my mind. Will and Ray Kinsella, the farmer played by Kevin Costner in the 1989 film Field Of Dreams, share a common experience, so to speak. Ray was a baseball fan who either audibly or subconsciously kept hearing “If you build it, he will come.” “He” did come and brought enough men with him to play baseball games in the middle of the farm.
Like that farmer, Will Harris heard the call, but on a much larger scale, and he actually did hear them. He heard the voice of many, very loudly and clearly, time after time, asking to come to White Oak Pastures, and he stepped up to the plate. Will embraced his legacy, this farm, and built White Oak Pastures. Men and women, young and...
White Oak Pastures is a model of the highest standards of animal welfare, holistic farm management, and regenerative agriculture. Our Internship/Apprenticeship Program allows us to expose and train each intern in the different departments incorporated under the White Oak Pastures’ umbrella. Although production and processing are the two main components, there are subdivisions under each of these components. Our production model includes grassfed cattle, sheep, and goats with pastured poultry, hogs, and rabbits. We also have eggs from our pasture-raised poultry and certified organic vegetables. Because of these endeavors, we benefit from the “ripple effect” and can train interns in culinary arts, tallow, leather, and other artisan production, composting, carpentry, farm infrastructure...
White Oak Pastures embraces environmental regeneration that is ethical, economical, efficient, and beneficial. Our zero-waste philosophy encourages us to redesign life cycles for various uses. The goal is to keep as many valuable nutrients on our farm. Interestingly enough, we have incorporated zero-waste agricultural fashion and our customers are loving it!
Having a big, beautiful, leather bag is something people tend to love. If you look at current trends, there is a return to classic shapes and quality materials, which never, ever go out of style. With the leather from our grass-fed cattle, we are offering an unprecedented, unequaled line of products.
Alena Ivakhnenko reveals ways in which we use our hides and the opportunities available for others to purchase quality custom made leather goods. White Oak Pastures offers artisans and leather enthusiasts the option to purchase the most exclusive leather hides from Grassfed, Certified Humane, Pasture-Raised cattle on a regenerative farm.
You don't have to explain the value of a dollar to a farmer and that is why it is so exciting to announce $9.95 FLAT RATE SHIPPING FOR ALL GROUND ORDERS.
We know the high price of shipping from our farm in Bluffton, GA has been keeping some of you from ordering and most of you from ordering as often as you want to. Now White Oak Pastures can truly be your one-stop-shop for humane, regenerative meats, poultry, eggs, farm store products, leather goods, pet items and everything else our farm produces.
The website is open for business 24/7 and 365 days a year for your convenience, and now you don't have to buy the whole 1/8 cow to get your money's worth.