CSA Buying Club 2020 - Chicago area only

Get October 2020 3 pastured slow-cook Bresse Chickens (due Oct 17); Give July-October veg+

Get:

Highly pastured, beyond-organic-fed, rotationally grazed, gourmet slow-cook American Bresse heritage chicken

  • (7-8 lbs, 3 whole Bresse chickens)
  • (One-time pick up at the farm, on a week near mid-October, weather dependent, emailed in advance)
  • * Higher nutrition from higher degree of natural live-food foraging
  • * Pastured, beyond-organic-fed, rotationally grazed chicken, with rich, tasty meat
  • A nutritious and tasty contrast with other chicken available locally:
  • * Bred in France for hundreds of years for a highly-pastured diet
  • * American Bresse are imported from the Bresse region of France, and we give them more pasture than the French Bresse standard.
  • Bresse “has the reputation of being the best quality table chicken in the world”.
  • * In 1825, one of the world's first and greatest foodies, the 19th-century epicure and gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, described the bird as "the queen of chickens, and the chicken of kings".
  • *pastured on >1200 square feet per chicken per year*, which is >10 times the Certified Human Pasture Raised standard of 108
  • *pastured on diverse vegetation for vitamins, minerals, soil biota, and your nutrition: higher omega-3s, CLAs, & vitamin E
  • pasture maintained with a minimum of *95% cover*
  • *rotationally grazed* for avoiding pathogen cycles, with clean pasture and a fresh salad every day
  • *beyond-organic fed* with feed mix having a huge diversity of over 80 all-organic ingredients, manuka honey, and raw goat's milk
  • *humanely bred* for mobility, very low stress, health, & heartiness
  • *ethically selected*, growing both males and females
  • *able to express natural species behavior*, foraging, scratching, digging, & thriving
  • *outdoor enrichments* of shade, sun, perches, shaded water
  • *entire life on farm* with continuous outdoor living on pasture by 4 weeks of age
  • *harvested ethically* for very low stress hormones, precision dressing for maximum nutrition, & no artificial chemicals
  • *exceeding the animal welfare standards* of even the Polyface and French Bresse methods

Give:

Fresh, high phytonutrient & antioxidant wild vegetable varieties, in season

Pastured, beyond-organic-fermented-fed, high nutrition, beta-carotene, vitamins A, D3, E, B12, K2 MK-4, CLA, & omega-3 eggs, 2 doz

Fresh heirloom fruits, in season

Fresh pure non-treated herbs, in season

$100