Fresh, local, healthy and sustainable are not just today’s buzz words to Forks Farm, they’re a philosophy to live by.
The Orangeville, Pennsylvania Forks Farm is all about keeping things natural as possible, and helping nature and the environment along the way. The 85-acre farm lies upstream of the fork between Huttington and Fishing Creeks in rural Columbia County, a pretty area of rolling hills, known for its historic covered bridges. Now Forks Farm is giving folks another reason to visit here.
The pristine farm exudes a sense of well-being: animals happily roaming in a natural environment, allowed to forage for their food on land that is kept fee of chemicals. The goal is to keep the animals stress-free, and by all appearances, it’s working.
Since Forks Farm began with a small batch of pastured chickens in 1992, it has grown into a well-respected, community-supported farmer’s market.
Stop by on the scheduled Market Days and you’ll also meet other local farmers who share the same philosophy and are producing locally-grown, chemical-free foods.
Forks Farm also has a Farm Store that is open daily. Here you’ll find products from their farm as well as other area suppliers including farm fresh eggs, poultry, meats and a wide variety of farmstead cheeses (cow, goat and sheep’s milk).
299 Covered Bridge Road, Orangeville, PA
2016 Forks Farm Market Days
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 25
Saturday, July 9 & 23
Saturday, August 12 & 27
Saturday, September 10 & 24
Saturday, October 8 & 22
Check the Forks Farm website for additional holiday dates
Chef Jim, head chef at the Farmhouse restaurant here at the Inn, sources ingredients from many of these local farms to create his delicious seasonal dishes. We can’t think of a better way to complement a day at the farm, then with a wonderful dinner here with us!
Photos courtesy of Forks Farm.