What We’re All About

Grateful Pastures Farm was founded in order to work towards solving two major problems in today’s world: Humanity needs methods of producing food that do not destroy the planet.Humanity needs methods of producing food that do not involve torturing animals. Luckily, we...

Morning Chores

What is it like to raise chickens on pasture?  Today I want to give brief description of what a typical morning of chores looks like on the farm.As with any farm, it’s important for us to get up early and get started on the day’s tasks. At sunrise we open...

Movement

At Grateful Pasture’s we believe in movement.  Movement is the primary difference between pasture-raised chicken and all other methods of raising chicken.  Chickens poop a lot. This manure harbors pathogens that can cause disease when other chickens are exposed to...

Go Eat Rocks!

What comes to mind when you think of a chicken’s diet? Probably worms, crickets, grass, seeds, grain, or even pelletized chicken feed. But do you think of grit? Heck, what is grit anyway? Grit is simply crushed granite. That’s right, rocks. Chickens eat...

Regenerative Farming

The image on the left is from a back pasture on our property that we have not used. The image on the right is from our main pasture, which we have used for the last 3 years to raise pastured poultry. As we move the chicken tractors across the pasture, chicken manure...