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In the Field

It’s a mind-boggling word salad when it comes to chicken packaging. Let’s sort out the differences between pasture-range, free-range, cage-free and organic chicken.
Learn the difference between grass-fed and grain-fed beef, and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
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Soil is not just dirt. It's a living, breathing ecosystem that dictates the health of the forage growing from it. At Acabonac Farms, we test our soil twice a year, looking at two vital parameters.
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When we think about climate change, visions of industrial smokestacks or cars emitting fumes often come to mind. However, what's less frequently discussed but equally vital is the ground beneath our feet: the soil. At Acabonac Farms, our approach to farming does more than just produce delicious nutrient dense meat. We're on a mission to rejuvenate Long Island's soil, turning it into a weapon against climate change and, in the process, raising healthier livestock. How? By treating carbon sinks and the act of rebuilding topsoil as two sides of the same coin.
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At Acabonac Farms, our philosophy goes beyond simply producing meat. We believe how food is produced is an essential ingredient in the ultimate nutrition and flavor of the final product. 
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At Acabonac Farms, we take pride in our commitment to sustainable and quality-driven farming. This ethos extends to our choice of livestock, and when it comes to raising lambs, we've made a conscious decision to raise Katahdin sheep, a breed that aligns with our farm's values, objectives, and location. Let's delve into why the Katahdin sheep, a unique variety of hair sheep, stands out as the perfect choice for us.
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We are often asked what breed of cattle we raise here at Acabonac, and the answer is several – though it’s not as easy as just picking a few breeds. We are a regenerative grass-fed ranch so it’s important that we choose cattle that perform well on grass, thrive in our East Coast climate, and most importantly produce delicious beef.
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In the early days of agriculture lambs were a seasonal animal – born in early spring with their meat becoming available for consumption during the warmer months. 
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At Acabonac, we're not just band wagoning on the regenerative farming trend – we're all in because we believe it's the way to tackle modern agriculture challenges while keeping our ecosystems healthy.
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You've probably heard of grass fed beef. And you might have even encountered products or labels boasting grass fed chicken. But here's the truth: the term grass fed chicken is a misnomer, and we want to set the record straight.
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When it comes to buying chicken, manufacturers like to add all kinds of flashy words to their labels to make you more inclined to purchase their particular brand of chicken over their competitors. Words like pastured, free range, organic, antibiotic free and more; all have varying degrees of usefulness when it comes to examining the actual quality of the chicken you will be purchasing.
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In a world where food choices can have far-reaching consequences, embracing the localvore lifestyle has emerged as a powerful way to support local communities, reduce environmental impact, and savor the flavors of fresh, seasonal ingredients.
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