Life on the Farm

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Life on Mack Brook Farm

We are passionate about:

  • Raising healthy food
  • Protecting the environment
  • Buying local
  • Contributing to our community

Grassfed and humanely raised cattle

  • Our cattle are 100% grassfed and unconfined year round
  • We rotationally graze over 60 acres
  • We are Animal Welfare Approved and American Grassfed Association approved

On-farm store

  • Part of our home
  • Built by local contractors

Sawmill

  • Our own timber has many uses around the farm
  • Kevin’s ingenuity keeps the farm running

Solar Power

  • Project designed and installed by local company (Hudson Solar)
  • Decreases our carbon footprint

Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA)

  • Organized by Kevin and his sons
  • Includes over 60 neighbors and 2300 acres
  • Uses environmental plan to manage the local deer population
  • Preserves a continuous habitat for the deer

Community activities

  • Long time member of Slow Food (Saratoga Region)
  • Boards:
    • Regional QDMA
    • Washington County NY Beef Producers (Directors)
  • Annual sponsors at:
    • Winter Raptorfest: protects┬álocal Important Bird Area
    • Washington County Fair rodeo
  • Always available for tour groups
    • FFA
    • Schools and colleges
    • Adirondack Regional Chamber Leadership classes
    • And you!