12866 Route 78, East Aurora, NY 14052 Google Map 716-655-4486
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Growing Practices

 

Our entire farm is certified organic, which means we do not use any chemical pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, fertilizers, or genetically modified organisms. We keep our soil healthy and balanced by using our own compost, cover crops, crop rotation, and certified organic fertilizers with rock powders and micro-nutrients. In doing so, we are able to ensure healthier, more nutritionally dense products for you! We use beneficial insects to control destructive insects, and weeds are controlled through mulching, cultivating and a lot of hand weeding!

We believe God created a very complex, magnificent system of life. We are doing our best to farm organically, using the many tools He has given us. By God’s grace and our hard work, with the wide diversity of crops, we hope to have an ample supply of delicious, healthy produce to meet our community's needs. 

Our farm encompasses 2,300 acres, with each and every acre being certified organic. A large portion of our farming acreage is dedicated to growing grains such as organic oats, corn, soybeans, and triticale, as well as hay for our livestock. The livestock including our pigs, chickens, and beef cattle are all fed organically, with access to the outdoors year round.

For more information on the process of becoming certified organic, check out NOFA-NY crop certification.

 

Farm store hoursNovember 16th, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are currently open with our normal store hours. If there are people shopping in the store when you arrive, please wait for them to finish their purchase before you enter the s

Store HoursNovember 16th, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are currently open with our normal store hours. If there are people shopping in the store when you arrive, please wait for them to finish their purchase before you enter the s

Thanksgiving 2020November 11th, 2020

Thanksgiving pie and knot roll information is available here. Please place your orders by calling 716-655-4486 or emailing thorpesfarm@verizon.net. Orders are due by November 20th!    

Blueberry u-pick

Blueberry season is over. Thank you for a wonderful season!

COVID-19 UPDATE

We are currently open with our normal store hours, and we are actively sanitizing all surfaces in our store every hour. Hand sanitizer and single use gloves are available for everyone, please use them! If there are people shopping in the store when you arrive, please wait for them to finish their purchase before you enter the store- our store is small so the wait is never long! If you'd prefer to pre-order and have your order boxed up for pick up, please text 716-368-0249 and we'll send you a list of what's available. We are able to take credit card payments over the phone.