Our Start with Roffey Cattle Company
In 2008, we got a random call at 6:30am from a retired veterinarian in deep Southwest Virginia named Dr. David Roffey. After introducing himself, he asked us if we wanted a job. At that time we had lived in Pennsylvania and ran a painting business. At first we assumed he was talking about hiring us…Read More
Dilution is Solution
Back in 2015, My family and I started our farm business Goshen Homestead. We were already producing pasture raised poultry and free ranged eggs, and were implementing a herdshare program in Southwest Virginia as our launching product. For the 8 years prior to that, we had been milking our own jersey cow for our family…Read More
Making the Local Paper
Raise a Glass of Raw Milk to Herdsharing People who enjoy the benefits of drinking raw cow milk — milk that’s not been homogenized or pasteurized — soon will have the opportunity to purchase their own cow from a local Abingdon Farmers Market vendor. That’s right. A cow. Dwayne McIntyre, his wife Stacey, and their…Read More
GMO’s roasting on an open fire….
For the past few days I have caught wind of a Washington Post article circulating around the social media circles. Its title, Unearthed: Thanks to science we may see the rebirth of the American Chestnut. Its sub heading, “Scientists are breeding a blight resistant variety, and its everything other GMOs aren’t.” I have seen a…Read More