Shelterbelt Farm, in Caroline (9 miles SE of Ithaca) is home to the Frenay/Modisher family and — cattle, sheep, chickens, geese, dogs, bees, fruit trees, and vegetables. Why are they a Sign of Sustainability?
- They farm with the goal of regenerating the health of the community and the land!
- They focus on building soil and plant diversity, by incorporating elements of silvopasture and agroforestry.
- Farm owner, Craig, applies his net-zero building design and construction skills at STREAM Collaborative architecture.
- Farm owner, Erica, supports beginning farmers via the Cornell Small Farms Program.
Shelterbelt experienced a devastating farm fire last month. With the support of 10 Fire Departments/Companies responding–in addition to 5 other state and county agencies, and with the help of volunteers, they are recovering. Consider helping Shelterbelt bounce back by ordering bulk meat! Buying meat in bulk can be daunting if you haven’t done it before, but Shelterbelt tries to make it easy for you. More info on that – here.
Order their products online using the links below: