Farm Equipment and Supplies
Aluminum Roofing - Virginia Frame Builders
Axles/Wheels – Northern Tool and Equipment 800-556-7885
Greenhouse Kits – Stuppy – 800-733-5025
Greenhouse Coverings – Northern Greenhouses – 204-327-5540
Shade Cloth – A.M. Leonard – 800-543-8955
Tarps and Waterproof Coverings – Farmtek – 800-327-6835
Aluminum Electric Fence Wire – Jeffers – 800-533-3377
Electric Fencing – Premier 1 – 800-282-6631
Electric Fence Insulators and Gate Handles – Jeffers – 800-533-3377
Bandsaw Blades – Lenox – 800-952-8288
Bandsaw Mill – Turner Bandmills – 607-843-7318
Forestry – Forestry Suppliers, Inc. – 800-647-5368
MINERALS & SEEDS
Biologicals – New Country Organics – 540-946-8080
Forage Seeds – Grazing Systems Supply – 812-934-4474
Livestock Mineral – Fertrell – 717-367-1566
Planters II – U.S. Soil – 877-287-7645
Office Supplies – Reliable 800-735-4000
PROCESSING & PACKAGING
Featherman Equipment 660-684-6035
Insulated Cooler Bags – BNoticed
Labels – MTS Equipment – 800-289-3444
Packaging – Uline 800-295-5510
Plastic Bags – Dutch Valley Foods 717-933-4191
Processing/Knives – Bunzl – 800-456-5624
The Meat Buyers Guide: Meat, Lamb, Veal, Pork and Poultry
Egg Cartons – PCA – 717-653-8551
Hatchery – Ridgeway – 740-499-2163
Hatchery – JM Hatchery (Freedom Rangers) – 717-354-5950
Hatchery – Murray McMurray – 515-832-3280
Cornerstone Farm Ventures 607-334-9962
Featherman Equipment 660-684-6035
Premier Poultry Solutions 800-282-6631
Automatic Chicken Door Openers - Chicken Guardian
Pig Drinker – Farmer Boy A
g Supply – Polyface uses the 85 gallon one Hog Feeder – Osborne Livestock Equipment
Rabbit Feeders – Bass 800-798-0150
Rabbit Nest Boxes – Bass – 800-798-0150
Farm and Garden Tools – A.M. Leonard Horticulture and Tool Supply Co. 800-543-8955
Lehman’s - specializing in non-electric appliances, but also a huge assortment of tools, kitchen wares, and homestead infrastructure
Bilge Pump – Paxton – 757-853-6781
Full Flow Valves – Neville Supply 989-386-4522
Pond Accessories – Aquatic Eco-Systems – 877-347-4788
Water Meters – Aquatic Eco-Systems 877-347-4788
Organizations and Magazines We Recommend for Farmers
Acres USA – 800-355-5313 – The world’s leading forum for ecological food and agriculture. This magazine is not afraid to print the unspeakable, and dares to challenge the most entrenched paradigms of conventional scientific thought. A true masterpiece. Countryside Magazine & Small Stock Journal – 800-551-5691 -A reader-written magazine sharing small farmer and self-sufficiency philosophy and how-to information. From canning to herbs to cordwood construction, every issue has at least three clippable articles.
Eager Farmer – An online help wanted site connecting experienced farmers, educated farm managers, established land owners and eager wannabe farmers. A place to go for all your people needs in farming.
Eat Wild – 866-453-8489 – Jo Robinson’s most current scientific discoveries extolling the virtues of pasture-based meat, poultry, and eggs, including the most comprehensive national directory for producers.
Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund – (703) 208-FARM (3276) – protecting the right to buy the food of your choice from the source of your choice; legal templates for raw milk herdshares; real time legal counsel on direct food commerce issues.
In Practice – 505-842-5252 – The official magazine of Holistic Management, a thought process distilled and first articulated by Allan Savory. Truly the idea place where deep ecology meets truth, without agendas and without prejudice.
Ranching for Profit – 707-429-2292 – Under the able leadership of Dave Pratt, this cutting edge outfit offers some of the best business advice out there. These folks practice entrepreneurial and profitable land and relationship healing. Truly remarkable.
Stockman Grass Farmer – 800-748-9808 -The international mecca for all who espouse pasture-based livestock. Editor Joel Salatin makes sure that in addition to how-to pastured farming content, each issue contains business, marketing, and team leadership articles as well.
VICFA – 434-263-8704 – Virginia Independent Consumers and Farmers Association. A state prototype political activist organization, co-founded by Joel, to promote unregulated free trade between farmers and consumers. Monthly newsletter.
Weston A Price Foundation – 202-363-4394 -Founded by Sally Fallon and based on the work of Weston A. Price, a dentist who traveled the world in the 1930s-40s discovering the secrets of longevity and superior health. The definitive integrity food consumer activist/educational organization.
AaaTex Shopping Cart Integrator – 386-322-3850 – We use AaaTex Shopping Cart Integrator for linking our on-line buying club shopping cart to Quickbooks. Mr Charratte, owner and operator at AaaTex, is extremely helpful and will custom design his program to meet your needs. Be sure to tell him that we sent you. For more information on our shopping cart and buying club set up, contact Sheri.
Hostmonster – 866-573-4678 – PHP based websites. You choose your own domain, includes email addresses. Used for the Zen-Cart software and all of our websites. Polyface receives a credit for referring folks to this site. We appreciate your letting them know that you heard about them from us or simply using our link to sign up.
iContact Newsletter – 877-820-7837 – This program sends out individual emails to each of your customers. It will check each email for spam content and lets you track each email to see how effective they are. Also has the capability to set the newsletters to go out in advance. They have wonderful customer service – USA customer service.
Robert Boyer - Created our Buying Club website. Send him an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to tell him Polyface sent you!