Lucky Fields came out of the passion that Taylor and Bob share for raising pastured meats using regenerative farming practices. In 2014 the couple met while honing their pastured poultry raising skills on a livestock farm in Rhode Island. They fell in love and in 2018 decided to start their own farm business, all while planning a wedding during the fall harvest season. That year was one for the books, but they got through it with their good humor still intact. That winter Bob and Taylor decided that Vermont was where they truly wanted to end up and the best plan of action would be to move north and begin searching for their new farm. They worked a few seasons on a diversified operation learning the ins and outs of running a CSA, raising animals in VT and getting a feel for the vibrant, food loving community here in the Green Mountains! In 2021, while waiting the arrival of their newest future farmer (Roselyn) they began the search for their farm. They soon found the property where they currently farm and signed a lease to begin living their dream. A long winter of planning, dreaming and looking toward the future and Lucky Fields was born.
OUR GROWING PRACTICES:
Growing better food from the land
We're dedicated to growing the highest quality meats on pasture. By using regenerative practices we are able to utilize the bounty of our natural environment to raise high quality, nutrient dense, happy and healthy birds for our local community to enjoy.
What is regenerative farming?
“Regenerative Agriculture” describes farming and grazing practices that, among other benefits, reverse climate change by rebuilding soil organic matter and restoring degraded soil biodiversity – resulting in both carbon drawdown and improving the water cycle. Specifically, Regenerative Agriculture is a holistic land management practice that leverages the power of photosynthesis in plants to close the carbon cycle, and build soil health, crop resilience and nutrient density. Regenerative agriculture improves soil health, primarily through the practices that increase soil organic matter." (from https://regenerationinternational.org/)
To put it plainly, the poultry spend their days eating grass, bugs and high quality Non-GMO feed and in return (the stuff that come out the other end) feed the soil and build healthy land for our future.
NOFA (Northeast Organic Farmers Association) VT - https://nofavt.org/
APPPA (American Pastured Poultry Producers Association)- https://apppa.org/