Managed Grazing and Direct Marketing Meat Tour

Pleasantville, OH

Berry Family Farm, 5500 Canal Rd., Pleasantville, OH 43148

Friday, July 12, 2013 1 - 3:30pm

Brad Berry and his family raise 70 brood cows of various old-fashioned breeds that are designed to be effective grazers. The family also raises broilers in a Joel Salatin type system, has a chicken tractor for their egg flock, and raises a few hogs on their 70 acre farm. The family direct markets freezer beef and value-added products, including beef snack sticks, jerky, and summer sausage. Learn how to direct market beef to consumers and about how this farm is expanding to meet growing demand. This tour is presented by the OSU Sustainable Agriculture Team and is free and open to the public.

Directions: From I-70 E, take Rte. 37 S to Rte. 256. Turn left on Rte. 256. Take a slight left and continue on Rte. 188. Turn left on Canal Rd. From I-70 W, take Rte. 13 S. Turn right on Rte. 204 W in Thornville. Turn left on Rte. 188 S. Turn right on Canal Rd.
Brad Berry / 740-653-5419 /