Cayuta Sun Farm

Pasture-raised poultry and woodland products

Permaculture Farm Intern Sought

Work with gardens, pigs, chickens and shiitake mushrooms.

Live at an off-grid homestead.

Earn your permaculture design certificate.


We are looking for a reliable, responsible and hardworking person who is available to begin working in mid-May and can commit to staying through mid-September.

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Bacon-wrapped Dates stuffed with Cream Cheese

An easy appetizer for serving quality, pastured bacon.


This year’s Thanksgiving feast was a local foodie’s dream. Our hosts Steve & Liz of WellSpring Farm were serving a 30-pound turkey raised in the barn next door. They assembled a rich mixture of local farmers. Roots and fresh vegetables from Plowbreak Farm were prepared in traditional and not-so-traditional recipes. Deserts reflected the dinner guests’ bountiful harvest of apples, pears and berries. We enjoyed homemade cheese and bread, and plenty of Finger Lakes wine and home-brewed beer.

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Pastured chickens make the tastiest, healthiest broth.


One advantage of buying a whole chicken is the bones. While making free Monday night deliveries, I was regularly reminded by customers why they were buying our meat: they wanted the healthy bones of pastured birds as well.

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Chicken that Tastes Like Nature Intended

Politics and food writer Arun Gupta on eating a “happy chicken” from Cayuta Sun Farm.


It wasn’t getting a freshly plucked rooster for my birthday that made it so memorable. It was the realization of what a real chicken tasted like.

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