Fall 2016 Hoven Farms Update

Where to begin!  What a crazy summer.  2016 has shown every farmer in the province how dependant we are on decent weather.  From the beginnings in the spring with highs in the 30’s, to rain starting in July and having moisture every 36 hours…

Cage Free Eggs VS Pastured Eggs

I had to stop by the grocery store and pick up some milk yesterday.  I usually wander over the store looking at the crap that I shouldn’t eat but secretly desire. (I am looking at you frozen pizza!)  Sad but true, I don’t eat…

Free Range Chickens Available Now

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Free Range Thanksgiving Turkeys

You may have heard that I have been growing turkeys for a summer project here on the farm. It’s been a lot of fun, and I’ve learned a lot. But now with Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to feast! You have the…

Free Range Turkeys

Tim Hoven’s Son Joseph is raising Organic Free Range Turkeys for Thanksgiving at Hoven Farms. Take the first look at his free range birds. Join our newsletter here: http://hovenfarms.com/subscribe-newsletter/ to receive the latest info on the birds and when we will start accepting pre-orders…

Chasing Down a Free Range Pig

We have some new little free range pigs on the farm and they are fast! This one got away and we finally caught the fugitive free range pig. He goes by the name  Francis, the Freedom Loving Pig of Eckville, Alberta! To watch our video…

Free Range Egg VS Store Bought Barn Raised Egg

Free Range eggs produce wonderfully rich orange yolks. In this episode Tim Hoven shows us how different free range eggs look compared to Barn raised store bought eggs. Our free range chickens get to walk around in the open air and eat and forage…

The Chickens Eating a Farmers’ Market Feast

In this episode the free range chickens are foraging through the delicious compost that was brought home from the market. Produce that isn’t good enough to sell at the market ends up in the compost, so Tim takes a box home every week to…

Grand Opening of the Chicken Spa

The free range chickens are living it up at the chicken spa at Hoven Farms. In this episode Tim Hoven shows how the free range chickens express their chickenness in his wife’s flower beds. To see what our free range chickens eat click here….

Can Mathias Catch the Chicken?

The chickens heard Tim’s voice and came over to see what he was doing. These are the free range laying hens that Francis Hoven collects the eggs from and they have incredible orange yolks. You can find these eggs at Hoven Farms in the…