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CRW_0631_JFR - Version 2 - 2005-01-21 at 12-24-58 CRW_6069_JFR - Version 2 - 2004-03-09 at 12-30-44 hah, I had something in BOTH hands, see! Farm Archeology Sermon at the Pigerator Questions for Your Farmer

thought for the day:

organic = sustainable

what customers are saying:

I left Countryside for cheaper, "All-Natural" feed. When my customers started COMPLAINING about the taste of my eggs I came back to Countryside!

— Better Feed Makes Better Eggs, Better Eggs Make Happier Customers

How Do You Know What is in Your Food? Ask Your Farmer!

How do you know what is in your food and how it was grown? Ask your farmer! Here are the basic growing methods:

Conventionally Grown 

This type of farming allows chemical pesticides, chemical herbicides, chemical fungicides, sludge, chemical fertilizers, bee-killing neonicotinoids, ionizing radiation and transgenically (GMO) modified seeds. Is this stuff in your food? Ask your farmer!



This could also be called, Conventionally Grown Without Transgenics. It’s food or feed grown without genetically modified organisms. It is not, however, a promise of pesticide-free, herbicide-free, chemical fertilizer-free, bee-killing neonicitinoid-free, etc. It just means that the seed used is non-transgenic. Non-GMO is not the equivalent of Certified Organic. Non-GMO allows for toxic chemicals that are not allowed in Organics. What is in the food? Ask your farmer!


Certified Organic

At Countryside Organics we make certified organic, soy-free feeds in Virginia’s only Certified Organic Feed Mill.  No toxic pesticides or herbicides. No bee-killing neonicitinoids. No artificial preservatives or additives. No genetically engineered anything. Grains in our feeds are grown in rich, healthy, sustainable soils. Our feeds are nutritionally complete, high quality, soy-free, probiotic, organic. And we are local.

In addition to our own Certified Organic Feeds we also manufacture Healthy Minerals for Livestock. And we carry all kinds of essential organic products for your garden, pasture, orchard and dairy.

We encourage you to ask your farmer for organic products. Ask for chemical-free produce and meat. Ask for organic products that are better for you, better for the animals and better for the environment. Thanks and have a great day!

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