Weston A. Price Foundation & RealMilk.com a campaign for real milk
Here at Butthead Farm, our family has adopted the role of Lake County, FL chapter leader for the Weston A. Price Foundation and RealMilk.com
"The Foundation is dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research and activism. It supports a number of movements that contribute to this objective including accurate nutrition instruction, organic and biodynamic farming, pasture-feeding of livestock, community-supported farms, honest and informative labeling, prepared parenting and nurturing therapies. Specific goals include establishment of universal access to clean, certified raw milk"
It is our role here at Butthead Farm to build and maintain a local list of real food sources such as health stores, small farms, roadside stands, etc.
If you wish to be added to the list, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "real food list" along with your information in the following format:
Name of establishment
Location (address of actual business, farmers market/s you attend, roadside stand cross roads, etc (your choice)
Website or social Media address
Phone and/or email
About your products- This can be a small or large bit of information such as what you sell, your farming practices, etc. (please see farms/business examples below)
Resource List for Real, Local Food in Lake County, FL:
Butthead Farm (This is our Farm)
Located in Altoona FL, 3 miles from Alexander Springs.
Address: 20325 Snipe Road, Altoona, FL
We are a chemical-free farm in Ocala national Forrest who raises dairy goats on alfalfa, (as their main diet) forage, and clean water.
We Sell raw goat milk, various unique goat cheeses flavored with herbs, peppers, and fruits grown right the farm without the use of chemicals, raw milk yogurt, chicken, Duck and quail eggs along with goat’s milk soaps, nut butters, fruit vinegars, jams, and some produce such as heirloom tomatoes, chili peppers, and dried herbs. All of our products are made here on the farm.
*Our raw goat milk and raw goat milk products such as cheese and yogurt are all labeled for animal consumption only as per FL law. The state of Florida prohibits the sale of raw milk for human consumption. We hold a valid feed master license with the state of Florida.
Jenkins Family Farm
Address: 10938 Moon Crest Lane Leesburg, FL 34788
Phone Number: 352-430-6203
They are a small family run farm with a small herd of Jersey girls. The cows are on pasture and hay with a little grain at milking time. They sell milk, butter, cheese, and cream. (All as pet food, per Florida law) No antibiotics or hormones.
Free Range Grass fed Meats:
Noble roots farm
Located in Eustis, FL
Address: 37941 County Rd. 439, Eustis, FL 32736
From the owner- “cows are 100 percent grass fed, having no grains of any kind throughout their lives. They are free to wander wide, open pastures and spend all their time outdoors”
Noble roots farm also offers pastured chicken meat and pork as well as fresh seasonal vegetables grown chemical-free.
You can set up your orders for pickup via their website
Happy Feathers Farm
Address: State Road 46A SORRENTO, FL 32776
From the owner: “We are a small local farm that grows our turkeys with love and kindness. They are kept outside to enjoy the fresh air and Florida sun. Delivery available to the central Florida area for less than $20, based on distance.
Please text to 407-230-3539.”
Umatilla FL 32784
352.771.2013 or toll free 866.354.7696 (866-FLGROWN).
3rd generation citrus growers with a wide array of healthy goods to selling their store. They offer raw local honey, homemade juice drinks, sauces, and other goods made by local individuals and small farms.
Local U-Pick Farms:
King Grove Organic Farm
Adress: 19714 County Rd 44A, Eustis, FL 32736
Phone (352) 589-2469
King Grove Organic Farm is a U-Pick Blueberry farm in Eustis, FL. With over 150 acres of blueberries, wetlands, wildflowers and beautiful old oaks, this is an amazing place to visit and pick your own certified organic berries. They also have the option of ordering online for shipping, picking up your orders at specified locations, or visiting the farm to pick your own.
Lake Catherine Blueberries
Address: 5849 Lake Catherine Rd, Groveland, FL 34736
From the owner: “U-pick blueberries, local/raw honey, homemade jams and assorted baked goods, blueberry lemonade and fun for the whole family in Groveland, Florida.”
Aquaponic Lynx LLC
Phone: (407) 342-8515
Address: 8748 Guava St, Yalaha, FL 34797
From the owner: “Aquaponic Lynx LLC is an aquaponic farm growing Channel Catfish, Bluegill and mosquito fish as well as herbs, salad crops, edible flowers, edible water plants. We also sell live plants and seedlings grown on the farm”
Mama G Farms
Phone and Contact Name: Melissa Goltermann (407) 591-0406
Address: 36815 LESLYE LN EUSTIS, FL 32736
From the owner: “Momma G Farms is an organic edible and medicinal plant farm. Offering products created by the plants we grow such as Moringa Powder, Turmeric Extract, Elderberry Extract, Fire Cider, Muscle Joint Rub, Bug Repel Balm, Sinus Headache Balm, Mullein Tea, and so much more. We have fresh eggs every morning, please call and preorder, they go quick. We offer seminars on edible landscaping and herbal creations. We have a Food Forest Consulting program called Clear Vision Consulting. You can schedule a visit for a farm tour, or to purchase any of our products and plants.”
Empower School and Farm
Address: 16411 Whistling Pines Rd, Umatilla, FL 32784
They sell raw honey, herbs, plants and a variety of produce.
From the owner: "Our produce is always GMO Free and grown in our local community without the use of pesticides, herbicides or synthetic fertilizers."
Lake county Florida fairgrounds farmers and flea market