Welcome to Green Meadows Farm
-home of top quality, pasture raised meats.
Green Meadows is a 125-acre family farm, owned and operated by David & Sandra Bunnett with their three children, located in the village of Havelock, situated approximately 30 miles west of Moncton, NB. The farm produces pasture raised meats, including grass fed beef, pasture raised chicken, turkey and pork, as well as eggs and vegetables.
On the farm healthy living is our focus. Our animals are all raised on pasture (in season) allowing them to express their individual traits such as grazing, rooting or scratching. We believe raising healthy, happy animals makes for the healthiest choice for all.
Green Meadows Farm ® 4663 Rt 880, Havelock, New Brunswick E4Z5L2
Site updated June 29th, 2016
Our farm is in a continual process of change. Two years ago in the spring, we decided to sell some of our "mama cows" and reduce our herd size as we found the making feed and bedding in the summer as well as the chores in winter to be a taxing part of our operation. Over the past two years we have had the same number of beef cattle to sell as the young were raised up to market weight. However with our inventory counts this January, we realized that in order to maintain a steady year supply of beef we now needed to reduce to selling one beef a month rather than two. In that light, we have chosen to go to once a month deliveries. We hope this will continue to work for you. Selling boxes of meat, in particular the Meat Subscription Boxes, is our preferred method of selling our meat as it sells some of each of the main cuts of the animal. In this regard, if we cannot meet the demand for beef, the Meat Subscription Boxes, will become our priority to fill, followed by our other beef boxes and then by specific orders by the date received.
Once again we thank you for your support,
David, Sandra, Marta, Jacob & Daniel
Looking for a steady supply of
Grass Fed meats.
Check out our
Meet us at:
Dieppe Dolma Foods
the first Saturday of each month
inside at the meat counter.
Note: for the month of July we are coming in on July 9th
(due to the long weekend.)
Will return to the first Saturday of the month for August.
Please order in advance by the Wednesday before.
Our farm has been certified as organic for over 20 years. We believe that in order for people to be healthy, the soil, plants and animals from which they sustain their life must also be healthy. Working to nourish the soil, allowing animals to express their uniqueness and eat what they were created to eat, avoiding all use of chemical fertilizer, GMO's, anti-biotics, herbicides, insecticides and pesticides is the way that we farm. This is still what we believe in and our farming practices are not changing but as of this year we have decided to not continue certifying as organic for the following reasons:
1 - We believe the "organic certification" system has become dominated by large agribusiness looking for the niche organic market but whose interest do not lie in producing a healthy ecosystem for all.
2 - We find that with increasing government involvement in the certification process, which involves regulations required for exporting organic products, the bureaucracy and documentation required by a small diversified family farm is prohibitive.
3- We feel the organic certification system no longer fits well with the small diversified family farm that direct markets the majority of their products.
On the positive side we are now certified as "Certified Naturally Grown". We have found this grass roots movement fits with our ideals of producing the highest quality food, with an emphasis on transparency and trust and direct relationships with our consumers. Certified Naturally Grown requires compliance with the organic standards and utilizes peer reviewed inspections. Please find further information here and in particular check out their FAQ page. We would be interested to hear from you, our customers, what you think about this certification change and would be glad to talk further with any of you who have concerns about this decision.
Now taking orders for our Pasture Raised Chickens and Turkeys.
Chickens delivered in August and September,
Turkeys in October.