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29 Nov News | Comments Off

Free Bird

Free Bird

We are super excited to share a great article on Springfield Farm and our Narragansett turkeys that City Paper, a Baltimore based newspaper, has recently run. It contains an excellent insight into not just how we raise the birds, but also the birds themselves. Jenn Ladd, the author, and her photographer braved the farm during […]

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11 Oct News | Comments Off

AIWF Baltimore Presents: Farm to Chef Maryland

AIWF Baltimore Presents: Farm to Chef Maryland

Springfield Farm & Sláinte Irish Pub and Restaurant Win! We are incredibly proud to announce that Sláinte Irish Pub and Restaurant, located at 1700 Thames St., Baltimore,  MD, and Springfield Farm won BEST ENTREE at the 2012 AIWF Baltimore Presents: Farm to Chef Maryland competition. This competition pairs local farms with local chefs to produce new and […]

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15 Feb News | Comments

Chicken Run

Chicken Run

By Michael Yockel Seated behind the wheel of his golf cart, whose windshield has been playfully stenciled with the words lilly’s layers’ limo, David Smith conducts a fact-drenched tour of Springfield Farm, his 67- acre spread in Sparks, where four flocks of egg- laying, free-range chickens now range freely over snow-covered ground. He parks the […]

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15 Feb News | Comments

He is the Eggman

He is the Eggman

By Cynthia Glover Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Here, at least, standing in the softly lit interior of a turquoise trailer at Springfield Farm in northern Baltimore County, the answer is clear: the chicken. “The chicks come by mail,” says David Smith, who owns this pastured poultry farm—a small but growing trend […]

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15 Feb News | Comments

Hens In The Snow

Hens In The Snow

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15 Feb News | Comments

Home before the holidays

Home before the holidays

By Arthur Hirsch Sun Staff The turkeys at Springfield Farm in Sparks roost occasionally in trees surrounding their grassy enclosure, or hop the low electrical fence and walk that edge of the wide world, sampling freedom. Something always brings them back, though. Perhaps it’s the steady feed, or the domestic fowl’s genetic pull toward home. […]

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15 Feb News | Comments

Meet The Real Free Range Eggs

Meet The Real Free Range Eggs

The Results Are In: Eggs from hens allowed to range on pasture are a heck of a lot better than eggs from commercially raised chickens! By Cheryl Long and Tabitha Alterman Most of the eggs currently sold in supermarkets are nutritionally inferior to eggs produced by hens raised on pasture. That’s the conclusion we have […]

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15 Feb News | Comments

No Need to Fight

No Need to Fight

Patricia Langenfelder uses gestation crates on her Maryland farm and, if you believe her public statements, she isn’t all that interested in hearing new ideas about how she could house her pregnant sows more humanely. Langenfelder is part of a minority group in the Old Line State that uses gestation crates. Her farm is one […]

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15 Feb News | Comments

Ready For The Rack

Ready For The Rack

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15 Feb News | Comments

Alternative Farm Enterprises Agritourism Success Stories

Alternative Farm Enterprises Agritourism Success Stories

What is the history of your farm and farming experience? This farm has been in our family since the early 1700’s. It was originally part of a 5,000- to 10,000-acre farm granted by the King of England. My great grandfather was deeded this current farm (65 acres) in the mid-1800’s. I grew up here. The […]

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