Fresh From Our Farmers: Talking turkey for Thanksgiving
by Michele Anna Jordan If you have not yet settled on what you’ll prepare for Thanksgiving, there is still plenty of time, whether you want a traditional feast or something different. Sebastopol’s Victorian Farmstead is taking orders for heritage breed turkeys and...
Fresh From Our Farmers: Farmstead meats the ‘answer to the problem’
It has been nearly four years since Adam Parks, grandson of the founders of Victorian Christmas Tree Farm in Sebastopol, established Victorian Meat Co. at the family ranch. Parks, who seems to have a limitless reserve of energy, has continuously expanded the business...
A Little Bit About Us on North Bay Biz!
In a world of image and polish, sound bites and spin, Adam Parks seems thrilled to be running a business in which honesty and transparency are the name of the game. “My customers have to know they can trust me, because I’m providing them with the food they put in...
Stemple Creek’s Featured Purveyor
Situated in Sebastopol's hot new Barlow Center, Victorian Farmstead Meat Company (located inside Community Market) is a family-owned butcher shop that features the finest locally sourced and sustainably-raised meats in Sonoma County. Read the rest here!
Profile By Heather Irwin
Parks’ mission: A direct, hoof-to-table connection between ranchers and meat consumers. Though the scale of his operation is small–just a few hundred pounds of local beef, pork, lamb and poultry sold each week, it’s part of a growing trend toward knowing just where...
Victorian Farmstead listed as Top 50 Local Food Shop by Sunset!
For a taste of the top delicacies being made in the West, check out these amazing places--and add a special touch to your table. Read the rest.
Slaughterhouse Shutdowns Ruffle Local-Food Movement
SEBASTOPOL-Slaughterhouses serving small chicken farmers have all but vanished in the Bay Area, undermining its reputation as a Mecca for the local-food movement. (Click here to read the full article)
A Bite Club Blurb About us Moving to Community Market!
You’ll soon be able to get a slab of bacon with your broccoli at Community Market — at least in Sebastopol. The historically-vegetarian grocer will add pork, lamb, duck, rabbit, grass-fed beef and locally-raised chickens from Victorian Farmstead Meat Company when it...
The story of Victorian Farmstead Meats butcher shop, headed to Sebastopol
The fire that damaged The Barlow in downtown Sebastopol on June 1 caused some setbacks. Yet developer Barney Aldridge is already back on track for his planned October opening of the culinary and arts center under construction at Sebastopol Avenue/Hwy. 12 and Morris...
My Visit to Victorian Farmstead- logan’sbites.com
13-year-old Logan dropped by the farm in 2011- Read his full review here!