Since our farm's beginning nearly a
century ago, we have remained a diverse operation.
Our farm has produced flax for linen, registered
Hereford cattle for breeding stock and beef, walnuts and
filberts, chickens for meat and eggs,
and hay for feed and sale. Additionally, its gardens and orchard has
provided sustenance to our family.
We still raise chickens (as pets and for eggs)
along with several cats and dogs, as well as hay for
However, the main
enterprise here on the Dunton Family Farm is the protection of
rare seed varieties. We research the histories, locate,
evaluate, and produce rare heirloom vegetable seeds that we
offer to home gardeners through the
Victory Seed Company.
We are always striving to make less and less of an impact on the
environment and world around us. We are hardcore
recyclers and are actively experimenting with
alternative technologies. These include such areas such as
rain water collection systems,
in situ composting,
hedgerow creation and maintenance, and woodlot management.
As the farmland around us is rapidly becoming industrialized and
urbanized, we are in the beginning stages of developing plans to
protect our farm from falling victim to this troubling national
We hope to maintain a position of importance within our local
community by remaining an agricultural island (open space) and
by supplying wholesome and healthy agricultural products to our
neighboring community for generations to come.
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