Founding Farmers

Proudly raised by family farmers in

Henry County, KY

The Berry Center

The Berry Center is putting Wendell Berry’s writings to work by advocating for farmers, land-conserving communities, and healthy regional economies.

JOHN LOGAN AND LORI BRENT

BRENT FAMILY FARM

John Logan and Lori Brent and their three children live on a 160-acre farm in Henry County, a diversified operation consisting of cattle, hay, cigar wrapper tobacco, and a family garden. Selling beef direct to consumer for over 20 years, the Brents are proud to take a calf from birth to finish, and on to the local butcher just two miles from the farm.

REGGIE AND CARRIE BROWN PAUL AND BRENDA BROWN

BROWN FARMS

Reggie and Paul Brown, son and father, along with their wives, farm over 240 acres in Turners Station. The Browns raise about 80 head a year on their farm.

CURTIS AND CARILYNN COOMBS

JERICHO ACRES

The Coombs are generational farmers who, until 2018, ran a very successful dairy business. With the upheaval caused by the dairy industry, the Coombs have shifted to raising 30-35 mama cows supplying meat to the program.

KYLEN AND BETH DOUGLAS

DOUGLAS FARMS

Kylen Douglas purchased his family farm in 2012 raising 50 head of cattle on an annual basis. Adding to his other land, the Douglas Farms covers 300 acres of rolling farmland perfect for raising tender and nutritious meat for OHPM.

JASON AND CHRISTY FISCHER

FISCHER FARMS

Jason Fischer runs about 70 mother cows on almost 300 acres of prime Henry County land. Working with his son Joseph, Fischer Farms is raising excellent animals for Our Home Place Meat.

KEVIN AND MARY MCMANIS

MCMANIS FARM

Kevin McManis of Turners Station, KY is one of our few farmers providing animals for Rose Veal harvesting throughout the year. With his 30 heifers, Kevin raises calves to a superior quality meat.

JAMES AND JILL MOBLEY

MOBLEY FARM

James Mobley runs about 50 heifers and three bulls on his farm of over 80 acres. Spring calvers, Mobley’s animals are harvested near the end of the calendar year providing needed meat to the markets.

JOSEPH AND ABBIE MONROE

VALLEY SPIRIT FARM

The Fiechter and Monroe families’ shared vision of a two family, working farm includes a grass finished beef herd of 22 mama cows, and a two-acre vegetable garden. Valley Spirit also manages a pastured/woodland pork herd and grows culinary mushrooms.

CLINT AND ALICIA WOODS

WOODS FARMS

Woods farms is situated outside of New Castle in Henry County with 80 heifers. Woods supplies animals throughout the year, assisting Our Home Place Meat in providing to many markets.

Know Your Farmer

Meet Valley Spirit Farm, one of 10 farms we work with here in Henry County, Kentucky. All our farm families practice some of the best livestock farming in the country, and we think that after one bite of Our Home Place Meat you’ll agree. Have a look at some of our fine farmers, and then click below to try the best meat available shipped direct to your doorstep.

From Our Pastures To You

Taste the difference that comes from choosing beef raised in harmony with the land. Your purchase will directly support family farms, ecological farming practices, and healthy rural communities.