Celebrating Earth Day Week with 10% Day for AGW

Posted on Apr 21, 2021 in Certified Regenerative Farm Program
Celebrating Earth Day Week with 10% Day for AGW

Participating in A Greener World’s pilot program for Regenerative Farm Certification is an inspirational experience for us at Chapel Hill Creamery. While we have always thought of ourselves as good stewards of the land, and conscientious environmentalists – we had not yet put into place specific goals for regenerating our little piece of the earth, […]

Regenerative Farm Plan: Aerobic Static Composting

Posted on Apr 12, 2021 in Certified Regenerative Farm Program
Regenerative Farm Plan:  Aerobic Static Composting

Yes, we like to keep our infrastructure as simple as possible; and yes, we want the cows to deposit their own “fertilizer” evenly across the pastures as they graze. But there’s a considerable amount of manure that gets plopped in places where it needs to be cleaned up. The cows come in for milking twice […]

Salad Bar Season!

Salad Bar Season!

Grazing is the centerpiece of our soil building program! Ruminants, with their traditional diet of GRASS, are responsible for building the deep, rich topsoil that once dominated the great plains of our country. As we model this natural cycle, the work of our regenerative plan for soil building at Chapel Hill Creamery rests largely on […]

DIGGING DEEP!

Posted on Mar 11, 2021 in Certified Regenerative Farm Program
DIGGING DEEP!

A huge element of our Regenerative Farm Program is soil building. Tim MacAller from Four Leaf Farm is coaching us on ways we can bring our soils to their greatest potential. He and herd manager Allison Sturgill are discussing topsoil depth, carbon sequestering, and tillage pros and cons. For 20 years we have been improving […]

CHC joins Certified Regenerative Farm Pilot Program

Posted on Mar 3, 2021 in Certified Regenerative Farm Program
CHC joins Certified Regenerative Farm Pilot Program

A Greener World, which audits and certifies us yearly as “Animal Welfare Approved” has started a new pilot program: Certified Regenerative Farm. We are honored to have been asked to be one of 50 farms worldwide to join this pilot program! We’re excited about being certified as a regenerative farm. While we have always considered […]