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Welcome friends, customers and future customers.  

webassets/Calf_4132010.jpgIn today's world it is important to know your farmer and where your food comes from. We hope to meet each one of our customers in person.... but we know it is not always possible. Therefore, we hope to keep you updated on our upstate New York farming journey with our blog.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Free Farm Raised Chicken!!
Subscribe to our Heydenrych Farms Grass Fed Monthly Beef Club during the months of September and October and receive a free Farm Raised Chicken as a bonus! See our website for more details http://www.grassfedbeefny.com/catalog/c15_p1.html
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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Why use 100% Grass Fed Beef Tallow in our Soap?


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We are often asked why we use 100% grass fed beef tallow in our soap when most people have switched to all plant based ingredients. Below are some of the key reasons:

• Tallow is a high quality oil that is rendered from the suet from our own animal welfare approved animals. We believe in using all resources available to us and live a self sufficient lifestyle. 

• Tallow contains Vitamin E and carotene, it builds up naturally in grass fed animals

• Tallow adds hardness for a long lasting bar of soap (feedback on our soap is that they last forever!)

• Tallow produces a nice bar of soap with a rich and creamy lather

• Tallow retains the natural glycerin and feels wonderful on your skin! 

• Proven oil used in soapmaking for thousands of years

• Some people are allergic to plant oils. Our 100% pure tallow soap is our best seller. 

Try our soap and you will be surprised! 

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Hope everyone had a wonderful summer! I posted the Grass Fed Beef availability dates for the remainder of 2012 on our website. The dates for our 100% Grass Fed Beef are as follows:

Sept 25-Shipping
Sept 22-Farm Pick-up
Sept 28-Alb Delivery

Oct 6-Farm Pickup
Oct 9-Shipping
Oct 12-Alb Delivery
Oct 26-Farm Pickup
Oct 30-Shipping

Nov 2-Alb Delivery
Nov 10-Farm Pickup
Nov 13-Shipping
Nov 16-Alb Delivery
Nov 17-Farm Pickup
Nov 20-Shipping

Dec 1-Farm Pickup
Dec 4-Shipping
Dec 7-Alb Delivery

Reserve your order early to ensure availability!! http://www.grassfedbeefny.com/catalog/c11_p1.html

Thanks for supporting our farm! 

 

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Perfect Gift for Mother's Day - Handcrafted Soap Gift Box

webassets/soapcollectionmarch1.jpgMother's Day is on May 13th. How will you make Mom's day special this year? We believe that there's no better way to show your love and appreciation than with an all natural homemade gift!


Our idea for Mother's Day is to create a beautiful Mother's Day Gift Box filled with old fashioned handmade natural soaps from Heydenrych Farms. The gift box includes 4 handcrafted bars of soap. The aroma of Honey & Oats, Pink Grapefruit, Lavender and Lemon Grass is just amazing!

All of our soaps are made in small batches to ensure the quality of each batch, hand cut with an old fashioned soap cutter and we hand wrap each bar.

We ship anywhere within the US. The Mother's Day Gift Boxes will ship out the week of May 7th to arrive just in time for Mother's Day. Please feel free to contact me with any questions and/or comments.

For more details on our handcrafted soap, please visit our website and select Handcrafted Soap.

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Free Shipping!!!
Handcrafted soap orders placed between today and March 9th, 2012 will qualify for free shipping within the US!!
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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Farm Sensation Soap

webassets/tallowsoapGF.jpgRene, visiting from South Africa, made her first batch of all natural soap!! The soap has a blend of Heydenrych Farms 100% Grass Fed Beef Tallow, Coconut Oil, Canola Oil, Madder Root for a beautiful ruby color and Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil (from South Africa) for a very pleasant and refreshing aroma. After days of turning the soap over to cure and smelling it, Rene decided to name the soap "Farm Sensation Soap". Way to go Rene!!

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Next available date for 100% Grass Fed Beef Sampler packages
Our website has been updated with the next available date for our 40 lbs Grass Fed Beef Sampler Package and 100% Grass Fed Beef Mini-sample Packager. The schedule is:
Ups Delivery - March 27
Delivery to Albany NY - March 30
Farm Pick-up - March 31
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Friday, February 3, 2012

Heydenrych Farms Beef Tallow Soap Now Available!
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We are pleased to introduce our Heydenrych Beef Tallow soap! Our soap is made "from scratch" using the old fashioned cold-process method and rendering Beef Tallow from our own 100% Grass Fed Beef suet, to create unique and refreshing bars of soap. The main ingredient in all our soap is Beef Tallow from our animals with a 100% grass diet, received no antibiotics, grain and growth hormones and are humanely treated. The 100% Grass Fed Beef Tallow has a creamy color due to the vitamin E and carotene, which builds up naturally in grass fed animals.

100% Grass Fed Beef tallow soap makes a super-hard, creamy bar of soap with stable lather that is very moisturizing. We also combine our grass fed beef tallow with other liquid oils like coconut, canola, olive and palm kernel to make a wonderful, well balanced bar of soap.

Our soaps are handcrafted and as a result, no two bars of soap will look exactly the same. Unlike commercial soap, handcrafted soap retains the natural glycerin from the saponification process and thus feels wonderful on your skin! Most commercial soaps have their glycerin extracted and sold to other industries.

Handcrafted soap is an affordable indulgence for yourself, and it makes a great gift for friends and family. Our soap is packaged in earth friendly products such as recycled paper and raffia (fiber from the giant leaves of a palm tree found in Madagascar).

We ship our soap within the US using USPS flat rate boxes. Please see our website for more details http://www.grassfedbeefny.com/soap.html Thank You!
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Farm Raised Chicken Update!
Thank you to everyone that has already reserved their chickens for 2012. We are running out of Chickens fast!
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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Reserve Your Farm Raised Chickens Now for 2012!
I hope you are enjoying this mind winter so far. It's almost the end of January and for us it means it is time to start firming up our plans for the 2012 season... Fun! and of course doing our taxes for 2011... not so Fun!!!

We will be placing our order for the day old chicks within the next month. We raise a limited number of chickens each year. If you are interested in buying chickens from us this year, please reserve your order by the end of February. Thank you to our customers that have already reserved their chickens!


About Our Farm Raised Chickens

We raise our chickens in the most natural setting possible. For the first 2 weeks they are in a brooder with heat lamps and after that they are free to explore the farm during the day and in the late afternoon, we close them up in their spacious barn to roost and to protect them from their natural predators. They enjoy sunshine, grass, bugs, vegetables from our garden and grains.


Our chickens are available for pickup at the farm or delivery to a central location in Albany, NY in August and October of each year.

Our chickens are sold whole, frozen to lock in freshness and packaged in 55 micron high barrier shrink bags that will deter freezer burn for up to 1 year. Each processed chicken weighs between 4.5 to 6 lbs. The price per chicken is $15.00.


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