Knoydart Farm
Merigomish 902-867-1305 knoydart@tncweb.ca

Address: 7037 Hwy 245 Merigomish, NS, B0K1G0
Phone: 902-867-1305
Website: knoydartfarm.org

About Us

Knoydart Farm is located between Arisaig and Lismore on Highway 245 overlooking The Northumberland Strait with Prince Edward Island on the horizon. It is the only Certified Organic Dairy Farm in the Atlantic Provinces of Canada.
Following Certified Organic Practices the Dairy Herd of Holstein, Jersey , Dairy Shorthorn and Brown Swiss breeds of cows is out each day grazing pasture when the weather permits.
The Farm is a family run operation
A proportion of the milk produced is processed three days per week into cheese, this happening in the On Farm Federally Inspected Processing Facility. The cheese is sold under the band name of Knoydart Farm with the products ranging from Fresh Curds through various cheese with herbs , spices and fruits added to Aged Cheddar

Practices

As previously stated the Farm Practices are governed by Organic Certification. The herds basic diet is grass and clovers either in the form of pasture or conserved haylage. In the fall of the year cows graze turnips ,kale and forage corn.

The diet is supplemented with Certified Organic Hull Less Oats from Alpha Mills on Prince Edward Island

No Inorganic Fertilser, Pesticides,Insecticides or Herbicides are used on the land or growing crops

No antibiotics or Fertility Hormones are used on the cows

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