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Kim Groskleg & Gary Schmidt
Alder Creek Farm

Golden Lake, ON

620 Roesler Rd
Golden Lake, ON K0J 1X0
6137173795 (home)
613-293-1174 (cell)
Product Types: At Alder Creek Farm, we grow naturally raised lamb.

About Us
We are fortunate to be the fourth generation to farm our family homestead. Upon permanently moving here in 1997, we adopted a lifestyle of growing our own vegetables and raising our own meat products. It is rather humourous how we got started in the sheep farming business. The farm was originally a beef operation. When our daughters were young, we bought two lambs as pets. Now at peak times, we have 120 sheep on the farm!!! For several years, we hosted a Sheep 4H Club so as many children as possible could learn about and get to know sheep. We kept our two pets Snowball and Dipsy for 10 years. They were Special to say the least. Now we shepherd a flock of 50 Dorset ewes. We have wonderful and rich green pastures available from May through to October. During the winter, the flock have free access to both indoor and outdoor large areas. We feed mostly our own hay and silage that we grow on our own farm. We do not use chemical fertilizers.

Browse through our Products for Sale

Just Awesome Fresh Local Lamb!!!

Practices (our standards for raising or making our products)
Our farm practices incorporate as much as possible, natural rearing and grazing systems. During the summer months, we rotate pastures to help ensure that our flock has enough forage to last throughout the summer months. In the fall when the quality of forage in our pastures is poor, the flock is introduced to standing oats, peas and barley. This feed helps the ewes to go into the breeding season in good condition. Lambs are weaned at about 3 months of age when they are eating hay and grain to sustain themselves. This is also done at 3 months so their mothers are not taxed too much and can remain healthy. We grow most of our own hay and silage.

Additional Information
We look forward to retailing our lamb through the Ottawa Valley Food Coop! We have a variety of whole, half or various cuts ready to go.

Meats: Lamb

Order ID Product Name [About Producer] Type Price
Login to order #4089 Ground lamb
Order number of pounds. You will be billed for exact weight (between 0.75 and 1 pounds)

Login to order #4310 Lamb Sausage - delicious Honey Garlic
Order number of pounds. You will be billed for exact PROCESSED weight (1 pound)

Login to order #4743 Lamb Shanks
Order number of pounds. You will be billed for exact PROCESSED weight (between 4 and 1 pounds)

Login to order #5536 Leg Roast
4 available. Order number of pounds. You will be billed for exact PROCESSED weight (between 1.5 and 2.5 pounds)