Riverhaven Farm

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Sustainable Farming

Riverhaven Farm is an ecological farm situated along the Nooksack River in Lynden, WA.  In our view, an ecological farm attempts to utilize or mimic nature through a diverse biology and focus on building rich, healthy soils.  You may have heard the sayings, "You are what you eat," and, "You are what your animals eat".  What your animals eat comes from the soil as does much of the fruit and vegetables we eat.  It is our goal to produce the healthiest, most humane meats possible.  We do not use any pesticides or commercial fertilizers as they are known to destroy the complex universe of soil organisms and bind nutrients, making them unavailable to plants.  On-farm composting and Management Intensive Grazing are some of the ways we attempt to mimic natural processes.

 

Come visit our farm stand every Friday and Sunday from 10am - 4pm on River Road! We offer Lamb, Pork, Chicken, Duck, & Eggs.

 

"At Riverhaven, things are a bit different."

Sustainable Connections

 
 

"The production that makes up Riverhaven Farm is no accident."

The Lynden Tribune

 

Riverhaven Processing

 
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WSDA Certified Poultry Processing

On site at Riverhaven Farm we have a fully WSDA certified Poultry processing facility capable of processing chickens, and turkeys. We offer affordable prices, and aim to provide the best service available. Processing season runs May - October with processing on Monday - Thursday of each week. Currently, 150 Broilers and 60 Turkeys make up a full day.  If the calendar shows less than 150 Broiler chickens, then space is available that day.

Due to limited demand during the Winter season processing requires a minimum amount of birds be scheduled on any given day, therefore processing days are restricted and only available when at least 50 chickens or 20 turkeys have been booked. See the Processing Calendar below for availability. 

 

We offer either vacuum seal or shrink wrap of whole Broilers.  Turkeys are shrink wrapped. We also offer cut-ups for $1.50 per Chicken