Welcome to Owens Farm
David and Caroline Owens
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Overnight Lodging
Info and reservations

Overnight Farmstays open now! 

Now taking orders for Spring 2020 pastured pork.

Our sheep happily grazing the Solar Arrays at Susquehanna University. Who needs lawnmowers?

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON SOLAR GRAZING

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Its breeding season: time to make 2020 lambs.

Honey for sale here
at the farm

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   WHAT’S HAPPENING AT OWENS FARM?
Orders open for spring 2020 pork, half, whole, quarter...

 jump to meat page for more info

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS for 2020 SHEEP WORKSHOPS!

Saturday March 14   Lambing Clinic jump to page
Saturday June 6     Sheep 101 Workshop jump to page
 


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Solar arrays are ideal from an animal welfare standpoint: plenty of shade, shelter, and food.

Sheep thrive on the grasses and broad-leafed weeds which could cause problems in a solar field.

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These vines were creeping up the inverter and heading for a fan....but not for long. The sheep discovered them immediately.

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The acreage is subdivided with temporary electric fence to optimize the impact of grazing activity.

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We are happy to answer your
questions about solar grazing.

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Contrary to popular belief, vegetation does grow under the solar panels, due to availability of moisture and sufficient sunlight. This photo shows how well the sheep clear it out.