14 episodes

Passel Hills Farm is a locally owned and operated farm located in Union Hall, Virginia. Renowned for its commitment to sustainable farming practices, Passel Hills Farm specializes in pastured poultry and pork, and "beyond organic" produce grown in their market garden. The farm offers a variety of products through bundles, providing a convenient option for those looking to enjoy fresh, locally sourced food in Roanoke County, Franklin County, and Bedford County. Pick Ups are available in Roanoke, Vinton, Moneta, Rocky Mount, and other areas in Southwest Virginia.
In addition to their meat and produce offerings, Passel Hills Farm is a strong community presence with a growing online following. They offer a wealth of information and updates through their website, social media channels, and online platforms. Owned and operated by the Deborde family, who bring a unique expertise and passion for farming to ensure high-quality products.
Passel Hills Farm is not just a local farm; it's a testament to the power of sustainable agriculture and the positive impact it can have on the local economy and community. Whether you're visiting the area or a local resident, a visit to Passel Hills Farm provides a unique opportunity to connect with your food source and support local farming.

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Sow, Grow, Listen Passel Hills Farm

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Passel Hills Farm is a locally owned and operated farm located in Union Hall, Virginia. Renowned for its commitment to sustainable farming practices, Passel Hills Farm specializes in pastured poultry and pork, and "beyond organic" produce grown in their market garden. The farm offers a variety of products through bundles, providing a convenient option for those looking to enjoy fresh, locally sourced food in Roanoke County, Franklin County, and Bedford County. Pick Ups are available in Roanoke, Vinton, Moneta, Rocky Mount, and other areas in Southwest Virginia.
In addition to their meat and produce offerings, Passel Hills Farm is a strong community presence with a growing online following. They offer a wealth of information and updates through their website, social media channels, and online platforms. Owned and operated by the Deborde family, who bring a unique expertise and passion for farming to ensure high-quality products.
Passel Hills Farm is not just a local farm; it's a testament to the power of sustainable agriculture and the positive impact it can have on the local economy and community. Whether you're visiting the area or a local resident, a visit to Passel Hills Farm provides a unique opportunity to connect with your food source and support local farming.

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    2024 Summer CSA half done

    2024 Summer CSA half done

    On this episode, Jeremiah and Megan talk about the last 6 weeks. Megan is making loads of sourdough, and the farm is at an interesting turning point. Listen to learn how your Union Hall farmers are doing.
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    • 51 min
    Summer 2024 CSA Week 1 update!

    Summer 2024 CSA Week 1 update!

    We went from 10 orders a week to 80 this past week!
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Flock n Fluffle

    Flock n Fluffle

    We sit down with Jennifer, the owner of Flock n Fluffle. Everything from Quail to Rabbits and parenting is discussed. Join us as we learn more about small scale farming.
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Spring, the farm is coming together

    Spring, the farm is coming together

    Spring has sprung.
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Chick-fil-a transitions to antibiotics in their chicken!

    Chick-fil-a transitions to antibiotics in their chicken!

    Big news out of Chick-Fil-A. Local food is becoming more and more important. We talk starting plants, kids free a few days and more!
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    • 59 min
    Tyson invests in bug protein? Micro Bakery?

    Tyson invests in bug protein? Micro Bakery?

    In our latest podcast episode, we dive into the world of crafting bundles for our awesome audience, focusing on providing convenient ready-made choices instead of overwhelming options. We chat about balancing customer preferences and simplifying our offerings, sharing the ups and downs of this approach. Our talk covers topics like agriculture, caring for the land, and building community connections through shared meals. We explore the joys and challenges of farm life with a bustling household.
    We discuss daily routines, time management, and adjusting to seasonal changes like daylight saving time, sharing funny stories and thoughtful insights on farming practices and societal norms. From handling livestock to interacting with the community, we shed light on the day-to-day operations of our farm, highlighting the importance of networking, learning, and adapting to change. Through personal anecdotes and practical advice, we welcome you to join us on our journey of growth and discovery in the realm of agricultural entrepreneurship.
    Our conversation touches on poultry processing, staff recruitment, and growing our business, as we tackle challenges and embrace opportunities in building a thriving and sustainable farm enterprise. With humor, honesty, and practical tips, we recount tales of successes, setbacks, and ongoing progress in the diverse world of farming and entrepreneurship. Come along for an informative and enjoyable ride through the ever-changing landscape of agriculture and community engagement.
    We discuss regulations for pickle sales, investments in insect-based food products, electronic tracking for cattle, starting a micro-bakery, tending to a spring garden, and incorporating fitness activities on the farm. Fun stories about affordable labor and the competitive side of the agricultural industry add a light-hearted vibe to our chat, along with experiences in processing pigs and creating homemade sausage flavors. This lively exchange gives listeners an engaging glimpse into rural life, small-scale farming methods, culinary experiments, and current happenings.
    In a detailed chat, we share insights into our lives and farm operations, from enjoying self-employment to processing meat for pet food amidst regulatory hurdles. We discuss moving our website to a new hosting platform, upcoming farm tours for CSA members, promotions to boost CSA sign-ups, expanding the farm store, and enhancing our offerings. Our conversation also covers farm equipment, storage challenges, and future plans for greenhouse expansions, leading to talks about kids playing outdoors and the future direction of our podcast segments. Thanks for joining us on this enlightening journey through the Passel Hills Farm Podcast.


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    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

3 Ratings

buttboy5000 ,

Hello from the scatterbrained Lowe’s late picker upper… 🥴

Just reading your updates and checking out the podcast. We appreciate all of your hard work! 😊

cpubugs ,

Amazing Farm, Excellent food, wonderful family and solid informative Podcast!

Make sure you tune in. Great things are coming and going on here! Also, make sure you buy some great food. Buy local! Pay Cash! And spread the word!!!

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