We are a small farm located in Southern Ohio, the rolling hills of the Appalachian range. After much deliberation and several farm visits, we decided to raise Old Style American Tunis Sheep, a breed on the Livestock Conservancy List. Our sheep are raised the old fashioned way, and they thrive on our rotationally grazed pasture. Charis, a North Carolina native, is the Tarheel in Tarheelbilly Farm. She is the chief animal manager and shepherd. A self-taught spinner, she also knits and weaves, and shears the flock. Our award-winning fleeces are sold to fiber aficionados far and wide. The wool is then processed into lovely roving and yarn.
Ben is the hillbilly in Tarheelbilly Farm. A native West Virginian, he is wild about maple syrup. He roams the woods carefully managing and maintaining the sugar bush. He also spends time in the woodshop, building all of the wooden ware that we use in our apiary. In 2018, we began offering bee frames and boxes for purchase.
We raise a large garden every year. Though our primary focus is to feed our family, we sell pesticide free heirloom produce in limited qualities. Though not new to farming, we are a relatively new farm, having taken over a family farm primarily dedicated to hay and cattle production. Visitors will find us busy making the farm reflect our values and commitment low-input farming. Feel free to browse our site, visit our blog, and check out our maple, sheep, and bee pages. Our products can be found on our Etsy page https://www.etsy.com/shop/TarheelbillyFarm and off the farm with prior arrangement. See our product availability page or follow us on Facebook to see what we’re working on!