Blackbird Farm

Blackbird Farm

Pasture-raised beef and pork from Smithfield, Rhode Island

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Winter 2013 Cooking Classes Announced

We’ve picked two dates for upcoming cooking classes at the Farm. Tickets are now available to purchase from the “Cooking Classes” page for the following dates: February 9, 2013 February 16, 2013 and March 9, 2013. We plan on offering some ideas for an at-home Valentine’s Day dinner in the February class and David will demonstrate curing and… (read more)

2012 Farm Stand Now Open!

Our Farm Stand is open beginning on Tuesday, June 12. We’ll have all our Blackbird Farm 100% pedigreed Black Angus beef, 100% pedigreed American Heritage Berkshire pork and organic, free-range Rhode Island Red eggs, along with great local produce and other regional products from our favorite producers. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6… (read more)

Blackbird Farm is the featured farm at Ocean House Farm + Vine dinner with Chef Benjamin Sukle

bone-in strip steak

On Wednesday, February 1, The Dorrance‘s Chef Benjamin Sukle is preparing a three-course dinner at the Ocean House in Westerly with an hors d’oeurve and two of the courses featuring Blackbird Farm. The highlight of the evening will be NY Strip Steaks which Sukle will have aged for 60 days. Ann Marie is an invited… (read more)

Blackbird Farm Stand Opening with Eat Drink RI

Farm Stand

UPDATE: The Stand has proved to be so popular that we’re going to be open 7 days a week. See updated hours below or at the Farm Stand Info link above. We are opening our Farm Stand at 660 Douglas Pike in Smithfield—that’s the intersection of Douglas Pike and Limerock Road—right down the street from… (read more)

Ann Marie’s speech at RI Agriculture Day 2011

Below is the text of the speech Ann Marie gave to Governor Chafee, RI DEM Director Janet Coit, USDA Undersecretary for Marketing & Regulatory Programs Edward Avalon and other guests at Agriculture Day at the Rhode Island State House on May 12, 2011. ———- Good afternoon Governor Chafee and distinguished guests. My husband Kevin and… (read more)