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Gaea Farm
Contact: Doug and April Koenig
Address: 7341 Back Valley Rd. Lindside, WV, 24951
Email Address: gaeafarm@gmail.com
Phone: 304-832-6293
About Us
Gaea Farm is a 20 acre homestead located at 2700 ft. on Peter's Mountain. The farmstead dates back to the mid-1800s and has been organically managed for the past 20+ years. The farm was USDA certified through the 1990s. We, the Koenig family: Doug, April, Guy and Spencer, took ownership in 2016. We believe food is medicine and the ability to feed oneself off your land is true freedom. However, when we have an abundance anything we wish to share that with all of you.

We have a family milk cow which has become the cornerstone of the farm. She provides food for us, as well as the other livestock. She and her calf are only on grass with the only exception being she gets non-gmo whole corn and crimped barley at the milking stand. We then make cheese, butter, kefir, yogurt, etc. from the milk and the excess or whey is used to soak barley and corn which supplements the pasture for the hogs and chickens. We also have geese and turkeys for seasonal met production.

We also have a small high tunnel, but most of our growing comes in the form of perennials. We have peaches, plums, pears, apples, various berries, asparagus, rhubarb, horseradish, various herbs (culinary and medicinal), ramps, hops, vineyard, and we grow some annual carrots, tomatoes, potatoes, garlic, etc.
Practices
We employ permaculture practices, to include hugelkultur. We also utilize biodynamic practices, including multi-species intensive grazing. We do not apply any sprays or pharmaceuticals to any plant or animal on our farm.