What Started as Being an Animal Lover Turned into Homesteading in Havana, Florida

Faith with a baby goat

Welcome to TnF Farms, where our passion for livestock and homesteading comes to life! In the scenic Panhandle region of Havana, Florida. At TnF Farms, we are dedicated to raising a diverse array of farm animals while embracing the values of sustainable and responsible homesteading.

Our journey revolves around nurturing and caring for a variety of farm animals. Each with its unique charm and significance. From our very animated small pigs (American Guinea Hogs) that provide us with their natural ability to clear the land of scrub and some of the best tasting pork. Our lively chickens that grace us with farm-fresh eggs, our animals are an integral part of our daily lives. We also have a soft spot for our curious Nigerian Dwarf goats that provide fresh, creamy milk to and we’re always excited to share their playful antics with visitors.

Always working towards self sufficiency

Beyond the immediate joy of caring for these animals, we have a commitment. Our commitment to homesteading is deeply rooted in our desire to live a sustainable and environmentally conscious lifestyle. We prioritize ethical and humane practices in animal husbandry. Ensuring our livestock is well-cared for and living their best lives.

Join us on our homesteading journey as we open our doors to fellow enthusiasts, nature lovers, and anyone curious about the charms of rural life. Whether you’re interested in learning about animal husbandry, sustainable farming practices, or simply relishing the tranquility of our farm, you’re welcome to visit and enjoy the TnF Farms experience.

As we share our experiences, challenges, and triumphs, we aim to foster a sense of community. We hope to inspire others to embrace the rewarding world of homesteading. From how-to’s on raising livestock to farm-to-table cooking featuring our fresh produce and goods, there are numerous opportunities to connect with us and learn about our way of life.

So, come and join us through our blog or stop in. We are just outside of the town of Havana, Florida. As we embark on this fulfilling journey of raising farm animals, nurturing the land, and cultivating a more sustainable future. TnF Farms is not just a place. It’s a lifestyle! We can’t wait to share it with you.

American Guinea For Quality Meat

If you’re looking to embark on a rewarding journey into small-scale, sustainable livestock farming, consider raising American Guinea Hogs. These unique heritage pigs offer not only a taste of history but also a delectable source of meat. In this post, we’ll discuss some of our experiences so far with American Guinea Hogs, their characteristics, benefits, and how to raise them for flavorful pork.

Poultry Rumors vs Facts

President Ronald Regan made the phrase “trust but verify” famous back in the late 80s. We invited multiple visiting Florida Department of Agriculture inspectors in for a cup of coffee to get the facts. Here are 3 rumors that are not true.

NPIP certified AI clean

This certification ensures that your flock is free from significant poultry diseases, thereby guaranteeing the health and well-being of your birds. Participation is voluntary and the service is FREE in the state of Florida.

Greg Judy Regenerative Ranching

From struggling as a rancher in Missouri to owning 4 farms and leasing 12 more, All while operating completely out of debt, Greg Judy shares is secrets to his success to everybody through education in person and online through his website and YouTube channel.

Affordable Outdoor Farm Surveillance

Outdoor farm surveillance no longer needs to be a significant financial burden. Affordable camera systems from Blink, Wyze, and Arlo offer no cost or monthly subscriptions for around $20/month. Paid subscriptions offer a range of features to suit your farm’s specific needs. Whether you prioritize cost-effectiveness, high-resolution video, or advanced features, there is a camera solution tailored to you.

Farmers Markets in the Modern Age

Farmers markets, those vibrant hubs of local commerce and community, have been a staple of towns and cities for centuries. Traditionally, they’ve been places where farmers and artisans come together to sell fresh produce, handmade goods, and create a sense of connection. In today’s fast-paced, digital world, these markets are evolving to meet the demands of a modern society. This article explores how farmers markets are adapting and thriving in the digital age through the integration of technology.

The Homesteading Renaissance

In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in homesteading—a lifestyle that prioritizes self-sufficiency, sustainability, and a deep connection to the land. While homesteading is often associated with rural areas, it is gaining traction in suburban and even urban settings. Havana, Florida, with its rich agricultural heritage and close-knit community, offers a unique and welcoming environment for individuals and families looking to embrace the homesteading way of life. In this article, we will explore the benefits of homesteading in Havana, Florida.

Big in Dairy Benefits

When it comes to dairy goats, the Nigerian Dwarf goat stands out as a small but mighty choice. Despite their diminutive stature, these goats offer a wealth of benefits for dairy enthusiasts and homesteaders alike. In this article, we’ll explore why Nigerian Dwarf goats are considered great dairy goats and how they can be an excellent addition to your farm or homestead.

Raising Leghorns in Florida

Raising Leghorn chickens in Florida offers a plethora of advantages, from high egg production and adaptability to disease resistance and cost-efficiency. Whether you’re a seasoned farmer or a newcomer to poultry farming, the Leghorn’s characteristics make it a stellar choice for thriving in the sunny and warm climate of the Sunshine State. As the demand for locally sourced and sustainable eggs continues to rise, the Leghorn proves itself as a reliable and profitable investment for poultry farmers in Florida.

A Guide to Florida Goat Farming

Florida, known for its sunny weather and lush landscapes, might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of dairy farming. However, raising dairy goats in Florida is not only possible but can also be a rewarding and sustainable endeavor. In this blog post, we’ll explore the ins and outs of raising dairy goats in the Sunshine State, from choosing the right breed to overcoming the unique challenges that Florida’s climate presents.