Farm Family Vacation

Farm Family Vacation

Can farm families go on vacation? Do they even want to? A couple of weekends ago our family took one last short trip to celebrate the end of summer 2022. Our trip to the Nebraska State Fair is on its way to becoming a current family tradition. Step 2: Choosing a Destination My point of…

Announcement: Local meat now available in a retail shop near Springfield MO

Announcement: Local meat now available in a retail shop near Springfield MO

CopperTop Legacy Farm is excited to now offer retail cuts of locally raised beef for sale at Turners Station Mercantile and Deli – just six minutes east of Springfield, Missouri. These high-quality meats are sold directly to shoppers in our community in an effort to support the local economy. Buy local meat by the pound…

About Emma Alexander: an educated, experienced horticulture enthusiast

About Emma Alexander: an educated, experienced horticulture enthusiast

I’m Emma, and I’m excited to be your local farmer! A rich history of family farming By divine design, I was born into the industry of agriculture. I am a loud, proud southwest Missouri Ozarkian. I was born and raised in Rogersville and will always be a Rogersville Wildcat at Heart. Generations of my family…

Farm-fresh local meat for sale “on the hoof” (near Springfield MO)

Farm-fresh local meat for sale “on the hoof” (near Springfield MO)

At CopperTop Legacy Farm, we sell our livestock “on the hoof” and in local retail locations. “on the hoof” means, we’ll sell you an entire animal, while it’s still alive – but we help facilitate the process of getting fresh-from-the-farm meat into your home freezer. That is the easiest, legal way to sell it. For…

What is “generationally sustainable” agriculture?

What is “generationally sustainable” agriculture?

“Sustainability” is a really big buzzword in agriculture right now. It’s critical from an environmental and conservationist standpoint. Responsible farmers ask questions like, “How can agriculture behave and operate in those environmental spaces so we use the land right without depleting it?” But we need to preserve more than just the land. What does generationally…