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The chicken and the egg at Feisty Acres. (Credit: David Benthal)

There’s more to CSAs than produce on the North Fork. For these feathery farms, it’s all about the birds. From eggs to chickens, ducks to game birds, these poultry-focused CSAs will fill all your breakfast, lunch and dinner desires. 

Feisty Acres

Feisty Acres poultry and game farm in Southold. (Credit: David Benthal)

If you are itching to try some of the more unique poultry items the Nork Fork has to offer, look no further than Feisty Acres.

Each month, you’ll receive a selection of eggs and meat from the farm.

“Members will have the opportunity to try — at least once — every bird and egg we offer at our farm and markets,” said Abra Morawiec, co-owner and operator. “Every month has a different combination of poultry, game birds, and eggs and can include quail, chukar partridge, French guinea fowl, heritage chicken, silkie chicken, heritage chicken eggs, heritage duck eggs and quail eggs.”

And if you are feeling even more adventurous, try the pickled quail egg share. Or make an awesome breakfast with one of their two egg shares.

Pick-ups can typically be done either at their farm in Southold or at Union Square Greenmarket on Wednesdays or Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket on Saturdays. The poultry and egg share is $500 for monthly selections June through November, including a Thanksgiving turkey.

45375 County Rd 48, Southold, [email protected]

Browders Birds

Browders Birds in Mattituck. (Credit: David Benthal)

This CSA has two options — one for chicken and one for eggs. The I Love Local Chicks summer share comes in a full or half share options. The full share is $675 for an organic, pasture-raised chicken every week for 20 weeks. The half share is $350 for 10 weeks, pick-up every other week. The summer egg share is $220 for one dozen certified organic and pasture raised eggs each week for 20 weeks. Both CSAs begin on June 4.

4050 Soundview Ave., Mattituck, 631-477-6523

Goodale Farms

What Goodale has isn’t exactly a CSA, but what they call a meal box. It’s like a farm-to-door grocery delivery each week, and you get to pick the items. Goodale sells its own pasture-raised chicken — ground, breast, sausage or whole — and chicken eggs right from the farm. Plus dairy like cheese and buttermilk, endless produce and prepared foods, too. The box comes in standard or large and there’s even a vegetarian option. The standard plan and vegetarian plan are $75 per week and feed two to four people, while the large plan is $100 per week and feeds four to six people.

250 Main Rd, Riverhead,  (631) 901-5975

Produce CSAs with egg share add on

Zilnicki Farms

3675 Sound Ave, Riverhead, 384-0376

Garden of Eve

4558 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901, 722-8777

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm

80 N Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964, 749-0626