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Back to nature at Harcum protein farm

In the Harcum area of Gloucester, family homes now overlay the area where once small and large farms covered the acres.

One family in Harcum is operating a farm. Set back from Harcum Road on a plot of land inherited from an aunt is the home of Buddy and Angie Dunston and their new family business, Harcum Pastured Proteins.

“A little over six months ago our daughter came up with this idea,” Angie explained. “The idea was for the family to become more self-sufficient with a goal to heal our bodies and our land through regenerative agriculture.”

To reach their goal, the family has worked as a team although Angie, a mental health therapist, has maintained her profession with an office at White Marsh Shopping Center.

They now have on the farm both meat and laying chickens, lambs and rabbits. Each species has separate living quarters which were built by Buddy and daughter Amelia, mostly with wood harvested from trees that once stood on the farm. This way they have created a much...

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