Apple Creek

Total Score2430

Apple Creek Farm, LLC is a MOFGA certified organic farm located in Bowdoinham Maine. The farm was established by the Galle family in 1985 and is now run by the second-generation. Jake Galle and Abby Sadauckas co-own and operate the farm utilizing a variety of sustainable farming practices, including multi-species grazing. The farm produces certified organic, grass-fed beef, lamb and goat, as well as pasture-raised, certified organic poultry (broilers, geese and turkeys) and free-range certified organic eggs. Other livestock products include: hay, wool, cashmere, sheep and goat skins. Apple Creek Farm products are sold locally in Brunswick year-round at both farmers markets and local food retailers.

Ownership Structure100
Average Flock Size100
Single or Double Henhouses100
Other Certifications (bonus points)100
Organic Certifier100
Commitment to Organics80
Indoor Space per Bird60
Indoor Enrichments100
Litter Management80
Natural Light100
Outdoor Space per Bird100
Popholes/Exit to the Outdoors100
Outdoor Enrichments100
Outdoor Space Exemptions90
Outdoor Management System90
Manure Handling System100
Forced Molting100
Beak Trimming100
Laying Hen Lifespan80
Use of Spent Hens100
Death Loss Rate80
Pullet Access to Outdoors100
Feed Produced on Farm50
US Grown Feed70
Soy in FeedYes
Synthetic Amino Acids70
Disclosure Rate100