Barakah Heritage Farm

Why choose us

Satisfaction guarantee

Satisfaction with your purchase, stay or experience, or your money back.

Convenient location

Benton, Pennsylvania USA Approximately 3 hours by car from Philadelphia, New York, and D.C.

Local attractions

Near Ricketts Glen, World's End, National Little League Baseball Museum, Knoebel's Resort and more.

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Outstanding quality

Multiple years of glowing public reviews from our satisfied guests and customers.

Variety

We offer a variety of experiences and products to suit your family and budget.

Preservation and conservation focus

Our focus is sustainable land use, without chemicals, in a manner that supports wildlife and native plants, while preserving rare heritage breeds and heirloom plants.

Our Team

Come let us introduce you to our critically rare black Arabian horses, rescue horses or our heritage fainting goats, and learn about permaculture and heritage heirloom preservation. Farming and sustainability are our passion, and we love sharing the farm and animals with our visitors.

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Close to Ricketts Glen State Park

Glamping Loft

We offer a variety of secluded and scenic campsites plus a more civilized Glamping Loft. Our Sweetfern, Piney Pond, Deer Meadow and Olive Grove campsites are widely spaced with plenty of privacy, unique features, and private outhouses. Our Glamping Loft offers an intimate look into the daily lives of our farm animals and comfortable amenities.

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Our services

Tours, activities and classes

The farm offers a variety of free and paid activities, ranging from walking and biking trails to tours to classes.  Some involve the gardens, some the livestock, some the horses and some combine everything.  Read more

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Poultry and eggs

We raise heritage Buckeye and Black Jersey Giant chickens and Muscovy ducks.  We have duck and chicken eggs and breeding stock available seasonally.  Read more

Fainting Goats

The farm first began as a fainting goat breeding operation under the herd name Oak Hill.  We raise and sell heritage small-to-mini old type fainting goats.  Read more

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Horses and horse activities

Through a partnership with East West Equestrian Arts, we offer conscious horsemanship lessons and horse activities.  We are also home to their rare heritage Arabian preservation program.  Read more or visit the East West page…

Gardens and produce

We grow a variety of herbs, vegetables, fruits and flowers, specializing in heirloom varieties.  Select items are available for sale during the growing season.  Read more

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Volunteers, interns and partners

We offer a variety of volunteer,  intern and partner-for-profit positions.  Read more

Farm products and activities

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Autumn Falls: Act 3 | Ricketts Glen State Park

The culmination of the hike through the beautiful Ricketts Glen State Park. Enjoy Ricketts Glenn & spend your evenings at BH Farm!

The Permaculture Market Garden: A Visual Guide to a Profitable Whole-systems Farm Business

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Container Gardening: A Beginners Guide Book to Growing a Perfect Organic Container Garden! (Permaculture, Organic Gardening,Container Gardening, Urban Gardening)

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Small is beautiful, and these 15 real farm plans show that small-scale farmers can have big-time success. Compact Farms is an illustrated guide for anyone dreaming of starting, expanding, or perfecting a profitable farming enterprise on five acres or less. The farm plans explain how to harness an area’s water supply, orientation, and geography in…

Horseback Riding Trail Rides At Ricketts Glen State Park Pennsylvania

Ricketts Glen State Park is one of the most scenic areas in Pennsylvania. This large park is comprised of 13,193 acres in Luzerne, Sullivan, and Columbia counties.  The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at sunset.  Contact the park office for...

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