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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RICKETTS GLEN WATERFALLS IN 360!!!

Welcome to Ricketts Glen in 360! Where you can control the camera viewing point! Enjoy Ricketts Glenn & spend your evenings at BH Farm!

The Woodland Year

Packed with stunning color photographs, The Woodland Year is an intimate month-by-month journey through Ben Law’s yearly cycle of work, his naturally attuned lifestyle, and his deep understanding of his woods. The Woodland Year provides a fascinating insight into every aspect of sustainable woodland management, including the cycles of nature, seasonal tasks, wild food gathering,…

Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture

The principle for permaculture is simple: provide back to the earth what we take from it to create a sustainable environment. The three principle aims are: Care for people; Care for the earth; and Redistributing everything surplus to one’s needs.This completely revised and updated edition of Rosemary Morrow’s highly successful Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture…

Compass Points TV, Episode 1: Fall for Ricketts Glen

Compass Points TV, Episode 1, 2010 – Fall for Ricketts Glen Ricketts Glen ranks among the most scenic and inspiring places to hike in the United States, and this episode of Compass Points TV examines a 7-mile day hike to 21 magnificent waterfalls. Enjoy Ricketts Glenn & spend your evenings…

Swimming at Ricketts Glen

My son Oliver and I taking in some swimming and beach time at Lake Jean in Ricketts Glen State Park Pennsylvania. Enjoy Ricketts Glenn & spend your evenings at BH Farm!

The Vegan Book of Permaculture: Recipes for Healthy Eating and Earthright Living

This entry is part of 11 in the series Best Kitchen & Cook Books

How we eat is such a fundamental part of what we are; yet, in our present time-poor culture of prepackaged fast foods, food can become an expensive symptom of alienation and disempowerment. It doesn’t have to be this way! The Vegan Book of Permaculture gives us the tools and confidence to take responsibility for our…

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