Welcome to Forthill Farm, Tandragee, Northern Ireland
Kenny and Jennifer Gracey are continuing the
Gracey tradition of farming at Forthill in Tandragee, Co Armagh,
Northern Ireland. Producing the best quality free range pork and
free range beef from traditional breeds.
“Forthill”, which is an ancient fort, derives its name from a circle of trees still on the farm.
The Gracey family
have farmed at Forthill since the 1700’s and during that time there
have been a lot of changes in farming practices, but not always
for the better. We provide enjoyable food with real taste, through
a total focus on product quality, innovation and customer satisfaction.
We believe “food from the farm” to be the new way to reclaim traditional
Our free range pigs and cows are produced naturally,
reared without the use of antibiotics, hormones or growth promoters.
With freedom to roam in open spaces outside our animals can obtain
minerals from the soil ensuring the highest quality free range pork
and free range beef is produced.
At Forthill we have returned to the traditional
breeds of both cattle and pigs, namely Belted Galloway and Longhorn
Cattle, Gloucestershire Old Spots and British Saddleback pigs. It
is our belief that the older traditional breeds produce meat of
Our aim is to educate our customers on the
healtheir natural way to produce free range pork and free range
beef and also provide them with an affordable way to feed their
family with real meat, as nature intended.
"The difference between properly handled
rare breed meat and modern hybrids is vast - it's like comparing
chipboard to Chippendale". Richard Vaughan of www.fooduk.com
quoted in Country Living