TurkeyTail Farm creates quality herbal products culinary, body, health, and art that is beautiful, healing and nutritious. Almost everything is handcrafted here at TurkeyTail Farm with products grown here on farm.* We grow without chemical pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers.
Our products include culinary and medicinal dried herbs, tea blends, herbal body and health products, culinary blends, and decorative herbal gifts
Our garden is growing beautifully. We are busy cutting, drying, distilling, tincturing, infusing, and formulating. We hope you enjoy the fruits of our loving labor.
TurkeyTail Farm is a family farm in the foothills of Butte County. We are a diversified enterprise dedicated to providing high quality products to our community. We promote appropriate technology, ecological farming, and energy-wise food and herb production. Our goal is to become a model of practical and profitable, ecologically conscious agriculture.
Our farmers, herbalists, and artists:
Susan and Stephen Tchudi, Mojohito Richerson von Tchudi, Samantha Zangrilli
- Susan Tchudi has been farming and gardening at TurkeyTail Farm for four years. Her first herb was lavender she grew from seed, 100 of which were given to guests at Mojohito’s and Heatherlee’s wedding. She spends her days planting, watering, cutting, drying and processing herbs.
- Stephen Tchudi is a longtime gardener and a botanical watercolorist. He co-hosts KZFR radio’s environmental program, Ecotopia, with Susan Tchudi.
- Mojohito Richerson von Tchudi is a practicing herbalist and natural health educator with his wife Heatherlee and their company Grass Roots Vitality. He is steeped in the traditional healing systems of Asia and the West under the guidance of modern masters such as Paul Pitchford, David Crow, and Michael Tierra. He is actively involved in the MedicineCrow community, and is currently working on a documentary movie on the grassroots healthcare revolution.
- Samantha Zangrilli has a degree of Environmental Politics from Chico State University and Organizes her own Bicycle Music Festival in Chico. Sammey currently works at the California Organic Flower Farm in Chico as a farm hand, she also works for a non-profit named Kids and Creeks, an outdoor science education field trip. Sammey enjoys sewing bicycle outfits, making garlic braids, creating soaps and taking recyclable items and turning them into utilitarian art.
* Some of our formulae include ingredients we haven’t grown, which are sourced from the most local, highest quality vendors we can find.
Our herbs are naturally grown with no chemical fertilizers, insecticides or pesticides. We currently grow 40 different culinary and healthful herbs with more being added all the time.