The Ardent Homesteader Inc.

The Ardent Homesteader Inc.

An Orange County homestead with a small herd of Milking Devon Cattle, heritage breed pigs, and poultry. We sell pork shares and eggs, as well as our flagship product, Cara-Sel Salted Caramel.

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  • Cara-Sel Salted Caramel


Eggs, Meat, Baked Goods, Caramel Sauce

More information about our products:

Cara-Sel salted caramel is handcrafted in small batches right here in the Hudson Valley with just five all-natural ingredients: organic sugar, heavy cream, Cabot butter, sea salt, and vanilla.

We sell our pasture-raised, heritage breed pork by the ¼ or ½ share.Our pigs are USDA processed at Hilltown Pork Inc (animal welfare approved for humane handling) and the meat comes back cryopacked, labeled, and frozen.

Product ingredients come from:

Meat raised on property.

Where to find our Products:

Farm Stand, Grocery or Retail:

For a full list of retail locations please check:


Please feel free to contact us directly for information:

You can also find us at:

Events throughout the Hudson Valley

Business Structure:

Women Owned

Production Methods:

Grass-Fed, Pasture-Raised


Kristin Nelson

[email protected]

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  • PO Box 44
    Arden, NY 10910
    United States