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Meat, Eggs, & Dairy | American Milksheep

Our small Homestead in Middle Tennessee

Specializing in lamb, pork, & sheep milk



Who we are

We are Ryan and Ellen Gray, owners and shepherds at Autumn Earth Acres. Our small 8 acre homestead is located in Lawrenceburg, TN - in the Southern Middle region of the state. We are about 1 hour Southwest of  Nashville, TN as well as an hour Northwest of Huntsville, AL and about an hour Northeast of Florence, AL.

We operate our farm for our own benefit and occasionally have harvest to share. We do not operate a large farm and are not open to the public or produce enough to fill consistent orders.  

We raise a handful of miniature Jersey cattle and use a dual-registered bull. We have approximately 8 good dairy sheep ewes and use an excellent high-percentage East Friesian ram. We do not breed pigs, but take reservations for pork early in the year and purchase purebred Berkshire piglets to raise in our wooded area on the property. We also keep a small flock of Welsummer and Marans hens for beautiful brown eggs. 

what WE SELL

  • Unregistered mini Jerseys for meat, pets, or homestead milkers

  • Unregistered dairy sheep for homestead milkers
  • Bottle lambs
  • Lamb and pork meat shares by the half or whole
  • Unfertilized and ungraded chicken eggs
  • Sheep milk labeled "not for human consumption" per TN Dept. of Ag guidelines
  • Raw meat, organs, and bones for dogs

What we DON'T Sell:

  • NO meat for sale by the cut
  • NO dairy product other than sheep milk
  • CANNOT ship our products - you MUST pick up
  • NO duck eggs or fertilized eggs
  • NO chickens
  • NO horses
  • NOT a petting zoo and NOT open to the public

If it's NOT listed on the sale or order page, we don't have it - SO SIGN UP FOR OUR EMAILS TO GET NOTIFIED WHEN IT'S AVAILABLE!


Our Farm is Hitting the Market SOON!

Hey there! We are Ryan and Ellen Gray, owners of Autumn Earth Acres. We're dedicated to our small farm and sustainable practices, but have big dreams that are pulling us closer to Florence, AL, about an hour SW of us. We'll be considering some different options moving forward, but we expect to either sell or rent our home and farm in Lawrenceburg, TN. We'd love to talk to interested buyers before we list it with a realtor. We won't be ready to move out until spring of 2019, but that is fast approaching! 

Here are some details about our lovely slice of heaven!

-Home is a working farm, 5 miles from the growing town of Lawrenceburg, TN, which is in the process of building a 4 year university and is the future site of some top manufacturing companies. Easy access to groceries, Walmart, food, supplies, hardware - you name it!


-Nashville is about an hour North, and Huntsville is about an hour South, Florence is about an hour Southwest.


-It is a 1981, 3 bed, 1 bath, 1100 sf brick home with metal roof and central A/C heat pump.

-Single car garage with double carport attached and 8'x24' leanto for additional storage.

-32'x32' wood barn with metal roof, three stalls and a tack/feed room attached, room for two more stalls.

-Chicken coop

-64 bushel grain bin

-8 acres of pasture, some nice trees for shade a privacy, cross fenced with electric wire for rotational grazing

-A small pond

-Public water and gas; utilities run about $100/month -summer and $190 in the winter for water/electric

-Fenced back yard and gate on the driveway to keep critters safe

-Close to some wonderful horseback riding trails

-Easy access to US Hwy 64 and US Hwy 43


-Totally pet friendly. Bring the dogs and horses. Start a self-sufficient hobby farm without giving up paved roads, internet, or cell reception!


-Would be on the market very early spring of 2019

-Asking price would be in the $150K range (perfect price for your first farm!)


Feel free to share this page. Email with any questions.

**Keep in mind that we are a busy, but the more serious you are about buying, the more serious we'll be about making a deal quickly** 

**Also, we keep our property locked up and have Livestock Guardian Dogs. Absolutely no trespassing without permission. You CANNOT see it from the road!!**