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Ron and Shelly Muzzall are the fourth generation on the family farm on Whidbey Island. In 2010 the farm became a centennial Washington farm. They have three daughters. That is where the 3 Sisters Family Farms name was derived from. The 3 Sisters are the 5th generation of women that work and run the family farm on Whidbey Island.

The farm consists of 600 acres mostly hay and pasture but they also raise barley for their layer flock and hogs They currently run about 250 mother cows using all the offspring to supply grocery stores, 3 Sisters Market and catering companies. They belong to Island Grown Farmers' Cooperative where they have their grass fed beef and all natural hogs processed under USDA inspection.

The Muzzall family has long been recognized for their conservation and sustainable practices... “It is really just a way of life from what we eat to how we heat our home. This has really not changed for many generations. The biggest problem on any farm is really just cash, from generating it to keeping it. So conserving is a way of life, from used wire to used equipment. We utilize the manure from our animals for fertilizer in the form of dry manure and liquid manure from our lagoons. Most of our seed down consists of either Alfalfa and grass or Clover and grass. The compliment of legumes and grass provide for each other. With 95 percent of our land in sod or timber you can only imagine the carbon sequestration that exists. We use an integrated pest management system and realistically the 95 percent of our land that is in sod never sees any pesticides. Our biggest weed control challenge is our fencerows and our timber and agricultural land interface. Pesticides and commercial fertilizer cost cash and we use as little as possible in order to remain sustainable.” – Ron Muzzall

Ron and Shelly have been involved with farmer cooperatives, their church and served on various county committees. Our goal is to continue the family legacy of sustainable farming on Whidbey Island.

The three sisters stay busy all year round with Jennifer, the oldest sister working full time on the farm making sure that all animals are healthy and happy. She manages a tight schedule of feeding and care taking of all the animals 24/7. With a nonstop rotation of animals from pasture to pasture and baby pigs born year around, Jennifer stays on her toes. Her main focus is a low stress environment and making sure that all animals are at 100% daily, to insure good quality meat.

Jessica, the second sister is the manager at 3 Sisters Market on Holbrook Rd in Coupeville, WA. The market is open 7 days a week from 9:00am to 6:00pm with a variety of local items including their own beef, pork, and eggs, as well as local veggies, honey, bread, pies, preserves, coffee, tea, ice cream, sauces, dry goods, dairy products, and much more. Jessica stays busy ordering and maintaining the families Store with the main focus of supporting local and sustainability.

Roshel, the third sister is currently away at college, playing volleyball and obtaining a finance degree. She does come home on the weekends occasionally and helps on the farm and the store. Her main focus is to finish school and jump right in the family business once she is done.

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