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Pastured Pig to Plate

In Livestock & Pasture, PORK by James0 Comments

Cooking Up a Story has a three-part series highlighting food writer and blogger Kathleen Bauer’s experience of finding a pastured pig through a friend, meeting the pig, butchering the pig, then sharing the bounty with friends. Pastured pigs is one of the enterprises I hope to have when I farm so I found interest in this series. The series does a …

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Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat and Pork – A Book Review

In Book Reviews, BUTCHERY, Livestock & Pasture, PORK, POULTRY, Reference by James0 Comments

Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering by Adam Danforth is the second of Adam’s two books that I have read – the first one covered beef (Read Here). This book as the title suggests covers multiple animals and like the Beef book is quite comprehensive and loaded with brilliant photos. This book …

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Sweet Swine Success

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As farmers and direct marketers, the Nottermans of Snug Valley Farm have expanded their existing pork production and marketing by 900% in the last three years. They are now marketing pasture-raised heritage pork to customers and restaurants from Hardwick to Burlington, VT. Their expectation is that within the next two years, they will increase their pork production by an additional …