Monthly Archives: September 2015

HACCP Plan Meeting

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Binder for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points: Food Safety Plan Today I met with the food safety specialist from the Vermont Department of Agriculture, Food and Markets to go over the final parts of our HACCP plan. She actually came … Continue reading

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City Market Coop Harvest Festival

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Sugar Mountain Farm Booth Banner With the opening of our butcher shop we’re going to do the annual harvest celebration at the City Market Onion River Coop in Burlington, Vermont this coming Sunday, October 4th. (Directions)

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Wet Run with Master Butcher Cole Ward

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Master Butcher Cole Sharpening Knife As I’ve mentioned before, we apprenticed for 18 months with master butcher Cole Ward to learn the art of turning a pig into cuts of pork. Cole has come back several times to consult on … Continue reading

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Sows and Pigs Conspiracy

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Sows Meeting in Sunflower Patch Out on my walk I stumbled on a secret society meeting of seven sister sows. Obviously a conspiracy in the making – All of them were clearly gruntled. Better than being disgruntled!

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