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Letter Regarding Vermont RAP Rules

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Shroom Flowers To the Agency of Agriculture: The proposed Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs) rules in Vermont are going about it all wrong and will have many unintended consequences that are destructive to small farms and local agriculture without solving the … Continue reading

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How Many Sows Do You Need?

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15 New Born Piglets This is one of our Mainline sows who recently had fifteen live piglets and two dead. That’s an excellent piglet count and an excellent live birth rate. Not every ovum fertilized gestates. Not every fetus gets … Continue reading

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Catch the Cold

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Behind the Mask Catch the cold and keep it to yourself. I’m talking about biosecurity. Those masks aren’t to protect us from the animals – it’s the other way around. We’re protecting the animals. Pigs are susceptible to human cold … Continue reading

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Sow, Piglets, Sheep & Chickens Grazing Feeder Weaner Piglets reserves list is already expanding – Get your deposit in now. Timing is always sows be willing. Contact Walter to reserve now. Would you like to raise your own pigs? In … Continue reading



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Butcher Shop at Sugar Mountain Snowed Walter Butchering Layout – Click for the Big View Sugar Mountain Farm Butcher Label Custom Order Special Cuts With Master Butcher Cole Ward Ben with Porchetta Sugar Mtn Farm USDA Label Note! We only … Continue reading



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We are a small, family owned and operated farm in the mountains of Vermont with our own on-farm inspected butcher shop. We breed and raise pigs humanely and naturally on pasture/hay plus dairy to produce high quality pork, roasters for … Continue reading


Butcher Shop at Sugar Mtn

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See updates… Pigs who will live their entire lives at our farm. “…Oh, and just one more thing… We’re building a butcher shop.” Yes, that is what I said a few days ago. Our top secret big project for the … Continue reading

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Sugar Mtn Farm on Flu

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Walter & Pigs on Fox 44 News – Click to see video… I got a call yesterday afternoon from reporter Ben Kennedy of Fox44 News in Colchester, VT wanting to interview a pig farmer about the “swine” flu. I started … Continue reading

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