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Roaster Pig Available 47 lbs

Oven, Butterfly & Spit Roasters I have a 47 lb roaster pig available now in my on-farm butcher shop cooler. $5/lb + $65 USDA kill so $300 picked up here at the farm. Roaster pigs are available in all sizes. … Continue reading

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How to Cook a Planet with Encryption

On Jul 18, 2019, at 6:02 PM, Dawn C. wrote: Walter, Why does your website warn me about an invalid security certificate when I go to your website? Thanks! Dawn Carroll It’s not my website doing the warning but rather … Continue reading

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Little Bird Magic

Little bird, little bird… When I came in the house after work this evening I heard a soft sound, almost like water dripping. I finally found it, there was a little bird up in the cottage front loft trying to … Continue reading

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Roaster Pigs Available

Oven, Butterfly & Spit Roasters Roaster pigs are available in all sizes. Prices range from $4 to $6 per pound depending on size. Smaller sizes are shippable up to about 40 lbs or so – typically $100 to $200 for … Continue reading

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SMF Bacon on a Stick by Berdas at Champlain Valley Fair

Berda’s at the Fair Each week we supply Berda’s Restaurant (on Facebook) in Essex Center, Vermont with our famous uncured dry rub maple bacon which we make with real Vermont maple syrup and Berda’s features in many of their delicious … Continue reading

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Wanted: A Few Good Bitches

Kavi watching from on high. Our large pack has six generations and almost 30 years of history guarding and herding our livestock, protecting our animals from local predators, eating small pests like mice and living the good life here on … Continue reading

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New USDA Inspected Brochure

Click to view With our upgrade on May 1st to USDA Inspected I’ve spent some time upgrading our brochures, order forms and other literature to reflect our change in inspection status. Here’s the new brochure. I’ve also been working on … Continue reading

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Demo of Bacon, Salt Pork & Sausage at City Market South in Burlington

Demo of Bacon, Salt Pork & Sausage at City Market South Today we’re doing a demo and tasting of our dry rub uncured Maple Bacon, Salt Pork & Sausage at City Market South in Burlington, Vermont. Come on by and … Continue reading

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Whole & Half Pigs Available

Pork Cut Chart Click to Zoom Week we have a slot available in our pig butchery schedule for doing a whole or half pig. If you are interested in filling your freezer with delicious pork butchered right here on our … Continue reading

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USDA Labels at Sugar Mountain Farm On-Farm Butcher Shop

New USDA label for our on-farm Butcher Shop As previously mentioned we got our license for USDA inspection back on May 1st which means I could then start applying for approval for our various labels and recipes.

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