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Uncured Bacon, Celery Salt & Labeling

Make Your Own Homemade Bacon! As I discussed back in July I’ve been doing a lot of bacon making this past year. In fact, 64 different test batches of bacon as I adjusted ingredients, aging time, cook times, cutting and … Continue reading

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Getting a Handle on Pigs

All New Pig Handle If you’ve been following my blog for long, or even not so long, you know that I do a lot of work in the genetics of our pigs, maintaining multiple breeding lines, selecting for more teats, … Continue reading

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Roasters Available

Oven & Small Spit Roasters I have two roasters at 39 lbs ($299) and 41 lbs ($311) available now. These are shippable at a cost of about $100 to $150 additional. Contact me at walterj@SugarMtnFarm.com to order. See the Roaster … Continue reading

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Official Letter From USDA

Envelope from Official USDA Plant Assignment Letter Today I received the official letter from the USDA verifying for federal inspection at our on-farm butcher shop assigning us our Establishment Number and Frontline Supervisor.

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Call from the USDA

Monday afternoon I got a call and an email from the USDA verifying various items on our application for federal inspection at our on-farm butcher shop. A little while later the agent called back to inform me that we had … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Arrival at New Loading Dock

New loading dock’s first use This spring Ben and I built a new granite unloading dock for the farm. It allows a tractor trailer truck to backup to a stone slab wall out by the gate. Then I can easily … Continue reading

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Missing Dog – Romula

Missing Dog – Romula Female Black, White, Brown No Collar ~45 lbs Last seen in Orange Reward for Return Walter Jeffries walterj@sugarmtnfarm.com (802) 439-6462 Here is the poster if you would like to hang one: Romula Poster

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USDA Inspection Application Submitted

USDA Application for Federal Grant† of Inspection Web Page A few minutes ago I submitted the application for USDA inspection for our on-farm butcher shop. This is a milestone moment nine years in the making. In the spring of 2008 … Continue reading

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Home Made Bacon In Stores!

Make Your Own Homemade Bacon! For the past year I’ve been subjecting my family to the trials and tribulations of having to eat lots of bacon. Not quite tons but 64 different batches of bacon as I tested ingredients, cook … Continue reading

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North East KS Backers, Tours, Energy & Surveys

This June and July we’ve been fulfilling Kickstarter backer packages for people who live outside Vermont but are able to meet us either along our delivery route in Vermont or here at the farm. We contacted people in NH, ME, … Continue reading

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