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30 Lb Roaster Pig Available

I have a 30 lb oven roaster pig available fresh for $245. Delivery available along our weekly route or pickup at the farm. If you would like the pig can be deboned leaving just the fore-trotters and head in for … Continue reading

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Demo & Porchetta Tasting – Village Market – Waterbury, VT

Today from 11am to 4pm we are doing a demo and tasting of our new porchetta pork rolls at Village Market in Waterbury, VT (map). Come check it out! Outdoors: 24°F/11°F 13″ Snow Tiny Cottage: 57°F/54°F Daily Spark: Did you … Continue reading

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Free Meat Success in Montpelier!

Our Free Meat offering was a great success! At mid-day on the state house lawn in Montpelier, Vermont the Agency of Agriculture had a festival featuring local agriculture. With just a week to weave it all together Ben and I … Continue reading

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Free Meat – VT State House Lawn 10/4/2017

Free Meat on the Vermont State House Lawn! On Wednesday, October 4th we’ll be giving away free meat on the Vermont state house lawn. The Agency of Agriculture is having a fair to show off local food producers and we’ll … Continue reading

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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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