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Box of Death

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Still Life Portrait* This is a rather interesting composition. It is a box of brass. I’ve heard many opinions on what people like best for slaughter. I have been using copper jacketed hollow point .22LR for years. The bullet always … Continue reading

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Trouble with Butchers

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Cole Ward DVD

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Evening at Michael’s On The Hill for Cole Ward Tuesday was a very packed day for us. In addition to town meeting we had been invited to the launch event sponsored by the Lamoille Region Chamber of Commerce for master … Continue reading

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Butchering Workshops

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Moon Over Sunrise – Will Jeffries Cole Ward who we’ve been doing apprenticing with for learning commercial meat cutting is holding workshops and offering on-farm butchering. Note that I am not the organizer of the program below. See the info … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs and Sausage for the 4th!

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Pastured Pork Hot Dogs & Sausage in Stores Our next batches of smoked hot dogs, hot Italian*sausage and sweet Italian sausages are being delivered to stores by Holly as I write this. As always, they’re simple and to the point, … Continue reading

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Meat Cut Butcher Classes

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Master Butcher Cole WardIn preparation for opening our own butcher shop we have spent eighteen months apprenticing with master butcher Cole Ward. He is the butcher at Green Top Market in Morrisville, VT. This April and May he is offering … Continue reading

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The Second Pig

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Katya Surveys Pigs The photo above is the answer to last Thursday’s Mystery of “Where is Katya?” Several people spotted her. In the above zoomed in version it is a bit easier although she’s still working at blending as she … Continue reading

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Butchering Classes January 2010

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Cole Ward, the butcher we have been apprenticing with, is having a new series of classes about meat cutting. If you are interested in learning to cut beef, lamb or pork then check these out. Cole’s a treat and a … Continue reading

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Cole Ward Butchering Classes

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Glitter Spinner Painting by HopeRemember those paint spinners at the fair grounds? Well We made one using parts of other things and it got a lot of use. Recently it got rediscovered so I present a spinner painting by Hope. … Continue reading

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Adams Farm Slaughterhouse

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Adams Family Farm Slaughterhouse & Butcher Shop On Friday we took some of our pastured pork down to the smokehouse to have a new batch of our maple spiced smoked nitrate/nitrite free hot dogs made. This is a long trip … Continue reading

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