Best Bacon on the Planet

Best Bacon on the Planet

In case you didn’t know Black Pig Meat makes the best bacon you could ever hope to eat in your lifetime. Like all things that are the “best” it’s rare but worth the trouble to find. See John & Duskie and some familiar looking pigs  on the travel channel

Antibiotics in Animals make cured meats Dangerous

Antibiotics in Animals make cured meats Dangerous

  One more reason to avoid animals that are raised with antibiotics.A Study posted by The American Society for Microbiology (hard science) indicates the residual antibiotics in animals retards the growth of lactic acid producing bacteria (the good stuff) disrupting fermentation and allowing various(read the article for the list) nasty pathogens to thrive and of
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The Drought

The Drought

The next year is going to be tough on livestock producers. A lot of producers are getting out of the business or dramatically reducing their livestock numbers. The large producers are contracting with South American grain producers to stabilize their cost for the next year.   We look at farming practices in an unconventional way
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Bacon Diet

Bacon Diet

So dieting is ultimately comes down to a balance of calories (take in about what you burn in a day) and a balance of building blocks (all the things you body needs to build healthy replacement cells). What’s relatively new is the revelation that calories are not equal and the body treats them differently.

Meat off Drugs

Meat off Drugs

  Go HERE watch the video. Sign the petition. If you do, we will keep producing the good stuff. if you don’t …..well we can’t be friends anymore.

Meat on Drugs

Meat on Drugs

  A majority of Americans want their supermarkets to sell antibiotic-free meat, according to a new national poll conducted by Consumer Reports. The poll is included in a report, “Meat On Drugs: The Overuse of Antibiotics in Food Animals and What Supermarkets and Consumers Can Do to Stop It,” released today  at www.ConsumerReports.org. Consumers Union,
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Predator vs Farmer

Predator vs Farmer

It’s always a hot topic. Here is a nice article in the Idaho Statesman about how farmers and the federal wildlife services deal with predators. A hat tip to Bill Jensen for figuring out the right balance for predator control .

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market

We are pleased to announce that Walnut Keep Pork is now available in Whole Foods Market We are currently in the following stores Coddingtown Santa Rosa Sebastopol Petaluma Sonoma Napa Novato Blithedale Mill Valley San Rafael and will expand to other stores as our production scales.

Cochon 555 San Francisco

Super Busy farm right now but trying to keep up with MAJOR events. We were paired with the uber talented McNaughton & Sigler and they brought their A game(all the chefs did). Short Story …..WE WON! on to Aspen…. Inside Scoop  Grub Street                 

Labeling GMOs

Labeling GMOs

  Just Label It ORG a simple request from the population to know what is in their food. If this becomes law in California the rest of the nation will most likely benefit because it’s unlikely companies will create different labels for different states.

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