pastured pork

Fall Piglets

A newborn piglet usually weighs about three pounds. The natural way to pick one up is to reach down and grab it one handed, the way you might scoop up a dropped beer. Though even the smallest piglet has a surprising heft and solidity, it is hard to believe that something so tiny will grow into a market hog in less than a …

Garth BrownFall Piglets
grass-fed beef, pastured pork

Strong as a Hog

Most people are familiar with the simile “he’s strong as an ox,” meaning someone with great physical strength or a vigorous constitution. Ruminating on this topic it seems to me many animals have both positive and negative sayings attributed to them, “gentle as a lamb” vs “like a lamb to slaughter,” or “healthy as a horse” vs “stubborn as a …

Edmund BrownStrong as a Hog