Each day we will pick a new breed to CELEBRATE HERITAGE BREEDS WEEK, Tuesday is the Berkshire pig! This is the pig of English royalty, the pig of choice in Japan where it is sold as Kurobuta, and the most successful of all the heritage breeds for its marbling and flavor!
Every year we take a dozen or so of our favorite chefs to visit David Newman on his family farm in Southeast Missouri, right smack dab in the middle of the Ozarks. There used to be hundreds of small plot pig farmers in the region but now David is the last one left mainly because agriculture there is not conducive to growing pig feed (beef became the name of the game there).
David’s pigs are raised like Princes and Princesses. The Mothers raise their piglets in hoop houses spread across hundre...
Although it may seem strange at first, our pig farmers are having fantastic results by sustainably harvesting the ocean for high-nutrition feed for our otherwise traditionally farmed Heritage pork. The farms we use are some of the first to use seaweed in the feed, and the results have been incredible. David Newman of Newman Farms […]
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When it comes to the best pork for grilling heritage breeds win the flavor test every time. We are speaking strictly in facts, science-based and proven from farm to table, from plate to mouth. No commercially bred pork, no supermarket special, can possibly complete. Heritage breeds are first in their class, true champions, the only […]
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When it is a classic, Heritage maple sugar-cured ham it is so much more than a ham that the old descriptors no longer apply. This is a holiday waiting to happen. This is the thing that brings families together. This is the thing that puts smiles on faces. This is wholesome, pasture-raised, maple-cured ham, the […]
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Larry and Madonna Sorell have been farmers since 1970 when they purchased 200 acres of land in Cloud County, Kansas. Larry Sorell continues a family tradition that was passed down from his grandfather to his father and then to him.
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No one’s saying to fricassee a Komodo dragon, or cacciatore an American Bald Eagle, but you should definitely think about roasting a Gloucestershire Old Spot pig, or grilling a Tunis lamb....
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The core of Heritage Foods USA’s mission is to preserve rare heritage breeds. We work hard to support family farms that raise their animals on natural diets and without the aid of antibiotics, which are common on industrial farms. Heritage pork is sourced from Certified Humane Red Wattle or Six-Spotted Berkshire stock. Some of our […]
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This Portugese-inspired heritage recipe comes courtesy of our friend, Sadie Flateman. Sadie holds a certificate from the Sommelier Society of America and is a wine buyer for 67 Wine, one of the best wine shops in New York.
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