Eighth Cattle Share

For the fourth year in a row, Heritage Foods USA is taking part in a uniquely sustainable model of meat consumption: the Eighth Cattle Share. Though Heritage supports eating sustainably year-round, this nose-to-tail project allows our customers to purchase an entire eighth of a steer – including all of the cuts – leaving minimal waste in its […] The post Eighth Cattle Share appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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American Grass-Fed: Bringing Bison Back

America is celebrated for its diversity: from music to food, almost every aspect of our culture has been influenced by people of varying ethnicities. For this reason, it’s difficult to find an authentic taste of America. For those who wish to take a walk in the shoes of our native bretheren, however, there is good news. Bison meat […] The post American Grass-Fed: Bringing Bison Back appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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An Intro to Heritage Pork Breeds

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 […] The post An Intro to Heritage Pork Breeds appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Spicy Azorean Garlic-Roasted Pork: A Tasty Heritage Recipe

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. The post Spicy Azorean Garlic-Roasted Pork: A Tasty Heritage Recipe appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Living the Sustainable Life: Cooking with Dandelion

For some, living a sustainable life is a far-fetched dream. Many lack access to sustainable recipes, markets, or essential ingredients to make this movement a reality. Recently, our friend Anastasia Plakias of the Brooklyn Grange gave us some delicious ideas for cooking with an unlikely, but easy to find ingredient: Dandelion. Below is Anastasia’s featured […] The post Living the Sustainable Life: Cooking with Dandelion appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Heritage Chicken with Fennel, Black Olives, and Orange Zest

Heritage chicken is widely regarded as the most flavorful, delectable poultry in the world. Unlike the chicken found in run-of-the-mill grocery stores and restaurants, heritage chickens are raised humanely on open pastures. This lifestyle allows them amble time for exercise, making their meat firm and delicious. Heritage chicken typically have larger, meatier legs due to all this […] The post Heritage Chicken with Fennel, Black Olives, and Orange Zest appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Deep Mountain Maple Syrup

Long before it ends up on your pancakes, maple syrup undergoes a major transformation - from sapling to Sunday morning delight. Though the sap-to-syrup process may be foreign to some, our friends at Deep Mountain have a true passion for woodland agriculture and for making pure, organic maple syrup. Like all of our partners, their family-owned business is rooted in tradition and prides itself on the use of eco-friendly resources. This short video takes a deeper look at the production of their...
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Heritage Lamb is a Hit!

  Spring is here, and so is lamb season. Lamb is closely associated with Easter feasts, but did you know that the lengthening of days matches up with a lamb’s natural mating patterns? Unfortunately, rare and heritage lamb breeds lack the industrial-sized methods of production which yield mass-produced, individual lamb cuts found in grocery stores. […] The post Heritage Lamb is a Hit! appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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I Am a Pig.

There are about 900 million of my kind in the world. Wherever I have ever existed, humans have done well. My domestic brethren are fertile year round and offer a reliable source of food. I was the primary source of meat for middle Stone Age peoples. Cro-Magnons drew pictures of my kind on the walls […] The post I Am a Pig. appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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Slow Cooked Heritage Pork Tacos by Chef Kim Müller, Foodcraft in Santa Fe

You know it's true: heritage pork makes every dish better. But where can one find recipes worthy of their rich, pure flavors? Look no further than this fantastic recipe for pork tacos, made with - you guessed it - heritage pork shoulder. The post Slow Cooked Heritage Pork Tacos by Chef Kim Müller, Foodcraft in Santa Fe appeared first on HERITAGE FOODS USA.
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