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Top 3 Reasons I Choose The Meishan Pig

Top 3 Reasons I Choose The Meishan Pig

There's a new and exciting buzzword in the farming and food world. The Meishan pig. Recently released genetics (2016) have launched the Meishan into a viable option for the homestead farmer and foodies alike. Why is that? Let me list my top 3 reasons.  It's an exciting time for this unheard of breed. And I could still pinch myself that I get to be part of it's conservation efforts. But why? Why work so hard when other breeds are more well known? That can be summed up in 3 reasons for me.  1. There are very few times that we...


Why You Haven't You Heard of Meishan Pork Before Now

Why You Haven't You Heard of Meishan Pork Before Now
Where did this pig come from? They originated from China with documentation as old as 5,000 years. It was the choice of emperors.

Where I Came From - The Journey to Healthier Foods and Meishan Pork

Laura Jensen

Tags charcuterie, cooking, food for health, health, meishan, pasture raised, pork, pork chop

Where I Came From - The Journey to Healthier Foods and Meishan Pork
A path we never saw coming. What I started for our horses has evolved into pigs, cured meats an artisan farm store.