These spreads of cuts are from a single pig that had a hanging weight of 173 lbs. (Approx 250 lbs live weight) Not shown: Head and bellies (they were curing) Tail: 1.14 lb Hocks: 11.32 lb Kidney: 2.31 lb Liver: 2.65 lb Trotters Ears Jowls: 2.89 lb St Louis Ribs: 4.05 lb Riblets: 3.44 lb …

  An easy & flavorful interpretation of the Northern Italian classic, featuring pork shank instead of veal. One large pork shank, skin removed. Salt & pepper shank, dredge in flour and brown on all sides in olive oil, set to side. Add 2 minced cloves of garlic, one carrot, one stick celery and one onion, …

What is “Rare Breed” Pork?

  The question often comes up… what exactly is “rare breed” pork? Simply put, it’s pork from rare breeds of swine. All rare breeds are heritage breeds, but not all heritage breeds are rare! In many cases, rare breed pork is produced by breed conservators working to secure the future of the rare breeds they …

  Lard. The word itself often evokes a visceral reaction. Known as “saindoux” in French, “strutto” in Italian, “schmalz” in German, “manteca” in Spanish, and “laridum” in Latin, the word’s etymological source… lard is often used as both a negative connotation and an insult. Did you ever wonder why most people today see lard as …

Something tasty is marinating! Sticky ginger sesame ribs from our rare breed heritage pigs & riblets is what’s for dinner! We’re pairing them with a farm-grown romaine salad with a sesame dressing. Our ribs and riblets are smaller in size, so they are easy to thaw, marinate and prepare. How do you like your ribs? …

Part of a modern farmer’s job is showing you delicious, seasonal things that you can cook with our products! I love to cook and wish I could cook like this every day. Alas, my days are usually much more simple and speedy fare with the hectic schedule that we keep. This is a fresh Meishan …

Greetings! Corva Bella Farm is a small permaculture farm located in Oconee County, SC. We are unique from other pork-producing farm models in that our farm’s main focus is rare breed conservation. We maintain the largest and most genetically diverse herd of registered Kunekune pigs in the state of South Carolina, and we also work …

Let’s MEAT UP this Saturday, from 2-3 PM at Pumpkintown’s Mountain Market! We are now offering pork delivery to Pumpkintown during the market, so you can pick up your rare breed pork and enjoy the market! This week, we have our full range of premium rare breed heritage cuts, as well as six types of gourmet …

Market season has begun, and with it we continue our work ardently educating our customers about our breed conservation efforts and how our pork is different. This is our greatest challenge, as people are so used to seeing pork as a cheap, white, readily available meat. We are going against the grain, and it’s not …

Market season has begun, and with it we continue our work ardently educating our customers about our breed conservation efforts and how our pork is different. This is our greatest challenge, as people are so used to seeing pork as a cheap, white, readily available meat. We are going against the grain, and it’s not …