Tag: Rare breed pork

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 …

Praise the Lard!

  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 …

Pumpkintown Pork Delivery… every Saturday!

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 …