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Roaster Pig Available 47 lbs

Oven, Butterfly & Spit Roasters I have a 47 lb roaster pig available now in my on-farm butcher shop cooler. $5/lb + $65 USDA kill so $300 picked up here at the farm. Roaster pigs are available in all sizes. … Continue reading

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Uncured Bacon, Celery Salt & Labeling

Make Your Own Homemade Bacon! As I discussed back in July I’ve been doing a lot of bacon making this past year. In fact, 64 different test batches of bacon as I adjusted ingredients, aging time, cook times, cutting and … Continue reading

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USDA Inspection Application Submitted

USDA Application for Federal Grant† of Inspection Web Page A few minutes ago I submitted the application for USDA inspection for our on-farm butcher shop. This is a milestone moment nine years in the making. In the spring of 2008 … Continue reading

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North East KS Backers, Tours, Energy & Surveys

This June and July we’ve been fulfilling Kickstarter backer packages for people who live outside Vermont but are able to meet us either along our delivery route in Vermont or here at the farm. We contacted people in NH, ME, … Continue reading

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Vermont Kickstarter Backers All Contacted

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This year and part of last year since we opened the butcher shop at Sugar Mountain Farm I’ve been filling the CSA Pre-Buys and Kickstarter pre-orders that help with funding the construction of the butcher shop. I have now finished … Continue reading

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Cleaning in the Mist

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Steamed Up in iCutter “It was a dark and stormy night with a fog so thick you can cut knives with it….” Literally one can’t see half way across the room due to the intense mist as I wash down … Continue reading

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Christmas Cactus Angel

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Christmas Cactus Flower (Schlumbergera)

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License to Cut

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Sugar Mountain Farm Butcher Shop License In this morning’s mail I received our meat processing license from the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets division. We are now able to officially begin butchering under Vermont state inspection!

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HACCP & Friends Submitted

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HACCP Plan, SSOPs, SOPs, GMP, Tag Out, Recall Plan, Forms & Friends I just pressed the Send button to submit our final paperwork to get our licenses for opening our on-farm State Inspected Meat Processing Facility – also known as … Continue reading

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Butcher Shop July Temps

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Butcher Shop Staying Cool in July’s Hot Sun Without any mechanical refrigeration the butcher shop stays cool in the summer and without any heating it stays warm in the winter. This is due to the extreme insulation (R30 to R120), … Continue reading

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