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TV Short About Sugar Mountain Farm Butcher Shop Opening

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Sugar Mountain Farm on TV October 30th 2015 – Judy Simpson with cameraman Lance of WCAX-TV reported on the opening of our new butcher shop West Topsham Farm Builds New Facility to Process Locally Raised Pork. Here’s your chance to … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light!

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Bathroom Light Switch I’ve been working this month on wiring the electric in the butcher shop. That is to say, filling in all that nice conduit maze that I buried in the walls when we poured and coved before plastering … Continue reading

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Admin Polyurea

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Front Hall of Butcher Shop On Thursday Ben and I applied polyurethane to all the remaining walls and ceilings of the initial part of the butcher shop, what we call Admin which includes the front hall, inspector’s office, bathroom and … Continue reading

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Inspector’s Office White White Walls

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Will Inspecting Inspector’s White Walls As I mentioned yesterday the laundry and the office are practice rooms for perfecting the techniques we use in the critical processing rooms. I like to learn things in small steps to get them right, … Continue reading

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Butcher Shop Exterior

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Butcher Shop Exterior Scaffolding People often missunderstand what they’re seeing when they look at the exterior of the butcher shop, thinking that the porcupine like structure is the building. Actually, this is the scaffolding that kept us safe while working … Continue reading

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Polyurethane, Polyurea, Epoxy & Stained Concrete

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Laundry Room Polyurethane, Polyurea, Epoxy & Stained Concrete Our butcher shop is mostly, as in something like 99% by dry matter weight, stone – Granite, in fact. The stone is bound together with cement. There are also fibers for strength, … Continue reading

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Hall of Mirrors

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Butcher Shop Front Hall One of the requirements of a butcher shop for USDA inspection is that there be goodly separation between the work rooms and the outdoors. This means an entry or hall so the meat cutting room which … Continue reading

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Hall Floor Poured

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Hand and Paw Prints in Concrete Today Ben mixed concrete while I placed it in the hall. While this was a very small pour, it was very significant because it is the last concrete pour before we open. I have … Continue reading

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Arches

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Cottage Arch That is the arch over on of the doorways in our tiny cottage. I do a lot of arches. They are inherently strong. They are long lasting. They are elegant. I love arches.

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Final Arch & Plastering

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This weekend I finished the last arch, the one over the west door of the hall leading into the Abattoir. That is a total of nine arches in the hall and inspector’s office. These make the facility have less of … Continue reading

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