Jeffries Family Farm
Walter Jeffries Tinker, Tailor… A bit eclectic & a tad eccentric, polymath, quantum mechanic & Farmer. Also lucky at cards.
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Missing Dog – Romula disappeared on in August. Unfortunately her collar came off so she has no ID with her. ~5years old, Female, ~45 lbs
White, grey/black & brown, Upright ears, Looks similar to a coyote. See photos.
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Ben with Porchetta Now that our butcher shop is up and running we have been filling the CSA Pre-Buy and Kickstarter orders which helped in part to buy the concrete and other materials to build our facility. One of the … Continue reading
Vermont State Inspector† Today we had our first day of meat processing in our new butcher shop under Vermont state inspection! This means that we can now start doing our own butchering.
Master Butcher Cole Sharpening Knife As I’ve mentioned before, we apprenticed for 18 months with master butcher Cole Ward to learn the art of turning a pig into cuts of pork. Cole has come back several times to consult on … Continue reading
Walter about to break Primals on Skinny Pig Yesterday I talked about doing our initial dry runs in the butcher shop. We are coming online gradually. Testing out systems. Today was the big day when we actually cut pork – … Continue reading
Stainless Steel Door to iCutter iCutter is the initial cutting room we’ll be using which is in the first part of the butcher shop termed Admin. The Admin section consists of the USDA/State inspector’s office, bathroom, main hall and the … Continue reading
First Packer Shelf The person doing deliveries will be doing the packing most of the time. We’ll have a nifty vacuum packing machine and next to it set into the wall out of the way will be a set of … Continue reading
Hobart 6614 Meat Band Saw Proud owners of a brand spanking new Hobart meat band saw are they! This is the result of the long debate about which equipment to buy for the butcher shop. That is a Hobart 6614 … Continue reading
Round Bender Edge Will recently made an adaptation to his home brew wooden metal fabrication machine that lets him do precise round corners. He is building the stainless steel tables and counters for the initial cutting room (iCutter) of our … Continue reading
First Vacuum Packing It’s not meat but it is our first vacuum packaging. Really cool! The vacuum packager extracts 99.9% of the air from packaging to make it so the food lasts longer and stays fresher. It still needs refrigeration … Continue reading
Vacuum Packaging Machine Back on February 6th I wrote about Equipment Choices for the Butcher Shop. The time has come and equipment started arriving this week.