At the Farm Store: Feb 19 – Feb 25

When we break down a whole pig we start by separating the largest muscle groups into what are called primals. At a high level these are the shoulder (front leg), loin, belly (ribs & bacon), and ham (rear leg). Each of these primals is then broken down into smaller “retail” cuts.

The butt and picnic roasts both come from different places on the shoulder (front leg). The butt is higher on the shoulder and the muscles are not used as much as the picnic, which is lower. Both roasts have a good amount of marbling (or fat mixed in) so are great used in low and slow cooking recipes.

pork primals

Currently in Stock:
Pork – Archway Farm

  • Meatballs
  • Meatloaf
  • Smoked Ham (Quarters & Halves)
  • Ground Pork
  • Archway Breakfast bulk
  • Archway Mexican Chorizo bulk
  • Archway Sweet links
  • Smoked Kielbasa (low supply)
  • Frankfurters
  • Coppa Steaks
  • Fresh Belly
  • Loin Roasts
  • Shoulder Roasts
  • Spare Ribs
  • Variety Meats (Jowls, Fresh Hocks, Kidneys, Bones, Leaf Lard, Fatback)

Other Frozen

  • Chicken – Archway Farm: Whole & Halves
  • Beef – Snug Valley Farm: Cuts, Sunnycroft Farm: Ground
  • Lamb – Edgefield Farm: Cuts & Ground
  • Gelato – Frisky Cow Gelato: Belgian Chocolate, Coconut Almond Chip, Coffeehouse Chip, Mint Owl Crunch, Strawberry, Vanilla Stracciatella (chocolate chip)‚Äč, Salted Caramel
  • Pizza Dough – The Bread Shed

Refrigerated

Other

Coming Soon:

  • Bacon (hopefully Friday)
  • Chops – Tuesday

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