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Why is your meat so good?

We get a lot of questions that end up in some version of, "why is it that your meat has so much more flavor than I'm used to getting in my meat?" In some senses, we are raising the same products as other players in the marketplace, big and small: pork belly cured with salt, sugar, and smoke to make bacon. Cut up and whole chicken. Ground beef and lamb. Chorizo made from ground pork and spices. But where the difference lies is in what happened when the animals were walking around on our farm. With each species of livestock we raise on our farm, we have one overlaying principle: Maximize the intake of quality forages. I'll discuss details about how...

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Slow Roasted Cuban Pork Shoulder

The Boston Butt is a favorite cut of meat for smoking and making pulled pork bbq sandwiches. But when we sane mortals declare no intention of waking up at 2AM in order to meticulously watch over a smoker, so that dinner can be on the table by six, alternatives have to be presented. This recipe is fairly easy to pull off, and can be massaged into your schedule with some planning in advance. Combine into crock pot or dutch oven:1 Groce Family Farm Pork Shoulder Roast -seared first if possible (Picnic or Boston Butt)2 onions diced2 bulbs of garlic mincedJuice of four oranges, or 1.5 cupsZest of oranges (because I'm a rustic guy, I'll just throw my juiced orange rinds in...

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New Year, New Meat CSA!

It's 2018, and that means its time for meat CSA sign ups again! Last year we had over 60 families getting meat from us, once a month. We are excited to be able to expand the meat CSA program a little bit, while continuing to offer a wide variety of the region's best pork, chicken, beef, and lamb. We also are proud to be able to offer a new Anchorage drop location as well! Click here for details.

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Meat CSA Signups Coming Up!

We have run our Meat CSA 2 times, and are about to start taking deposits for our third installment of the Groce Family Farm Meat CSA! We've gotten great responses and have increased membership each time. Click here to learn more! Our fall season should have plenty of pork, chicken, and lamb too!

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