You have questions, we have answers!
What kind of pigs do you have?
Large black, Red Waddle, Hampshire, Yorkshire, Duroc and Mangelitsa.
How many pigs do you have?
It varies from month to month. 50-100 pigs and piglets
What do you feed your pigs?
Potatoes, and vegetables, they love hay in the winter and apples in the fall and grass in the summer.
I want a pig for a BBQ, what do I need to do?
Pigs are big, why isn’t there more meat?
40% of a pig is skin, bones, innards and fat, therefore a 250lb pig should give you around 100lb of meat to eat.
Do you have BBQ pigs available?
Are pigs friendly?
Are pigs smart?
I want to raise a piglet for the summer, what do I need to do?
What is salami?
A fermented and cured meat sausage.
What flavors do you have, how are they spiced?
Is your salami Gluten-free?
Our salami is totally Gluten Free! Made with our local meat, spices and fermentation starter culture.
Does your salami have sugar in it?
Sugar is used in order to provide the starter culture bacteria with fuel. The sugar is metabolized (eaten up) by the bacteria, during the fermentation process. Sugar is not used to make our salami “sweet”.
How much sodium is in the salami?
Approximately 7grams of salt for each stick of salami.
Do you use nitrates or nitrites?
We use celery juice powder, a natural nitrate.
Do you make the salami yourself?
Can I cook with your salami?
Why not? There are many culinary uses for our salami. Pizza, hot pasta, cold pasta salad, gumbo, jambalaya, scrambled eggs, omelet, kale and potato soup.
How do I store the salami?
Salami may be stored at room temperature in a paper bag, though it may dry out if left for several days. You can also store it in the refrigerator in a ziplock bag, or for long term preservation, you can freeze it.
Do I have to cook your salami or can I eat it as is?
Salami is ground meat stuffed into sausage casings, preserved through fermentation, it is safe to eat as.
Can I ship this salami?
Can I freeze salami?
Yes, if you need to store it for a longer period of time.