The most distinctive feature of the Mulefoot hog is its solid hoof, which resembles that of a mule. It was bred to have a solid hoof rather than the typical cloven hoof to eliminate the threat of foot rot, thus making it suitable for wet areas. They fatten quite easily and a mature hog weighs in at the 500-600 pound range. The Mulefoot peaked in popularity about a century ago, with breeders found in most Midwestern and some southern states. As the amount of area for foraging decreased and the practice of feeding hogs in pens increased, the breed fell out of favor. The Mulefoot is today the most rare of American swine breeds.
We raise Heritage breeds of livestock, not only because they taste better, but by creating a market for the heritage breeds we are saving an endangered animal from becoming extinct. In our gardens and fields we grow open pollinated and heirloom vegetables with the same great values and pride that our fore fathers did.(more...)
We are a small ranch that specializes in heritage pastured pork, heritage grass fed cattle and heritage pastured poultry. We produce and source locally the best heritage meats available. Visit our website and check us out! www.righteousranch.com(more...)
Rabbit Wing Farm sells pastured eggs and meat (pork, chicken), as well as hand-crafted jams and other preserves. Our "Breakfast CSA" features weekly delivery of eggs, home-baked bread, jam, and other treats. We're still developing our pastured meat production. We are now taking orders for pork and poultry for summer delivery. (more...)
Providence Creek Farm (formerly Chicken Worth Eating) is a farm located in Clarence Center, NY. We are a family farm run by the Gehl family. We raise pastured Chickens, Pigs, Rabbits, Eggs, and Turkeys. (more...)
At our small farm, we are all about goats, and how goats and other small livestock can be used to restore and nourish land and how those same livestock can restore people as well. Our animals are all humanely raised, and our goats are downright spoiled. (more...)
Our project began as a homestead. We were looking to live a simpler life. As we cultivated herbs and tended our trees, we began to produce more than we could eat. We eased into selling to neighbors and friends and markets. We use no pesticides or herbicides -- we are a no-spray farm. (more...)