Red Wattle hog

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The Red Wattle hog is a large, red hog with a fleshy, decorative, wattle attached to each side of its neck that has no known function. They were quite popular in the US in the 1700s, but unfortunately, as settlers moved west, the breed began to fall out of favor because settlers came into contact with breeds that boasted a higher fat content. Red Wattle hogs are known for their hardiness, foraging activity, and rapid growth rate. They adapt well to a wide range of climates, making them a good choice for consideration in outdoor or pasture-based swine production.  Red Wattle pork is exceptionally lean and juicy with a rich beef-like taste and textur

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Zephyr Creek Farms

  Yale, MI

Zephyr Creek Farms was established to provide a local food source for both our family and our community. We feel very strongly about the care and treatment of our animals, and the sustainability of our lands. We utilize a contained free-range system with all poultry. (more...)


Yellow Wolf Farm

  Wakertown, NC

Yellow Wolf Farm is a small, diversified farm located in Walkertown, right outside Winston-Salem, NC. We sell naturally raised meats, eggs, goat milk soaps and lotions . We do not use antibiotics, medicated feeds or hormones on our animals that produce our meat, eggs and milk. Our cattle, sheep and goats are completely grass-fed and finished. (more...)


Windy Lake Farm

  De Soto, MO    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We raise pastured chickens (broilers / fryers) and eggs. (more...)


Wilderness Farms

  Bigfork, MT

We raise Berkshire Hogs and other Heritage Breed Hogs on local hay and grains. Registered with American Berkshire Association. Pork is processed using local USDA and State Inspected processors. Outstanding flavor!! Berkshire is more red like beef... not the "other white meat". No growth hormones. (more...)


Wickham Farm

  Maquoketa, IA

We are a small family farm specializing in red wattle pork, a critically endangered heritage breed hog that is known for its amazing flavor.. Our hogs are naturally raised, outdoors on pasture without antibiotics or hormones. (more...)