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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Righteous Ranch

  Effingham, SC

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...)


Renaissance Farms

  Barre, MA

Shares available Year-Round ~Heirloom vegetables ~ Farm fresh eggs ~ Wild harvested foods ~ Pasture raised meats ~and more...[/li] Real food raised the way it should be: From heirloom seeds grown in soil that is rich and healthy, from heritage breeds raised on carefully managed pastures and woodland. (more...)


Rainbow's End Farm

  Suffolk, VA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Rainbow's End Farm is a family owned farm in South Suffolk, Virginia. We currently offer meat from pasture raised broilers of the slower growth strains (Label Rouge varieties) as well as pastured eggs from heritage breed hens. We also raise Bourbon Red Turkey for Thanksgiving and keep Muscovy Ducks for meat and eggs. (more...)


Rainbow Ranch Farms

  Pinon Hills, CA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Specializing in heritage breeds without the use of any corn, soy or wheat. We are G.M.O.-Free and antibiotic free, growing slow-grown, free-range, foraged poultry, pastured meat and heritage eggs as nature intended. Certified Humane and Ethical Handling! Voted #1 C.S.A. in Southern California by CBS-LA(more...)


RRR Farm

  Bastrop, TX

We are a new family owned and operated organic farm in Bastrop,Texas. We off a variety of seasonal produce offered at farm stands and local restaurants. We are currently working on our USDA organic certification(more...)


Prairie Whole Farm

  Ida Grove, IA

Our farm uses organic and sustainable growing practices in our vegetable production. We sell vegetables through a CSA. Our heritage, registered Red Wattle hogs are raised naturally and outdoors. We farrow in deep bedded, weather-protected, 7'x11' pens. We feed NO animals byproducts and use NO sub therapeutic antibiotics or growth hormones. (more...)