With very rare exception, nearly all pork sold in stores is produced in a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). The animals live their lives on concrete. They are exclusively fed a scientifically formulated grain ration to maximize growth as well as produce uniformity in taste and texture. These factory production systems neglect the basic behaviors of the pig.
Pigs are woodland dwellers by nature. If a group of domesticated pigs were released into a healthy forest ecosystem, they would survive on their own. At ZOE Farms, we harness these natural foraging skills by strategically designing wooded paddocks loaded with roots, tubers, grasses, legumes, insects, earthworms and a rich diversity of other natural food sources. We supplement with a non-GMO grain ration sourced from a local Amish mill.
By allowing our pigs to find their own nutritional requirements, we have no use for medications or other chemicals to keep them alive. They do just fine on their own. This diversity in forage not only produces a happy, healthy pig; it also ensures a pork flavor that is second to none.
We offer a full line of frozen pork products at The Caboose on a year-round basis. Bulk/discounted pork is sold as halves and wholes in mid-summer and late fall. Reservations for July 2017 are currently full. We are accepting deposits for November 2017 reservations. For more information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Five times through the growing season, we butcher the chickens we raise. This is the THIRD of the 2017 season. If you would like to pick up fresh, whole chickens the day we butcher at a bulk discount, please email us at email@example.com or call 330-412-2544 if you have questions. Here are the details:
Min Qty Order: 5 whole chickens
Avg Weight 5lb each
Price/lb = $3.79 (Normal $3.99)
To reserve yours: please email us your Name, Phone Number and Number of Whole Chickens you want to reserve.
Our last butcher date for 2017 is October 7th. It is important to calculate how much chicken you will need until June 2018 (7months) and make your reservation accordingly. For instance: if your family plans eat one chicken per week on average, you will need about 30 chickens for the winter.