Delicious and Different: 2 Pork Recipes 

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Feb 16, 2017 4:30:00 PM

 

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Topics: Foodie, Kitchen, Recipes, taco, Pork

Iberian Pastures First Slaughter, Butcher and Fresh Cuts Available

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Feb 9, 2017 8:12:27 PM

The delicacy Iberian Ham (Jamón ibérico) is one of the highest quality cured hams in the world. Jamón ibérico is characterized by its long aging period (24-48 months), rich red color, ample marbling, and complex, sweet, nutty flavor. Iberian Ham must be sourced from the meat of only one breed of pig: Black Iberian Pigs. This breed is unique in its genetic ability to produce oleic acid-rich, exceptionally marbled meat. 

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Topics: Foodie, Kitchen, Iberian ham, Pastured Pigs

WOP on the NYT Magazine Cover

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Jan 26, 2017 9:01:14 PM

This beautiful New York Times cover was created by photographer Dan Winters and the above image by Wyatt Williams.

If you know about White Oak Pastures, then you have probably heard about our “Bald Eagle Situation”. Whether you’re familiar with the story or not, you should read the excellent piece by our friend

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Three Recipes for Our Pasture-Raised Pork Chops

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Jan 20, 2017 1:00:00 AM

Our rich, flavorful pork chops are the final product of our hog program which restores our land and supports our rural community. Our chef Reid Harrison has prepared three quick, healthy and delicious recipes using our pasture-raised, non-GMO fed, Global Animal Partnership 5+, Certified Humane pork chops. 

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Meet Our Hog Production Manager Aaron Lorenz

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Jan 12, 2017 1:00:00 AM

As our Hog Production Manager, Aaron manages our 200 Iberian hogs and our 500 American heritage breed hogs. Our hogs are all Certified Humane, Global Animal Partnership Step 5+ Certified, holistically managed, non-GMO fed and pastured raised. Our hogs are mobile land-renovation units- they help us clear and rehabilitate land in many versatile ways.

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Our Year In Review

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Jan 6, 2017 11:29:16 AM

“We pray for plenty of good hard work to do, and the strength to do it.” 

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Topics: Animal Welfare, Regenerative Land Management, Rural Community, Zero-Waste

Meet Our Leather Crafter Alena Ivakhnenko

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Dec 15, 2016 6:32:24 PM

If you visit our General Store in Bluffton you’ll notice our leather workshop tucked in the back corner. Our leather crafter Alena works here daily and has hand-made almost every leather product on our shelves.  Alena grew up in the Ukraine and spent most of her childhood in her grandmother’s garden. There she developed a deep connection with agriculture and the natural world.

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Topics: leather, Rural Community, Staff Spotlight, Zero-Waste

Employee Spotlight: Small Ruminant Manager Matthew Cantrell

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Dec 8, 2016 10:56:23 PM


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Topics: Animal Welfare, Regenerative Land Management, Staff Spotlight, Uncategorized

Reviving An Old Tradition: Holiday Goose

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Dec 1, 2016 12:05:09 PM

Our geese are free range and have 250 acres of pasture and tree coverage to forage in and explore. We raise Embden geese, a weather-hearty, robust, pure white breed. Geese are herbivores and their beak design makes them the best grazing poultry species.

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We’re Into Leather

Posted by Laura Mortelliti on Nov 24, 2016 10:37:28 AM

We’re into leather! The White Oak Pastures Leather Department was created to utilize our cowhides in a way that is continuous with our zero-waste protocol.

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Topics: Artisan Goods, leather, Zero-Waste




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