WOP Serves Albany Museum of Art Fundraiser Dinner

White Oak Pastures had a wonderful Saturday evening with the Albany Museum of Art and Albany Technical College Culinary Arts Department putting on a benefit dinner for the museum. Our very own chef Reid Harrison prepared the first four courses with White Oak Pastures protein- duck, goat and lamb....

Livestock as Landscapers

We use animal impact daily to improve the health of our soils and forage. However, we also use our livestock as landscapers. We frequently use our goat herd to clear shrubbery from vacant lots in downtown Bluffton. If you have visited the farm store, you’ve likely driven by our goats hard at work....

Path to Productivity

Will Harris drew this diagram with a pen on a crumpled piece of paper one August 2016 afternoon. He wanted to visually explain his land management system on the 2500 acres here at White Oak Pastures. Our Multimedia Manager Laura Mortelliti added a few bells and whistles to the imagery, but the...

Meet Brian Sapp, Director of Operations at White Oak Pastures

“Damn, that's a nice bumper”. It was a rainy, muddy, cold weekend in December 2007. Will Harris had just finished showing Brian Sapp around the farm, which, at that point, Brian describes as “just feeding cattle and the plant was a concrete floor”. Brian’s lifelong passion for fabrication led him...

Seasonal Haylage and Grasses

October and May typically mark the change of season here in our Southwest Georgia subtropical climate. Historically, these months are the driest months and the months when the warm season perennial grasses and the cool season annual grasses swap dominance. This year the seasonal change was delayed...

The Land and The Herd Are Meant To Last Forever

Pig Paddocks

Iberian Pastures First Slaughter, Fresh Cuts Available

UPDATED FOR 2019! ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED POSTED BY LAURA MORTELLITI ON FEB 9, 2017

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,...

WOP on the NYT Magazine Cover

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...

Meet Our Hog Production Manager Aaron Lorenz

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...

Our Year In Review

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

Meet Our Leather Crafter Alena Ivakhnenko

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...



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