October 20, 2018 • 0 comment(s)
We always enjoy having visitors to Glendower Farms. I like to say there are two types of tours to choose from: the petting zoo, and the real deal. The petting zoo feels like Charlotte’s Web. Guests enjoy seeing the different groups of pigs we raise. They learn about the non-GMO feeds that each group is fed, why they get different rations, and how the feed affects the flavor of the pork. They open gates as we approach the pens and enjoy watching us feed the pigs. If they feel adventurous...
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October 2, 2018 • 0 comment(s)
Glendower Farms Iberian Pork Chops are one of the best meats to ever grace our table. All table manners are temporarily suspended when we serve them. People take a bite, close their eyes, and sigh audibly. Conversation comes to a halt, other than random exclamations about how good these chops are, and nobody is offended. They are experiencing the same mouth-watering deliciousness, and are unable to think of anything but the next bite...
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September 19, 2018 • 0 comment(s)
Once upon a time, in the 1830’s, a man named John Finlayson had a dream to work his own farm. He moved from South Carolina to a small community in North Florida settling on a beautiful property and beginning farming. He and his wife raised their children, who raised their grandchildren, who raised their great-grandchildren, and so on. Years down the line, I married my sweet husband and moved to this beautiful property. Our children love to tell that they are the 8th generation to live on the Glendower Farm property.
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May 18, 2018 • 0 comment(s)
​The Iberian pig is unique in that it has undergone very little change for hundreds of years. It was selected centuries ago to provide high quality cured pork while thriving on the rugged oak savannahs of southwest Spain and eastern Portugal. And that is still its primary purpose today. Thus the breed stability of this heritage pig represents a valuable genetic resource in a swine industry that has been plagued with declining genetic diversity.
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