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    If you love bacon, you’ve come to the right place. We make ours naturally, with heritage pork belly that is rubbed with salt and sugar and smoked over real hickory chips. This bacon truly does make everything better.

    As you might expect, we take our bacon very seriously. So we start with heritage-breed hogs that are renowned for their great flavor and well-marbled dark meat. When you start with pork this good, the reasonable expectation is that the bacon will be incredible. We sure think it is.

    Using the simplest recipe, we rub salt and sugar on the pork bellies before smoking them over natural hickory chips. When you make bacon this way, there's no need for preservatives, nitrates or nitrites.

    This is bacon as it should be: slightly sweet, salty and totally natural. The pronounced smokiness comes from the real hickory wood chips. It's the perfect balance.

    Just the facts

    • Berkshire-breed hogs raised humanely on small farms
    • No antibiotics, no growth hormones
    • No animal by-products
    • Air-chilled pork (retains less water weight)
    • No preservatives, nitrates or nitrites added
    • Naturally smoked over hickory chips
    • Gluten free
    • Product of USA
    • Use within 3-5 days of receipt / see expiration date on package

    Our mission is to find farmers that share our vision of a more humane and sustainable way of rearing livestock. We respect our place in the food chain, and see farmers as true stewards of the land and environment. This is why we build real relationships with our farmers, and work only with those who respect nature and focus on the best animal welfare practices.

    Our heritage hogs are happy hogs, raised by a cooperative of small farms in Missouri at the foot of the Ozark Mountains. This group of about a dozen family farms is dedicated to raising old breeds including Berkshire, Tamworth, Duroc, Landrace and Hampshire, with completely traceable breeding lines.

    The hogs are fed on pasture, with access to water and supplemental grain consisting of corn, soybeans and rolled oats. No pesticides, animal by-products or fishmeal are allowed. The majority of the farms are sustainable “circle farms” that grow and grind their own feed for the pigs.

    Families of pigs are left together, to forage and frolic outdoors in pasture land. The indoor spaces offer at least 15 square feet of space per animal, and sows are never put in gestation crates.

    The cooperative is strict about banning the use of antibiotics and hormones* on each farm and limiting the number of hogs the farms raise. They seek to add another farmer to the cooperative before they add more pigs to any one farm, making the process more humane for all concerned.

    They are paid a premium for their humanely-raised pork, making the small family farm a profitable business, and proving that there might be a future in the old breeds after all.

    *USDA regulations prohibit the use of hormones in pork.

    pork prepared with: water, salt, raw sugar, natural flavorings (celery powder), lactic acid starter culture (not from milk)

    Our Bacon

    Sometimes the old ways are the best ways. Our heritage-breed hogs are raised humanely, on family farms dedicated to traditional methods. They provide pork bellies that are meltingly tender and spectacular in flavor, from which we make our natural bacon. We don’t use preservatives or chemicals to enhance the process. As a result, our all-natural bacon is simply bursting with true porky taste.

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