Monthly Archives: October 2009

Tamworth pig now in the Canadian Slow Food Ark of Taste

The Tamworth pig, once a mainstay of Ontario agriculture (and thus a mainstay on Ontarians' plates) has now been officially recognized in the Canadian Slow Food Ark of Taste. "You can't raise Tams and sell them through the regular pork … Continue reading

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Hard to find Tamworth meat is “robust and gutsy”

Tamworth on pasture "Hard to find Tamworth meat is robust and gutsy. It has a taste unlike that of any of our other breeds. It has a balanced flavor that is the pork equivalent of a red beer. The Tamworth … Continue reading

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New taste sensation: Barred Plymouth Rock

Pages from Rock Breed Book No, not rocks as in pet rocks, but "Rocks" — the old fashioned Barred Plymouth Rock chickens have made a comeback here at Lover's Creek Farm.We've had one egg-layer in the hen flock for more … Continue reading

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Talking turkey in Edible Toronto

Edible toronto The current (fall 09) issue of Edible Toronto magazine features a story, with photos, about the turkey part of our farm operations. Read all about it here. Editor Gail Gordon Oliver, who dropped by the farm this week, … Continue reading

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Piglets have arrived

After all that waiting we do have piglets, a mix of white Yorkshire-looking squealers and red/black spotted Tamworth types. They're only a few weeks old and already their mothers are eager to get outside for a few moments' peace away … Continue reading

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