Pork Purchase Deposit
Happy Post-Holiday Rioters!
We hope you all had a happy healthy turkey for dinner this past week!
As I emptied my fridge yesterday shifting though the left over-leftovers I thought back to all the delicious food I had consumed over the past week. We had a double whammy birthday/ Thanksgiving on Innes street and I've eaten oysters, pork BBQ, fried and roasted turkey, homemade pizza, and more pies and stuffing then any 5'2 person should consume. Yet here I am shifting though the leftovers for a bite of the Pumpkin Cheesecake my friend Hayley made for her annual Turkey Before Turkey party. It was loosely based on this pumpkin cheese cake recipe from Bon Appétit. She upped the ante with a bordeaux cookie crust and replaced pumpkin with sweet potatoes from the farmers market. To further flex her baking prowess she omitted the ginger and added bourbon instead of vanilla, topping the whole thing off with a bourbon caramel topping from Ashley Christensen. If you haven't quessed after one bite I was hooked- and although Hayley was nice enough to send me home with leftovers, I am slowly realizing there's no cheesecake left. Lucky for me our next tomato box gets delivered tomorrow and this might be the best box yet.
Happy Eating, Elizabeth
Your share this week:
Delicious Pasture & Forest Raised Animal Welfare Approved Artisanal Pork!
We're excited to welcome Pockerchicory Farms from Union Grove as our supplier for the next bulk pork purchase. Here's a little bit about their product shared withus by farmer Edward Marshall, "our pigs graze on our pastures and in our forests, moving every 2-3 days to a new area. They also feast on Reedy Fork Farms certified organic Animal Welfare Approved feed (omitting animal byproducts such as fish meal, which is not allowed for AWA certification). They also never eat GMOs. Federal law prohibits antibiotic and hormone use in swine production in the USA, and we avoid antibiotics unless one of our animals is in an emergency situation. Any animals requiring this intervention would then be excluded from the food chain. So far, this has not been an issue!"
The Bread Riot is a local food advocacy group in Rowan County, North Carolina that connects the community to local food producers. Specifically, our mission is:
The Bread Riot cultivates a thriving local economy by facilitating a supply of locally produced food, utilizing sustainable farming practices and focusing on whole-life issues, education, and environmental concern.