The Bread Riot is coordinating another Bulk Pork purchase for May delivery. Reserve before Wednesday, May 22nd for a May 30th delivery. Bame Farms will be providing their pastured pork in 1/8 shares that includes all the following cuts and a few favorite recipes.
Each box will include approximately:
- 4 hot country sausage (1 lb per package)
- 4 mild country sausage (1 lb per package)
- 4 bratwurst (1+ lb per package)
- 4 Italian sausage (1+ lb per package)
- 1 shoulder roast (2.5-3.5 lbs)
- 1 ham steak
- 1 spare rib
- 4 pork chops (2 chops per package)
- 1 neckbone/backbone/liver (great for flavoring soups)
Although the weather was stormy this weekend, the rain went around the 3rd annual Riot in the Pasture, Sunday, May 19 at Morgan Ridge Vineyard in eastern Rowan County. The local foods farm-to-fork dinner, hosted by Bread Riot, a non-profit for local food advocacy, drew over 400 people. The local foods feast featured products from Rowan and surrounding counties; also available was wine from Morgan Ridge Vineyards and craft beer from Fullsteam and Top of the Hill breweries.
Entertainment was provided by returning headliner No. 9 Coal, and local favorites, The Dionne Hodges Murphy Trio and Dave Meyers Band. The delicious dinner prepared by Chef Jason Nain was a display of the abundant variety of fresh ingredients grown and produced by farmers in the area. Products for the meal were donated in part by Miss Jenny's Pickles, Boonville Flour Mill, Correll Farms, Barbee Farms, Wild Turkey Farm, Bame Farms and SandyCreek Farm. Fresh cut flowers were donated by Lee Ly and Jean McCoy.
Children romped on the grounds, painted bee boxes and delighted in found pollywogs and lawn games. Farmers and artisan producers were on-site with goods for sale from Rowan and surrounding counties. If you missed this event, plan ahead for next year's Riot in the Pasture, Sunday, May 18th, 2014. Read more about the event in the Salisbury Post.
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.