weaver pork, ORANGE, VIRGINIA
Local, pasture raised pork.
Papa Weaver's Pork Products are guaranteed to be FREE of preservatives, additives, chemicals, hormones, and antibiotics. Seventh generation farmer, Tom Weaver, brings you the finest pork available. Tom Weaver raises his prized hogs on his family farm, originally owned by President James Madison. Papa Weaver's Pork is a Pork Quality Assurance Level III Certified Pork Producer, insuring that their herd meets and exceeds the quality assurance measures for America's Pork Producers
hIGH QUALITY, PUREBRED BERKSHIRE PORK IS THE "PRIME" MEAT OF THE PIGS. rED TOP FARMS ALL-NATURAL FARMING PRACTICE DOESN'T USE ANY ADDED HORMONES OR ANTIBIOTICS. THEIR pork is used all over the competitive bbq circuit and highly prized by all those who use it. We use their bellies to make our delicious, and 'bucket list' bacon. Berkshire pork is exquisite because of its rich flavored taste, deep coloring, and fine marbling which is akin to that of a well marbled steak. Compared to commercial pork which is dry and bland Berkshires consistently produce sweet, tender, moist, and juicy meat which is highly palatable. There is no comparison to the pork found in your local supermarket to that of a Berkshire.
WAKEFIELD PEANUT COMPANY, Wakefield, Virginia
hAND PICKED VIRGINIA RED-SKINNED PEANUTS
Wakefield peanut co. is currently celebrating its 50th year in the peanut business. Through the years they have built a strong relationship with agricultural community and with their farmers who have been growing peanuts for them for years. they know the farmers, not only as customers, but as friends who have the knowledge and experience in growing the best peanuts in the country. many of the farmers have been peanut yield per acre state champions, which says a great deal about the high standards they have in farming. Black Pug Smokehouse uses their extra-large sized peanuts for snacking, and peanut butter.
Cabot cheese co-op, Northeast America
Owned by 1,200 Dairy Farmers throughout New York & New England
Cabot consistently wins awards for the World's Best Cheddar. At Black Pug Smokehouse, we know they deserve exactly that.
As a farmer-owned cooperative, Cabot works in partnership with the Vermont dairy Industry, the Vermont Cheese Council, and state agencies including Agriculture and Tourism. The scope of their sustainability work is very broad - literally from farm-to-fork. In particular, they recognize their impacts from cow-to-creamery-to-customer as a critical focus of their sustainability efforts. We have been using their 3-year vermont sharp white cheddar for many years, and absolutely love it.
Saltworks, Seattle, Washington
Premium grade specialty salts
Black Pug Smokehouse uses Saltwork's 'Sonoma Sea Salt.' It is a great all-around full flavored salt produced on the west coast of the United States. This sea salt is solar evaporated from the clean waters of the Pacific ocean. This is pure, natural, and unadulterated sea salt that contains no additives.