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  Bonnie with Pigs

 

Thru these trying times we have product and can make arrangements for you to pick it up from our walk in freezer or make local deliveries to minimize close interactions. This is to respect the social distancing guidelines put in place. Fed Ex is also available for next day delivery if your zip code qualifies.

Our goal is to offer safe contactless deliveries. 

Stay Safe and Healthy! 

Our meats are all natural & humanely raised in our oak forest

 

We would like to introduce you to

Forest Ridge Farms, LLC   

Here is our story:

 

In the 80’s, my husband George was involved in building and managing a pork confinement operation in northern Michigan. At that time, it was believed that foraging animals could not efficiently harvest what the land could grow and provide. So they were placed in confinement structures while the land was worked to efficiently produce the feed needed to grow livestock. 

30+ years later, we are letting our animals work our land and forage and harvest what they need.  We believe this is the way it was always meant to be. We have created an environment and lifestyle for these heritage bred pigs that reflects the way pork has famously been produced in Spain since the 1800’s.

Our pigs are allowed to forage thru our oak savannah’s, where there is an abundance of acorns, beech nuts, tubers, roots, wild herbs and legumes. They also have a free choice of supplemental feed consisting of a vegetarian diet with no antibiotics and no hormones.

They are allowed to sleep under the stars and roam free like their feral ancestors. In late autumn, they forage all night under the full moon, living their lives similar to the famous Iberico pigs, exercising their bodies and minds every day. 

It is chronicled that healthy and happy animals without stress make for better table fare. Pork produced this way has healthy levels of the omega 3’s. In parts of Europe, they refer to these renowned Iberico pigs as “olive trees on the hoof”. This is a meat product that is well marbled and has a unique taste. 

In Spain this pork is anticipated year around which is harvested in late fall and early winter, We harvest in October.

We hope you enjoy this delicious, clean and nutritious meat.

All of our meat is Vacuum packed and labeled for ease of identification.

Locally Raised, Direct from the Farm and Made in Michigan

George and Bonnie

Call or Text (269) 355 2803


 

Ordering Details 

There is no minimum order size for Farm Pickup orders. Just call ahead to schedule a time with us.

Shipping available!

Free local delivery on order's of $150 or more.

Naturally, our inventory is changing all the time, and our supply of certain cuts is limited by nature's design of animals.  We need to market all the parts, and everything we sell has healthy and tasty applications.  It's all in knowing what to do with them.  We can help you.

Note that many products are priced by weight, so the exact pricing will not be known until we select the actual items that will fulfill your order.  However, the shopping cart will show the approximate total cost for each item.  When the order is placed, you will receive an immediate confirmation email with a copy of your order, including the approximate pricing.  Once your order has been processed you will receive an email with the accurate total invoice.  If you choose to pay via credit card you will receive an email from Square (our credit card processing partner) and you are able to securely check yourself out.

We accept all major credit cards, checks and cash. If you want to pay with a credit card there will be a 3.5% processing fee and the transaction will occur via Square.

We Appreciate Your Business

We work hard to provide healthy, wholesome products to our customers in the region.  You won't find meat products like ours in your local supermarket. Our meats are raised in a way that's environmentally sustainable, truly humane, and naturally healthy. 

Please order from us in the knowledge that you are doing the right thing for your family, your region, and our small business.  Let's build a better future together.

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Fennville, MI  | 269.355.2803

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