Lard Lovers

A network to help you find organic and/or sustainable lard in America

Did you know that lard is mostly monounsaturated? Let's work together to encourage farmers to keep pigs on pasture and to sell organic lard.

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3 reasons why the lard is the best!

My love for the pig runs deep: it had been a crucial part of my diet for a long time, but it wasn't until last month that I had a chance to try out the fat it produces: lard. And boy was it worth it: lard is officially my personal cooking fat!

These days, lard is being vilified for contributing to heart disease, when we clearly know that it's margarine and vegetable oils that are the real culprits. I'm going to list 3 reasons why lard is such a wonderful product:

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Posted by Michel Sabbagh on June 12, 2012 at 2:18am

Source: USDA/Economic Research Service, graph updated August 22, 2012.

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Kathryn replied to Mother Linda's discussion Lard source in your area???
"I found a local source! I think I did a web search for "pastured lard fresno" or something and found Page River Bottom Farms. They come to the Vineyard Farmers Market in town and I just placed an order to pick up this weekend."
Nov 6, 2013
sboynton replied to Mother Linda's discussion Lard source in your area???
"I bought our meats and other items carried by Dietrich Meat on numerous occasions when we lived closer to where they are located.  Great meats and knowledgeable staff/butchers.  Definitely a reputable place to purchase things and…"
Oct 4, 2013
sboynton replied to Mother Linda's discussion Lard source in your area???
"In south central Pennsylvania, I have found a supplier of both lard and leaf fat to render your own is available at Stoney Point Farm Market - 1318 Frederick Pk - Littlestown, PA (717-359-7591) - www.stoneypointfarmmarket.com."
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Cheryl Turner replied to Mother Linda's discussion Lard source in your area???
"Hi from Socorro, NM (75 mi south of Albuquerque on I 25).  Looking for any possible sources near my location.  Been here little under a year so really don't know this area well.  Came here from GA as a travel RN and ended up…"
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Wendy Parker replied to Mother Linda's discussion Lard source in your area???
"We can ship lard to you now. We are up in Oregon and have USDA lard from our own pastured Red Wattle Hogs.. nothing in it but the lard! email me at info@heritagefarmsnw.com and we'll see what we can do for you. We are out of town most of this…"
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