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New addition to pork retail market shows growing interest in local food sources during pandemic

BY JANE BLOODWORTH ROWE BLACKWATER — Land of Promise Farms, traditionally the go-to spot for youth raising pigs as 4-H projects, is now selling pork directly to local consumers at the Market at Land of Promise Farms. Sausages, bacon, pork chops, ribs… Continue Reading

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A small family farm in Virginia Beach raises hogs with a natural approach

BY JANE BLOODWORTH ROWE PUNGO — There was a cool breeze blowing across Cartwright Family Farms, and the resident hogs were in heaven.   One sow, newly liberated from childcare responsibilities on this recent day, relaxed in the shade while her… Continue Reading