Homestead Hog Harvest: November 1-3, 2024

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Homestead Hog Harvest: November 1-3, 2024
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Experience the Ultimate Field-to-Freezer Adventure: Homestead Hog Harvest Class

Are you ready to step into the heart of homesteading life and uncover the magic that transforms a living hog into a table full of delectable cuts? This is more than just a class – it's an immersive farm experience that will ignite your passion for sustainable living, culinary mastery, and farm-to-table authenticity.

🌟 Unveil the Farm Life: Imagine spending a weekend immersed in the rhythm of farm life, surrounded by acres of greenery and the bustling energy of farm kids running the show. You'll witness firsthand what it means to run a regenerative and sustainable farm, all while actively participating in activities like milking and tending to layer chickens. Get ready to be inspired to reshape your own farm, homestead, or business vision.
πŸ”ͺ From Field to Table, Your Way: This isn't just a hog butchering class – it's an all-encompassing adventure that allows you to take control of the entire process. Starting from a live hog in the field, you'll masterfully progress through making cuts, grinding meat, salting and seasoning, rendering lard, and even creating head cheese. By the end of the weekend, you'll have the skills and confidence to recreate the entire process in your own space.
🍽️ Crafting Culinary Excellence: Led by seasoned farmers and homesteaders, Mark and Jill Baker, who boast 26 years of expertise, this experience transcends traditional learning. Your journey includes not only hands-on hog processing but also nose-to-tail cooking – maximizing the use of the whole animal. Dive into the art of crafting healthful, lifeful food that nourishes your loved ones.

What's Included: Your investment of $1200 offers an unparalleled package of value:

  • Hands-On Learning: Get your hands dirty as you transform a hog into a variety of cuts, sausages, bacon, and hams.
  • Farm Wisdom: Absorb the Baker family's regenerative and sustainable farming insights.
  • Farm Integration: Participate in milking and layer chicken care, connecting with the heart of the farm.
  • Delicious Meals: Savor meals featuring Mangalitsa pork, prepared by the Baker family.
  • Starter Kit: Receive a boning knife, apron, and cutting diagrams in a comprehensive handbook.
  • Memories Captured: Access shareable photos that encapsulate the entire immersive experience.
  • Gift of Pork: Take home five pounds of the exceptional pork you've helped create.
  • Discount for Growth: Enjoy a 50% discount on the Hog Harvest Masterclass video course.
  • Exclusive Weekend: Spend quality time with Mark and Jill Baker, absorbing their over 26 years of real world farm expertise.

Secure Your Spot: Limited spaces are available for this one-of-a-kind adventure. Transform your knowledge, your farm, and your culinary prowess in one unforgettable weekend. Don't miss your chance to embrace the true essence of farm-to-table living.

Join Us Today: This is your invitation to become part of the Baker's Green Acres family, to learn, to connect, and to revel in the power of hands-on experiences that transform dreams into reality. Reserve your spot now and embark on a journey that will forever enrich your life and your table.

Plus, we offer savings when you bring family members or are a military veteran. Contact us if you want to sign up and would benefit from these savings. Young adults/teens between the ages of 14-18 are discounted when accompanied by a legal guardian or family member.

Make your deposit today!

Cost: Total cost is $1200 and includes

  • one of a kind, hands on learning opportunities,
  • a whole farm, regenerative and sustainable farming perspective,
  • the farm family experience with all meals on Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday with the Baker family
  • a sampling of many of the cuts as we go.
  • a Butcher's starter kit with a boning knife, apron, and cutting diagrams in the handbook
  • a link to shareable photos of you from the whole weekend
  • Five pounds of the fabulous pork you help create in the class
  • BONUS: You get to spend a weekend with Mark Baker on Baker’s Green Acres. See how we raise our pigs, ask your questions, learn the ins and outs of what we do so you can save time, money, and effort!

Please e-mail or call 231-825-0293 if you have questions.

This is only a $400 non-refundable deposit to secure your position in the class. The balance ($800) is due at the class.

” I will start by saying I’ve now harvested a half dozen pigs at my homestead, and have all gone pretty smooth. It’s been very helpful being able to refer to my notes and pictures taken during the course. I had some help from a chef on a couple pigs, and process sort of got away from what I learned at Baker Farm the outcome was not as desirable. I’m now mostly sticking to the Baker way.

I would recommend it because It’s very hands on and informative.” –Adam