Food Finds: Riverview Farms’ pork chops

posted on May 25, 2010 at 8:24 pm

It’s not uncommon to see the Riverview Farms’ name on the menu of local Atlanta restaurants. The small organic farm in Ranger has gained a cult-like following of chefs and home cooks. Owners Charlotte and Wes Swancy produce pork, grass-fed beef, and certified organic vegetables. All of the farm’s products are grown without the addition of hormones or antibiotics.Riverview’s pork is especially worth seeking out since it specializes in the heirloom breed, Berkshire (or Kurobuta) pork – a 300-year-old breed discovered by Oliver Cromwell. Berkshire pork is often called the Kobe beef of pork due to its shorter muscle fibers and fine marbling. Riverview sells many different pork-based products, but bone-in pork chops showcase the pork at its best.

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  • Re: Food Finds: Riverview Farms’ pork chops
    posted by: Pedro · May 29, 2010  2:29 AM

    Great. Here goes my next paycheck.

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