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Local source of pastured lard?

annabeth2012 Dec 25, 2011 09:20 AM

I'm trying to find a good local place to buy lard, but I only want to cook with it if it's from pastured pigs, or at the very least NOT fed soy. Anyone know of a winter farmer's market or store that sells this? I live in Brookline but I'm willing to drive a bit.

I don't care if it's "leaf lard" or not, since I won't be using it for pastries, just that it be pastured.

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    sallyt RE: annabeth2012 Dec 25, 2011 10:11 AM

    I don't know what kind it is, but Cutty's in Brookline was just advertising in the store that they sell lard for $5/lb. Worth calling and seeing what kind...

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      desuka RE: annabeth2012 Dec 25, 2011 06:01 PM

      I've gotten pastured lard from Pete & Jen's Backyard Birds based out in Concord. Not sure what retail locations might carry it closer to Boston, but it might be worth asking them.

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