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Welcome to Echo's Reach Organic Pork!

 

About Us

In May of 2019 we, (my husband, our daughter and myself), moved from the Okanagan to an acreage in the Cariboo . In the Okanagan we had rented about 2 acres and started our farming life. We built a chicken coop and bought 25 day old chicks intending to keep only 5-6 hens.

We currently have 27 hens and 2 roosters. After a bit we graduated to trying meat birds. We then purchased 2 weaner pigs, a castrated male and a female, with the intent that they would both be for meat. The female, Crazy Pig stayed and is now our oldest breeding sow. We bought her a friend Digger, she is our other breeding sow. I could not justify having 2 pet pigs so after quite a search we found our boar, Oohtred.

We started raising our own meat animals because we were not happy eating grocery store meat as we did not know how the animals were treated or what they ate. We wanted nutritious, organic food from humanely raised animals.

 

 

In fall of 2020 we received our slaughter licence, we are now able to slaughter on farm. This means less stress both for our animals and us. We no longer have to transport live animals over 2.5 hours away to a strange and stressful environment. Our pork is then taken to a licensed butcher for cutting, curing, sausage making and packaging.

In spring 2021 we kept 2 females, these will be raised to be our 2 new breeding sows. In the summer of 2021 we travelled to Coldstream, BC to bring home a new male to become our new boar. So we now have Stevie, Hazel and Charlie.


News from the farm

Regular market season is finished for the year, we will be attending a few indoor markets, please remember we sell all year and can be reached by phone, e mail or facebook messaging. We will deliver to Quesnel, Williams Lake and Prince George.

Indoor Markets

--Cariboo Christmas Fair-November 18-10-4 pm and November 19-10-3 pm

    Correlieu Secondary School-850 Anderson Dr. Quesnel

--Quesnel Farmers Market Indoor-November 25, December 2 and December 9-10-3 pm each day

   Quesnel Arts and Rec Centre-500 N Star Rd Quesnel

We hope to see you at one of these events. 

THANKS YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR SMALL FARM

 

 

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