Local Heritage Swine

Local Heritage Swine

Finn Meadows Farm
Montgomery, OH
Berkshire, Duroc, and Red Wattle; available at on-farm store and Hyde Park Farmers’ Market

Two Forks Farm
Mt. Olivet, KY
Iowa Swabian Hall, Red Wattle, and Eurasian Boar cross; available direct to chefs and at Lexington Farmers’ Market

Queen City Livestock Co.
Hamilton, OH
Large Black and Red Wattle; available through Ohio Valley Food Connection

Cincinnati, OH
Berkshire; available at on-farm store

Grassroots Farm & Foods
Cynthiana, OH
Duroc and Berkshire; available at Hyde Park Farmers’ Market, Findlay Market, Keegan’s Seafood or online at GrassrootsFoods.biz

Carroll Creek Farms
Waynesville, OH
Available at Blooms & Berries Farm Market in Loveland and online sales at CarrollCreekFarms.com

Walhill Farm
Batesville, IN
Berkshire; available in the on-farm restaurant and butcher shop

Emmett Ridge Farm
Georgetown, OH
Available online at EmmettRidgeFarm.com

Bensman Family Farms
Waynesville, OH
Whole or half heritage hogs available online at BensmanFamilyFarms.com

Marksbury Farm Market
Lancaster, KY
Ground pork and sausage products available at Whole Foods stores and Green BEAN Delivery

Rising Phoenix Farm
Morning View, KY
Available online at

Turner Farm
Cincinnati, Oh
Berkshire/Duroc/Tamworth crosses available at the on-farm stand and to CSA members


Akshay is a writer and gardener. He moved to Ohio after many years in New England, and began to develop feelings for his new home state upon finding his first pawpaw. His food writing appears regularly in Cincinnati Magazine. Other sorts of work have appeared in The Sun, Ploughshares, Horticulture, and with The Dark Mountain Project in England.