Location: Richland, Mo.

Owners: Matt and Sara Evans

About the family and the pigs: Evans Family Farms, located in Richland, Mo., prides itself in producing pasture-raised pigs with the Berkshire influence that promotes superior flavor. They sell their product at the farmers market in Pulaski County, Mo.

“We have been selling pork here at the farmer’s market for about a year. But we’ve always raised pork and beef on our farm, and we were getting a lot of interest in our pork. I have people who come here every Saturday, and they just buy what they need for the week. I felt like there was a huge need for that.”

“I get to do it with my family, my boys and my husband; we all do it together.”

Sara said farming is a seven-day a week commitment, but she wouldn’t change a thing.

“We really have a great life. We don’t realize how blessed we are; sometimes,” she said. “Farming is definitely not for everyone. You don’t get many days off. It’s a challenge that we like.”

Products: “We want to be as healthy as possible, so all our cures are going to be natural. So, they are going to have celery salt and celery seed, and a little bit of sugar. But, we do have some sugar-free products. We don’t want any nitrites in any of our products. We have sugar-free bacon, cured with sea salt.

“Every animal I butcher, I can tell you every single thing about it. Where it came from, what it ate, where it lived.”

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