Parable Farm, Inc.


If you are interested in purchasing a whole or half pig please go to our Custom Butchered Pastured Pork page under the products tab at the top of the page. 

Call for availability on all items. Pork cuts are a seasonal item
available in our farm store from mid-November till we run out. Best to come in early while supplies last, or reserve a spring Pork CSA share and be assured of having product. For information on CSA go to the CSA page. 


Sliced bacon is sliced from slab bacon. It may be shingled with the outer skin removed. It is usually prepared by broiling, panbroiling, panfrying, roasting, or baking


Side Pork

Side pork is sliced from slab bacon but it is not brined or smoked.



Ground Pork

Ground pork is unseasoned and ground from wholesale cuts that are generally in limited demand. It is also made from lean trimmings and sold in bulk form. Ground pork is usually prepared by broiling, grilling, panbroiling, panfrying, roasting, or baking.


Ham Steak

Smoked ham center slice is cut from the center portion of cured, smoked ham. It contains top, bottom, tip muscles, and round bone. It is usually prepared by broiling, grilling, panbroiling, panfrying, roasting, or baking.


Pork Chops

Pork chops are cut from the sirloin end of loin. The eye muscle and tenderloin is divided by a T-shaped bone. The chops also contain backbone and are usually prepared by braising, broiling, grilling, panbroiling, or panfrying.


Spare Ribs

Pork spareribs are cut from the side. They contain long rib bones with a thin covering of meat on the outside and between the ribs. They may also contain rib cartilage. Pork spareribs are usually prepared by roasting, baking, broiling, grilling, or by cooking in liquid.


Pork Loin Roast

Pork loin center loin roast is a cut from the center of loin. It contains rib eye, tenderloin muscles, rib bones, T-shaped bones, and a thin fat covering. It is usually prepared by roasting.


Picnic Roast

Pork shoulder arm picnic contains arm bone, shank bone, and a portion of blade bone. It also contains shoulder muscles interspersed with fat. The shank and part of the lower area are covered with skin. It is usually prepared by roasting.



Boston Butt Roast

Pork shoulder arm roast is cut from pork shoulder. The shank is removed, leaving the round arm bone and the meaty part of the arm picnic. The outside is covered with a thin layer of fat. It is usually prepared by roasting.



Bulk sausage in one pound packages is made from ground, fresh pork and seasonings such as salt, pepper, and sage. Sausage is usually prepared by braising, panfrying, roasting, or baking.


Ham Hocks

Pork hocks are cut from picnic shoulder and are similar to pork shank cross cuts. They contain two round shank bones exposed at both ends and are usually prepared by braising or by cooking in liquid soups, stews, or beans.





Smoked Ham

Smoked ham whole has the same muscle and bone structure as pork leg (fresh ham) whole, but it is also cured and smoked. It contains the bone-in hind leg. It is usually prepared by roasting or baking.





Farm Store

Stop by and visit our Farm Store for a variety of delicious grass-fed beef cuts and other products. We look forward to seeing you.