Order some extremely delicious salume!

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BG Charter Member Mark DeNittis of Il Mondo Vecchio Salumi just gave word that their products are available for mail order to every corner of these United States. This is very good news for you. We have tasted through their products and they are special. Cured in the long, slow process of the Old World, […]

COCHON 555 Heritage Fire (discount for our friends!)

On August 13, Cochon 555, a national culinary event series promoting heritage breed pigs, will launch Cochon Heritage Fire at Charles Krug Winery in St, Helena, CA. Cochon Heritage Fire, the second largest COCHON event, will move beyond pigs to honor heritage breeds in general with 25 chefs, 10 star butchers and over 2000 pounds of different […]

Food Arts: Brad Farmerie spills on blood cookery

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BG Charter Member Brad Farmerie wrote the cover story for this month’s Food Arts Magazine. He covers the art of blood cookery: history, glossary of recipes and uses, legal matters, logistics. A beautiful and thorough discussion of an underutilized ingredient. When I sold whole animals, it was a rare restaurant that requested to have their […]

Maker Faire Demo: making a pig into pork

We were thrilled to be invited to the Maker Faire this summer. Maker Faire is a DIY extravaganza and food projects appear next to robots, steam-powered vehicles and beautiful, quirky crafts from reclaimed materials. Our friend and hero Gary Duffey shot video of BG founders Marissa Guggiana and Tia Harrison emceeing our Charter Member Chris […]

BG Founders talk meat on Heritage Radio Network

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BG Co-Founders Marissa Guggiana and Tia Harrison were on Heritage Radio Network‘s The Main Course Sunday July 31st to talk about The Butcher’s Guild, the future of agriculture and meat and the importance of the butcher’s craft and knowledge. A fabulous conversation, as always with host Katy Keiffer, who knows her stuff. CLICK ON THE […]

BG Austin y’all!

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BG Member Bryan Butler from Austin’s Salt & Time hits the airwaves. Listen hear by clicking on the radio below and then listening to the last segment (Doug Stephan’s Good Day Weekend with Phil Lempert, The Supermarket Guru-07-23-2011). Salt & Time is a meat curing biz that purchases locally-raised animals direct from farms and then […]

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