Gelderman Farms with Large Truck

Resources

Did You Know?

  • In stories we see pigs enjoying time in the mud but in reality pigs like to keep clean
  • Pigs don't sweat
  • Pigs are not always pink they can be red as well as black and white
  • Pig manure is an excellent source of nutrients for plants. We make our own compost from our pig manure here at Gelderman Farms. Please visit our Go Green Compost page for more information.

 

Cuts of Pork:

pork diagram

 

1-Shoulder: Roast, Steak, Sausage

2-Picnic Shoulder: Picnic Ham, Picnic Roast

3-Loin: Blade Center & Sirloin Roasts and Chops, Back Ribs, Tenderloin, Cutlets

4-Side: Spare Ribs, Bacon

5-Leg / Ham: Cutlets, Roasts, Ham

 

Links of Interest:

http://www.putporkonyourfork.com/

This is an excellent resource for everything you need to know about pork. It has question and answer sections, latest news items and more recipes. It also has a devoted section on various methods of cooking pork and how to tell when the pork is cooked and ready to be served. If you have a question about pork from how to cook it or want more information on the type of pork cuts this is the website for you.


http://www.bcpork.ca/

This website contains valuable information on the B.C. pork industry. It also provides educational resources, contact information for the BC pork board office and various industry links for food safety, the environment, and agricultural news.


http://putporkonyourfork.com/media/pdf/retailers_processors/CutChart_2008.pdf

This is a fantastic resource for those who want to know more about how to store and handle pork. It also contains pictures of the various types of pork cuts as well as cooking and nutritional information.


http://www.cqa-aqc.ca/home_e.cfm

To find out more about the Canadian Quality Assurance program go to the website above.


For Kids:

http://www.ontariopork.on.ca/portals/0/Docs/Educators/PigTalesfinal.pdf

"Pig Tales Fun Book" is a great activity book for kids. Learn all about pigs through word-matches, mazes, picture stories and much more!


To find more resources please feel free to visit our nutrition page and recipes page.