We started raising pigs
We started raising pigs
Name: Geoff Overland
Hometown: New Glarus, Wisc.

We have become pig farmers.

We have never raised any animals (other than family pets) and we are not farmers, but we are now raising 13 pigs.

With the rising cost of food, it's becoming more and more challenging to provide good healthy food for our family.

By raising our own pork, we believe we will be able to produce meat for around $1.50 per pound instead of the $3.50 to $6.00 per pound we see at the store.


Last updated June 16 2011: 7:48 AM ET
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