Have you ever thought, my husband and I couldn’t possibly eat ½ a pastured pig in a year?
When you sit down to do a little math….oh, but wait! Let me do that for you! You’ll be surprised at how much pork you really do eat in a year.
So…let me break it down for you without getting too complicated.
The average American eats about 52 lbs of pork a year. Mostly in the form of bacon.
Mmmm…bacon. I have lots of bacon lovers in my family. And who wouldn’t love more bacon?!
Okay… got a little side tracked there on the bacon.
52 lbs a year for you is only 1lb of pork a week. Add in your husband’s share and that’s 104 lbs of bacon, oh, I mean, pork a year.
I bet now you’re thinking,
So how much meat DO you get from a ½ a pig?
+/- 65 lbs.
8 months supply of pasture pork
Now, if you’re a carnivore like me, I can tell you now, that you’re going to consume your pork a little faster. But if you eat your meat more like you’d add a condiment to your salad, it’ll last you considerably longer.
More than likely you have one of each in your household. Which gives you the option of about 104 meals for you and your husband.
At two meals a week, ½ a pastured pork share could last you up to 1 year.
104 meals! Yah, sure, only 104 MEALS!! How am I going to come up with enough different meals to not be sick and tired of pork by the end of the year?
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