When: Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 1:30-3:30/4pm.
Where: Hirtle Road, Blockhouse/Mahone Bay,
Heather Squires is welcoming us for a tour of the Lunenburg County farm where she is raising goats and heritage-breed pigs and chickens. She will talk about her approach and plans for this farm, and show us the new Tamworth-cross piglets.
The visit will include a short goat cheese making demo + a talk on cheese & cheese making + a semi-formal cheese tasting, with accompaniments, of Heather’s and other NS cheeses, in the kitchen.
Limited quantities of pastured, whey-fed Tamworth-cross pork, bacon, and sausage will be on offer, along with cheese making supplies and cheese making kits.
Cost: Slow Food Members $45. Non-members $55.
Min 6 people. Max 10-12.
Pre-register with Mike O’Keefe mikeokeefeslowfoodns[at]gmail.com
About Heather Squires, Sweetwood Farm, and Tamworth Pigs
Check out Heather’s posts on fb at https://www.facebook.com/sweetwoodfarmcanada (all photos in this post are from this page)
She blogs at http://sweetwoodfarm.ca/blog/
To learn about the Tamworth breed, check them out in the Ark of Taste -Tamworth Pig