Pig Out, at the Ohio State Fair!

July 14, 2014

Special guest blog written by Amanda, the coolest intern we’ll have here at the Ohio Pork Council this summer – easily! For as long as I can remember, my family has traveled to the Ohio State Fair to volunteer serving food in the Ohio Pork Council’s pork stand. Whether I was serving drinks, making sandwiches, […]

What do Pigs Eat?

What do Pigs Eat?

June 4, 2014

We (myself and the rest of the fine folks here at the Ohio Pork Council) get more than our fair share of questions about recipes, cooking with pork, getting the most out of a grocery budget, etc. That’s great! We love to talk pork! We also get TONS of questions about farming and how pigs […]

What kid doesn't grow up dreaming of interning for the Ohio Pork Council?

Pork… It’s a Family Affair

May 27, 2014

Special guest blog written by Amanda, the coolest intern we’ll have here at the Ohio Pork Council this summer – easily! Agriculture is in my blood. For as long as I can remember, my family members have been farmers by trade. Originally from Williams County, Ohio, my life has revolved around rural communities, farm families, […]

Perfect marinated pork tenderloin - Dear Crissy

Blogging Fun With #PinkPork – Part 1

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Remember that big celebration we did last month about Ohio farmers donating 1,000,000 meals of pork to the foodbanks?  We got really excited, cooked some pork to celebrate, threw a Pinterest Contest, did some fun stuff on Facebook and partnered with some bloggers. We calmed down, but decided the party shouldn’t be over yet.  So […]

Leftovers, or a second chance at being awesome?

Ham : Leftovers, or a second chance at being awesome?

April 14, 2014

Let’s have a moment of honesty. Close to holidays and special occasions, I find myself sitting in my office daydreaming about a big, juicy ham and enough sides to feed a small community…I work for the Pork Council, so I find this behavior highly appropriate. I’ve also come to realize that what seems like an […]

Pin to Win Pork

How do you Celebrate 1,000,000 Meals Donated?

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Sometimes I evaluate my life and how much time I spend at my job and I ask if I’m really making a difference?  Of course there’s always my duty to share the life changing message that #PinkPork is safe and more enjoyable, but is there anything deeper that I do? In 2009 some farmers challenged […]

10 day old piglet

Pig Farmer Pictures – #Felfie Part 2

March 17, 2014

What do pig farmers actually do all day?  We put the ask out earlier and got these #felfies (farmer selfies).  Seeing these farmers in action was so popular we asked for more and here’s what we got this time:   Checking on the new baby pigs. Learn more about the Stateler Family on their Facebook page. […]

Bacon is Raised Responsibly

14 Things You Really Need to Know About Your Bacon

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1. Bacon is amazing. Why? Because its bacon. On more scientific terms, it probably tastes great because it doesn’t taste like anything else. The slightly sweet, almost caramel, and salty cure along with the smoky wood flavor is very alluring. The flavor flatters savory dishes and compliments sweets as well. Ever notice that when bacon […]