Slaughter Day: Part 3, Butchering Pigs — From Contributor Matt Miles

[Editor’s Note: Apologies for the spotty posting this week; we’ve had internet issues but are now back in business.] This is the third of a three-part series on pig slaughtering and butchering from regular contributor Matt Miles. Photo from the author. Where we left off in my previous post on processing pigs, the pigs had … More Slaughter Day: Part 3, Butchering Pigs — From Contributor Matt Miles

Slaughter Day: Part 2, Eviscerating and Splitting Pigs — From Contributor Matt Miles

Matt Miles is a writer, poet, maker, permaculturist, and ambivalent web developer. His writings have appeared both in print and on the weekly blog of The Dark Mountain Project. Among other topics, Matt is interested in the breakdown of complex societies and their relationships with technology. He currently lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of … More Slaughter Day: Part 2, Eviscerating and Splitting Pigs — From Contributor Matt Miles

Slaughter Day: Part 1, Slaughtering and Scalding Pigs — From Contributor Matt Miles

Matt Miles is a writer, poet, maker, permaculturist, and ambivalent web developer. His writings have appeared both in print and on the weekly blog of The Dark Mountain Project. Among other topics, Matt is interested in the breakdown of complex societies and their relationships with technology. He currently lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of … More Slaughter Day: Part 1, Slaughtering and Scalding Pigs — From Contributor Matt Miles

Workshop: Venison Butchery, Dec. 2 (tentatively), $15 (nonmembers)/$5 (members) SOLD OUT — WAITING LIST AVAILABLE OR VOLUNTEER TO HOST

UPDATE: This workshop is currently full but you can be added to the waiting list by emailing scott@lowtechinsitute.org or checking out with the “wait list” option on our store. If you’d like to host a butchering workshop, please get in contact with us. This fall we’ll be offering a limited workshop on venison butchery. The … More Workshop: Venison Butchery, Dec. 2 (tentatively), $15 (nonmembers)/$5 (members) SOLD OUT — WAITING LIST AVAILABLE OR VOLUNTEER TO HOST