Kingston Public Library and edible South Shore & South Coast

present Pigs, Glorious Pigs, with Sam Hainer

Thursday, March 16th 7 pm

Books in the Old Colony Library Network – and there are MANY more!

Shankland, Liz. Pig Manual: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Keeping Pigs, 2011.

Hobson, J. C. Jeremy. Keeping Pigs: The Complete Practical Guide for Pleasure or Profit, 2011.

Hasheider, Philip. How to Raise Pigs: Everything You Need to Know, 2008.

Wooster, Chuck. Living With Pigs: Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Porkers, 2008.

Klober, Kelly. Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs, 1997.

Danforth, Adam. Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering, 2014.

Ruhlman, Michael. Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing, 2013

Weaver, Sue. Hobby Farm Animals: A Comprehensive Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, Chickens, Goats, Pigs, Rabbits, and Sheep, 2015.

Hansen, Ann Larkin. The Organic Farming Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Starting and Running a Certified Organic Farm, 2010.

eBook. Weaver, Sue. Homegrown Pork, 2013.

Websites – this is just a sampling. You can easily find many more.


Norwell Farms

The Livestock Conservancy

The National Center for Home Food Preservation

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Amazing Ribs

Beginning Farmers

Grit Rural American Know-how 


Powers, Julia. “Hamming It Up.” Edible South Shore & South Coast, Spring 2014.

Smart, Catherine. “Relish Teaches Urban Agriculture in a Hands-on Way.” Boston Globe, October 29, 2013.

Strom, Stephanie. “Demand Grows for Hogs That are Raised Humanely Outdoors.” New York Times, January 20, 2014.

Bittman, Mark. “A Better Sort of Pig.” New York Times, July 19, 2011.

Granville, Kevin. “Backyard Farmers.” New York Times, June 15, 2003.

Wolfe, Kay. “Raising Pigs for Meat in Your Own Backyard.” Countryside Daily, December 22, 2016.

Cook, Becky. “Raising Own Lets Farmer Know Where Food Comes From.” Post Register, March 3, 2017.

Barth, Brian. “5 Things I Learned the Hard Way While Raising Pigs.” Modern Farmer, May 11, 2016.

Robinson, Ed. “Raising Pigs for Meat.” Mother Earth News, March/April 1970