heritage


Mangalitsa Pork Pricing

Contact us for current availability. A Hungarian heritage breed with the best bacon in the world and it’s low in cholesterol… That is amazing! When we started learning more about Mangalitsa pigs we knew that this heritage breed would be a perfect match for our fourth generation Hungarian farm. Mangalitsa meat […]

Pork Cooking and Cuts

Italian Honey Bees

Learn More About Jacobs Heritage Farm in New Pioneer Magazine, Winter 2016

“Blue-Ribbon Heritage: A Look At The Jacobs Heritage Farm. Nearly 100 years (and four generations) later, the Jacobs farm is being loved and restored as a local, sustainable showcase.” Read more about Jacobs Heritage Farm in the Winter 2016 issue of New Pioneer magazine, click here to view the full […]


On the Radio: Our Farm is Featured on “Living the Country Life”

Our farm was featured on the radio this week, on the nationwide show “Living the Country Life.” The radio host, Jodi Henke, did a great job of summarizing what we do at our farm and why we do it. Check it out at www.livingthecountrylife.com/country-…/jacobs-heritage-farm/ Or listen here to the radio mp3. […]


Mangalitsa Piglet

Amazing Hungarian Mangalitsa Pigs

A Hungarian heritage breed with the best bacon in the world and it’s low in cholesterol… That is amazing! When we started learning more about Mangalitsa pigs we knew that this heritage breed would be a perfect match for our fourth generation Hungarian farm. These unusual long-haired wooly pigs were developed in the […]


What is Heritage Livestock?

Heritage breeds are traditional livestock that were commonplace on farms of the past. This was before industrial agriculture drastically reduced genetic variety and began breeding for greater output or better adaptation to local environments. Livestock used in modern industrial agriculture are bred to produce lots of milk or eggs, gain weight […]

Heritage Jacob Sheep