Lard Resources by State
In the Mesa, AZ region, check out:
Proper food for Life, sells organic lard and leaf lard at http://buylard.com/shop/
In the San Francisco region, check out two sources in the Ferry Building.
Boulettes Larder, a chef's kitchen restaurant, sells organic lard in small quantities, see http://www.shop-bl.com/larder-basics.html
One Ferry Building, Shop 48
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone (415) 399-1155
Prather Ranch Meat Co. does not ship lard, so you will have to find them in the Ferry Building or at one of the farmer's markets where they set up shop. The full list is at: http://prmeatco.com/locate-us/
One Ferry Building, Shop 33
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 391-0420
Email: Couldn't find one
In the LA area, check out MaCall's Meat & Fish Co., www.mccallsmeatandfish.com.
In San Diego County, SonRise Ranch, www.son-riseranchstore.com, sells unrendered leaf and back fat from pastured pigs available for purchase through their website, delivered to the following farmers markets: in Hillcrest, Little Italy, Leucadia/Encinitas or Vista.
See their web site for details. I am paying $6 a pkg, which is about 1 lb.
Page River Bottom Farm is a good source for lard in California's Central Valley. They are outside of Fresno and, if you call them, they will bring your order of lard to their stand at the farmers market.
The Spotted Trotter Charcuterie
1610 Hosea L. Williams Dr, NE
Suites A & B
Atlanta, GA 30317
Phone: (404) 254-4958
This is a wonderful boutique charcuterie which carries organic and grass-fed meats prepared in a variety of delicious ways, plus cheeses, breads, etc.
Carroll Farm-to-Table sells free range meat and poultry from the historical Carroll family farm in Carroll County, Maryland. They sell unrendered back fat and leaf lard. They have very limited hours.
Corner of Manor Lane & Route 144 (Frederick Road), Ellicott City, MD 21042
Phone: (443) 812-6900
Email: None, but contact form is posted on website
Many Hands Organic Farm make their lard from back fat and leaf lard combined from their own pigs or those from Misty Brook Farm (www.mistybrook.com), the neighboring farm that is also organic. They render the lard on a wood cook stove. They are certified organic, have lard in stock year round. All are pasture raised, half pasture half wooded acreage. They are fed organic whey from neighbors cows, and supplemented with nature's best organic creamer grain, which is soy, corn, and mineral based.
411 Sheldon Road
Barre, Massachusetts, 01005
Phone: (978) 355-2853
Mosefund Farm specializes in lard from Mangalitsa pigs...the Polish lard pig!. Their leaf lard is awesome. They also sell high-end cuts of meat to chefs in New York City and beyond.
315 Mattison Reservoir Ave.
Branchville, NJ 07826
Phone: (973) 948-2473
Flying Pigs Farm sells heritage pork and related products like lard at the Union Square Greenmarket in Manhattan (NYC) and does mail order. However, their site does not say they are organic.
Shushan, NY, 12873
Phone: (518) 854-3844
Dickson's Farmstand Meats (Chelsea Market) sells leaf lard sourced from the family-owned Sir William Angus farm in Craryville, NY who raises 100% Berkshire pigs. The lard is not certified organic, but the pigs are raised on the farm's 200-acres of pasture. Yeah!
75 Ninth Ave
New York, NY 10011
Monday-Saturday 10am-8:30pm, Sunday 10am-8pm
This state is either the No. 1 or No. 2 pig producer, so there should be great lard there. But be sure to look for sources from small producers.
Rock House Farm has leaf lard...and other great porcine products.
1120 North Green St.
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 438-3881
Old Havana Sandwich Shop, http://www.oldhavanaeats.com/oldhavana/, sells leaf lard and I'm told great Cuban cookies and pies (the crusts) with lard. This place looks like it's worthy of a destination trip.
I love what Fatworks Foods is doing...I don't know where they are physically located, so posted their information here under "online."
Check them out at www.fatworksfoods.com to order leaf lard, beef tallow or duck fat. You gotta love it.
Heritage Farms Northwest is a small pasture farm that raises heritage Red Wattle hogs and sells both pure leaf lard and regular (back fat) lard. Both are USDA rendered, inspected and legal for sale nationwide.
The owner says the farm is not organic, but their hogs are free of all antibiotics, vaccinations, feed additives (no Paylean allowed on the farm), nor are they fed bakery waste or any other post consumer "cheap feed". They are pasture raised, never confined. Their fields are not chemically sprayed or fertilized. Ninety percent of the feed is grown within 15 miles of our farm.
5585 Liberty Rd,
Dallas, OR 97338
Phone: (503) 606-9883
Ayrshire Farms in Virginia sells a great lard that one can find in the Mom's Organic Markets around the DC area.
Belmont Butchery is Richmond's premier artisanal charcuterie located in the city's Cary Town section. It sells great leaf lard and back fat lard from Berkshires and Yorkshires raised on pasture at Autumn Olive farms, www.autumnolivefarms.com, in Waynesboro, Virginia.
The owners are Tanya and Henry Cauthen. Tanya learned how to butcher meat in France and then came home to open up her own shop.
15. N. Belmont Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221
Phone: (804) 422-8519
Tendergrass Farms are one of the only online sources for organic leaf lard, see: http://www.grassfedbeef.org/Beyond-Organic-Pork/Beyond-Organic-Pork-Lard.html
David Maren, General Manager
Phone: (800) 929-1785 - Ext 101