A.D. Jones raises pastured pigs in Chinquapin, North Carolina. A.D. works closely with fellow Animal Welfare Approved farmer and NC Natural Hog Growers Association (NCNHGA) President Jeremiah Jones, and is himself a member of the NCNHGA. The two friends market some of their pork through Lockwood Folly Marketplace, a specialty food and gift store in Supply, North Carolina.
As owners and operators of GrassRoots Pork Company, Jeremiah and Jessica Jones raise Certified AWA pigs outdoors on pasture or range in Beulaville, North Carolina. Jeremiah has a long history of farming and has earned multiple degrees at NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Fifth generation farmer Will Harris and his daughters, Jenni Harris and Jodi Harris Benoit, raise Certified AWA meat chickens at White Oak Pastures, a 150-year-old, multi-generational farm dedicated to high-welfare husbandry, superior environmental sustainability—and widely recognized as a driving force in the local food movement.