Raising Berkshire pigs is the reason Willamette Berkshire exists. We want to bring you quality pork every time. To do so it takes some basic but not always appreciated steps. Starting with humane farming practices; from good husbandary to providing quality feed (no hormones), then to the oversight of the animals growth and finish for assurance of the finest product offered.
Berkshire pork gets its flavor from being a heirloom breed. Berkshire pork is one of the oldest breeds in existence today and is raised for the meat’s flavor, distinctive color and marbling. Traits that make Berkshire pork; tender, juicy, and flavorful.
Locally owned, locally raised, you can feel certain that the rewards of our work are passed directly to you. We can assure you as our customer, that our producers raise all Berkshire pork without antibiotics, hormones and animal byproducts.
Humane animal husbandry and earth-friendly production practices ensure ecologically sustainable farms. As producers of Willamette Berkshire, we pride ourselves in setting standards of care of our animals and property. A standard recognized internationally that all of our Berkshire hogs are registered with the American Berkshire Association. They are "Pure Berk!"