About Us

Teasel Meadow Farms is a small pig farm located in Central New York, situated between Rochester and Syracuse. We specialize in raising Berkshire certified pigs for sale and slaughter.

What we do

Teasel Meadow Farms focus is to provide breeding stock to those wishing to raise high quality natural pork in the northeast. We also are growing our meat sales business. Teasel Meadow Farms is increasing its production to supply local demand for feeder pigs, roaster pigs, and butcher pigs. We work with a local slaughter facility that is USDA inspected. We can supply local meat markets and restaurants with fresh, local grown, high quality, naturally grown pork.

We are a small farm located in Central New York, situated between Rochester and Syracuse. We have committed ourselves to raising high quality pigs for use as breeding stock to support the fast growing natural meat market. We have chosen to raise Berkshire since they are high in meat quality and are adaptable to many production systems.

Teasel Meadow Farms focus is to provide breeding stock to those wishing to raise high quality natural pork in the northeast.

About the Teasel:

  • Teasel is a plant in the genus Dipsacus. There are about 15 different species of teasel. These flowering plants are tall and leafy (herbaceous). They are biennial plants and are native to (come from) Europe, Asia, and northern Africa. They can grow to be 1 to 2.5 metres (3.3 to 8.2 ft) tall.
  • These plants have a prickly stem and leaves. Its flowers are purple, dark pink, or lavender and grow directly on the end of the stem. After flowering, the head of the plant dries out and holds small seeds. These seeds are important food in the winter for birds, especially the European Goldfinch. Teasels are grown in gardens and nature reserves to attract these goldfinches.
  • In the United States, teasel is an invasive species. It is not native to the continent and takes over the land of native plant species