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OUR DOYLESTOWN STORE
29 W State St., Doylestown PA
Phone: 215-348-4548 | Map
MON-FRI: 10:00am - 7:00pm
NEW! SAT: 9:00am - 6:00pm
SUN: 10:00am - 6:00pm
A Market for Everyone owned by our Community
29 W State Street, Doylestown PA | Map
Phone: 215-348-4548 | Parking Info
MON-FRI: 10:00am - 7:00pm | NEW! SAT: 9:00am - 6:00pm | SUN: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Saturday Hours: 9:00 - 6:00

March Featured Producer: Rabbit Run Farm


By Jacqueline Fox, Outreach Coordinator 

I learned a lot about Maria South, pig farmer, of Rabbit Run Farm in Telford, PA during my visit but here’s what stands out for me: Maria is a serious and passionate animal lover.

She was completely vegetarian at two different times in her life. Her most recent round of eating strictly vegetarian was several years ago, just prior to beginning the current farming business that she works with her husband, Peter Gallagher. 

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Maria said at some point she realized she missed eating meat, and knew if she returned to a diet that included meat, it had to be on her terms. She had to be connected to the process. So she chose to raise one pig, and at the right time, engaged in a three-day process of honoring the cycle of life and using every part of the animal. The meat, she says, was delicious. She shared it with family and friends. A year later husband and wife created a business around their commitment to raising pigs in a kind and natural way and offering the highest quality pork products. 

As we sat sipping sipping ginger turmeric tea together and I listened to her story, Maria’s authenticity shined through. I completely understood the meaning behind her words when she said, “First and foremost I’m an animal lover; and I want to eat meat. In my mind it fits together perfectly.” And, I also understood her passion when she says, “Let me grow a pig for you – it will change your life.”

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The Co-op carries Rabbit Run pork chops, cured hams without nitrates, bone in roast, boneless roast, and ground pork. All products are 20% off during the month of March.

You will have the opportunity to sample some delicious Rabbit Run treats two different times during the month. During our Fun First Friday on March 6, from 4:30 – 6:30, enjoy baked fresh ham, sliced and served on a baguette. On March 21, from 12 – 3, Maria will be serving cold, English style pork pies with mustard.


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  • commented 2015-03-07 13:53:05 -0500
    Thank you for a wonderfully written intro to rabbit run farm and me! That’s John, Paul, George and Ringo in the upper right hand picture and me and Roy on the left.Roy is a3 year old working steer who helps out around the farm, hauling firewood etc.he came from the raw milk dairy that supplies my piggies with all their milk and whey. Come for a visit this spring!

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