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About 5N Pastures

Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, 5N Pastures began as a branch of Double N Farms, our 3rd generation family farm. We as a family began to realize how important it was to know how our food is grown and how it is processed. We soon began to see that other people felt the same.  

When you purchase from 5N Pastures, we want you to feel confident that you are getting an ethically grown and humanely raised product that is always free of antibiotics and hormones!

“We raise them for us; that means we owe them some respect.
Nature is cruel but we don't have to be."
-Temple Grandin

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What is a pork chop?

Pork Chops are one of the most common cuts of pork and are cut from the loin. There are a variety of different types of pork chops but they all cook the same and when cooked properly to 145 degrees each will result in an enjoyable eating experience. 

How to cook a pork chop

When it comes to cooking pork chops, a great rule of thumb to keep in mind is that even with the variety of different types of pork chops that are available, they all will cook the same. Whether you plan on grilling, baking, sauteing and even air frying your chops, if you are looking for a delicious and tender eating experience be sure to cook your chop to an internal temperature of 145 degrees. The time and temperature of cooking will depend on the thickness of the chop and whether it is bone in or not, the typical chop will be ½ to 2 inches thick. 

Types of Pork Chops

When at the grocery or your local butcher shop you may come across a variety of different types of pork chops, here are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind in helping you distinguish the differences between each one. 

Pork Chops are one of the most popular cups of pork, all being cut from a portion of the loin which is the portion of meat that extends from the hip to the shoulder of the pig.

PorterHouse Chop: 

The PorterHouse Chops are cut from the lower back just behind the rib chop. You will recognize this cut by its characteristic t-bone shape. These are large chops that contain a lot of meat as well as a portion of the tenderloin. 

T-Bone Chop: 

The T-bone Chop is the same as the porterhouse chop with the addition that any portion of the tenderloin shall be exposed on at least one side of the chop.

Ribeye Chop: 

The Ribeye Chop is derived from the rib portion of the bone-in center cut rib and includes some back and rib bone. The ribeye chop can come frenched meaning that all the meat around the rib bone has been removed.

New York Chop/ Center Cut Pork Chop: 

The New York or Center Cut pork chops are boneless and are located right above the loin chop, toward the head. Typically you will see this chop cut at 1 ¼ inch thick. 

Blade Chop: 

The Blade Chops are cut from the beginning of the loin or shoulder area and may contain some blade bone as well as the back rib bone. These chops are typically cut thicker, tend to be more marbled and are most commonly prepared butterflied or as pork loin country style ribs.



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5N Pastures Reviews

The ground beef was very good. So I'm coming back for more.

Pork Chops; 2/pk, bone-in, Pasture Heritage Pork: Great flavor, very juicy. We cooked them sous vide and finished in the pan. Perfect! They come vacuum sealed, double wrapped so that is nice. I did not measure the thickness but thought they were about like ones we have gotten through Crowd Cow.

Lard - High quality, good price, perfect for pie crusts. Used with 1/2 butter. Definitely recommend

These eggs are perfect. Solid shell that does not shatter at the slightest tap, firm, round, deeply orange colored yolk and a thick white. Perfect for poached eggs. No need to do anything other than drop them in the water and they hold up.

Sausage - Mild or Hot - Pastured Heritage Pork: I won’t buy any other brand. This is both lean and flavorful! My favorite.

your sausage is the best I’ve ever tasted. Discovered your products at the Saturday Farmers Market in Blairsville, you’re great.

Absolutely blown away by 5N Pastures. Such an incredible family, with a genuine passion for sustainable farming and producing high-quality products. I highly encourage everyone to get to know your local farmer, learn how your food is grown and build a relationship with 5N Pastures. We will be placing orders every month going forward.

We purchased meats from 5N Pastures and it is so amazing! The flavor is so much better than store bought and the meat is so tender! We will definitely be buying our meats from them in the future! Highly recommend!! 5 out of 5 stars!

We have purchased meat twice for ourself and other family members and it is beyond excellent,I have to wonder what have we been eating from even the high end grocery stores,it is no comparison to the meat we get from 5N pastures, with God’s help we will never buy from anyone else they are amazing Thank you so very much. Pam Smith Dahlonega,Ga.

Our experience with 5N Pastures was amazing. The packaging of the meat with so clean and the beef came in convenient 1 pound packages. We split a big order with 4 families and every agreed that the meat was delicious. We can't go back to that grocery store stuff any more. This is the only place we will be getting our meat. Give them a try. You won’t be disappointed.

If your looking for tasty, humanely raised meat…this is the family to buy from! Knowing where and how my food is taken care is of most importance. Also, supporting a local family farm business is better then buying from the store. So far my favorites are the sausage and ground lamb. Looking forward to the rest of what is on my box! Thank you for what you all do.

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Cleveland, GA

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