Korean Natural Farming Piggeries In The News

By IVY ASHE Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Atto Assi’s piggery in Mountain View is home to more than two dozen sows and one boar.

This is a standard size for a small commercial operation in Hawaii. And if all goes well in the coming months, the model Assi uses for his farm — Korean natural farming — is about to become the standard for the Big Island’s next big meat market: local pork.

Assi is a charter member of the Hawaii Island Swine Producers Cooperative, which formed last year as a steering committee and now is beginning to step up its efforts.

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