Today, the United States celebrates Independence Day. Each of us at Obayo celebrate all the Mennonites who came to the U.S. and brought their faith, hard work ethics and farming talents. Their sacrifice has helped to feed the world!
To all our Mennonite brothers and sisters, Happy 4th of July!
Click on the tractor below to view our complete line of farm and tractor merchandise.
schwien schlacht'ing (hog butchering) on a Mennonite farm in Kansas 1948
Here we see the tedious task of pork fat being rendered in a mejagrope. It took a strong and steady arm to continually stir the fat pieces over a fire for hours at a time.
And here's the final result from hours of rendering. Glorious pork lard and crackles!
Check out selection of traditional Mennonite interest t-shirts!
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