Sausages through the Ages

Sonny's Farm regenerative sausages
Sausage has been a staple food throughout human history, and can be found in nearly every culture around the world. The history of sausage can be traced back to ancient times, and has played an important role in the diets and culinary traditions of many different cultures. Our regeneratively farmed pork and beef sausage celebrates these traditions, giving them a healthier, more conscientious twist.

The origins of sausage can be traced back to ancient Greece and Rome, where sausages were made from a variety of meats, including pork, beef, and lamb. These early sausages were often flavored with a variety of herbs and spices, and were popular among soldiers and travelers due to their portability and long shelf life.

In the Middle Ages, sausage-making became a common practice throughout Europe. Different regions developed their own unique styles of sausage, using a variety of meats, seasonings, and cooking methods. In Germany, for example, sausages were often smoked and made with a blend of pork and beef, while in Italy, sausages were often made with pork and seasoned with fennel and other spices.

Sausage-making became a cottage industry in many parts of Europe, with families and small-scale producers making their own sausages for personal use or for sale at local markets. This tradition continued in many parts of the world, with local varieties of sausage becoming an important part of many cultural cuisines. We partner with a local butcher in California to produce our sausages, upholding our values of working with small, local businesses, while also hearkening back to the roots of sausage-making.

In addition to its culinary significance, sausage also played an important role in social and cultural events throughout history. In Germany, for example, sausage is often served at Oktoberfest celebrations, and is an important part of the country's food culture. In Italy, sausage is often served as part of traditional Christmas meals, and is a popular ingredient in many Italian dishes.

Today, sausage remains a popular food around the world, with many different varieties and styles available. From classic bratwurst and Italian sausage to chorizo and linguica, there is a sausage for every taste and occasion. Our variety of sausage offerings reflects the historical and cultural importance of this staple meat. We invite you to experience a new, regenerative approach to sausage through our sausage offerings.

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