FLAT CREEK FARM

BUILDING YUKONS LARGEST PASTURE-RAISED HOG OPERATION

Since 2015 NSA has led the development of a pasture-raised hog operation, located next to the Takhini River. Located on 79 acres of previously unbroken land, we are currently in year 2 of a 7 year expansion plan.

FLAT CREEK production stats

10 PIGS

2015

95 PIGS

2018

200 PIGS

2020

SERVICES

Flat Creek Farms is operated 100% by North Star Agriculture, operating on a 5 year management agreement. We manage their entire operation including but not limited to:

● Staffing, training
● Day to day maintenance and management
● Development planning
● Permitting
● Funding and financing roadmapping

● Animal husbandry and health
● Distribution and logistics
● Construction management

TIMELINE

2015

● FCF purchased the land from previous owner
● Preliminary animal housing built
● Purchased 1 Berkshire x Landrace cross Boar and 2 Duroc x Landrace Sows purchased
● Total production = 12 pigs

2016

● Reclaimed 4 acres of pasture
● Built Boar pen
● Total production = 20 pigs

2017

● Reclaimed 6 acres of pasture
● Added 1 Land raised x duroc Boar and 3 Duroc x Landrace Sows
● Total production = 65 pigs, all sold via farm gate sales

2018

● Built two new pasture areas
● Reclaimed 10 acres of pasture
● Added 3 Duroc x Landrace Sows
● Underwent brand development exercise and built marketing strategy
● Total production = 95 pigs sold direct to consumers and food-service customers

2019

● Accepted into the Yukon Business Development Program
● Underwent comprehensive Permaculture Planning process for 7 year planning
● Built large outdoor farrowing paddock with individual farrowing pens
● Culled breeding stock and replaced with new 6 new bred gilts
● Total production = 170 pigs sold direct to consumers and food-service customers

2020

● Negotiated exclusive supplier agreement to pre-sell all animals to Yukon Born and Raised Meats, a Yukon-based meat distributor
● Surveying and land planning complete for infrastructure improvements and new buildings
● Total production = 200 pigs, all pre-sold to Yukon Born and Raised Meats