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Bacon Math 101

Posted by Julia Smith on

So we're sold out of bacon again. Ryan & Kiera are freaking out because they aren't going to have bacon for our Saturday markets. Visions of bacon riots are dancing in my head. 

Here's the thing folks: Pigs are only 6% bacon. That means that for every pound of bacon you eat, someone needs to eat 15 pounds of the rest of the animal. So if you're pounding back bacon and not eating anything else, you're just not pulling your weight.

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