Sam Suchoff, left, and Rufus Brown at Smithfield Country Ham in Smithfield, where Suchoff has 18,000 pounds of country ham aging inside Brown’s ham room. The hams hang from hooks above a sawdust-covered floor.
Sam Suchoff, left, and Rufus Brown at Smithfield Country Ham in Smithfield, where Suchoff has 18,000 pounds of country ham aging inside Brown’s ham room. The hams hang from hooks above a sawdust-covered floor. JULI LEONARD jleonard@newsobserver.com
Sam Suchoff, left, and Rufus Brown at Smithfield Country Ham in Smithfield, where Suchoff has 18,000 pounds of country ham aging inside Brown’s ham room. The hams hang from hooks above a sawdust-covered floor. JULI LEONARD jleonard@newsobserver.com

Sam Suchoff woos locavores, one country ham at a time

March 13, 2015 02:02 PM

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