A Medal for Saving the Guinea Hogs!

by Cathy R. Payne I’m so excited about the positive attention I’m receiving for the Guinea Hogs, their stories, their history, and for the opportunity to help people learn about the plight of heritage breeds around the globe. It’s been so exciting! On September 1, Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews and Awards Contest announced their winners for 2019. I’m proud to announce that Saving the Guinea Hogs took Silver Medal honors in the Non-fiction-Animals category. It…

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Book of the Week from Acres U.S.A.

Acres U.S.A., the Voice of Eco-Agriculture, is a publisher that produces magazines, books, and events geared to help sustainable farmers. They have an online bookstore that sells their own books plus quality farm books that are published elsewhere, like mine. I’ve been shopping with them for years. This week the marketing department at Acres U.S.A. will be focusing on my first book, Saving the Guinea Hogs. Check out this link for an author interview, an…

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Hogs with Heart: Stories, History, and Care of the Guinea Hog

When I first set out to write a book about the Guinea hogs, I came up with a working title, Stories and Care of the American Guinea Hog. I was in the process of researching the breed and obtaining my first breeding stock, but found very little information “out there.” I discovered that, while some books devoted a section or chapter to the hogs, and articles had been written, there were not books devoted to…

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