Ellie under an Osage orange tree. "She's such a good mama,? Mariah White says of the sow. "She loves belly rubs." Mariah seeks Animal Welfare Approved slaughterhouses to process her pork. "Eating meat is a real gift, and it's good to be as conscious as possible. I don't take it that lightly. When we go to the butcher, I cry. When we load up our pigs on the trailer, I cry."