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Please note: the Women Working in the Meat Business conference is sold out! All additional registrants will be placed on a wait list.

NC Choices

NC Choices, an initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, promotes sustainable food systems through the advancement of the local, niche, and pasture-based meat supply chain in North Carolina. NC Choices provides information, technical assistance, educational programming, and networking opportunities for farmers, extension agents, meat processors, buyers, distributors, and consumers.

NC Choices News

The Changing Face of Agriculture: Women Working in the Meat Business

July 1st, 2016|Comments Off on The Changing Face of Agriculture: Women Working in the Meat Business

Ask your average American, “what does a farmer look like?”, and you are likely to get an outdated answer.  In fact, if you Google the question, images of men dominate the search results.  But the [...]

CEFS’ NC Choices Director Sarah Blacklin Recognized by Farm Credit in National Search for 100 Fresh Perspectives Shaping Rural America and Agriculture

March 15th, 2016|Comments Off on CEFS’ NC Choices Director Sarah Blacklin Recognized by Farm Credit in National Search for 100 Fresh Perspectives Shaping Rural America and Agriculture

March 15, 2016: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RALEIGH, North Carolina -- Sarah Blacklin, Program Director of NC Choices, is among the visionaries being recognized nationally through Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives, a search to identify and [...]

Carolina Meat Conference Brings Entire Meat Supply Chain Together, Highlights Emerging Opportunities in New Markets

September 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Carolina Meat Conference Brings Entire Meat Supply Chain Together, Highlights Emerging Opportunities in New Markets

September 15, 2015: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Where else can you find James Beard Award-winning chef Andrea Reusing and Emmy Award-winning chef Vivian Howard rubbing shoulders with internationally-renowned pasture management advocate Allan Savory, alongside master butchers, [...]

Resources

NC Choices offers a large collection of resource documents and multimedia to support the farmers, extension agents, meat processors, buyers, distributors and consumers of North Carolina. See our full library of NC Choices resources here.

Listservs

NC Choices has two moderated listservs. Both listservs are pertinent to commercial producers/farmers, meat processors, food-service professionals, distributors, and buyers directly involved in the local, pastured meat supply chain in and around North Carolina.

NC Choices News listserv serves as a forum for educational and marketing opportunities as they pertain to local and niche meats. Use this list to share:

  • Events, scholarly and news articles, educational opportunities, and ideas
  • Technical Questions
  • Seeking specific consulting services
  • Job postings and employment opportunities of NATIONAL interest
  • Advertise processing services

To Sign Up for NC Choices’ News: email sheila@ncchoices.com and put “Sign Up for News” in the subject line.

NC Choices Classifieds listserv serves as a forum for meat and livestock commerce for both individuals and commercial interests. It is an “industry only” list and is not intended for use by consumers looking to purchase finished, consumable meat products. Use this list to:

  • Buy, sell, trade, lease equipment, and livestock
  • Share other commerce and business exchange as it pertains to the niche meat sector
  • Announce job postings and employment opportunities of LOCAL interest
  • Advertise processing services

To Sign Up for NC Choices Classifieds: email sheila@ncchoices.com and put “Sign Up for Classifieds” in the subject line.

Partners

View the NC Choices Advisory Committee.