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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

Register Now! NC Choices’ Pastured Pork & Poultry Walk for Beginning Farmers | April 20, 2017 | Warren Wilson College Farm

February 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Register Now! NC Choices’ Pastured Pork & Poultry Walk for Beginning Farmers | April 20, 2017 | Warren Wilson College Farm

This interactive workshop taught by leading farmers, educators, and researchers; provides comprehensive niche meat training from pasture to sale for beginning and transitioning farmers.

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Save the Date | April 20, 2017 | Pastured Pork and Poultry Walk, Paddock Demo, and Intensive for Beginning and Transitioning Farmers

January 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Save the Date | April 20, 2017 | Pastured Pork and Poultry Walk, Paddock Demo, and Intensive for Beginning and Transitioning Farmers

NC Choices presents in collaboration with Warren Wilson College Farm, A Pastured Pork & Poultry Walk, Paddock Demo, and Intensive for Beginning and Transitioning Farmers.

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The Carolina Meat Conference is Coming!

January 5th, 2017|Comments Off on The Carolina Meat Conference is Coming!

The 2017 Carolina Meat Conference will bring together over 400 independent farmers, meat producers, processors, buyers, chefs, and food professionals from across the country for two days of unmatched learning opportunities!

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.