This workshop is geared toward meat producers who want immediate and practical tips, language, and strategies to effectively sell meat through direct market channels.
Learn both meat cutting and cooking skills using chicken, pork, turkey, and beef all purchased from local farmers!
Registration is now closed for Marketing Local Meat. There are a few spots available the day of the event. $50 at the Door!
Foothills Processing in Marion, NC (Formerly Foothills Pilot Plant) is seeking a Plant Manager in order to resume operation of the only USDA Inspected Poultry Plant for independent producers in NC.
Small Scale Poultry Grower Regional Seminar: Producing Safe, Healthy Poultry Meat, Farm to Table Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 8-4pm NC Cooperative Extension Franklin County Center, Annex | 103 S Bickett Blvd, Louisburg, NC 27549 ***From breed selection to keeping a healthy flock, production and marketing tips to hands-on poultry processing, this full day seminar [...]
USDA Moves to Withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has announced the decision to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, otherwise known as "the animal welfare rule", published on January 19, 2017. The rule would have increased federal regulation of livestock and poultry for certified [...]
The NC Choices Carolina Meat Conference is holding its annual conference downtown at the Millennium Center. The conference draws about 300 farmers, meat processors, chefs and others interested in meat production in North Carolina.
Join us for the 5th NC Choices Carolina Meat Conference – the largest gathering of pastured meat-makers in the country! Farmers, chefs, butchers, and industry leaders convene for two-days of unparalleled networking, hands-on training, and technical and business assistance. This conference supports a growing community committed to advancing market opportunities and increasing customer access to pasture-based meats.
Join us for the 5th Carolina Meat Conference – the largest gathering of pastured meat-makers in the country!