NC Choices Supports Whole Animal Purchasing Through Supply Chain Education and Capacity-Building

Whole animal purchasing benefits farmers in that they don't have to spend time marketing their meat, and is especially beneficial for rural farmers who don't have ready access to markets outside of urban centers.

2018-09-14T21:48:47-04:00March 8th, 2018|NCGT News|

We have partnered with food marketing coach Jill Willett to offer this special webinar to the NC Choices community. When it comes to successfully marketing your meat business, there are six key areas that need some seeeeerious attention.

2018-02-20T19:23:58-05:00February 20th, 2018|NC Choices|

Carolina Meat Conference

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.

NC Growing Together Supports Pastured Meat Business Development in North Carolina

January 2017 -- NC Growing Together partners with NC Choices to build pastured meat supply chains in North Carolina. The two CEFS initiatives conducted the 2013 and 2016 NC Niche Meat Producer Surveys to gather information to describe and measure the value of this growing industry; created user-friendly infographics that break down the total and per-pound cost of producing pastured poultry and pork; and are providing business and marketing assistance and workshops for livestock producers and meat retailers.

2018-09-15T09:49:50-04:00January 25th, 2017|NCGT News|