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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
Women Working in the Meat Business Conference For more information visit: Women Working in the Meat Business Registration Information at: http://www.carolinameatconference.com/women-register Scholarship Information at: http://www.carolinameatconference.com/women-register Scholarship Deadline: Friday, August 5, 2016 at 11:59 pm [separator style_type="single|dashed" top_margin="20" bottom_margin="20" sep_color="" border_size="" icon="" icon_circle="" icon_circle_color="" width="" alignment="center" class="" id=""] Join us in expanding opportunities for women in the [...]