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Farm-to-Fork: Resources for Direct Marketing Meats

 
From the Farm to the Fork

Getting Local Meats on the Table!


Raising
livestock, from beef cattle to meat goats, is a familiar farming activity
throughout western North Carolina,
and an increasing interest in locally-grown food is driving consumer demand for
meats and other farm goods that are raised and marketed directly to local buyers. 

This website is designed to provide information to both livestock producers who are interested in marketing their meats/meat products and consumers who are interested in purchasing from local producers.  The information on this site was complied in preparation for  "Farm-to-Fork:  A Niche-Based Livestock Marketing Worskhop" which was held in Marshall, NC on October 6, 2007.  


Livestock Producers


A Producer's Guide to Direct Marketing Meats

NCDA&CS Meat & Poultry Handler Requirements

The Value-Added Market for Meats in NC (PPT)


Inspected Slaughter/Process Facilities in NC, GA, SC, TN, and VA


Online Resources

 

Consumers/Buyers

Why Buy Local?



Local Food Guide – Find Local Farms, Grocers, Restaurants, and Tailgate Markets

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