I was told by a well established USDA inspected poultry processor that there were only a dozen or so small-scale USDA inspected poultry processors in the country that are willing to process for independent farmers. I thought, “That cannot be true!” So as the Program Manager of the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network, a Cooperative […]
I adore eggs, the way they look with their different shades of white, off-white, tan, brown, green, and blue, their smooth shell, their sensual shape. I love to eat eggs, the quick and easy package of calories, protein, and nutrients they provide and the myriad of ways they can be cooked. In fact, I just […]
Here’s a quick look at a low-cost way to start with pigs, along with a great resource for learning more about making money with whatever livestock you raise.
In this excerpt from her book “Farms With A Future” Rebecca shares the story of a start-up farmer who created success by taking his product to the people.
Here is the story of two women who built their own poultry processing facility and the steps you might expect if you’d like to do the same.