WOMEN WORKING IN THE MEAT BUSINESS - SOLD OUT!
SAVE THE DATE: OCT.2ND-OCT.4TH, 2016
*Women in Meat is SOLD OUT*
A *Few Spaces Left in Amazing Grazing's Pasture to Plate* On-Farm Training, Saturday, Oct.1, 2016. Scroll Below for Details.
FULL PARTICIPANT PACKET
(SOLD OUT) $400 ALL INCLUSIVE REGISTRATION, SUNDAY OCTOBER 2-TUESDAY OCTOBER 4 :
(SATURDAY OCTOBER 1, AMAZING GRAZING's PASTURE TO PLATE REQUIRES A SEPARATE REGISTRATION AND FEE $25. Click HERE for details)
- TWO NIGHTS LODGING: Two nights accommodations and lodging at Camp Chesnut Ridge and Retreat Center
- ALL MEALS AND SNACKS: All meals (Sunday dinner-Tuesday lunch) featuring locally sourced products
- ADMITTANCE TO ALL CURRICULUM AND TRAINING SESSIONS: Participants will receive instruction from all trainers in all topics covered (rather than choosing from concurrent sessions) including butchery/cooking demos, panel discussions, and lectures.
- SPECIAL DINNER AND SOCIAL HOUR: Special dinner at James Beard award-winning chef, Andrea Reusing’s Lantern restaurant.
- TAKE HOME RESOURCES, tools, and ample networking time.
SCHEDULE @ A GLANCE
SUNDAY October 2, 2016
Camp Chestnut Ridge and Cane Creek Farm, (4300 Camp Chesnut Ridge Road, Efland, NC 27243)
2:00pm - Welcome! Arrive, Unload Luggage, and Check-in at the Morris Center.
2:45pm - Shuttles leave for Cane Creek Farm (1122 Ossabaw Way, Graham NC 27253)
3:45pm-5:00pm - Lamb v. Mutton: Extracting Cuts for the Curious Consumer.Instructor: Kari Underly/Range LLC
5:00pm-5:15pm - Break
5:15pm-6:45pm - Girls at the Grill: Learning the Charms of Charcoal with Direct and Indirect Heat Techniques and the Grilling Trilogy. Instructor: Elizabeth Karmel/Karmel Culinary Consultants
6:45pm-7:30pm - Craft Beer Meet Local Meat, Local Meat Meet Craft Beer:Pastured Lamb, Mutton, and Pork Paired with and Best Picks from the NC Craft Brewers’ Guild
7:30pm - Local BBQ Supper: Eastern and Western-Style NC sauce with Pitmaster, Karen Fowler. Plus Locally Sourced Sides and Dessert.
9:00pm - Shuttles Return Guests to Camp (4300 Camp Chesnut Ridge Road, Efland, NC 27243)
9:30pm - Bonfire at Camp (optional)
MONDAY October 3, 2016
Chapel Hill & Carrboro
7:00am-7:45am - Breakfast at the Camp
7:45am - Shuttles leave for Chapel Hill (Lantern Restaurant 423 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516)
8:30am-10:30am - @ Lantern Table - How Much Money Are You Putting in the Grinder? Exploring High Dollar Cuts Out of the Beef Chuck and Pork Shoulder. Instructor: Kari Underly/Range LLC
10:30am-10:45am - Transition: Half Stay at Lantern, Half Walk to Midway (Midway Community Kitchen, 505 West Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516)
10:45am-12:45pm - @ Lantern Table & Midway Community Kitchen - Up Close and Personal: Exploring the Chuck Eye Roll, Top Blade Steak, and Picnic. Instructors: Hands-on pork assistance provided by Kari Underly/Range Inc., and hands-on beef assistance provided by Meredith Leigh/Meredith Leigh Foods, and Karen Fowler/Butcher.
12:45pm-1:00pm - Transition to Arts Center (The Arts Center, 300-G East Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510)
1:00pm-2:00pm - @ the Arts Center -‘Grab n Go’ LUNCH
1:30pm-2:15pm - Money for Meat Panel. Moderator Emily Edmonds/NC Growing Together. Panelists: Sarah Campbell/USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development, Darrow Isaacman-VanWertz/Self Help Credit Union, Briles Johnson/Women’s Business Center, Rick Larson/Natural Capital Investment Fund, Lyn Millhiser/USDA Value-Added Producer Grant, and Chad Puryear/Farm Credit.
2:15pm-2:30pm - Break
2:30pm-3:45pm - Becoming Legit: Legal and Tax Issues to Consider in Structuring a Value-Added Meat Business. Instructors: Poppy Davis/Consultant, and Michele Pfannenstiel/Dirigo Food Safety
3:45pm-4:00pm - Break
4:00pm-5:30pm - Becoming Legit (Continued…) Instructors: Poppy Davis/Consultant, and Michele Pfannenstiel/Dirigo Food Safety
6:00pm-6:45pm - @ Lantern Table - Social Hour (Lantern Restaurant 423 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516)
7:00pm - Dinner at Lantern with Chef & Owner, Andrea Reusing and Chef de Cuisine Miguel Torres
9:00pm - Return to Camp Chestnut Ridge (4300 Camp Chesnut Ridge Road, Efland, NC 27243)
TUESDAY October 4, 2016
Camp Chestnut Ridge (4300 Camp Chesnut Ridge Road, Efland, NC 27243)
7:00am-8:00am - Breakfast
8:00am-10:00am - Entrepreneurs Redefining Small Pastured Meat Businesses.Round Table Discussion with Tia Christianson/Lone Star Meat Company, Heather Sandford/ the Piggery, Kris Reid/Mod Paleo, Jennifer Jones/ Swift Level Fine Meats, and Jennifer Curtis/FirstHand Foods.
10:30am-12:00pm - One Farmer’s Story: Valuing Your Sustainable Farm = Valuing the Bottom Line. Includes a look at Costing Practices. Instructor: Marie Williamson/Bluebird Farm
12:00pm - Lunch at Camp, Evaluations, & Departure