Early Bird Registration is NOW OPEN for the Carolina Meat Conference
Farmers, chefs, and industry leaders convene on October
12th-13th, 2015 in Winston-Salem, NC at the 4th Carolina Meat Conference to
celebrate, network, and advance the niche meat resurgence.
Conference registration includes attendance at the keynote Beast
Feast dinner and lecture, as NC Choices welcomes Allan Savory,
internationally-acclaimed founder of holistic management, and the Savory
Institute. Savory is perhaps best known for his thought-provoking message,
“only livestock can save us,” addressing holistic management of
sheep, cattle, and other animals as a method of improving pasture land and
reversing climate change.
Visit the Carolina Meat Conference Website for details
including over twenty innovative course offerings ranging from meat science to
technical tracks for professionals.
Rates and Package:
Early Bird Online Registration June 10th – July 10th for only
*Prices INCREASE starting July 11th, 2015. See website for
- keynote Beast Feast Dinner
- Over twenty class sessions
- Sustainably-sourced meals throughout the conference
- Social hour including a complimentary drink
- After-party event
Small Hands-on Meat/Training Tracks:
Track Space is Extremely Limited. Tickets Available on First Come, First Serve Basis!
Whole Lamb Track: It’s More Than Just Meat with Adam Danforth
Home Chef Track: Rabbit Processing with Adam Danforth and Vivian Howard
Value-Added Pork Track: Whole Animal to Cured in a Professional Kitchenwith Tyler Cook and Craig Deihl
Grand conference support provided by Applegate, North Carolina Growing
Together (NCGT), Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE)
Program, The 11th Hour Project, and The American Lamb Board. Support for NC
Choices programming provided by The Golden LEAF Foundation.
NC Choices, an initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems promotes sustainable food systems through the advancement of the local, niche and pasture-based meat supply chain in North Carolina. NC Choices provides information, technical assistance, educational programming and networking opportunities for farmers, extension agents, meat processors, buyers, distributors and consumers.