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Grassfed Livestock Production and On-Farm Butchering Class

April 13, 2013 @ 10:00 am - April 14, 2013 @ 4:00 pm

| $100 - $195

Grassfed Livestock Production and On-Farm Butchering Class

These classes may be taken individually or as a set. Designed for farmers who want to diversify their operations to include grass-fed or pasture raised meats: beef, lamb, goats and swine. (No feathers here) And for chefs and food producers who wish to expand their knowledge of growing, handling and cooking grass-fed, pasture raised meats.

Grassfed Livestock Production

Saturday, April 13, 2013

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

$100.00 includes lunch

Participants will be led on a pasture walk by Catskill Delaware Permaculture retired NRCS conservation specialist George Stang on the Hardler Farm in Northeast Pennsylvania. They will  learn about pasture and herd management and  growing forages suitable for climates in the northeast and to produce quality meat for markets and restaurants.

On-Farm Butchering Class

Sunday April 14, 2013

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

$100.  Includes lunch

This session is designed for farmers who wish to expand their operation to an on-farm butchering and processing facility. Farmer, Mike Hardler will show the equipment needed for cutting up different types of meat. Participants will have the opportunity for “hands-on” experiences in handling and preparing meat for retail sales. Further processing, such as smoking and sausage making will be demonstrated.


Want to take both days?  $195.00

Do not wait to register for this course as we are limiting participation to insure individual attention.

For your conveninece you may use Paypal to use your credit or debit card to send money.

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April 13, 2013 @ 10:00 am
April 14, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
$100 - $195
Event Category:


Catskill Delaware Permaculture