USA: Alternative Meat Markets and Halal Production workshop in Norwich, NY

| 08/06/2012 | Reply

NOFA-NY would like to announce an upcoming June field day: “Alternative Meat Markets and Halal Production”.

“Alternative Meat Markets and Halal Production” will take place from 11:00 AM-2:00 PM on Wednesday, June 20th at Norwich Meadows Farm in Norwich, NY. During this workshop, Zaid Kurdieh will explain how Norwich Meadows Farm has expanded their farm to include on-farm Halal Processing. Attendees will learn the basics of Halal processing, discuss strategies for securing alternative meat markets, and will go home with an understanding of the regulations associated with adding on-farm processing to a farm business, as well as the challenges that produces may encounter when first entering an alternative market.

Registration: Please register by calling Stephanie Backer-Bertsch at NOFA-NY at 585-271-1979 x 509, or by registering online at http://www.tinyurl.com/nofanyevents. Registration for Alternative Meat Markets is FREE for NOFA-NY and PASA members and $15/ non-members.

“Alternative Meat Markets and Halal Production” is supported by USDA Risk Management Agency, Education and Community Outreach Program and the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA).

NOFA-NY, Inc. is an organization of consumers, gardeners, and farmers working together to create a sustainable regional food system which is ecologically sound and economically viable. Through demonstration and educational opportunities, we promote land stewardship, organic food production, and local marketing. NOFA-NY brings consumers and farmers closer together to make high quality food available to all people.

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Category: Agriculture, Meat & Poultry, Media & Events, The Americas, USA

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