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Vermont Food Education Every Day
Includes guides for farmers and food service personnel working to increase local food in schools.
Mobile Poultry Processing Unit Farm and Food Safety Management Guide
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project and the New England Small Farm Institute prepared this guide for small-scale poultry producers and processors using a Massachusetts-inspected mobile poultry processing unit or stationary on-farm facility. It includes information and sample documentation to help producer-processors with: Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOPs) Hazard Analysis Critical Control […]
Consumer attitudes and purchasing decisions
Covers consumer trends and concerns.
Harvesting cattle to produce quality beef
Pricing, quality at harvest, issues with dark cutters, influence of cattle age, and more.
Marbling, maturity, nutrition, and the distribution of quality grading in the U.S.
Understanding beef labels
Labeling basics, labeling requirements, applying for labels, labeling examples, and more.
Working with the processor
Information for the processor, planning to harvest, USDA facilities, packaging, and more.
Wilson Beef Farms
Wilson Beef Farms in Canaseraga, New York is a dedicated processing operation in upstate New York.
Niche Poultry Enterprises in New England
Broiler enterprises have started making a comeback in the region in recent years, but they tend to look very different from the standard broiler operations you’d find in Maryland or Georgia.
Understanding Food Safety
This document lays out permitting requirements and safe food handling practices at farmers markets.
Handbook for Small-Scale Poultry Producer-Processors
Apply for a license to process poultry using a Mobile Poultry Processing Unit (MPPU).