The Niche Meat Processors Assistance Network (NMPAN) has announced a new webinar, “Local meat to local institutions challenges & opportunities for farmers & packers.” Hear from a panel that includes a farmer, a regional meat brand, and a vertically-integrated niche meat processor on the pros, cons, logistics, equipment needs and pricing of selling meat to institutions such as schools, hospitals, universities, and corporate kitchens. 

Hear about USDA AMS grants that could be used to advance this type of market channel diversification. Co-sponsored by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service.

Thursday, June 27, 2019. 12pm Pacific/3pm Eastern
Duration: Up to 75 minutes

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Samantha Schaffstall, USDA AMS;
  • Kathryn Quanbeck, Carman Ranch;
  • Carole Soule, Miles Smith Farm;
  • Greg Gunthorp, Gunthorp Farms & Brushy Prairie Packing

To register, please fill out the short registration form at ( at least 10 minutes before the webinar begins. Webinars are hosted on the Zoom platform.

Source: NMPAN