Are you a farmer or rancher whose operation has been directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic? The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program provides direct relief to producers who faced price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19.
USDA is accepting applications now through SEPTEMBER 11, 2020. Producers should apply through the Farm Service Agency at their local USDA Service Center. For more information click here.
Who MeatSuite is for? MeatSuite is for NC farms that raise meat and sell it, in bulk quantities, directly to consumers.
What counts as "bulk"? Traditionally, bulk sales are whole, half, and quarter animals however, bulk bundles are also a great way to sell. Bundles are an assortment of cuts. You can create bundles in a range of sizes, allowing consumers to fit their budget and their freezer.
What does it cost? It's FREE. NC Choices, a program of NC State Extension, manages MeatSuite and there is no cost to farmers or consumers using the site.