Meat Your Farmer 2024




Event Details

Meat Your Farmer 2024

Date

May 2, 2024

Time

5pm - 8pm

Location

The Powerhouse at the Roycroft Campus
39 S. Grove St.
East Aurora, NY 14052

Host

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program


Meat Your Farmer 2024



Meat Your Farmer 2024

The audience for this event will be school lunch program purchasing officials and the broader local community. The evening will be split into two parts: 


5pm - 6pm: A formal program for attendees to learn about bulk meat purchasing including:

- How to find a farm

- How much meat and what cuts to expect from a 1/4, half, or whole animal

- Timelines for Purchasing Bulk meats


6pm - 8pm: Tasting and Talking

We will open the event to have free taste testings of over 10 different NYS school lunch options made with local meats

Attendees will have the opportunity to talk with farmers to learn about their farms and meats they have for sale.


We are currently looking for farm participants. By participating, you'll have the opportunity to: 

Set up a booth (10' x 10') and offer your products for sale, including bulk meat options.

- Interface with the community to share what it is you do and why you do it (:

- Select one of the menu items listed in the blue boxes, and make a donation of the meat requested to be transformed into tasting portions by our caterer, Daily's.


Carne Asada: 10.5 pounds Round Roast

Meatloaf: 8 pounds Ground Beef

Loaded Beef Nachos: 8 pounds Gound Beef

Chopped Cheese Sandwich: 8 Pounds Ground Beef


Mojo Pork: 13.5 pounds of Fresh Ham or Pork Shoulder

Pulled Pork: 13.5 pounds of Fresh Ham or Pork Shoulder


Teriyaki Chicken: 4 Whole chickens (5-6 lb) or 21 Chicken Thighs (large)

Chicken Souvlaki 21 large chicken thighs

Chicken Mac and Cheese: 3 pounds Chicken Breast


Turkey Chili: 7.5 pounds Ground Turkey


Maple French Toast Bake: 5 dozen Large Eggs

Veggie Egg Bake: 7 dozen Large Eggs


If you have any questions or are interested in participating, reach out to Amy Barkley at 716-640-0844 or amb544@cornell.edu





Meat Your Farmer Public Flyer (PDF; 455KB)

Meat Your Farmer - Farmer Flyer (PDF; 302KB)


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