Starting a Farmer to Farmer Butcher Shop 101

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2018: $15,000.00
Projected End Date: 02/28/2020
Grant Recipient: Nightfall Farm
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:
Liz Brownlee
Nightfall Farm
Four page handout for farmers interested in opening a farmer-focused meat processing facility. Guides farmers through big picture questions about their goals, scale, and facility. Provides resources for taking the first planning steps. Links to our financial projections, floor plans, and equipment lists for two small-scale operation options.
Fact Sheet
Dennis and Tricia Bowers, Plumer & Bowers Farmstead
Nate and Liz Brownlee, Nightfall Farm
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
Ordering info:
Liz Brownlee
Nightfall Farm
7740 W. Co. Rd. 1100 S.
Crothersville, IN 47229
This product is associated with the project "Planning for a Farmer-to-Farmer Butcher Shop"
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