Dominique Chapolard and Kate Hill Are Coming to Oregon To Teach. It May Be For the Last Time.
Eight years ago, before the idea for the Portland Meat Collective took root in me, I called up Kate Hill, an American cooking teacher who'd been living in southwest France for twenty years, and said "I want to learn how to butcher. Can you help me?"
Kate didn't even bat an eye. "I'll introduce you to Dominique Chapolard. He and his four brothers and his wife, run a seed-to-sausage pig operation. They'll teach you everything you want to know."
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The PMC Finds a New Home
Many great Portland kitchens have hosted the PMC over the last seven years and we have ben so very lucky to call all those places home. As we continue to evolve, we always want to make sure that the spaces we hold our classes in reflect that evol…
In The Media
Camas Davis Talks About Her Book Project, Food Ethics, the Title of "Lady Butcher," and the Difficulty of Pull-Tabs with Hand-Eye Supply
Portland Meat Collective founder Camas Davis sat down with one of her favorite small businesses in town, Hand-Eye Supply to talk about the book she's working on, about what it means to be called a "lady butcher," and about the surprising difficulty of pull-tabs. She also vaguely threatens the writer if he doesn't get his facts straight. Read the whole piece here.Read More >
Grist has a crush on PMC founder Camas Davis
Grist magazine includes Camas Davis in its "Woman Crush Wednesday." Check out the full article here.Read More >
Vice Talks with Camas Davis About Honing Her Message
The title of this Vice article is a little sensational: "This Ex-Vegetarian is Teaching Portland How to Slice Up Cows." Camas doesn't actually teach any of the PMC's beef classes, she hires other people to teach them, and only about once or twice a year. And "slicing up cows" seems a little dramatic. But it's Vice after all, and it's a good article other than that.Read More >