PMC Classes On Hold Due to COVID-19
In light of the unfolding pandemic, we have canceled all of our spring classes and we have not yet scheduled classes for the summer or fall. We cannot, at this time, predict when it will be safe to hold classes again. We are anxiously awaiting instructions from our federal, state, and local officials, and plan to follow all guidelines and rules, as they are set forth, regarding gatherings of people, business re-openings, etc. In the meantime...
If you want to ensure access to local, good meat right now, join the Good Meat Project Switchboard!
The Good Meat Project Switchboard was built for times like these. It simultaneously serves as a free, online, national, searchable marketplace, information exchange, networking hub, virtual mutual aid network, and so much more.
Local Meat Resources In the Time of Corona
There's no time like the present to start sourcing meat directly from local, responsible meat producers as well as the butcher shops who source from those producers. Many producers have lost their restaurant accounts and have a surplus of meat on their hands. And processors are struggling to keep up with demand. The Good Meat Project, our sister nonprofit has resources for you.
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 >