Local Meat Resources In the Time of Corona
Grocery store shelves and meat cases are looking pretty empty this week. 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, is minute-by-minute compiling resources to ensure access to local meat during COVID-19 and beyond. Consumers, farmers, ranchers, food professionals, and processors, check out these this list of resources the Good Meat Project put together:
COVID-19 UPDATE: CANCELLING March 28, 29 and April 4 classes/
In response to the ongoing and escalating COVID-19 situation, we are cancelling our March 28, March 29, and April 4 classes.
We're taking a little break, but we'll be back!
A note from Portland Meat Collective's founder, Camas Davis:
It's hard to believe, but the Portland Meat Collective has been going strong for 10 years…
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 >