Tag Archives: Meat

Backyard Meat Rabbits and more @ SOGALO17 2017-01-21

Trevor Perla wil talk about Backyard Meat Rabbits and more at IMAG0427 South Georgia Growing Local 2017, January 21, 2017 in Valdosta, Georgia:

Backyard homesteading with emphasis on meat rabbit production

Who should attend:

Those interested in backyard homesteading and/or raising meat rabbits

Brief Biography: Continue reading

Country Cure Meats by Derrick Dawson Sr. @ SOGALO16 2016-02-06

It’s a lost art most places, but not here!

Curing on shelf Learn the basics of curing meat at home.

How to make your cure (How much salt do I need? Should I use sugar?) Applying the cure (how much and how often) What supplies do I need? How long does it take?

Registration is open for South Georgia Growing Local, Saturday, February 6th 2016, at Pine Grove Middle School, Lowndes County, Georgia. Continue reading

Katahdin sheep –Hound River Farm

Not for wool, for meat, they raise Katahdin sheep; we’ll visit Hound River Farm on our Friday Farm Tour at South Georgia Growing Local 2014.

We raise registered Katahdin Hair Sheep on 240 acres in the coastal plains region of South Georgia. We are approximately 30 miles north of the Georgia-Florida border with easy access from I-75. Our farm consists of Bermuda and Bahia pastures, woodlands, and wetlands. We harvest our own Continue reading

USDA approves Non-GMO meat label

Now easier to vote at the checkout counter (or the farmers market), at least for non-GMO meat.

Stephanie Strom wrote for NYTimes 20 June 2013, U.S. Approves a Label for Meat From Animals Fed a Diet Free of Gene-Modified Products,

The Agriculture Department has approved a label for meat and liquid egg products that includes a claim about the absence of genetically engineered products.

It is the first time that the department, which regulates meat and poultry processing, has approved a non-G.M.O. label claim, which attests that meat certified by the Non-GMO Project came from animals that never ate feed containing genetically engineered ingredients like corn, soy and alfalfa.

Seen here.