I've been exchanging e-mails recently with Ronda Jemtegaard of Greener Pastures Farm in Camas. It seems that like many of us, the economic slowdown has affected their off-farm employment and they're looking for a way to generate some extra income. After some brainstorming with her husband, Jon Schulze, they have decided to share her Jon's extraordinary butchering knowledge with the public and generate some additional income by creating a series of classes on home butchering. They are still working out the particulars, but this promises to be a fantastic educational opportunity for anyone who wants to brush up on their butchering skills or the novice looking to learn the basics. I for one am seriously stoked about their project and look forward to attending.
More information will be coming, so check back for further details soon!
Here's a link to the Greener Pastures website if you'd like to learn a bit more about the farm, livestock, farming, or the Greener Pastures family (it's seriously chocked full of more info. than you can imagine and reading the website is an eduaction in itself!) :
Greener Pastures Farm
Grafting Day. 3.20.17
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