Monday, August 3, 2009

Hands-On Poultry Processing Workshop - 8.23.2009

Hands-On Poultry Processing Workshop sponsored by the WSDA Small Farms & Direct Marketing Program, the Mason Conservation District, and Heifer International

When: Sunday, August 23 from 9:00am to 2:00pm, please register no late than August 19th!

What: Learn the step-by-step process of humane, on-farm chicken processing from small-scale poultry farmers. Participants are encouraged to practice the process.

Why: To help new producers learn or improve butchering skills and learn about licensing options in Washington.

Who: Small-scale producers interested in butchering chickens for onfarm
sales or for yourself and family.

Where: Homegrown Pastures in Olympia, WA. Detailed directions will be sent with registration confirmation.

Cost: $35.00 per person or $50.00 for two adults from the same farm. Includes refreshments and a processed chicken to take home.

Participants will be eligible for a $40.00 rebate towards their 2009 WSDA poultry permit.

Nate Lewis & Melissa Barker
(360) 867-9333


Colleen Donovan at
(509) 306-0059

*Space is limited to 20 people so that everyone has an opportunity to process chickens*

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