Niche Meat Processing
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Niche Meat Processing

Posted by Lauren Hertel on Monday, May 7 2012

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Lauren Gwin (2005) is on the faculty at Oregon State University in the Ag & Resource Economics department. She co-founded and co-leads the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network, a network of university extension faculty, NGOs, government officials, livestock producers, processors, and others involved with supporting small-scale processing for local/regional, niche markets, the impact of which she explains in this video.

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