Meat Suite is a website designed to help consumers find locally produced, high quality meats to purchase in bulk. The site currently includes listings of farms that sell bulk meat in Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben & Tompkins Counties.
The website was created by Cornell Cooperative Extension Agriculture Educators in 2013 with the intention of increasing “freezer trade” (the sale of whole, halves, quarters of animals and bulk bundles of meat). It provides a platform the consumer can use to find a farm that fits his or her needs and preferences when sourcing locally raised meats. Farms may be searched by neighborhood or by species across our region. Consumers will learn how each farm raises their livestock and about their farming practices, enabling consumers to choose the meats that meet their family’s wants and needs and, ultimately to Find Your Farmer!
Funding for this website and project was provided through a NE SARE Partnership Grant. SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) is part of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. SARE offers competitive grants to projects that explore and address key issues affecting the sustainability and future economic viability of agriculture.
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) is a non-profit community education agency. We are affiliated with Cornell University as part of the national land grant university system started in 1862. The Cornell Cooperative Extension System extends Cornell University's land-grant programs to citizens all across New York State.
For more information about this website contact:
Agriculture Marketing Specialist
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Tompkins
Dairy & Livestock Educator
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Steuben
The presence of a business on MeatSuite.com does not imply CCE's endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of such; any such material is for informational purposes only, and all potential customers are expected to conduct their own due diligence and assessment as appropriate for their needs. CCE disclaims any legal liability or responsibility for the nature of any information or product presented, and makes no claim that its use would not infringe upon privately owned or intellectual property rights.
Last updated March 7, 2016