“Here’s to celebrating this important and diverse technique of food production in hopes that its products continue to proliferate locally for the health and well-being of everyone.”
Asheville locals can get an advance taste of the menu at the Foothills Local Meats Butcher’s Table dinner this week.
Increasing demand for locally raised meats has Western North Carolina farmers traveling long distances and sitting on waiting lists for regional slaughterhouse services. But is an Asheville-based slaughter facility feasible?
Foothills Meats intimate family dinner-turned-Jurassic feast of epic proportions is back with a new venue at Hi-Wire Brewing’s Big Top taproom near Biltmore Village.
Artisan butchers require in-depth knowledge of animal anatomy and a vast toolkit of skills — and they play a key role in bringing Asheville a supply of quality meat from animals raised humanely.