In addition to our network of producers, Firsthand Foods works closely with the following businesses to bring you fresh, local, pasture-raised meats:
Acre Station Meat Farm
Our hogs are slaughtered at Acre Station Meat Farm, a USDA inspected, Animal Welfare Approved plant in Pinetown, North Carolina. In addition to cutting & wrapping our fresh cuts, Acre Station makes our custom line of sausages.
Chaudhry's Halal Meats
Our beef is slaughtered and fabricated at Chaudhry’s Halal Meats, a USDA-inspected plant in Siler City, North Carolina.
Piedmont Custom Meats
Some of our beef is also processed at Piedmont Custom Meats, a USDA-inspected plant in Gibsonville, North Carolina.
Simply Fresh, a seafood distributor based in Durham, NC, delivers our fresh meats weekly throughout the Triangle.
Our meat products are distributed outside of the Triangle by Foster-Caviness based in Greensboro, NC.
Firsthand Foods , LLC is an outgrowth of NC Choices, a Center for Environmental Farming Systems initiative. Seed funding and support for the launch of Firsthand Foods came from:
Center for Environmental Farming Systems
The NC Rural Center’s Economic Innovation Program
The NC Tobacco Trust Fund
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation
The Shade Fund