Ready to learn? Our fact sheets will tell you how the sausage is made! We believe in complete transparency and in sharing useful information regarding our meats, industry standards and what certain terminology means or should mean to our customers. Please check the Education section of this website for regular posts and fact sheets and other resources below.


FAQ: Meat Packaging, Storage & Safety (PDF)

FAQ: About Our Specialty Products (PDF)

FAQ: Sausage and Specialty Product Ingredients (PDF)

FAQ: Sausage Nutrition Fact Labels (PDF)


FAQ: Producer Protocols (PDF)

Beef Standards (PDF)

Pork Standards (PDF)

Lamb Standards (PDF)

If you’re a livestock producer and are curious about our Producer Protocols, please email us at


Places we recommend for more information about pasture-raised local meats and regional food hubs:

NC Choices, founder of the Carolina Meat Conference

Amazing Grazing, a Project of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Civil Eats

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network

Wallace Center Food Hub Collaboration

Firsthand Foods Resources