COVID-19 Unleashes Extraordinary Demand for Local Meat Processing

On March 13, 2020, the Washington Post business pages had a headline that read “The toilet paper shortage is real. But it should be brief.” And sure enough, you can now buy toilet paper without any problems. But it is November, and you still can’t get a date to get a hog or beef processed. […]

T&E Meats Now Offers Value-Added Processing Services for Bacon and Ham

T&E Meats is now offering processing services for creating certain smoked meat products – specifically, ham and bacon.  We do a traditional cure using “pink salt” (sodium nitrite), and we also cure products using celery powder as a source of nitrite, which are then labelled “Uncured” Bacon or “Uncured” Ham, for obscure regulatory reasons. The […]

Virginia Farm to School Conference March 14

The Virginia Farm to School Conference is a one-day event that will be taking place on March 14, 2019 in Hampton, Virginia. Objectives of the conference are to present best practices in delivery, distribution, and promotion regarding local foods, providing ideas and resources for programs, offer a networking opportunity for school professionals, farmers, community organizers, […]

Piedmont Environmental Council Beef Survey

The Piedmont Environmental Council is looking for individuals who raise or sell beef in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Nelson, Fluvanna, Louisa, Greene, Orange, Madison, Culpeper, Fauquier, Rappahannock and Loudoun County to take their short survey. PEC is working with Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), a regional non-profit that encourages large institutions like hospitals and universities to purchase […]

Upcoming Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays! We wanted to give a short update regarding our hours for the December holidays and New Year.  We will be closed on Monday, December 24th, Tuesday, December 25th, and Tuesday, January 1st. Please give us a call with any questions – we look forward to continue working with you in 2019!

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Hello! We’ll be closed on Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We’ll return to normal business hours next week on Monday, November 26th. Have a Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at T&E Meats!

Announcing FHCASA’s “Go Grass-fed” Campaign!

Future Harvest CASA and Partners Receive USDA-AMS Farmers Market Promotion Program Award to Launch “Go Grass-fed,” a Campaign to Boost Demand for Local, Grass-fed Meat, Dairy, and Other Pasture-Based Products   Future Harvest, Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture (FHCASA)—in collaboration with Mountains-2-Bay Grazing Alliance, Central Farm Markets, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Edible DC, Maryland and Virginia Extension, Maryland Farmers […]

Contacting us through this Web Site

We became aware recently that the link from our web site to our e-mail was inadvertently broken over much of the fall.  It was restored shortly before Christmas, and appears to be working well now.  We apologize to all of you who were unable to reach us during that time period, roughly September – December.  […]

Available Processing Services

January 10, 2018 – It has come to our attention that inspected slaughter and processing has been temporarily disrupted at Allegheny Meats. We wish them well in quickly overcoming their current obstacles. We are all part of the Virginia farming community, and understand that this may cause some temporary but serious inconvenience for local farmers […]