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.
Simply Fresh, a seafood distributor based in Durham, NC, delivers our fresh meats weekly throughout the Triangle.
Leading Green Distributing
Our meat products are distributed west of the Triangle by Leading Green Distributing based in Black Mountain, 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