Cornell Cooperative Extension Of Oswego County To Host Local Meats Education, Tasting Fair

CENTRAL SQUARE, NY – A local meats education and tasting fair will take place on Nov. 20 at the Central Square Middle School cafeteria, on US Route 11 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Many different meat vendors from the area will be on hand to speak with consumers and answer their questions.

Janet Wells, of the Farm House Kitchen Catering Company will prepare the different meat dishes for sampling; including goat, beef, pork and poultry.

Cost to attend the event is $5.

During the fair there will be two educational sessions.

At 1 p.m., Matt LeRoux, Agriculture Marketing Specialist from Cooperative Extension in Tompkins County will lecture on “How to Buy Local Meats.”

This will include basics about the meats and he will answer any questions.

The second session begins at 2 p.m. and will be conducted by Cindy Walsh, Human Ecology Team Coordinator of Oswego County Cooperative Extension and graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School, on “How to Cut up a Chicken.”

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Valerie Walthert at [email protected] or at (315) 963-7286 ext. 203.

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