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Women on the Land: Butcher Basics

February 21, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST

Space is limited. Register for the workshop: CLICK HERE

In this women’s-only workshop on Thursday, Feb 21st 4:30pm-7:30pm, learn the basics of butchering chicken and pork. This workshop is led by Heather Sandford, co-owner of The Piggery. Workshop cost is sliding scale $40-$60.

Course content includes:

  • basic knife safety skills
  • breaking down a whole chicken by the end of the course
  • introduction to butchering a pig carcass and cuts

What to Bring: Heather recommends comfortable shoes for standing on a concrete floor and wearing layers as the cut room is about 50 degrees.

The Women on the Land Series is a collection of hands-on workshops for women taught by women and include topics such as butchering, welding, carpentry, electric, and chainsaw skills. Gender non-conforming and trans folks welcome at these events.

For questions about sliding scale pricing, or the workshop in general, email info@groundswellcenter.org.


February 21, 2019
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
$40 – $60
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The Piggery
423 Franklin St
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-2276
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