Kathryn Quanbeck | Civil Eats


A former livestock economist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Kathryn Quanbeck is meat processing and marketing specialist. She works for the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network (NMPAN), supporting small-scale meat processors and the farmers, ranchers and buyers who depend on them. She also works as a consultant on various meat processing and local/sustainable meat supply chain projects. She lives in Portland, OR and can be reached at theindependentprocessor[at]gmail[dot]com.

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