Poultry Processing Demo and Dinner

Join Us for an Exclusive Farm-to-Table Experience!

Dates and Locations:
– June 9 at Red House Farm – 455 Cheshire Road, Bunker Hill, WV 25413
– July 6 at Triple E Farm- 995 JR Rannells Rd, Romney, WV 26757

Experience the freshness of farm-to-table dining combined with an engaging and educational poultry processing demonstration. Set in the beautiful landscapes of two Eastern Panhandle farms, these events are perfect for those interested in sustainable farming and culinary arts.

About the Events:
Enjoy a gourmet dinner prepared by Chef Marion Ohlinger, and learn firsthand the farm-to-table process. Start with a demonstration by the farm owners on how to process poultry on the West Virginia Farmers Market Association’s Poultry Processing Trailers, followed by a session by Chef Ohlinger on how to expertly break down a chicken for cooking.

– Event Capacity: Limited to 30 participants per event
– Time: 3 PM to 6 PM

What to Expect:
– Farm Owners’ Poultry Processing Demonstration: Watch an informative demonstration on poultry processing by the farm owners, performed on behalf of the West Virginia Farmers Market Association.
– Chef Ohlinger’s Culinary Demonstration: After the poultry is processed, Chef Ohlinger will demonstrate how to break down the chicken carcass, showing techniques for best culinary use.
– Interactive Participant Experience: Following the demonstrations, participants can choose to actively engage and practice the techniques with guidance on the trailer.
– Participant Essentials: Bring a lawn chair for your comfort and a cooler with ice to properly store your bird after the event.
– Notice: Live birds will be butchered at this event.  To ensure your safety, please note that the demonstration involves using knives and handling hot equipment. All participants must sign a liability waiver upon arrival.

Tickets:
– Price: $40 per person
– Includes: All food, beverages, educational materials, and a chicken to take home.

How to Register:
Don’t miss this unique opportunity! Register now below. Space is limited, and early registration is recommended.

Cancellation Policy:
You can cancel your registration up to 5 days before the event date for a full refund. Cancellations made after this period will not be eligible for a refund.

We look forward to welcoming you to these special events that blend culinary excellence with practical knowledge in on-farm poultry processing. Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating the connection between farm and table!

The West Virginia Farmers Market Association brings this program to you and is supported by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture Veterans and Heroes Program.

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