Month: March 2012

James Beard Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists for the James Beard Awards were released this month and we were thrilled to see three of our members made the cut! Established in 1990, the James Beard Foundation Awards recognize culinary professionals for excellence and… Read More

Join us at the IACP Conference!

Through the “The Fashion of Food” theme, the 34th Annual IACP conference this weekend will examine, challenge and celebrate the ways in which the food world interacts with other cultural currents. The weekend’s events showcase how food professionals are… Read More

BG Round-Up

YEE HAW. Here’s all the little doggies we caught on the wires about our fabulous, active, delicious-producing members this week! On the Horizon: Double Check Ranch is building a Thoreau-inspired cabin on their properties designed to give birders,… Read More

Cast Your Vote for the IACP’s Annual Awards!

The IACP’s 26th Annual Awards ceremony is going to be held in NYC on April 2 and there is only one more week to have your say in who wins. Along with the perennially popular Best Culinary Book… Read More

OUR LAND Wine Land Film Screening and Dialogue

The folks at Greenhorns, a national grassroots nonprofit organization of young farmers, are organizing a tour in Northern California for their film OUR LAND. While the event is hoping to draw together a lot of people in the… Read More

BG Duo Opens Three Little Pigs in Washington D.C.

Congratulations to BG members Jason Story and Carolina Gomez on the opening of Three Little Pigs Charcuterie and Salami in D.C. The store opened yesterday and is already getting rave reviews for its Italian guanciale, African biltong, Cajun… Read More

New York Times “Tell Us Why It’s Ethical to Eat Meat” Contest

Most of us are aware of the reasons people use when defending vegetarianism. Since you are reading a Butcher’s Guild post, I’m guessing you have had quite a few conversations yourself about why you aren’t a vegetarian. You… Read More

NC Choices Awarded Grant for Meat Processors

Great news for our members in North Carolina! The North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center has awarded NC Choices, a Center for Environmental Farming Systems initiative, a $325,000 grant! Over the next two years, small-scale, commercial meat processors across the state are… Read More

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