NMPAN Affiliates Illinois



 

 

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Primary State Affiliate 

Jamie Washburn
Extension Educator, Small Farms and Local Food Systems
University of Illinois Extension
Effingham, IL 
(217) 347-7773

Other Contacts in Illinois

Illinois Association of Meat Processors
Dianne Handsaker, Executive Secretary
P.O. Box 25, 
Pearl City, IL 61062
(815) 443-2492

iamp@aeroinc.net
www.illinoismeatprocessors.com

 

 

National Contacts

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network (NMPAN) National Contacts

NMPAN Co-coordinators:

Dr. Arion Thiboumery
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
(415) 260-6890
arion@iastate.edu

Dr. Lauren Gwin
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
(541) 737 1569
lauren.gwin@oregonstate.edu

Poultry processing questions:

Dr. Anne Fanatico
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
(828) 262-6813
fanaticoac@appstate.edu

Mobile processing unit questions:

Bruce Dunlop
Island Grown Farmers Co-op
Lopez Island, WA
(360) 468-4620
bruce@lopezislandfarm.com

 

National Small Meat Processor Trade Associations

American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP)
One Meating Place, Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(877) 877-0168
aamp@aamp.com
www.aamp.com
AAMP works exclusively with small and very small meat processing plants. They often are able to provide detailed regulatory and production advice over the phone.

 

North American Meat Association (NAMA)
1910 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191
(703) 758-1900
www.meatassociation.com
NAMA works with small and large meat processors.

 

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