The PSMPC is a non-profit cooperative of local ranchers, farmers, butchers, restaurant owners and others joined in the operation of a mobile, USDA-inspected meat processing unit based in Pierce County and serving producers in Pierce, King, Kitsap, Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Clallam, Jefferson and Grays Harbor Counties.
The PSMPC Mobile Meat Processing Unit (MMPU) is a 45-foot trailer designed to meet USDA specifications which processes the animals, then transports the animal carcasses to a cooperative partner cut & wrap facility for further processing. Click here for links to approved Partner Cut and Wrap Faclities.
The MMPU is fully equipped and staffed to harvest member and nonmember animals. For more information see Slaughter Costs, Slaughter Dates and Operating Policies. Use the Contact Us page should you have further questions or wish to schedule a slaughter.
2014 Annual Meeting
The 2014 Annual Shareholders Meeting was held at the La Quinta Inn in Tacoma on March 9, 2014.
Invited speakers Rene Skaggs Pierce Conservation District, Farm Planning & Agriculture and Ron Shultz Director of Policy & Governmental Relations, Washington Conservation Commission overviewed farm programs and regional food policy.
During the Meeting two new Board Members were elected to fill board vacancies.
Operations, Marketing, Financials, Cooperative Policies and Business Planning were reviewed. It was shared Contract Management would be retained in 2014 to perform Coop Accounting, Scheduling, and Operations oversight.