Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network - NMPAN is a national network of people and organizations creating and supporting appropriate-scale meat processing infrastructure for niche meat markets.
Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership - SEMAP is dedicated to preserving and expanding access to local food and sustainable farming in SE Mass. through research and education.
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project - New Entry's mission is to improve our local and regional food systems by training the next generation of farmers to produce food that is sustainable, nutritious, and culturally-appropriate. They own a mobile poultry processing unit and offer training and classes on livestock farming and processing poultry.
Farm Fresh.org - a great resource for finding local farms, farmers' markets, farm stands, and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
Southeastern Massachusetts Food Security Network - SMFSN is a coalition of food pantries, farms, foundations, and social service agencies working together to promote food security in Southeastern Massachusetts. They recently released the Southeastern Massachusetts Food System Assessment, which presents a wealth of baseline data on the our local foodshed, including meat production.
The Catskills Food Chain - A good article about a new, small scale abattoir in New York