Moore Brothers Natural, Maxton, NC
Moore Brothers Natural is starting a “Beef Locker,” a contactless vending machine that dispenses vacuum-sealed beef. The machine can be used to provide fresh, healthy meat to people in Raleigh in a convenient and safe way
Bio: Brothers Luther and Eddie Moore grew up in the Prospect community, a rural area with a long Lumbee legacy. They’ve been farming for 35+ seasons, working in tobacco, corn, soybeans, wheat and raising beef cattle. Their direct-market beef business, Moore Brothers Natural, is found in home kitchens, restaurants and specialty grocery stores across the state of North Carolina. With this grant, they will reach new markets through contactless and convenient beef sales.