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Jackson’s Quality Meats – Charity

Greg Jackson from Jackson’s Quality Meats, was one of the founders of ‘Locals 4 Locals.’ In fact, Greg is the current President of Locals 4 Locals. He is passionate about the idea behind Locals 4 Locals, as in order to achieve a healthy community it is necessary to have strong local businesses. This allows these […]

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Meet the owners of Jackson’s Quality Meats

Greg Jackson, the current owner of Jackson’s Quality Meats, was born and bred in Armidale. He completed his schooling at Ben Venue Public School and The Armidale School (TAS). After he left school he finished a butcher’s apprenticeship with his father. After 6 years working as a butcher, Greg went on to become a truck […]

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Jackson’s Quality Meats – About the Meat Industry

Greg Jackson from Jackson’s Quality Meats, has a passion for everything to do with meat.  Perhaps unsurprisingly, Greg loves cooking and cooking shows. In fact Greg watches shows such as Masterchef and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations in order to get inspiration on what can be created with his many meat products. Greg then transfers these […]

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Introducing Jackson’s Quality Meats

The Jackson family established their butchery business three generations ago in the 1940s- so they really know everything there is to know about meat! Jackson’s Quality Meats (JQM) is a locally owned and operated butchery and wholesale business. JQM supply meat to the hospitality industry and the general public. In Armidale, they supply UNE’s residential […]


Why we are, Locals 4 Locals

The following is a Press Release from November 2012, including a photo of the original members. Much has changed in Locals 4 Locals, but our core values and why we exist remains the same. Locals 4 Locals Have you noticed and been concerned by recent shop closures or job cuts in the Armidale area? You […]

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The Land – Regional push to shop local and save small businesses

THERE may be not be a butcher, baker and candlestick-maker in every small country town, but rural communities are behind a push to keep money local to support their small businesses. This year, the New England town of Armidale is celebrating five years of the successful Locals 4 Locals program. The not-for-profit group began in […]