Matt Helms

Owner/Head Butcher, Chop Shop Butchery

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Matt Helms is a North Carolina native and 20 year veteran in the food service industry. He is the Head butcher and owner of the Chop Shop Butchery.

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Over 20 immersive signature events are featured throughout the weekend! Tours, dinners, parties, foraging and more await.


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This inspired, friendly and free-spirited food scene tucked in the mountains of Appalachia has been called “Foodtopia,” but the locals just call it home. Plan your trip now.

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Access to affordable and healthy food and reducing food waste are important initiatives of the signature event’s charitable giving goals. 

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