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Choosing/Finding a Meat Processor

By   /  January 6, 2014  /  1 Comment

Finding a meat processor that works for you can be a challenge. Here Sandra shares her experiences and some great tips for finding and working with the right shop.

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Sandra Kay Miller is a female farmer, damn good cook and witty writer slicing her finger open on the cutting edge of sustainable agriculture. Visiting her Painted Hand Farm is like living a crash course on all that's right with food and farming today - taught by one of the most delightful people ever to rebuild an antique Babson Surge Milker (and use it!) or raise a goat from birth to curry pot. Sandra has served on the boards of many organizations and has been instrumental in developing farmers markets. She's a prolific writer and speaker sharing her knowledge and experience with others.

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  1. Kristin says:

    Morgan’s Meat Processing in Madisonville, Tennessee! He is a custom butcher, not USDA so only whole/half/quarter animals. Charles is the best and does all sorts of special things for me. Is he perfect? No. But he ALWAYS has the hanging weight, ALWAYS gives me my OWN animals and is very careful about not mixing them, and is kind & generous to boot! When I start asking for something special or different, he invites me in to show he & his staff what I want as he’s cutting them up!

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