Unexpected Places to Buy Meat Besides Your Grocery Store

Grocery shopping during the coronavirus has been especially stressful as many staple items have been flying off the shelves. You’ve probably noticed that the deli and meat counter has been pretty empty lately. Some stores like Costco and Kroger have even put purchasing limits on meat to keep their shelves stocked and prevent people from hoarding. If you can’t find meat at your local grocery store, check these places out.

Local Farmers Market

The coronavirus isn’t stopping most cities from having farmers markets this summer (but with social distancing protocols). You’ll be able to choose between locally grown, grass-fed meat, organic produce, and baked goods.

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CSAs and Farms

With a monthly or annual membership, you can be part of a CSA, community-supported agriculture, and you’ll have access to produce from your local farms or groups of farms like meat, produce, eggs, and dairy. Many farms also have small markets where you can buy a portion or a full animal.

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The culinary adventure of Drongkowskis Farm Market! Did you know we are a division of a family ran farm!? We support local from our honey to our cheese, bread to pickles, Summer Sausage to local hand made condiments and much more! We sell what we raise, and support others in our community and beyond! Our Sammie’s are delicious but our sustainability practices are our pride! Supporting local now has never been so important! From baking to heat and serves, beef to cheese, honey to Syrup we have you covered! ✅✅✅ .. .. .. We have fresh strawberry and Wild berry scones coming out of the oven this morning! Brownies and Cookies to follow! .. .. .. We are getting our freezers re stocked today with more delish and easy heat and serve options! .. .. .. Stay tuned for this weeks Friday and Saturday night hot dinner menu!! We think you all will like it! Pre order only! .. .. .. Just a reminder it’s one person at a time in the store, we encourage you to preorder! .. .. .. 🥣 Today’s Soup: Jalapeño Popper & Beef Barley 🥘 🍴 Today’s Heat and Serve: Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas AND pulled pork Quesadillas! .. .. .. #drongkowskis #foodmarket #preorder #handmade #madewithlove #countrykitchen #morethensandwiches #farmtofork #wholesome #knowyourfarmer #farmmarket #swingby #smalltowngem #open #foodofinstagram #stgeorgeontario #brant #brantford #paris #cheese #meat

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Wholesalers and To-The-Trade Companies

With restaurants and foodservice businesses closed, food suppliers started selling to people at home. Although many items are only available in large quantities, you can always break them down and freeze them into smaller portions.

Online Options

Now’s the time to try meat delivery services as there are tons of options that focus solely on meat and seafood like Butcher Box, Omaha Steaks, Heritage Food, and Farmer’s Cart.