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Staff at Alberta Prairie Meats in Duchess are practising prescribed social distancing protocols, but it’s a challenge.

Hook space at a premium in small rural abattoirs

Pandemic has some producers considering selling direct to consumers

The phone hasn’t stopped ringing at Alberta Prairie Meats since the news broke that Cargill’s beef-processing plant was being temporarily shut down. “The minute that the Cargill situation was announced, our phones started ringing off the hook,” said Jim Johnson, who owns and operates the abattoir in Duchess. “We finally got so inundated with orders […] Read more