Meat Your Match: Provisions Deli & Barb’s Butchery | General Food & Drink | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Food & Drink » General Food & Drink

Meat Your Match: Provisions Deli & Barb’s Butchery

by

1 comment

Page 3 of 3

But opening a nose-to-tail butcher shop is not all beer and skittles. Not surprisingly, Fisher has done the math and she acknowledges the challenges inherent in this type of business. "Our success depends so much on the strength of the local economy—we can never compete with Stop & Shop or even Adams. We can never charge $3.99 for pork tenderloin—not from a pig that's been raised right." Fortunately, the rewards are equally clear. "I like taking a whole animal and turning it into something someone can eat for dinner and I love that I can feel really proud of the meat—it's just a truly good product," says Fisher.

Fisher's plans for the future of the shop include starting a "Second Sunday" pop-up, potentially developing a partnership with a local CSA, and offering a series of butchery classes. "I'd like to teach people things like basic knife skills and how to debone a chicken so that they can start buying whole birds and save some money. Plus, it's super satisfying," says Fisher.

RESOURCES

Provisions Deli Facebook.com/provisionsdeli

Barb's Butchery Barbsbutchery.com

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

 

Add a comment

Latest in Food & Drink

  • Recipe: Cervantes Cocktail
  • Recipe: Cervantes Cocktail

    At Gardiner Liquid Mercantile, the seasoned bartenders are always experimenting with new ideas for their homemade cocktails. Currently, their most popular drink is a bourbon- and brandy-based concoction called The Cervantes. Heed the recipe and drink up!
    • Jun 15, 2018
  • What's Happening at Hutton Brickyards?
  • What's Happening at Hutton Brickyards?

    Food, Music, & Waterfront Fun at the Historic Kingston Venue
    • Jun 14, 2018
  • Beer, Bourbon, Bacon
  • Beer, Bourbon, Bacon

    The region's most indulgent festival—Beer, Bourbon, Bacon—returns to the Hudson Valley June 30, 2018. Head to Barton Orchards in Poughquag to celebrate the three best B's in the English language.
    • Jun 13, 2018