Growing up, DHs family always processed their own beef and I know how much work that is. When we first married, my best friend and her husband ran a meat market and I helped a couple of times. It was exhausting! At the time we didn't have any children, but they had 5! The woman was, and IS, super woman! No one kept them, they were there when they were not in school and you can bet that they all grew up with work ethic!
We are blessed to have a great meat market in town:
They have been in business forever and know the meaning of a job well done, customer service, and pride in producing a quality product.
This is Mr. Howard, who is the dear, dear man who owns the business,
When I asked to take his picture he wanted to go put on a clean coat, but I told him he looked perfectly dapper, which he does!
This time I only had to find room for 400 pounds because we split the beef with the family at North Camp:
My freezer is full to overflowing: