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Garfield Meat Shop receives operations grant

GARFIELD — The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) awarded $6.3 million in Local Food System Infrastructure Grants, with local Garfield Meat Shop receiving a Rapid and Ready grant for approximately $50,000 for new equipment to modernize slaughter operations.

Co-owner Annie Riedinger said that back in November, the meat shop applied and officially received the announcement that WSDA awarded them funding on Friday, Feb. 2.

Riedinger said that the reimbursement-style grant requires them to purchase the equipment and give the receipts to WSDA, who will reimburse them with the funds....


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