Christy Miller: Meat In The Middle Of Nowhere
Christy Miller is opening Marfa Meats in Marfa, Texas, a place famous for being isolated. Her vision is to create a USDA-inspected and state-inspected processing facility and get a local economy started around the existing local ranchers, who typically ship cattle to be processed. As anyone in the industry knows, it takes a special kind of grit to convince ranchers, local real estate owners, USDA officials and consumers to get on board.
Hailing from Indiana, Christy Miller comes from a background not in ranching, but finance. She arrived in Marfa five years ago, has slowly planted her feet in town full time and now is undertaking a meat processing plant project. (from Big Bend Sentinel)
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