Meat Wagon Man: Stefano Diaz

Meat Wagon Man: Stefano Diaz

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August 31, 2020 by No Ounce Wasted

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Stefano Diaz owns The Meat Wagon Butchery to the Kingston’s Waterfront Farmers market. Stefano is taking that dream to four walls and a floor in Kingston. We will hear about his work with local farms, his commitment to grass-fed, creating a mobile butcher shop and where he goes from here.

Stefano worked at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, where he learned a style of butchering called Italian seam breaking. It was then he learned the love of butchering.

He returned to NY and completed Fleishers’s three-month apprenticeship program in September of 2015. From there on, he worked in the Fleisher’s Kingston shop as a head butcher until it closed in 2017.

“I found myself soon after working at Marbled Meat Shop in Cold Spring NY where I helped grow the butchering program. The Meat Wagon mobile butchery is my way of returning to Kingston.”


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