Macon Food Story, Chapter 10: New meat processing plant headed to Monroe Co.

Switching over to the meat industry in Central Georgia, farmers have to get their animals processed or slaughtered in order to sell it to consumers.

It’s about to get a lot easier for farmers and 13WMAZ’s Suzanne Lawler has what that means for you.

“At my first farmer’s market, I sold six pounds of ground beef for $36 and I thought, ‘This will be fun. This will be some beer drinking money,'” recalled Joseph Egloff.

Egloff miscalculated his success.

The Rocking Ranch supplies meat to five Central Georgia restaurants and you can frequently find them at local farmer’s markets.

To get there, it starts on a plot of land in Monroe County.

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