Bypass meat counter; buy from fairs
Last updated 8/17/2023 at 4:58pm
Washington is home to 65 fairs featuring everything from livestock and horse events to “still life” entries like photography and fresh vegetable displays. The bounty on display is remarkable.
August and September are when the bulk of our county and state fairs are hosted. These fairs are an ideal time to consider purchasing locally raised meat.
Many consumers are concerned about how their meat is raised and by whom. County and state fairs give consumers a direct conduit to the person who raised the animals that will ultimately grace their tables and the added benefit of supporting a y...