Artisanal Butchery Task Force Meeting

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Second Floor Conference Room
Wallace State Office Building
502 E 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50309

Virtual option :

Dial-in option:

  • Phone: 312-757-3121
  • Access Code: 529-837-757



Task force introductions
Review charge of the task force
Discussion items:

  • Challenges faced by lockers/meat processors
  • Possible strategies/solutions

Discuss next steps and stakeholder outreach

  • Smaller work groups
  • Processor survey
  • Public input

Timeline for future meetings


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