Where to find local meat in Louisville
There is a meat shortage nationwide. Local farms and markets offer a variety of beef, pork, sausage, and other options.
We want to help you with where to find local meat. Like you, we are managing our grocery and takeout during this unique spring period when we are at home a lot more. We are cooking more and now that the weather is warmer, we are also looking to grill. If you watch the news, you will see there are meat shortages across the country because of delays or even halts in productions.
The following is a list of some of the best options, it is not a exhaustive list of where to find local meat. Be sure to explore the rest of our social distancing page for more ideas about keeping your families busy, happy, and healthy during the global pandemic.
Local meat farms and markets
Where to find local meat:
Galan’s Meat Market and Deli: 2801 W Market Street Louisville, KY 40212. Galan’s offers a full-service traditional butcher shop with custom hand cut and carefully prepared meats. From BBQ options to comfort food, you will find your inspiration with their premium selection of quality meat. Only Walk-Ins and In-Store purchases can be made at this time.
Frank’s Meat and Produce: 3342 Preston Hwy Louisville, KY 40213. Frank’s offers a wide selection of top-quality meats, produce, hot lunch sandwiches & soups! Frank’s is limiting their daily hours to 10am – 3pm and are currently limiting customers to five people at a time in the store to keep it as safe as possible and allow customers the ability to shop for essential groceries while practicing social distancing.
Red Hog: 2622 Frankfort Avenue Louisville, KY 40206. When considering where to find local meat, know that Red Hog is Louisville’s first whole animal butcher shop, featuring meats from local farms committed to sustainable, humane, and ethical farming practices. Available as fresh cuts, cooked or cured, in the butcher shop, and on the restaurant menu.
Kingsley Meat and Catering: 2701 Taylorsville Rd Louisville, Kentucky 40205. Kingsley’s carries the best in Aged Prime Beef, flown in Fresh Seafood, Iced Packed Poultry and a complete Gourmet To-Go Deli. During COVID-19 they are still operating under normal hours. You are still able to enter the store to shop following the social distancing guidelines. Curbside Pickup is also available. The order must be placed a minimum of 2 hours in advance and prepayment is required.
The Country Meat Co.: 1001 Logan St, Louisville, KY 40204. The Country Meat Co. is a full-service butcher shop located at The Logan Street Market in Louisville, Kentucky. They specialize in Amish poultry, smoked meats, beef and pork. Phone orders accepted for next day pickups.
Sunny Acres Farm: Fresh, local ground beef, sausage and brats. They area available via the Jefferstown Farmer’s Market which opened May 2, you can text or email your orders (502-727-9536 or email@example.com). Click here to see what they offer and get an order form for what they have at the market. You can also order over the phone and pick up at their farm.
More FOOD posts below. If you need a break from cooking, many local restaurants offer family-style meals.