The subject of this week's cover story
, Paradise Locker Meats in Trimble, Missouri, is at the center of the rebirth of the local butcher. The Pitch
accompanied chefs from both coasts and the staff of Heritage Foods USA, which takes weekly mail orders for the Heritage pigs that Paradise Locker slaughters and processes, on a tour of the Missouri butcher earlier this month. Open since 1945, Paradise has been owned and operated by the Fantasma family for the past 18 years. Click here
or on the photo above for a virtual tour shot by Brooke Vandever.