KANSAS CITY, MO. – An Iowa-based startup is providing a different outlet for farmers and producers in Iowa and the rest of the country.

Chop Local strives to be the online marketplace to connect small businesses with customers providing high quality meat.

This episode of the MEAT+POULTRY podcast focuses on the Iowa-based company’s business strategy from the point of view of Mark Putney, director of business development.

Putney explains the benefits of the platform for producers and how it can be a year-round outlet for them to sell their meat.

He describes working with customers and farmers to ensure Chop Local to provide meat to consumers who value locally produced products.

Putney lays out the 2023 strategy for Chop Local and how it hopes to grow around its headquarters in Iowa and other states and businesses with USDA inspection.

He also explains what Chop Local hopes to accomplish in 2023 and its plans for growing the platform across rural communities in the United States.