David Evans, a fifth-generation California rancher, has opened 18,000-square-foot, hand-cut specialty meat processing plant in San Francisco. Marin Sun Farms hopes to create a wave of change over the traditional meat business by giving small producers who focus on humane handling and sustainable agriculture access to a larger-scale processing infrastructure and a bigger market share. "These aren't butchers," Evans said. "They're artists."
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