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Meat market butchery expansion facilitates new restaurant
The Daily Progress Friday, July 14, 2017 at 9 p.m.

The choice cuts of beef and pork in Timbercreek Market have been replaced by carpenters and electricians busily building a new butcher shop and a restaurant in the Preston Avenue food store.

The market opened two years ago in the historic former Coca-Cola building and features beef, chicken and pork from Timbercreek Farm and other area farms in Central Virginia. It also provides wholesale meats to a variety of local restaurants.

It closed July 6 to allow for the expansion and is slated to reopen Aug. 1.

“What we’re doing is taking our butchering operation and expanding it to fall under [U.S. Department of Agriculture] inspection guidelines,” said Sara Miller, who co-owns the market and runs the farm with her husband, Zach. “We want to be more vertically integrated, and by that I mean have more of the operation under our own control.”

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