So anyone know of a quality meat processor around Anchorage or the Valley that doesn't take a month to grind 200lbs of hamburger? Two years in a row now, I've used a 'reputable' butcher just south of Anchorage to grind and bag moose burger. As of today, its been 4 weeks and still no word on when it will be done. How that place stays in business is beyond my comprehension. I had no choice but to use these guys again this year. After last year I swore I wouldn't give them another dime.
Earlier this fall/summer I found a guy on the north end of town just off Muldoon that ground caribou for me, but he apparently has a 'list' for the rest of the year when he gets busy. If you don't make the 'list' you're SOL.
At this point I think I'll be buying or renting a grinder and taking care of it myself.
A friggn month to grind and wrap burger? I know of 5 others that have been waiting over a month to get their meat back from the same place.