East End beef farmers hoping for local processing facility

Acabonac Farms in Shelter Island raises grass-fed beef

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Acabonac Farms in Shelter Island raises grass-fed beef cattle, but does not have access to a local USDA processing facility. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, the farm's Stephen Skrenta talked about how having to travel long distances to process his beef is bad for the final product, and his hopes that someone will work with Suffolk County to bring the Yaphank processing facility up to commercial standards. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

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