The Meatery in the News

We’re family farm powered:

We’re an online marketplace connecting small family farms and producers with home chefs looking for quality cuts of meat. All of our products are approved by our team of home chefs and producers, ensuring every bite is delicious. We’re revolutionizing access to better meat, straight from our producers to our customers’ door.

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Connect Business Magazine May 25, 2023

The Meatery: an online store for quality meats

“The business was built on a foundation of family values and a passion for sharing meals together.“


Greenseam Celebration of Agriculture - Jul 19, 2023

The Meatery is a versatile e-commerce marketplace that caters to a diverse audience, including meat enthusiasts (they call “meathusiasts”), businesses, and gift givers.


The Get Deep Podcast - May, 2023

Colette Drager: president and co-owner of the incredible Meatery! Raised with a deep rooted love of great food, Colette’s upbringing on a farm in rural Minnesota fueled her desire to bring that same joy of quality food to her community.


AURI News Podcast - Apr 05, 2023

In this episode, Colette Drager from The Meatery [Minnesota] chats about the dynamics of a family-run business, discusses partnerships with local producers, and provides a rundown of the company’s products and subscription boxes.


Mankato Free Press - Feb 13, 2023

“The Meatery Started by Local Farm Families”

This novel farm-to-table idea by the Drager Farm families was years in the making. But the COVID pandemic and supply side issues due to the meat-packing industry lockdowns prompted a robust launch of The Meatery in April 2022.


AURI News - Jan 18, 2023

“Fields of Innovation Innovator Profile”

AURI Connects: Fields of Innovation Innovator Profiles is a Q&A series with Minnesota entrepreneurs who have partnered with AURI.


River Valley Woman - Nov 11, 2022

“The Meatery: Connecting Consumers & Farmers”