Columnist Aaron Panone highlights the emergence of Akimenko Meats, a soon to be launch butchery in the Cambridge/Somerville are of Massachusetts. This is no ordinary start-up. As a butcher for years, Vadim Akimenko, was looking to bring back a shop which seems to be going of the way of the big box grocers. “The change in direction came from the idea that barbeque is a luxury, but the availability of locally-raised and humanely slaughtered meats is something that everyone should be able to afford. Vadim knew that he could make the biggest difference by taking his knowledge and specialized skills and applying them to an extremely traditional model that is practically extinct in metropolitan areas.”

Read more on Akimenko Meats on Aaron Panone’s Column.

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