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They won't rip Biden since the media tends to like him, as opposed to anyone else in the Obama administration.
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There is a strip mall along US61 that has a County Market, a Dollar General, an Orshclen (sp?), a Subway, and a couple of others. But don't you dare burn it down as it is the only grocery store between Keokuk and Palmyra outside of Quincy!
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No Best Buy either---not worth the trouble. Don't know about likkah stores......
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I think all Canton has is a C.

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Share the Harvest happening now

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The processed venison, usually ground into burger, is distributed to local food pantries and is made available to families

The Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri, along with the Conservation Federation and local food pantries, encourage area hunters to donate a deer for the purpose of helping families in the local community.

Share the Harvest is a program administered by the Conservation Federation of Missouri.  Hunters who want to participate simply take their deer to a participating meat processor.  There is typically no processing fee charged to the hunter when a whole deer is donated.  The processor is reimbursed $60 by the Conservation Federation, for each whole deer processed.

The processed venison, usually ground into burger, is distributed to local food pantries and is made available to families in the community who are struggling to make ends meet.

Financially speaking, many families are currently experiencing the "perfect storm".   The rising costs of groceries, fuel and utilities, often coupled with the loss of a job, cause many local families to have to choose between basic necessities.  Donating a deer to share the Harvest is one way to help mitigate these difficult choices.

In 2011, the 11 days that comprised the Firearms "Main Portion" season yielded 191,000 of the 292,000 deer harvested throughout all deer hunting seasons.   Over 6,000 deer were donated to Share the Harvest in 2011.

Many processors only accept deer donations for a few weeks in November, which include the 11 days of the Firearms "Main Portion" season.

For more information about Share the Harvest call The Food Bank at (800) 764-3663 or visit www.mdc.mo.gov and click on "Share the Harvest".

Participating Processors in NE Missouri

Adair:  Nunan Meat Market (Kirksville), Terry Morgan (Greentop)

Clark:  Kahoka Meat Processing (Kahoka)

Lewis:  Lumley Locker (LaBelle)

Linn:  King Processing (Marceline), Meadville Locker (Meadville), Purdin Processing (Purdin),

Sprague's Locker    (Brookfield)

Macon:  Special D Meats (Macon), Buckridge Butcher Shop (LaPlata)

Marion:  Hannibal Custom Processing (Hannibal), Country Butcher Shop (Palmyra), Walnut Hills (Philadephia)

Monroe:  White Barn Processing (Monroe City)

Ralls:  Center Locker Service (Center), Four Quarter Processing (Perry)

Schuyler:  Robert Aldridge (Queen City)

Scotland:  Rutledge Meat Locker (Rutledge)

Sullivan:  Tucker's Grocers and Processing (Green Castle)

Note: Putnam, Shelby and Knox Counties do not currently have a participating Share the Harvest meat processor.


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