Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Walden Local Meat Co. Opening Butcher Shop in Boston's South End

It looks like a local meat delivery company is opening a butcher shop in Boston.

Based on a photo posted to the Friends of Boston's Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, Walden Local Meat Co. is opening a shop on what appears to be the corner of Shawmut Avenue and Union Park, with the sign out front saying that it will be opening soon. Currently, the meat delivery company operates out of Cypress Drive in Burlington and a PO box out of Carlisle, delivering products free of charge mainly to the Greater Boston area as well as parts of Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York.

Walden Local Meat Co. sells locally-sourced beef, lamb, pork, and poultry via a customized share program.

The address for this new butcher shop from Walden Local Meat Co. is 316 Shawmut Avenue, Boston, MA, 02118. The website for the business is at

[August 3 update: A job post on the Craigslist site indicates that Walden Local Meat Co. plans to focus on "whole animal butchery of 100% grassfed beef, as well as pasture-raised chicken, lamb, and pork."]

[October 19 update: Universal Hub mentions that Walden Local Meat Co. could be opening in early November, and it will eventually be selling beer and wine as well.]

[November 1 update: According to a press release, Walden Local Meat Co. has soft-opened, with its grand opening weekend beginning on Friday, November 3.]

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[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]

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