Organic farm plans $1 million meat processing facility

Kandace Dietschweiler-Hartley poses for a portrait at her route 68 farm in Oswegatchie. Mrs. Dietschweiler-Hartley is planning to build a 6,000 square foot slaughterhouse and retail outlet. Photo by Larry Robinson, Watertown Daily Times.

Kandace Dietschweiler-Hartley is planning to build a 6,000 square foot slaughterhouse and retail outlet in Oswegatchie. Photo by Larry Robinson, Watertown Daily Times.

OSWEGATCHIE — A local farm that already specializes in certified organic meat and other regional agriculture products is planning construction this spring of a 6,000-square-foot slaughterhouse and meat processing facility that will include an adjacent retail store and gas station along state Route 68 near the Ogdensburg International Airport. [Read more…]