My Hometown: Wenzel’s LoneStar Meat Co. in Hamilton Beckons You to Bite its (Pork) Butt

July 30, 2020 | By John Lumpkin

How to Buy Beef Direct From Farms and Ranches Across Texas

May 15, 2020 | By June Naylor

If you’re worried about meat supplies looking lean at your local grocery store, we’ve got good news for you.

Opa’s Smokehouse in Fredericksburg Has Kept Generations of Customers Coming Back for More

August 25, 2018 | By Sallie Lewis Longoria

The Opa’s story began in 1947 when Arno Schwethelm, a merchant and rancher from Comfort, gave a small meat market to his daughter Ruby and son-in-law Milton Edwards as a wedding present. The young couple renovated the building and established their meat market as Fredericksburg Lockers’ Inc.

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