Montana Public Radio

Sarah Brown

Sarah Kanter Brown is the producer of YPR’s Field Days and a staff writer for The Prairie Star.  A graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism, Brown has worked at newspapers and magazines nationwide.

 


This story is part of a series on lasting ways Montana is adapting to the pandemic. It’s funded in part by the Solutions Journalism Network.

The coronavirus pandemic has hit Montana’s cattle ranchers hard. Midwest meat plants shuttered because of disease outbreaks, upending the traditional supply chain and leaving ranchers with animals they might not be able to sell. The burgeoning local food systems may play more of a role going forward.