Annie Stroud

Annie Stroud
Project Manager

Annie joined Buzz in August 2018 as the Project Manager for our expansion project, Appalachia Abattoir.  Annie comes to Buzz with years of experience studying and improving local food systems and recently authored the definitive work on local opportunities in the meat business, titled "Beefing Up Appalachia" which is linked below.  Annie grew up on a farm in Greenbrier County, where her parents still live.  In her free time she plays old-time fiddle.  Annie can be reached at or 304-925-4781 x114.

Favorite Cut Of Meat: Coulotte 

Favorite Side Dish: Southern-style Greens and/or Biscuits

Best Advice You've Received: Clean The Kitchen As You Go - Thanks Mom!

Favorite Outdoor Smell: The Woods

Splurge Grocery Item You Haven't Splurged On Yet: One of everything in the fancy cheese case

Food Item You Can't Live Without: Bread & Coffee

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Annie Stroud

Project Manager

Donovan Cavender

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