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NEWS RELEASE (Kansas City, MO) – Fareway Stores, Inc. hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new store to be located at 8606 NE 85th, Kansas City. The location will provide for an approximately 8,700 square foot Fareway Meat Market with a second-to-none, full-service butcher counter and only the best in fresh, highest quality meat. Additionally, the location will offer to-go barbecue meal options through McGonigle’s Kitchen and Catering, similar to services at the 79th and Ward Parkway and Olathe, Kansas locations. Traditional, Kansas City barbecue favorites prepared by our experts, include beef brisket, burnt ends, sausage rolls, pulled pork, brisket mac and cheese, steakhouse baked beans, other deli salads, and so much more will be smoked fresh and available daily. The Meat Market will also provide an impressive grocery selection, including fresh-cut produce, dairy, healthy varieties, locally sourced items, and others. A variety of craft beer, fine wines, and top-shelf spirits will be available, in addition to full-service and online ordering with convenient, curbside pickup at

“We are excited to expand in the Kansas City metro with the addition of new meat market location,” said Fareway President Garrett S. Piklapp. “Fareway is known for only the best in fresh, high-quality meat, with our full-service butcher counters and prepared foods, and this will be the ultimate destination for Northland area residents.”

“The welcome addition of Fareway Meat Market to our area speaks to the growth and vibrancy of this community,” said Senator Lauren Arthur, who represents Clay County. “The Northland is growing, attracting businesses, families, and, of course, foodies. We're all thrilled Fareway Meat Market decided to expand here.”

“Star Development is excited to be a part of Fareway Meat Market coming to the Northland. Their reputation in fresh grocery, specifically meats, is something to really be excited about,” said Blake Fulton, Principal at Star Development.

“We look forward to welcoming a new Fareway Meat Market location to Kansas City north. With family roots in Iowa, I know the quality and value Fareway will bring to area residents,” said Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Valerie McCaw. “Additionally, we are proud to see continued economic growth occurring in our region and are excited to welcome businesses like Fareway to The Northland.” 

Construction will begin immediately, with anticipated store completion in early spring 2023.

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