MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A first-in-the-nation business officially opened in Minneapolis Saturday, giving non-meat eaters a reason to go into a butcher shop.

Siblings Kale and Aubry Walch are the brains behind The Herbivorous Butcher in northeast Minneapolis, which has customers lining up around the block on its opening day.

They sell things like vegan Italian sausage, kielbasa, porterhouse steak and many different vegan cheeses.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

They experiment with natural seasonings, sauces and other flavors to achieve the texture they seek.

WCCO’s Jason DeRusha profiled The Herbivorous Butcher in a DeRusha Eats segment.

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