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You Can’t Beat This Incredible Superfood for Breakfast

You Can’t Beat This Incredible Superfood for Breakfast

Eggs are one of the highest-quality sources of protein and contain many other nutrients! They can be used in so many different ways and are quick and easy to fix. Eggs are also a great alternative to sugary cereals for the kids. Eggs from pastured chickens contain even more health benefits than most from the store.

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Dramatically Healing Our Land With Pastured Meat

Dramatically Healing Our Land With Pastured Meat

Pastured Meat Impacts Our World Pastured meat, specifically from herbivores, like cattle and sheep -- isn't just a healthy tasty dinner option -- it has far-reaching effects that impact our world, for our children and beyond. There is an idea out there that raising...

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A Wonderful Treat: Rafter’s Top 3 Meat Guarantees

A Wonderful Treat: Rafter’s Top 3 Meat Guarantees

Know What Meat Guarantees Mean You've likely encountered this scenario when shopping at your local grocery store or market: You approach the meat counter or meat cooler, you scan the products and see an assortment of logos and labels, claiming "Grass-Fed", "Organic",...

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Benefits of Organic Pasture Raised Chicken

Benefits of Organic Pasture Raised Chicken

What is Organic Chicken? Organic Chicken comes from farms that raise chicks on organic feed and bedding from the second day of life until processing. Organic feed and bedding come from sources that used no inorganic fertilizers for the preceding 3 years. Organic...

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The Problem with Packaging! A Pound Isn’t Always a Pound

The Problem with Packaging! A Pound Isn’t Always a Pound

The Problem with Packaging Walk into the meat section of nearly any grocery store and look at the packaging and label. You will see statements like, "Net Weight" "Solution Added" "Water Added." What does all of that mean? It means that they are selling you water and...

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3 Ways Grass Fed Meat Can Boost Your Productivity

3 Ways Grass Fed Meat Can Boost Your Productivity

Productivity A healthy diet can do more than just trim your waistline: you probably know that eating wholesome, healthy foods can improve your overall wellbeing, both mentally and physically. When you choose high-quality, high-nutrient foods, you'll have more energy,...

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PAUSE: Initiative to Potentially Limit Food Availability

PAUSE: Initiative to Potentially Limit Food Availability

PAUSE: Ballot Initiative to Criminalize Husbandry Practices Would Cost Consumers, Limit Food Availability WRITTEN BY: Rachel Gabel; rgabel@thefencepost.com - A ballot initiative proposed, currently known as Protect Animals from Unnecessary Suffering and Exploitation...

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How to Cook the Best Steak of Your Life

How to Cook the Best Steak of Your Life

Cook the Best Steak of Your Life Think back to the best steak of your life. Close your eyes for a moment and remember how it smelled, how the knife melted through it like butter. Think about how it tasted as the first bite rested on your tongue, the texture of it as...

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Pullet Eggs: A Chef’s Secret Weapon

Pullet Eggs: A Chef’s Secret Weapon

Pullet Eggs? What Are Those!?! If you've been to a farmer's market during the spring, you might have noticed your egg farmer selling 'pullet' or mini/small eggs. There’s a reason for this, and it has nothing to do with the quality of the eggs. By now, you’re hopefully...

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An Insider’s Guide to Amazing Grass-Fed Beef

An Insider’s Guide to Amazing Grass-Fed Beef

What is Grass-Fed Beef? Grass-fed beef ranches with AGA certification are inspected by third-party auditors at least every 15 months. In order to be AGA certified all beef cattle must be born and raised on open grass pastures and never given any grains, hormones or...

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