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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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3 Unusual Grilling Recipes to Enjoy This Summer

3 Unusual Grilling Recipes to Enjoy This Summer

Unusual Grilling Recipes   There are lots of choices when it comes to grilling meat. Why not try one of these unusual grilling recipes for your next barbecue?   Spicy Grilled Hanger Steaks   New York strip and ribeye aren't the only steaks worthy of grill...

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How Grass-Fed Helps the Environment

How Grass-Fed Helps the Environment

How Grass-Fed Helps the Environment   Audubon Society In the late 1800's hats adorned with bird feathers were at the height of fashion. In 1896, a group of ladies concerned with the ever decreasing numbers of shorebirds organized what would become the first...

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Sustainability Goes Mainstream, Is It Time to Follow?

Sustainability Goes Mainstream, Is It Time to Follow?

Sustainability Hits Mainstream Consumers' Personal Values   Under intense pressure to meet demand for products that measure up to consumers’ personal values, U.S. food companies are feverishly working to rejuvenate their brands with green initiatives. Last year’s...

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