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Cattle and Skittles

Being Minnesotans, you might have missed this recent story about our neighboring state where the story starts off being about red skittles but ends up being about cattle feed.  http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/19/health/spilled-skittles-road-trnd/ Here is the Grass Fed Cattle Co's "never" list: Grains  Mature corn silage Any genetically modified organism Animalby-products Fish by-products Candy  Potato products Soy Distillers grains Transparency is something we are proud of!  Know that when you purchase beef from the Grass Fed Cattle Co you are getting honest, clean and delicious 100% grass fed beef.  We are honored to do the hard work of finding the best farmers who raise the cattle right (and according to our protocol) so you don't have to worry about things like skittles being fed to...

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Bacon...

Bacon has been in the news a lot this past week!  Media is warning us that bacon (and pop) will likely kill us.  As always, it is important to understand where your bacon comes from, how it is raised and how it is processed. Here at the Grass Fed Cattle Co we work hard to give you the very best and safest in pastured pork.  Our pork is free of hormones, antibiotics, nitrates and MSG.  These happy pigs spend life outdoors enjoying the sunshine. Dr. Mercola wrote a fascinating article about this way back in 2013. One take away is this - "bacon fat from pastured pigs also comes replete with fat-soluble vitamin D, provided it's bacon from foraging pigs...

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Cheers to Thom!

Thom, who also happens to be co-founder of Burning Brothers Brewery in St. Paul, successfully completed his first Cow Pool! So let's raise our glass and give a cheers to Thom for inviting and encouraging folks to stock their freezers with our 100% grass fed beef.  To learn more about Burning Brothers Brewery and their gluten free beer click here and to learn more about our Cow Pooling opportunity click here.

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Another Successful Cow Pool!

Congratulations to Jennifer and Tom who just tipped their first steer using our new Cow Pool web app!  Jennifer and Tom are no strangers to Cow Pooling, having organized Cow Pools with us since 2011!  The new app made organizing a breeze!  Not to mention - they had so many people wanting "in" they started a second Cow Pool.  Nothing better than having a freezer full of our delicious and nutritious 100% grass fed beef.  I am sure their friends/fellow Cow Poolers will thank them!  To organize your own Cow Pool click here.

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Guest Blogger and Culinary Coach, Becki Melvie, Shares Her Bone Broth Secrets

Has bone broth bleeped across your radar lately? Actually, bone broth has been bubbling in kitchens for many generations past. Considered a traditional food, making bone broth can be a satisfying way to decrease kitchen waste while increasing your health and immunity. You may have recently come across articles purporting why bone broth is so nutritious, giving us more incentive to consume all the goodness of bone broth. Making your own broth is simple, once you take the mystery out of it, plus, so many benefits for yourself, your family, and even your pets!  First, you have the power to control the amount of sodium. Reading the labels of conventional, store-bought broth, typically, you’re going to find synthetic ingredients, based in corn...

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