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“Defending the earth means safeguarding biodiversity, the landscape and farming. Those who haven’t seen the importance of farming haven’t understood anything!”
Carlo Petrini, Founder of Slow Food

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Grass-Fed Beef from Geauga Family Farms

Geauga Family Farms will have certified organic grassfed beef from two producers available this Fall. The flavor and texture of this beef, raised locally in pastures by family farmers, will win over your tastebuds.The ground beef is 90% lean, the steaks tender and juicy -- and, this beef will cook more quickly than supermarket beef!Please, do not overcook! The exception is ground beef, which will give deep, delicious flavor to long-simmered dishes.

1) Certified organic Piedmontese/Semital/Holstein cross, boned to yield ground beef and boneless cuts to order, including tenderloin fillets, rib eyes, strip steaks.

Sold by the whole (hanging weight ~ 700#), half (~ 350#), or quarter (~ 175#).

Cost with certified organic processing, $3.69 per pound hanging weight, not including delivery. Cost with conventional processing, $3.19 per pound hanging weight, not including delivery.

2) Certified organic Piedmontese beef, naturally tender without marbling and lower in cholesterol that skinless chicken breast. Cut to order, sold by whole (~ 650# hanging weight), half (~ 325#), or quarter (~ 160#).

Cost with certified organic processing, $5.35 per pound hanging weight, not including delivery.

Cost with conventional processing, vacuum wrap, $4.40 per pound hanging weight, not including delivery.

Cost with conventional processing, freezer paper double wrap, $4.29 per pound hanging weight, not including delivery.

These cows are still in pasture, living a good life on the farm. Geauga Family Farms starts our pricing with a 'fair trade' price for the farmer -- we know our customers will love this beef, and will want to have more available next year and beyond. Along with our customers and the farmers, we are building sustainable relationships that will continue to provide heatlthy foods from healthy soils for healthy people.

To order, or with any questions, please call or send an e-message. The farmers will appreciate your sharing this information with friends, neighbors, family, co-workers.

Thank you for supporting local family farmers, we appreciate your commitment and dedication.

Kathleen Webb
Geauga Family Farms
440-286-5326 home
216-408-7719 cell
www.gfamilyfarms@aol.com

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