Grass-Fed vs. Feedlot Beef - What's the difference?

If asked, most people could not tell you where the meat on their plate came from. In fact, if they wanted to know, it would be darned difficult – if not impossible – to find out. On the other hand, while imagining that the beef cow they will be eating is frolicking on lush green pastures, the average American today does NOT want to meet their dinner while it is still standing.
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Voices From the Farm: Not the Best of Times, Not the Worst of Times, but Wearing

1972…The 70’s were wearing on. They were not the best of times, nor the worst of times; but there was such a prolonged series of mishaps, accidents, and illness that, at times, it seemed if it were not for ‘bad luck,’ we would not have had any luck at all.

In early Spring, shortly after
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Lea's baaaaahk! Voices from the Minnesota Farm to return!

Hello Dear Readers, I am sorry to have been away so long, and I hope you are still with me!
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Washington State Legislature to Consider GMO Bipartisan Labeling Bills

GoodFood World strongly supports this legislation and will continue to provide information regarding the introduction, production, marketing and sale of food containing genetically modified organisms.
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Kamut International Supports Just Label It Campaign

Kamut International is a supporter for the “Just Label It: Right to Know” campaign urging the US Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require mandatory labeling for genetically engineered food.
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Just Label It: We Have a Right to Know

Did you know: 93% of Americans want the FDA to label genetically engineered foods? Watch the new video from Food, Inc. filmmaker Robert Kenner to hear why we have the right to know what’s in our food.

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Conscious Consumption on a Budget

It’s not always easy to keep track of the content of your food. You might not always have time to go to the natural foods store, and if want to go out to eat, odds are you can’t afford to eat at the restaurant that lists the life history of every vegetable on your plate. At those times, we usually don’t worry about whether our food is organic or not, but whether it is fresh, delicious, and preferably local (at least supporting a local business).
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Local, Direct, Sustainable, Organic – One Farmer’s Delivery Dilemma

Farming north of the 48th parallel means short growing seasons and long winters. Raising meat animals rather than produce in the North means having products available for delivery almost year round. Yet when your nearest big market is 250 miles away, making winter deliveries can be hazardous.
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