- Dec 20, 2007
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Chris,Buying beef at the local farmers market. Buying from the same source as a few of the better restaurants in town. Not paying restaurant prices but better than retailers or even Costco. Getting locally raised grass fed beef, lamb, goat, chicken, and fresh farm eggs .
Getting greens from a farm a few miles from our house. Impressive quality. Best arugula I've ever had.
So many local options, had to try several farms to find best products. qualities vary
Go to Local Foods on Willow off of Elston (near the Hideout). Their butcher shop (called “The Butcher and Larder”) sources whole carcasses from local farms and breaks them down themselves (often creating cuts that are more common to European butchery). The beef is sustainably raised and very, very high qualify. However, it isn’t graded - the reason being is that the producers pay for grading, and it isn’t worth it if the product is going to be sold to artisanal butchers who themselves are the guarantor of quality.