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Reaching out to folks in the southeast part of the state who may be able to put me in touch with people who sell pasture fed beef to the public. I am trying to seriously limit the amount of processed food I am bringing into my home, and until I can start laying down some venison, beef is going to have to do. I have been out of hunting for a number of years and plan to get back started this year. I don't want to wait until then, though, to get my family off of eating what is sold in stores...

Thanks in advance for any assistance.
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HAHA organic beef
What does that even mean? Better yet, what is inorganic beef?
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grass fed beef
http://www.texasgrassfedbeef.com/you_too_can_eat_healthy_beef.htm Oh, and by the way, all beef is grass fed beef. The difference is that most of them will go to a feed lot and eat corn for a while before they are slaughtered. As a chef, I like both of them. As a go to the gym 5 days a week guy, I personally don't eat much beef.
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Where's the beef?
deerhunter,

An example of 'inorganic beef' would be FTLB (Finely Textured Lean Beef). It is found in about 70% of the ground beef that is eaten in the country right now. This is just the most recent example of extra stuff that ends up in our food.

Just a personal choice I am making for my family to try to eat the healthiest food I can... trying to limit hormones, steroids, chemicals and as much other junk out of my food as possible. Getting the beef from the source seems like a logical thing to try out.
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Starting point
Thanks White Boots. Going to check out that site. Seems like a good starting point to better/further understand some of the diferences between what is available... As to the whole 'organic' label that gets thrown around, I don't care if they walk the cow zigzag, straight to, or diagonal to slaughter. I don't care if they sing to the cow or ask about it's feelings... I just want to eat something without a lot of additives and/or synthetic growth hormones or chemicals in it.HAHA
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Beef
Why not raise your own? Call some of the cattlemen in Venice, maybe they will sell you one of them cows that live down river, they live off the land.
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food
my food blogging friend sent me this link. Looks real cool. http://www.eatwild.com/products/louisiana.html This is what you are looking for.
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Here ya go! Local eats...
I am not affiliated with any of these restaurants. Just thought it was cool that they really keep the local farms busy…

http://www.cochonlafayette.com/farms/
http://www.cochonrestaurant.com/farms/
http://www.linkrestaurantgroup.com/farms
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Beef
This is one of the reasons that i have started grinding my own beef , curing and smoking my own bacon and sausage. If the USDA says this is fine for us ,What elese do they let pass in our food?
www.eatlikenoone.com/what-is-pink-slime-beef-how-to-avoid-it.htm
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Organic
I understand your whole organic beef idea, just wondering if I could get your name??? That way if we have an opening in our deer club this year I will know that you are planning on laying some deer down. J/J Anyhow i read the article about the 'pink slime' the USDA is planning on feeding our kids and it is horrible.
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local
Those 'local' guys that sell the local farm stuff are usually high end, where people don't notice the crazy high price. I love Donald Links food at Cochon, but most people can't afford to eat at that price point. I can get fresh eggs, local cheese, locally grown tilapia, almost every vegetable grown right here in Baton Rouge, however there really aren't as many people willing to pay double for their food.
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Not excited about the extra $$$
I am definitely not excited about the extra cost this will incur, but at the same time I want to make sure I am feeding my kids the best type of stuff I am choosing to eat.

I have my own vegetable garden and get yard eggs from a friend, but still have to rely on the grocery store for my meat. The more I am learning about all of the crap that is found in the food we eat, the more frustrated I get... I shouldn't be surprised, though.

I would love to raise my own cattle and chickens, but I don't think my HOA (or my wife for that matter) would take too kindly to my backyard being turned in to a farm.
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No BS
No help from me but I applaud you on your decision. If you ever want a good steak in nola (not cheap) get you a nice organic hanger from La Boca
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What about....
Going to texas and getting a buffallo. Usually grass fed, very low fat content I think its like 2.2 grams of fat per ounce just to put that in perspective skinless chicken is like 3.5 per ounce beef is closer to 10. You can get a bison cow for in the neighborhood of $1200 and I am told it should yeild about 5-600 pounds of meat. Now its not a real hunt but neither is going to Rouses and buying your ground meat. Just an idea for some hormone additive free grass fed meat thats fairly cheap. Be cool
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Home grown beef
There are a few places around loranger and Springfield that butchers cows hope I can help. I am getting half a cow soon as I get my deep freezer
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beef
I know a guy in Tylertown that has pasture fed beef-- Ill ask him if he has any to sell--it would be on the hoof and he would get it to the slaughter house. You would have to pay the slaughter house is the way i think it works
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beef
my buddy in tylertown ms has grass fed beef--i have been telling him to market it as such. he uses a slaughter house near his home..ill ask him friday morning when i see him ( turkey hunting) email me back
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Straight to the source
Turkeyhunter, I sent you an e-mail this morning to get more details.

Wet-n-nasty, do you have any info on the specific places you are considering? I found Homestyle Natural Beef in Loranger. From what I saw, they charge $3.25/lb hanging weight, then $0.55/lb for butcher fees of how much you actually get. Doesn't seem too unreasonable, just not sure what % yield you get from hanging weight to in your freezer.
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meat
I buy elk at Colorado meat company. It tastes great. Low fat.Not too low though. Almost like beef.
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organic
I went to the red stick farmer's market in Baton Rouge Saturday. I bought some farm raised cornish game hen , some hydroponic collard greens and vidailia onions and some fresh shrimp from a guy named Gaspard from Cut Off. There was a grass fed organic pork guy out there too, but I can only eat so much. The shrimp were awsome. Head on 26-30 for $5 lb.
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