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Quality meat in Mendocino County?

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Does anyone know of a place close to Willits or Ukiah that sells something better then the garbage at Safeway..I've never been able to find a local butcher..

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  1. Please see this post from a few years ago. Don't know if the info is current:
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/86046...

    You may also want to go to the California (not Bay Area) board and type
    Mendocino meat (or Willits or Ukiah)as your search terms. A few things
    came up when I did that. I also used Google and more things turned up.
    Good luck and have fun.

    1. If you can spring for a quarter steer,
      Magruder Ranch
      Ranch Location: Potter Valley, Mendocino
      Phone: 707-743-1538
      Email: Magruderranch@pacific.net

      1. The website www.eatwild.com lists a number of small, California grass-fed meat producers, many of whom are on the North Coast. Perhaps if you contact sopme of them, they can sell direct and/or advise you about where their products are available.

        http://www.eatwild.com/products/calif...

        1. Try the Forks Market, on State St. north of Ukiah.

          A bit further is my favorite, the Lakeview Market in Lucerne. Its a bit of a drive, but the meat is better than Safeway meat by a long shot.

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          1. re: johnnyu44

            Lakeview Market is the best one around. It's about 30 minutes from Ukiah, and worth the trip. It's got a real butcher and they have great service.