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local grass-fed beef distributors

cheflauren Apr 4, 2007 09:30 AM

am opening a mex restaurant and want to support local farmers, etc while avoiding hormone injections.
can't buy sides of beef or whole cows/pigs, etc. but want to buy local.
any suggestions?

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    SuzMiCo Apr 4, 2007 10:02 AM

    Check out the people who sell at the Green City Market (the big farmer's market at the south end of Lincoln Park):


    1. d
      dfbeef Jun 15, 2009 12:41 PM

      My company, Dietzler Farms, supplies dry aged beef to restaurants throughout the area. It is all raised on my family farm in Elkhorn, WI. I deliver fresh every Thursday!

      1. Chicago Wine Geek Jun 16, 2009 08:27 AM

        I get mine from these guys:


        Give them a call.

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          foodinc Jan 27, 2010 03:19 PM

          You may want to checkout Seven Sons Farms. They deliver to Chicago.
          More info: http://www.sevensons.net/

          1. nsxtasy Jan 27, 2010 04:00 PM

            Tallgrass Beef is located in Kansas, but it's founded by a Chicagoan (a famous one, in fact). www.tallgrassbeef.com

            1. j
              jennsmith Jan 27, 2010 08:00 PM

              Liberty Family Farms in Hart, MI does a meat CSA and is at the Green City Market every month. All their meat is grass-fed. You can google their name for contact info.

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              1. re: jennsmith
                Chicago Wine Geek Jan 28, 2010 08:30 AM

                Wallace Farms. Great stuff.


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