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grass fed beef

I tried this under grass fed dairy products but failed miserably :) I thought I would take a final gasp and try Grass fed beef.
does anyone have a source for grass fed beef or lamb? AKA pastured beef ...
keeping my fingers crossed :)
happy eating, Oana

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  1. The local climate makes pasturing hard. Ferme Boréalis pastures in the warm months and feeds with hay in the winter. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/4568...

    Supermarché PA used to have organic beef they labelled as grass fed but these days that moniker is gone. Still, you might inquire. Another possible source would be Fermes St-Vincent, the organic butcher at the Atwater and Jean Talon markets, though again you'd want to inquire. www.saint-vincentbio.com

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    1. re: carswell

      I know but if I can have it periodically throughout the year I will take it whenever I can get it :) Thank you so much for these resources carswell. It never hurts to inquire so I will do so.

      I am going to place my first beef order with ferme Le Crepuscule next week and I am excited to see what I recieve. I went to visit their (Jean-Pierre and Debbie) farm last weekend and it was incredible. I wish everyone was able to see how hard these people work for the food we take for granted. Perhaps then they would understand the prices ...anyhow that is a different subject :) Thank you again :)

      Happy eating, Oana

    2. Isn't Alberta beef generally grass fed? If so, maybe looking for Alberta beef would be easier. It certainly tasted grass fed whenever I have had beef in Alberta. Which, for me, is not a good thing... I know it's more 'natural' but I like the flavor of grain fed much better.

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      1. re: The Chemist

        You are certainly wrong, that Alberta beef is generally grass fed. It's usually grain-fed.

        1. re: The Chemist

          I am not so sure that it is. It is easy to imagine that it is what with all those rolling fields :) but in reality I think it may not be the case.

          That is the thing though I do not think that I have ever had grass fed beef here and I would like to be able to make an informed choice. To be able to do this though I have to find it, more importantly taste it :) and then decide which way to go.
          I had grass fed meat as a child in Romania off of our farm but frankly do not remember taste and am looking forward to it.
          Happy eating, Oana

          1. re: oana

            Oana,

            Any feedback from your order from ferme Le Crepuscule? What did you order? Feedback on taste?

            Thanks!

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