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Locally raised beef or poultry?

meganodining Nov 14, 2010 09:38 AM

My upcoming theme for our gourmet group is "Farm to Table"- I am in charge of the main course and feeling a little unsure. Does anyone know where I can get locally-raised beef or poultry? Ideally at a Farmer's Market (in LA area- not Pasadena if possible- too far!) PLEASE REPLY with any suggestions, I am stumped.

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  1. Servorg RE: meganodining Nov 14, 2010 09:58 AM

    http://www.localharvest.org/healthy-f... You also should visit either the Hollywood Farmer's Market or the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmer's Market.

    Santa Monica Farmers' Market (Arizona and 2nd
    )Arizona Ave Santa Monica CA, Arizona Ave Santa Monica, CA

    Hollywood Farmers Market
    1600 Ivar Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

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      bulavinaka RE: meganodining Nov 14, 2010 10:01 AM

      The Sunday Mar Vista FM on Grand View has a purveyor of beef, lamb and goat. I know his lamb is sourced from his father who lives in Fresno - don't know if that's local enough, but his products are good albeit a little pricey. He has a cut of lamb - basically a deboned rack of lamb - which is almost like a lamb-version of pork belly in its unctuousness and tenderness. It's around $25/pound, but a little goes a long way.

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        stuffed RE: meganodining Nov 14, 2010 07:58 PM

        Rainbow Ranch Farms has a poultry CSA and sellls beef shares (and sometimes pig shares). The poultry and beef are pastured and the beef is farm finished. http://www.rainbowranchfarms.com.

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