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where to buy pork in berkeley/oakland?

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hi there
was wondering what is the best place to buy good (organic or no hormones/feedlot) pork in the berkeley/oakland area?

marin sun farms?

need ~10lbs!

many thanks!

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  1. Marin Sun Farms, Cafe Rouge, and Star Grocery butcher are the best options, I think.

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    Cafe Rouge
    1782 Fourth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

    1. Marin Sun Farms, Cafe Rouge, Becker Lane at the West Berkeley Bowl.

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      Cafe Rouge
      1782 Fourth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

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        1. re: Robert Lauriston

          Fixing the inappropriate auto-link. They did not have Becker Lane at the original Bowl when I looked for it there.

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          Berkeley Bowl West
          920 Heinz Ave, Berkeley, CA

        2. Not organic or hormone free (might be) but for really fresh pork, Yet Sun Market in Oakland Chinatown rules. Turn over is fast and the prices rock bottom. I get pork chops sliced to order off the rack for $1.79/lb.

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          1. re: ML8000

            At $1.79 a pound, it's not organic, but pork from Chinese and Mexican butchers usually has better flavor than the weird, lean Frankenpork sold at chain supermarkets.

            1. re: Robert Lauriston

              When I said "might be", I meant that it could be hormone free (hormone and antibiotics cost $$$). I would be very shocked if it was organic (i.e., the feed/cost). Otherwise I agree on the flavor factor, they're definitely bred not to be as lean and usually are smaller than supermarket pork/pigs.