Affordable Grass Fed Beef – Does it Exist?
Organic fruits and vegetables are all the rage nowadays. Farmer’s markets are popping up all over the place, and going green and eating sustainable foods are becoming a real lifestyle choice for millions of conscious people. Buying organic grass fed beef is another growing interest for the health and planet-conscious set, but for most people it is cost exclusionary. Whereas organic fruits and vegetables can be had for just a couple dollars more than conventionally-grown produce, affordable grass fed beef simply doesn’t exist on a small scale. Steak is already expensive; organic grass fed steak can cost twice as much. Luckily, a practice gaining traction with “locavores” (that is, people who choose to practice food sustainability by eating only food from local farms) is cowpooling. Cowpooling is the latest buzz term describing when a group of people pool their resources together to purchase an entire cow from a local farm. Local, smaller farms usually produce free range, grass fed, and