Grass Fed is Better

You may have seen the movie “Food Inc.” stating “Everything that has been done in modern Agriculture is to grow it faster, fatter, bigger, cheaper.”The weight gain can exceed 4 lbs per day!

Many people  think of "corn-fed" beef as nutritionally superior, but it isn't. Grass fed beef is lean and tastes better.

In a gourmet competition by the Toronto Star (http://www.thestar.com/printArticle/530480) grass fed meat tasted better than grain fed:

“The leading characteristic of all grass-fed breeds is leanness. … but the main attraction is that it's healthy. Lower fat content makes for less traffic in the arteries. An added bonus is distinct flavour; pastured cows take on the character of the land they graze on. Literally, they are what they eat, and a verdant stretch of pasture adds subtle nuances to their taste.”

 We Wanted Our Children To Eat Healthy Natural Foods…Grown On Our Home Farm.”

We keep our cattle the way they naturally live. Outdoors in a small herd. They move all day foraging on grasses, legumes and herbs. This forage mix is rich in vitamins, nutrients and fibre to raise strong and healthy cattle. The calves nurse from the cows for about 8 months while they learn to take grass and hay.  For some this may not be important, but for us it is: Our cows are happy and we raise them ethically.

Fresh Grass and Hay – Scientifically Proven Healthier Beef.

According to the Journal of Animal Science*, grass fed beef is low fat. It has the same amount of fat as chicken breast, but more Omega-3s. A 2002 study in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition*  has shown it contains up to four times the amount of beta carotene, more omega-3 fatty acids, up to six times more Vitamin E, 2-5 times more conjugated Linoleic Acid. Just google "conjugated linoleic acid in grass fed beef ... "

Grass - Fed Beef Makes Excellent Freezer Beef.

Because our beef is so lean and does not contain a lot of water (as you are used to from grain-fed), the hamburgers stay in shape and don't shrink. When frozen there is much less freezer burn due to dehydration of the meat in the freezer.

And by the way, we enjoy seeing our cows being happy in their family group on our pastures. We believe everyone should treat our planet and all its inhabitants with respect and dignity.  

 Bon Appetit ……… Ernst and Krista

BEEF ORDER INFORMATION:


No order is too small. We can sell you one steak at a time. Call ahead to pick up individually packaged  beef or try to catch us by chance. We are small and may not have every item in our freezer.

 

To Order a quarter cow call in advance to make sure you’ll get your order. We will prepare freezer packages with a variety of meat: 

Steaks, Roast,  Ground Beef, Stewing meat, Ribs, and Loin.  We’ll also custom cut as you like it.

All our meat is processed in provincially inspected facilities. Our prices are comparable to regular grocery prices, but our quality is substantially better. You'll need to try our meat.

 

 

Don’t have a big freezer?  No problem.

You don’t have to order large quantities. We can sell you individually priced packages of a single steak, roast, hamburger package, stew, or ribs. Just call us. 905-751-1323

 

Our free range egg and grass fed beef customers come the following areas: Whitchurch-Stouffville, Aurora, Markham, Newmarket, Gwillimbury, Richmond Hill, Oakridges, Thornhill, Vaughan, King Township, York Region, Toronto, GTA, Pickering, and many more communities in Ontario.

In 2010 we changed our herd to Pinzgauer Cattle: A hardy breed from the Alps that produces excellent marbled meat and milk in high alpine pastures. 

The birth of a calf is always a moment of great joy for everyone, even for our horse. 

 

Per Pound

Ground Beef (Lean)

Please contact us for prices

Hamburger Patties ready for the BBQ (8 HUGE Patties per pack!)


New York Steak


Rib Steak


Round Steak Sliced


Sirloin Steak


T-bone Steak


Tenderloin


Blade Roast


Boneless Stew


Brisket


Rouladen


Eye of Round


Braising Rib


 For a chart with the common cuts, please click the beef chart below:

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