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   Oct 14

Gobble Goodness!

Thanksgiving Turkeys We’ve pulled together tips you should know for buying and cooking your turkey! Thanks to Mother Earth News. You’ll also find many more tips and tricks for cooking pastured birds in the books mentioned below. 1. Hank Will, a Kansas turkey farmer and Editor-in-Chief of Grit magazine, recommends buying a bird processed one […]

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   Apr 08

How do you cook lower-fat grass-fed beef?

The way Lynne Sawicki explains it to Access Atlanta, the difference between grass-fed beef and grain-fed beef is a lot like the difference between people who eat mostly vegetables and people who eat a lot of pasta and bread. The vegetable eaters tend to be leaner. And so are the cows who eat mostly grass, […]

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   Mar 15

The Chicken Dance

By: Julie Lubinsky The celebration of the first batch of chicks to arrive at Holben Valley Farm this season (see photo on right) and my love (and immense hatred) for the “Chicken Dance” inspired me to pull together some fun facts about the Gallus gallus domesticus (the chicken). If you’ve never flapped your wings on […]

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   Feb 19

Confused About Fat? Choose Grassfed!

By: Jo Robinson In my Grandma’s day, there was no such thing as a bad fat. All fat was “good” simply because it tasted good. My Grandma fried her eggs in bacon grease, added bacon grease to her cakes and pancakes, made her pie crusts from lard, and served butter with her homemade bread. My […]

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   Jan 28

Top 10 Reasons to Eat Grass-Fed Meat

The top reason why people don’t eat grass-fed meat is because they say it’s too hard to find. We at Holben Valley Farm are doing our best to provide local outlets to purchase our delicious and nutritious grass-fed products to you and your family direct from the farm. You may always place an order by […]

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   Jan 23

Grass is Greener

Research is showing that beef from grass-fed cattle is leaner, healthier, and less costly to the planet–and may even be safer to eat than the heifers you’re chewing on now. Women’s Health Magazine suggests that instead of focusing on what you’re eating, you should take a look at what your prime rib had for lunch […]

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   Jan 07

Steak Lovers Celebrate!

Chef Alton Brown talks about the flavor and texture profile of grass-fed beef. Alton Brown is host of Food Network‘s Good Eats, appears regularly on Food Network Star, Iron Chef America and Next Iron Chef. Watch the video below!

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   Nov 23

How to Buy Grass-fed Meats

From Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen by guest blogger Marilyn Noble, Communications Director, American Grassfed Association Grass-fed meats are showing up everywhere—in grocery stores, at farmer’s markets, and on the menus of burger joints and fine dining restaurants. Why? Because, compared to grain-fed, the meat is healthier for people (it has a more nutritious fat profile […]

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