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Reason #2: Only Happy Animals

This is an ongoing blog series entitled, Reasons to Try Our Meat CSA, describing some of the reasons our members have shared with us why it works so well for them. Reason #2: Our meat comes from happy animals, not sad animals. We have a lot of young families in our meat CSA. And one thing we hear from a number of our members is that there are frequent conversations around the dinner table where discussions about animal welfare and human responsibility are given tangible expression while eating our products. One member even told me of his daughter asking many times after one of these conversations questions like, "did this chicken come from a sad animal, or from the happy...

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Reason #1 to Try our Meat CSA:

  After providing meat to our members in the Louisville, KY area for the past two years we've heard a lot of reasons why people think our CSA is a great fit for their families. It amazes us how such a diverse group of people can find it so perfect for them. So I figured I'd write a few blogs describing these benefits from some of the feedback we've received so far. I'll start with the biggest and easiest one first. 1. The meat is soooo good! We get this one a lot. Some people say our pork chops are more amazing than they thought pork chops could be, and sold them on the idea of trying out the CSA....

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Slow Roasted Cuban Pork Shoulder

The Boston Butt is a favorite cut of meat for smoking and making pulled pork bbq sandwiches. But when we sane mortals declare no intention of waking up at 2AM in order to meticulously watch over a smoker, so that dinner can be on the table by six, alternatives have to be presented. This recipe is fairly easy to pull off, and can be massaged into your schedule with some planning in advance. Combine into crock pot or dutch oven:1 Groce Family Farm Pork Shoulder Roast -seared first if possible (Picnic or Boston Butt)2 onions diced2 bulbs of garlic mincedJuice of four oranges, or 1.5 cups from a jug -preferably not-from-concentrate.Zest of 1 orange (if you went with the jug, this...

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