If You Value Your Health Eat Real Food
As I see it buying antibiotic-free meat is an important step if you value your health. Your best bet is to buy Organically raised grass-fed or pastured meats and animal products.
If you are unsure of where to find raw milk, check out Raw-Milk-Facts.com and RealMilk.com. They tell you what the status is for legality in your state, and provide a listing of raw dairy farms in your area.
The Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund also provides a state-by-state review of raw milk laws.
California residents can find raw milk retailers using the store locator available at www.OrganicPastures.com. Other organizations that can help you locate wholesome farm-fresh Real Food include:
|EatWild.com||EatWild.com provides lists of certified Organic farmers known to produce safe, wholesome raw dairy products as well as grass-fed beef and other Organic produce.
Here you can also find information about local farmers markets, as well as local stores and restaurants that sell grass-fed products.
|Weston A. Price Foundation||Weston A. Price has local chapters in most states, and many of them are connected with buying clubs in which you can easily purchase organic foods, including grass-fed raw dairy products like milk and butter.|
|Grassfed Exchange||The Grassfed Exchange has a listing of producers selling organic and grass-fed meats across the USA|
|Local Harvest||This website will help you find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other good things to eat.|
|Farmers’ Markets||A national listing of Farmers’ Markets.|
|Eat Well Guide: Wholesome Food from Healthy Animals||The Eat Well Guide is a free online directory of sustainably raised meat, poultry, dairy, and eggs from farms, stores, restaurants, inns, and hotels, and online outlets in the United States and Canada.|
|Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA)||CISA is dedicated to sustaining agriculture and promoting the products of small farms.|
|FoodRoutes||The FoodRoutes “Find Good Food” map can help you connect with local farmers to find the freshest, tastiest food possible. On their interactive map, you can find a listing for local farmers, CSAs, and markets near you.|
|The Cornucopia Institute||The Cornucopia Institute maintains web-based tools rating all certified organic brands of eggs, dairy products, and other commodities, based on their ethical sourcing and authentic farming practices separating CAFO “Organic” production from authentic Organic practices.|
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