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by 0 · about 7 hours ago

Local grass fed butter vs coconut oil from the other side of the globe? Is local always the best way to go?

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paleoguy85 0 · June 12, 2014 at 3:58 PM

I prefer coconut oil for high heat applications like searing meat. I prefer butter for taste though.

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by 0 · about 7 hours ago

I'm from the Mediterranean and I live in Middle Europe. I try to eat according to traditional cuisines of these regions as much as I can, mostly limiting imported food to a few exotic spices. Even though there are many foods that didn't... (more)

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Jay_25 0 · January 31, 2014 at 11:53 AM

One option might be to get something like 23andMe done and figure out where your genes fall, then try to eat according to the heaviest regions that comprise your DNA. Might be false logic, but seems like it would be interesting.

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by 0 · about 7 hours ago

Hello all! I'm working on a guide to finding paleo resources in my local community, and I'd like your feedback on what you found it easy/difficult to find when you went paleo: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1V6g...jK4Co/viewform I... (more)

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nicholasalanbrown 0 · September 26, 2013 at 3:27 PM

These are good questions. First, I'm doing this in Brooklyn, with the hopes of expanding it to other locales. Second, I'm definitely aware of the price dimension. I couldn't figure out a good way to ask about availability and price at the... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

New to Lubbock, where can I find local grass fed beef, and organic local farmers markets?

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · December 26, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Taken from eatwild.com Green Cattle, LLC is an independent, family-owned and operated grass farm located just North of Lubbock, TX. We raise delicious grass-fed beef in a manner that is beneficial to the environment and humane for our livestock.... (more)

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by 1876 · about 8 hours ago

In asking this question, I am not necessarily seeking a 'right answer', I am looking to have discussion regarding everyone's feelings on 'mainstream' organic products. I understand that there are laws that dictate what defines organic, but do we... (more)

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CD 0 · November 16, 2012 at 3:54 PM

So I will say, most of my vegetables come from my garden or my local farmers market (which run March - October). I did a CSA last year and this year and decided I won't do it again because I didn't a lot of the stuff they gave me. Many... (more)

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by 4100 · about 8 hours ago

I went to Whole Foods recently and they did not have a lot of organic produce, but they did have a lot of "locally grown" produce, and large signs everywhere promoting this new trend. Now for me, local can mean New Jersey...Is this really a good... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · July 16, 2012 at 2:51 AM

Most local food (at least in the areas where I've lived) will be grown without pesticides, using organic methods (compost, etc.), but not certified organic, simply due to the cost involved. The conventional farmers who use a lot of... (more)

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by 231 · about 8 hours ago

So, I want to diversify my animal eating(currently consuming mostly grass fed beef from a side of beef), and a local farm sells pork sides, but he grain feeds(with local VT grain) his pigs. Should I pass, or go for it since it's a local... (more)

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Jules_1 0 · April 23, 2012 at 3:55 PM

If the price is right and the pigs are humanely raised, I'd go for it. Pigs aren't grass-eaters, I believe they just kinda eat whatever they find; it would probably be pretty tough to find affordable pork that feeds exclusively on forage.

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by 1213 · about 8 hours ago

When does the lean to fat ratio of grass-fed beef make it not worth bothering with? I found a VERY close (I have no idea how I missed the field of longhorns driving by it three times a week, but it happened) source with what I think are... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 18, 2012 at 12:11 AM

Try it! (Unless you have to buy a side of it at once?) 85/15 is the lowest I go with ground beef, so you could add some fat or skip it. Steaks depend on the breed and pasture. We had 3 local producers where we used to live and I only liked... (more)

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by 1213 · about 8 hours ago

I have been searching for a decent local-ish egg source since I go through tons of them and feel ethically and nutritionally compromised when I buy the battery eggs, and I feel fairly the same way when I buy the pricier "free range, omega-3" eggs... (more)

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Lizzy555 0 · February 17, 2012 at 5:25 AM

wow, I would love to eat those eggs! I think $2 a dozen is a steal. They sound like they really take good care of their chickens, to me that's the most important part. Organic feed offers the same nutrition as non-organic feed, but I think a... (more)

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by 6709 · about 8 hours ago

Road Kill paleo is/would be eating roadkill. Squirrel, Rabbit, Snake, Deer, Elk, Mouse, possum?, coon, etc. If its a fresh kill you get an animal that ate locally what it was suppose to, no steroids/hormones/AB. Add in anything that is green... (more)

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Jackie_4 0 · December 05, 2011 at 4:24 AM

Roadkill picking up was very common where I grew up in Maine for a bit - if there was ever an animal on the side of the road there was someone inspecting it to see if it was fresh or hauling it off in their car, or squatting over it until help... (more)

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by 1386 · about 8 hours ago

Does anyone living in Southern California, or even better Orange County, know of any good local CSAs or sources of quality meat and produce? I visit the local farmers' markets but they never carry any animal products. The eatwild website has... (more)

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WildBill 0 · December 19, 2011 at 7:21 PM

5 bar beef. Cows are in santiago canyon. Frank is at the Saturday farmer's market by UCI.

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by 10768 · about 8 hours ago

Not that long ago, I lived in Lawrence, Kansas, USA. Now that I live in Upstate New York, I find that I am desperately missing this restaurant. http://www.localburger.com/ Are there any other places with a menu like this? (Extra thanks if it is... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · April 10, 2011 at 12:52 PM

I like Yelp for finding food Locally. Looks like a TON of hits in NY. http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=grass+fed+burger&find_loc=New+York%2C+NY (more)

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by 8858 · about 8 hours ago

Picked up my pastured chicken this morning from a local farm near Columbus, Ohio. Big sale. 75% off parts for loyal customers! (They needed to clear out their freezer it seems.) Their normal prices don't seem terrible to me, but I haven't done a... (more)

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Jack_Mac 0 · January 13, 2011 at 3:05 AM

I buy direct from a local farmer in PA, have to pick-up 1/4 side beef: $3.95/# 140 lbs - finished wgt/table ready: 14 day dry aging, butchered, vacuum sealed, incl odds & ends: offal, bones, oxtail, etc 1/2 side pork: $2.95/# 70 lbs... (more)

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by 941 · about 8 hours ago

I would like to find a fellow Paleos in the Shreveport,LA area. My friend Dave and I are the only ones I know of. I have tried Google, but there are no hits that are really usable. We could set up a local meet-up or organize some other event. I... (more)

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August 0 · March 30, 2010 at 8:55 PM

Well, I'm in Shreveport too. I don't know anybody else, though at a coffee shop I go to on Saturdays (the naked bean) one of the staff mentioned there was a guy doing a 'caveman' diet. Sounded like paleo. I can't really afford CF either, but it... (more)

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by 78417 · about 8 hours ago

What do you think is best- a Paleo diet sourced closer to home or a Paleo diet where you source food items, etc. from wherever they are available (eg online)?

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · March 23, 2010 at 1:20 AM

I find it pretty easy to eat local, but I am lucky to live in NYC where farmers markets and good butchers abound. I think it has been beneficial because it has weaned me of my annoying fruit addicted. I didn't eat much fruit at all this winter and... (more)

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by 623 · about 8 hours ago

Been eating Paleo but not organic or grass fed. Had a grass fed steak two nights ago that sealed the deal. But I went to Whole Foods (whole paycheck) yesterday and grass fed ground beef is $10/lb and steaks were $25/lb!!! I dont think that... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · March 14, 2010 at 5:37 PM

Open Space Meats (a California company) sells grass-fed ground beef for $4.79 / lb. You can also order from them online. A few local grocers in the LA area carry their meat. Also, Organic Pastures (you've seen their milk at Whole Foods), sells... (more)

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by 593 · October 19, 2014 at 4:20 AM

Nobody I know in person is paleo. Some of them eat healthy, CW diets and most of them eat SAD. All this makes ME sad... I'm tired of preaching. Can't we just get together and have a paleo potluck or something? Anybody know of any central... (more)

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paint94979 0 · January 14, 2014 at 9:53 PM

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by 10 · October 19, 2014 at 4:15 AM

I'm relocating to Huntington, WV in the next few weeks and leaving behind my very paleo-friendly community of San Antonio, TX. Wondering if there are any fellow paleo-ites (paleos? paleovores? paleons? help?) who can recommend good local food... (more)

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jillymcsilly 0 · September 21, 2013 at 2:34 AM

Thanks for all of the very helpful info, Savannah! I have become a regular at the Wild Ramp very quickly, and I need to make a point to check out the Putnam Farmers Market while I still can. I did check out Healthy Life Market but it's SO... (more)

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by 145 · October 19, 2014 at 4:02 AM

I was chewing on a delicious grass fed organic beef burger from my local farm and almost chipped my front tooth on a bone shard. This is pretty disappointing as I have 22 left which I now have to eat with caution. In the past I've also had the... (more)

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blueballoon 0 · February 03, 2013 at 1:46 PM

Beef bones are not small like fish or rabbit bones. I don't see any reason why you should have bone shards in your meat. Or {shudder} plastic in your venison. I'd call and complain--for a couple of reasons: First, the farm needs to know that... (more)

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by 1281 · October 19, 2014 at 3:23 AM

What I wonder is: what do you really appreciate when it comes to food/food availability/traditions in your home country? Even developments. Have you been noticing a change in attitude towards fresh, local food? etc. Me (from Germany): I love... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · October 01, 2011 at 10:18 PM

NOTHING There is a small pocket of people in my country who get it. The politicians and business community dont. Medical docs dont even know what paleo is. Paleo in my country is an island of sense in a land of ignorance. (more)

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by 10919 · October 19, 2014 at 3:18 AM

I moved to the area about 7 months ago and was in a baby-haze so I'm just now finally getting out and about and I was considering starting a meetup for my area but I wanted to see where people are. What are your favorite grassfed meat... (more)

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SlimIcy 0 · May 23, 2012 at 12:17 AM

I live on the East Side, work in East Providence. Love the city!

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by 15 · October 19, 2014 at 3:15 AM

Has anyone every come across a grass-fed/finished farm that sells very tender meat? I've ordered quarter cows from a few farms now, and while I've enjoyed a lot of the meat, I find that the steaks and briskets tend to be tough. Part of the issue... (more)

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · June 13, 2011 at 1:23 AM

Look online for grassfed Wagyu (the Kobe beef breed.) They're naturally very marbled. It's mighty pricey, though. :-) If it were me (and it is) I'd just get the best grassfed locally I can get and smother everything in grassfed ghee for extra... (more)

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by 2949 · October 19, 2014 at 3:10 AM

I'm curious what people think about where your paleo food comes from. For me, the whole paleo approach means eating local. I see grass-fed meat on amazon etc and while I understand why people sell it, I feel it defeats the purpose (same with... (more)

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Karen 0 · March 12, 2011 at 12:32 AM

I like to eat locally produced food. Fortunately the county I live in has some great small farm producers and a very active locavore movement, along with good local government and organizational support. I can get much of what I want at the local... (more)

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by 19220 · October 19, 2014 at 3:04 AM

There are a lot of North American folks around. How many here are based in the British Isles? If so are there any differences you can see about eating well in the UK? Compared to say a lot of the disscusions on here about US farming, meats, shops... (more)

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sean_1 0 · September 25, 2010 at 12:25 AM

View from a southern boy (Louisiana and Texas) living in London. Positives for the UK: Most dairy is pastured. No hunting for KerryGold. And cream is much better. Though raw milk is hard to come by. If you do cheese, and I do, moving to the UK... (more)

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by 205 · October 19, 2014 at 3:02 AM

Hi All - I will be spending three weeks in India towards the end of the year and am concerned that I am going to find it really very difficult to eat paleo whilst there. We're not going off the beaten track too much - Golden Triangle plus... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · April 11, 2010 at 9:43 PM

Plan well. I suggest going through the list of foods that are common to Northern India and learning the names of the ones that you know you can eat. Perhaps make yourself a cue card with the name and the food so you can reference them when you... (more)

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