I live 90 miles north of Spokane WA.
1 doz free range organic eggs are roughly $4.50
1 gal of raw milk is $9.
1 lb of grass fed ground been is about $6.
Curious about other areas.
According to this crazy accurate poll (I averaged the three items):
The overall average price of the three items is $5.65.
Most Spendy - San Francisco at $9.33.
Least $$$ - Southern New Hampshire at $3.35.
Tip: If you do the raw milk - get thee to an Amish Farm if you can. Best prices by FAR!
Cheapest - Military Commissary Okinawa Japan at $2.
Most $$$$ - San Fran at $7.50.
Cheapest - New Hampshire at $3.7 per lb.
Most $$$$ - Ny, NY - $8.99.
Least $$$$ - Maryland $3 gallon (Amish)
Most $$$ - San Francisco at $12 a gallon.
Los Angeles-Free Range Omega 3 eggs $3.00 a dozen from Trader Joe's. Grass Fed ground beef is $5.99 a pound from Henry's, steaks more. I don't drink milk but a quart bottle of raw milk is about $3-$4.
I would think you would have some good farmer's markets or could get directly from a farmer up there, no?
Poulsbo, WA in the house! Organic eggs from farmer's market around 4-5 bucks a dozen although now I think my husband has a connection at work for eggs for 3 bucks...we'll see how that goes. Milk, only goat's milk available at our market is 8 bucks, 1/2 gallon. I buy Twin brooks creamery milk, non-homagenized for around 4 bucks a gallon, and beef from Farmer Tom at the market for about 7-12 a pound, depending on the cut. I consider us pretty lucky regarding prices...it breaks my heart to see people have to pay so much more for different things in different areas of the country.
I live in New York, specifically Brooklyn, moved here from Seattle. Huzzah WA State! :)
1 dozen pastured eggs: $6; I get my milk in glass quart bottles and it's about $5 - $$ dependent on the greenmarket I go to; 1lb of grass finished beef, born/bred/raised in NY, is $5.99lb
The eggs they sell at the commissary are not free range, nor are they organic but those are 2.00 a dozen, if you go out in town [which I still have no idea if they are free range or organic] they are 5-6 dollars a dozen with the exchange rate. When we buy milk [rarely] its a half gallon and it costs 4.00. The ground beef at the commissary is also not organic or grass fed, but for 93/7 I think it is 3-4 dollars a pound. Organic ground bison though is 5.00 a pound :]
Also, I completely missed the part where you said you ARE from washington!
Guess I should have added where I live now, we kick it in Japan now :] Okinawa to be specific.
Portland OR area: these prices are for a standard groceries at Winco (except the bison). They are not organic, grass fed, cage free, etc. But they are affordable and highlight that it is possible to eat a decent diet on a budget.
Dozen eggs: 1.45 Milk: 2.95... I think, I don't buy it. 1 lb beef: 3.49 1 lb bison: 3.99
I'm in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and mine are about the same. $4 for a dozen pastured eggs from a local farm, $4.99/lb for ground beef from a local grass-fed ranch, and $9 for a gallon of raw milk from a local grass-fed dairy. The milk is actually $7/gallon but I'm in a co-op and the dairy is a couple of hours away so they charge $2 extra per gallon since one gal drives out to get it for all of us in the co-op.
Bay Area CA- Havent found pastured eggs at the store or farmers market but qualityish eggs are roughy 4 dollars a dozen
raw milk - 9 dollars a half gal.
grassfed beef. 4.89 a pound .. Milk pail market Mountain View CA -hit it up!
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