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What Is Organic Meat?

When we hear the term organic, we typically think of it as applying to produce or grains. But there is such a thing as organic meat as well. What is required for beef to earn the organic label?

Recipe: Irish Beef Stew Made With Grass-Fed Beef

Saint Patrick’s Day is here, and there’s nothing we enjoy eating more on the holiday than a warm bowl of Irish Beef Stew, made with Verde Farms’ organic, grass-fed beef, of course. We particularly like the following recipe that we have adapted from Eating Richly. It doesn’t have to officially be St. Patty’s Day, however, […]

What Is the Difference Between Grass-Fed and Grass-Finished Beef?

Grass-fed beef is becoming a more recognizable term when shopping for meat. But there’s some confusion between the definitions grass-fed and grass-finished. If grass-fed beef describes meat from cattle that ate grass, what does the term “grass-finished” mean? Don’t they both mean the same thing? Not quite.

What’s The Big Deal About Grass-Fed Beef?

These days we’re not the only ones shouting from the rooftops about the many benefits of grass-fed beef… But what’s the hype really about – and is it really just hype? The good news is that this growing movement is not just based on a popular diet, it’s based on true nutritional research and facts. […]

Why Our Grass-Fed, Organic Beef Comes from Abroad

The importance of pasture raised meat is something we are committed to here at Verde Farms. It is important to support farms on every level, at both the local and global scale. There are a few simple reasons why we source our grass-fed, organic beef and lamb from places like Australia and Uruguay. Weather There […]

Recipe: Beef Enchiladas for Cinco de Mayo

This recipes is for one of our favorite Mexican dishes: beef enchiladas. We use our organic, grass-fed beef for this recipe along with a killer enchilada sauce. Ingredients  {for the sauce} 1 can whole tomatoes ½ medium onion, diced 1 minced garlic clove 1-2 jalapenos diced 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce ——– 1½ pounds Verde Farms […]

Recipe: Grandma’s Spaghetti & Meatballs

Cold weather calls for comfort food like Grandma used to make. What better way to welcome the weekend ahead than with a hearty, Italian favorite? [Recipe adapted from Grandma and Bon Appetit) INGREDIENTS 2 pounds of ground Verde Farms beef 2/3 cup chopped drained roasted red peppers from jar 2 large peeled garlic cloves, peeled […]

Organic Versus Natural Beef: Debunking the Myths

Cattle farmers and ranchers raise cattle in a variety of ways, from a grain-rich diet in feedlots to a grass-fed and grass-finished diet on pasture. When you’re searching for the right beef to put on your table, it’s hard to know the difference between beef that is labeled “natural” as opposed to “certified organic”. Natural […]