Once again there’s another ground beef recall, as if the information about “pink slime”, meat glue and who knows what isn’t enough, now it’s e-coli again. I’ve ground my own for years now, either by hand or with a food processor, and I recommend buying local grass-fed/grass-finished cuts to make it, and or, all ready ground from safe sources like these
Here are three local beef providers and how to contact them, and also how you can buy their meat in small quantities or more. I’ve bought ground beef & roast from all three of these makers, and I think they’re very good quality.
Dave’s Meat Service 5149 Blue Gum Ave, Modesto Ca, 209 527-2861 They are also at Modesto and many other Farmer’s Markets
Open Space Meats, our ground beef is made in with 85% lean trim, chuck meat and round meat (sometimes sirloin). Ground in small batches (about 300-500 pounds). I hope that helps. If there is anything else we can do for you please let me know. Thanks Seth Nitschke Open Space Meats LLC PO Box 209 Newman, CA 95360 209-262-8780 (ph) 209-862-4275 (fax) www.openspacemeats.com Open Space ground beef can be purchased direct from them, 20 or more lb.’s can be delivered. 1lb.s or more at a time at Cornucopia in Modesto Ca.
Rawhide Meats 209-984-8814 firstname.lastname@example.org Custom Processing “your local source of ranch raised meats.” Grass finished, No hormone clean beef is available in any amount. I have seen these people working, and it’s clean and small 1-2 beef at a time. You can buy as little as lb of ground beef, at their shop out side of Jamestown or at the Tuolumne City Farmer’s Market, on Wed. afternoon, 4:00 till dusk. If you are lucky, and raise your own, they can process it for you.
Orvis Ranch Beef can be purchased 1 lb at a time or more in the Twain Harte Market, in Twain Harte Ca. You can also buy direct.