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Grass-fed cattle live an active and healthy lifestyle, which alters the muscle integrity of the meat. Animals raised in feedlots and on grain receive almost no exercise, making their meat less flavorful due to stressful, stagnant conditions. The differences in the meat mean that consumers don't always know that a grass-fed steak must be treated differently...

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The world of premium steaks

If you could pick one steak to eat for dinner tonight what would it be? In the world of high-end steak purchasing, it’s not all about Kobe beef. Take a look at the steak movement as it shifts and grows to new markets and customers and ranchers alike are paying mind to heritage breeds, fair practices,...

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New standards in grass-fed

The American Grassfed Association created a new standard and certification for grass-fed dairy producers, which will make labeling more transparent. Today, there’s a wide variety dairy products, differing labels, and little government oversight in the industry. The upshot? It’s difficult for customers to know exactly what they’re getting when shopping grass-fed. The breakdown: Cows are...

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Grass-fed is healthier than grain-fed

You are what you eat and you are what you eat eats. Not only is it important to pay mind to what we feed ourselves, but it’s equally as important to be aware of what’s being fed to the animals we’re eating. Why? The diet of the cow greatly affects the types of fat present...

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Why we're better than Whole Foods

Do you really know where your Whole Foods meat and seafood is coming from? We're talking about how it has been stored and the true quality of the product you're buying. Unfortunately, most people don't know the answers to these questions. That's why we want to address the question we hear over and over: how...

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Holiday gifts for everyone on your list

Each year around the holidays we search for gifts that our friends, family, and co-workers want and that we can feel good about purchasing.  A Greensbury gift is our favorite way to say 'thank you'. Why? Beyond supporting small, American farmers, we love the idea of gifting a healthy product that is going to bring people together. Good...

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The Best Turkeys are Flash Frozen

  With Thanksgiving on the horizon we want to shed some light on fresh versus frozen and why labels are misleading. According to the USDA, a fresh turkey is one that hasn't been taken under 26 degrees Fahrenheit by a food processor. Sounds pretty good, right? Unfortunately, the majority of turkeys labeled as "fresh" are processed 9 weeks...

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Preeti's Organic Pesto Chicken with Saffron Pilaf

Thank you Preeti from Hudson Wellness for your great recipe!  Ingredients: Greensbury organic chicken breast Marinate in 1/2 tsp nutmeg and peanut oil and sea salt For the pesto: 1/4 cup mixed nuts 2 cloves garlic Mint  Parsley Olive oil For the pilaf: 1/2 cup basmati rice 1/2 cup peas 2 tsp cumin Saffron (few strands) 1...

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SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

If you could help the environment, promote the fair treatment of farm animals, and feed your children food that's free of antibiotics and hormones, wouldn't you? Sustainable farming protects the environment, public health and animal welfare. Environment: Sustainable farms have a strict 'No Pesticide', 'No Toxic Chemical' rule, allowing the plants and animals to mature naturally and allot for a variety of species. In doing so,...

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EATING ORGANIC PROTEIN

We Are What We Eat We at Greensbury want our customers to be healthy, happy, and informed.Chicken, fish, and steak are examples of complete proteins, meaning they provide your body with all of the essential amino acids required for digestion, metabolic function, and maintaining a healthy immune system. With the current state of the food industry, its important to...

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Get Fit: Jillian Michaels' Favorite Proteins

By: Catalina Gonella It’s no secret that Jillian Michaels knows what’s up when it comes to diet and weight loss, so when we found out she invested in a new organic protein delivery service, we couldn’t wait to find out more. You know that you should be eating grass-fed meat, free-range poultry, and wild seafood,...

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Frozen or Chilled?

Organic meat and sustainable seafood have become a major focus of the fresh vs. frozen debate. In a recent publication by The Washington Post, Aliza Green, a Philadelphia-based chef and author of The Fishmonger’s Apprentice, believes there are more than a few reasons to make a conscious choice to purchase frozen organic meats and seafood. "If you had asked me in...

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5 Reasons to Buy Organic Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Chicken is one of our favorite proteins: easy, simple, versatile. From chicken sausage, to marinated & grilled chicken breast, stir-fry to breaded cutlets, the possibilities are varied and delicious. Moreover, it's naturally low in fat and calories, so toss that grilled chicken breast on a bed of leafy greens, and sit down to enjoy a meal that you know is...

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The Rise of Grass-Fed Beef

When you purchase beef do you ask yourself "did this cow eat grass?" The Wall Street Journal posted a piece detailing the rise and growth of the grass-fed beef industry. Today, grass-fed is no longer a niche product. Consumers are looking to buy grass-fed and organic meat. They're willing to pay more for a healthier, cleaner product. In...

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Paying Farmers to Go Organic, Even Before the Crops Come In

The clamor for organic crops is so intense that major food brands, like General Mills, Kellogg and Ardent Mills, are helping to underwrite the switch. By STEPHANIE STROM Aritcle originally appeared on The New York Times DENAIR, Calif. — The last time Wendell Naraghi tried to make money from organic nuts, in the 1980s, he...

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Bone Broth Finds the Spotlight

By: Andrew Sterman It feels funny to be riding a trend. I’m used to being off to the side in matters of health and food thinking. But today, I laughed while reading the NYTimes article Bones, Broth, Bliss; Bone Broth Evolves From Prehistoric Food to Paleo Drink because I have a large pot of bone...

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Grass-Fed Meat Delivery

By: Stephanie Eckelkamp You've heard us endlessly tout the benefits of grass-fed meat—it contains more anti-inflammatory omega-3s, it's sourced from humanely raised animals, and it's far less damaging to the environment than the conventional factory farmed stuff. But getting your hands on it? Well, that's the tricky part. If you don't have a nearby farmers'...

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Greensbury Sustainable Fish Sampler on HSN

Greensbury is committed to sourcing seafood that's fished or farmed responsibly. We only carry seafood that is rated "best choice" or "good alternative" by the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch program. Our customers can conveniently place their meat and seafood orders online and have it delivered to their doors anywhere in the U.S. safe in the...

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Q&A: Brad Harrison, Founder of Greensbury

By: John Fiorillo, IntraFish "How is the sustainable seafood movement influencing your seafood purchasing/marketing decisions? Our seafood purchasing decisions focus on sourcing our seafood from sustainable fisheries in the United States and reducing packaging materials and food waste. We are committed to sourcing seafood that was fished or farmed responsibly. Greensbury Market only carries seafood...

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Millennial BBQ: Choosing the Better Beef

Millennials now make up nearly 25 percent of American consumers. With $200 billion in combined spending power, the millennial generation has proven to be disruptive, especially when it comes to their spending habits in relation to food. According to a report issued by Rabobank, the millennial generation represents a multicultural cohort which is health conscious,...

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Support American Grass Fed Beef

The demand for organic grass fed beef is growing by at least 20 percent a year in the United States. But while sustainable food advocates see this growth be a positive sign, the grass fed burger market may be growing so quickly that it’s undermining some of the original intention behind the shift. The reality...

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Imported Organic Meat: Regulatory Risk Revealed

As many of you are aware, the USDA accredits certifying agents who then conduct inspections related to organic certification. The USDA delegates to these agents the important regulatory function of determining whether a product is genuinely organic. What may surprise you is less than half of the organizations which have received organic certification are actually located in the United...

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Salmon From the Faroe Islands

The Islands and Culture The Faroe Islands are perfectly located for premium salmon production. The remote location is complemented by pristine clear waters, cool steady sea temperatures, strong currents and accessible fjords that cut deep inland. Drawn to this perfect mix of conditions, wild Atlantic Salmon from all over northern Europe make their way north...

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You Are What You (M)eat

Almost all U.S. cattle are given hormone implants to promote faster growth and convert their food into muscle more efficiently to make their meat leaner. On conventional farms, cattle are given six different anabolic steroids including estradiol, testosterone, progesterone and synthetic hormones, zeranol, androgen trenbolone acetate and progestin melengestrol acetate. Digging into a chicken breast from a conventional...

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Greensbury Partners with Jillian Michaels, Health & Wellness Expert

Committed to supporting consumers live a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle, Greensbury has partnered with Jillian Michaels, the nation’s leading health and wellness expert. “I am motivated to work with Greensbury Market to eliminate the fears consumers have surrounding meat and seafood and put it back on the table. Through education, inspiration and support, our partnership...

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