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Prime Time For Steak Lovers: Wall Street Journal

An interesting article regarding the current glut of USDA prime beef appeared in the Wall Street Journal on 7/15/09. It features a great passage contrasting Grass-fed beef with USDA prime (heavily marbled) beef:

By contrast, grass-fed meat, which comes from cattle that haven’t been fattened on grain towards the end of their lives, rarely earns the prime grade because it tends to be less [...]

Thursday, July 16, 2009|News|

Hearst Ranch Beef On Apesphere

Belly of the Beast
By Christine Arena
The original story can be found at Apesphere

The stocks of major U.S. meat companies plunged last week in the wake of reports tying the swine flu outbreak to conditions inside confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Shares of Smithfield Foods – a company with CAFOs in Mexico that have been scrutinized in connection [...]

Wednesday, May 6, 2009|News|

Hearst Ranch Beef At The James Beard House

Emma Hearst To Cook At The James Beard House In New York City
From The Albany Times Union

Emma Hearst, who grew up in the Capital Region and graduated from the Albany Academy and the Culinary Institute of America before opening her own Manhattan restaurant in December, has already been invited to [...]

Thursday, February 19, 2009|News|

Hearst Ranch Beef At The Paso Robles Wine Festival

PASO ROBLES, Calif. – The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance (www.pasowine.com) announced tickets are now on sale for the Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival, the marquee wine tasting event held along California’s Central Coast, May 15 – 17, 2009. The weekend brings winemakers and enthusiasts together in two distinct events — Friday RESERVE and Saturday Grand Tasting. The 27th [...]

Wednesday, February 4, 2009|News|

Hearst Ranch Beef In Washington DC

Heritage Foods USA – News from Washington D.C.

This week Heritage Foods USA will be providing the following items to the inaugural dinners in Washington D.C. We are proud to announce that these items are for sale through the Heritage Foods USA mail order and wholesale division.

Ancient White Park ground beef from Leaping Waters Farm in Shawsville,
Virginia and Six [...]

Monday, January 19, 2009|News|

Hearst Ranch – Linn’s Restaurant Partnership

Linn’s and Hearst Ranch partner up
In keeping with its commitment to local products, Cambria restaurant will only serve the range-grazed, grass-fed beef
From The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Two noted North Coast brand names have strengthened ties to each other. Linn’s restaurant in Cambria has announced that the only beef it will serve will be from the Hearst [...]

Tuesday, January 6, 2009|News|

Hearst Ranch wins C.B.C.I.A. honors

(MEATPOULTRY.com, December 10, 2008)
by Bryan Salvage

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Beef Cattle Improvement Association named 153,000-acre Hearst Ranch 2008 Commercial Producer of the Year. It is one of the largest cattle-ranching operations on the California coast and is the nation’s largest single-source supplier of free-range, all-natural, grass-fed beef.

Progressive beef-cattle breeders who use practical, scientifically accepted selection and management [...]

Wednesday, December 10, 2008|News|

Supermarket Dependency Blues

Words and Music By Brian J. Kenny

Brian J. Kenny

Click below for the song:

The Supermarket Dependency Blues

Supermarket Dependency Blues

Who’s gonna grow your food when the farms are gone?
Who’s gonna grow your food when the farms are gone?
Who’s gonna grow your food when the farms are gone?
The supermarket don’t grow [...]

Sunday, November 30, 2008|News|

HEARST RANCH NAMED 2008 CALIFORNIA BEEF CATTLE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION COMMERCIAL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

SAN FRANCISCO, December 8, 2008 – The California Beef Cattle Improvement Association (CBCIA) named Hearst Ranch 2008 Commercial Producer of the Year. Spanning 153,000 acres, Hearst Ranch is one of the largest cattle ranching operations on the California coast and is the nation’s largest single-source supplier of free-range, all-natural, grass-fed beef. The CBCIAaward recognizes progressive beef cattle breeders who use practical, [...]

Monday, November 10, 2008|News|

Hearst Ranch Beef In Slashfood

Beef terroir: The grassfed difference
by Gretchen Roberts

Click Here For Original Article And Some Great Pictures As Well.

While visiting Paso Robles, California, last week, we took a day to explore the coast, including the gorgeous Hearst Castle—a must-see for anyone who loves art, not to mention 30s-era Hollywood gossip—and the surrounding land, Hearst Ranch. [...]

Wednesday, October 29, 2008|News|