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Chances are that if you have a carnivore craving, Fleisher’s Grassfed and Organic Meats can satisfy it with their pastured beef, pork, lamb and poultry selections.
This year, in addition to the veggies, fruits and eggs we always get in our CSA, we signed up for a biweekly tub of Ronnybrook butter and a monthly share of “meat” from Mint Creek Farm. I put it in quotes to emphasize how little I knew about the carnivorous delights that awaited me.
Stop by the Children’s Museum of Manhattan on June 27th from 11am to 1:30 pm for a fun and food-filled Eat Play Local Day celebration that both kids and parents can sink their teeth into.
Each year we pick one locally available ingredient, food group or beverage to highlight for each day of Eat Drink Local Week, and encourage our partnering businesses and home cooks (that’s you) to try them.
This just in: In June the first Fleisher’s Meats–meaning the original retail outlet in Kingston–will teach a day-long $300 class in pork slaughter and butchery, complete with a farm visit, some hands-on sausage-making and three meals.
Until now Brooklyn’s Heritage Foods only sold its meats directly to chefs and restaurants or online, serving as broker between small family farms who can’t afford to process their proteins and city customers who want sustainably sourced meat. Last week they moved into real brick and mortar digs, in what used to be Jeffrey’s Meat Market in the Essex Street Market.