Grass Fed Beef

“You are what you eat”

It's a phrase we've heard all of our lives, and something many of us truly believe in. So shouldn't we pay closer attention to what our meat eats? Introducing 100% grass fed beef, some of the latest additions to the truLOCAL line-up. We are so excited that you can now buy 100% grass-fed striploin, ground beef, and the oh so popular, 100% grass fed beef bone broth online at trulocal.ca.

Learn more about each of the products below or see our full line-up here.

100% Grass Fed Stirploin Steak

100% Grass Fed Striploin

This 9-11 oz striploin steak is perfect for the upcoming BBQ season and sure to be a crowd favourite. Swap out your regular striploin and give this a try for a healthier option that is lower in fat and calories, but with all of the flavour in tact.

100% Grass Fed Ground Beef

100% Grass Fed Ground Beef

Our new 100% grass fed ground beef is a great addition for the health conscious shopper. It's one of our most versatile products that is excellent for meat balls, hamburgers or pretty much any sauce. Keep it stocked up in the freezer for your next weeknight dinner and feel good about the meal your serve your family.

100% Grass Fed Bone Broth

100% Grass Fed Beef Bone Broth

We know what you're thinking, and no, it doesn't get any better than this! Get all of the benefits of a bone broth, but with the added advantage of it coming from 100% grass fed beef bones. This bone broth is perfect for soups, stews, or just to be sipped from a mug. Full of flavour but with no preservatives, no additives or MSG and definitely no gluten. Add it to your next box, you will not be disappointed!

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What is grass fed beef?

Grass fed beef is talked about a lot, especially 100% grass fed. But what does that mean, isn't all beef 100% grass fed? Many people are surprised to hear the answer is no. In fact the majority of cattle raised for consumption spend some of their lives in pastures eating grass, but then are moved to a feedlot for grain-finishing where most of their bulking up occurs.

Why is this? In short- it's more cost effective. Cattle that are “corn-fed”, “grain-fed”, or “corn-finished” are typically fattened up on maize, soy, and other types of feed before slaughter. Because these foods are so high in starch and high in energy, it increases their size, and also gets them there at a much quicker rate. Many are fed on a feed-lot requiring a lot less land to get the same amount of beef products. All of this results in a lower quality, but more inexpensive beef. Thus the reason we see so much of it on our grocery shelves today.

100% grass fed beef is just that, beef from cattle that have primarily been on a forage diet their entire lives. This is a longer (up to 6 to 12 months longer) and more expensive process to follow for cattle farms, but it leads to a higher standard of tenderness and marbling and generally a healthier end product.

While grass fed beef has become more popular in the last couple years, this trend is definitely around to stay as we pay closer attention to our nutritional needs.

What are the nutritional benefits of 100% grass fed beef?

100% grass fed beef is becoming more popular because it's seen as a healthier alternative than the more conventional grain-finished beef products. It's typically lower in calories and saturated fat, but higher in healthy fats and protein. Along with the other nutritional benefits, it's also associated with a lower risk of heart disease and stroke due to a higher amount of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids.

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Photo of non-grass fed beef

You can often tell just by looking at the beef whether it's grass fed as it shows less marbling. The flecks of fat are much more noticeable in a piece of beef that has been grain-finished.

Where can I buy grass fed beef near me?

That's easy, just click on “Build Your Box” and once you have created a profile, you will be able to place your first order and buy online! First choose what size box you want, and then choose how often you would like your box delivered. From there, you will be able to fully customize your box. Once you are happy with your order, sit back, relax and your box is on its way!

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About truLOCAL

truLOCAL was started as a way for people to easily access locally sourced meat products across Ontario and Alberta. In the past year, we have evolved into one of the leading alternatives for grocery store shopping. You can now get high-end, locally sourced meat products, including our new 100% grass fed beef products, delivered right to your door (with free delivery!). Order online to save time, support your local farmers, and get the best quality meat, all with truLOCAL.

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Common Questions
What's the difference between “grass fed” and “100% grass fed?

“Grass fed” beef cattle is often finished with corn or other grain to fatten up the cattle in the last few months. “100% grass fed” beef cattle are on a forage diet their entire lives.

What are the key health benefits of 100% grass fed beef?

Health benefits of 100% grass fed beef are believed to be:

Generally lower in fat & calories
Likely to contain more heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids
Contain more conjugated linoleic acid
Contain more antioxidant vitamins, such as vitamin E

Where can I buy grass fed beef near me?

That's easy, just click on “Get Started” and once you have created a profile, you will be able to place your first order and buy online! First choose what size box you want, and then choose how often you would like your box delivered. From there, you will be able to fully customize your box. Once you are happy with your order, sit back, relax and your box is on its way!

How do I subscribe?

You can subscribe by clicking on “Build Your Box.” Simply create a profile, customize your contents and wait for it to be delivered right to your door!

What is the delivery fee?

It is free delivery when you shop with truLOCAL.

Where do you deliver?

truLOCAL currently delivers anywhere in Ontario and Alberta. But, we are working on expanding out to the rest of Canada. Stay tuned for more on this!

What other products do you have?

To see the full truLOCAL product line up visit our product page.

I have more questions, where should I go?

We are here to help! If you have any questions about your account, setting up your account, or even about the products we supply please reach out to us at one of the following:
Phone: 1 (226) 929-1280
Email: info@trulocal.ca

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