Neola Farms news

Neola Farms, our source for locally-grown Angus beef, is expanding their market. Michael will return to the Memphis Farmers Market downtown when it reopens next Saturday, May 5. The market will be open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 27.

In addition, Michael’s brother, David, will be at the Agricenter Farmers Market on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Craving a steak in the middle of the week? Visit Cafe Francisco downtown. Their freezer case is stocked with Neola farms beef all week long.

Neola Farms is an exemplary citizen. First of all, their cows are 100% pure Angus. That’s great for us foodies. Their cows are never given steroids or antibiotics. They grow up eating grass like cows should. That’s great for our health.

Neola Farms’ commitment doesn’t end with the quality of their beef. They take other steps to protect the environment and improve quality of life for their animals. For example, they use fly-predators, insects that feast on flies, rather than pesticides.

If you’re not as big a tree-hugger as Mama and I are, then all you really need to know is that the quality of the beef is excellent. Just last night we seared a sirloin in a cast iron skillet and finished it off under the broiler. We melted blue cheese on top and ate it with baked potatoes. Excellent stuff. And with prices comparable to, or even better than, the grocery store, you don’t have to worry about breaking your piggy bank.

Now Memphis has three times the opportunity to find and enjoy Neola Farms beef. Go for it.

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4 thoughts on “Neola Farms news

  • May 2, 2007 at 11:06 am

    95% of our self-prepared red meat dining over the past year has come from Neola. We did some fantastic short ribs (12lbs!!!) for a dinner party last week and every one raved. Thanks for promoting them. You are becoming the go-to Memphis food blog. Keep it up.

    Do you know anything about the chicken, pork or egg producers who will be at MFM Saturday?

  • May 5, 2007 at 3:28 pm

    I was at the Farmer’s Market this morning and spoke with Michael about the cattle and was told they are grain fed. He stated that they grow their own corn and produce their own grain. Was I given incorrect information by the owner?

  • May 5, 2007 at 4:24 pm

    If Michael says it, it’s the truth. I thought I remembered him saying they were raised on grass then finished on grain. I’ll have to ask him next week when I’m at the market stocking up on his beef.

  • March 2, 2008 at 12:02 pm

    Why promote cattle that is still grain-fed? It’s terrible for the cattle… why not raise them 100% ob grass?

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