Grass-Fed Beef Packs Higher Nutritional Punch

If you’ve ever shopped for local beef, you’ve probably heard the terms “grass-fed,” or “grass finished.” Many people will tell you 100-percent grass-fed beef is better for you than conventional grain-finished beef, but the specifics can be confusing. This week on the Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with a nutritional consultant from Orleans and a butcher from Chatham about some of the differences between grain- and grass-fed cattle.

You can read more on Elspeth’s blog, Diary of a Locavore.

This week’s piece is a rebroadcast. It aired originally 11.14.2013.