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The Real Cost of a Hamburger

Did you know that the production one 1/4 lb hamburger from a feedlot results in 6 1/2 lbs of greenhouse gases. Yes, factory farmed cows make a whole lot of methane gas–from the GMO corn and soy in their diet.

The Hidden Costs of Mass Producing Beef

In this video from the Center For Investigative Reporting narrator Sarah Terry-Cobo explains why feedlot beef is a major threat to our environment.

This video gives you a whole bunch of reasons to buy beef from your local farmer–and then some. And since grass-fed beef costs more you can eat less, save money, be healthy and reduce methane gas production with one simple act!

About Laura

Laura is passionate about great food, farmers, artisans, real food, raw food, paleo food and juicing! She lives with her husband in Grand Rapids on the river. Sometimes it flows over, but mostly she is greeted by the ducks, geese and her neighbor's chickens. They like to hop up on her windowsill and eat the spiders. Yay! She is the co-founder of Two Sister Organics, a natural and organic skin care company, and Eating Local & Organic.

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