6 Secrets to Making Authentic Italian Meatballs with Ground Beef

6 Secrets to Making Authentic Italian Meatballs with Ground Beef

In America, we find the Italian meatball served with a traditional marina or Arrabbiata sauce, but did you know in Italy, that meatballs are frequently served without pasta?  The presentation of a full plate of pasta served with meatballs is a modification from how present-day Italians eat the protein, and a far departure from the way they were prepared and eaten in ancient Roman times.

Florida Cattle Ranchers in the Agricultural Hall of Fame

Florida Cattle Ranchers in the Agricultural Hall of Fame

If you’ve read some of our other articles, or follow us on Facebook, you know how proud we are to be part of a sweeping change that educates and informs Florida residents about our local cattle industry.  There are some exceptional Ranchers and business leaders in our state who have taken a profound interest in protecting pasture lands and Florida’s wild spaces, not just because their livelihoods depend on it, but because it matters to them. 

How Do Florida Cattle Ranchers Help Keep Their Herds Safe?

How Do Florida Cattle Ranchers Help Keep Their Herds Safe?

Imagine starting your day out on the open range, surrounded by beautiful Florida wildlife, and being responsible for the safety and health of hundreds (more more) herd of cattle?   When you think about all the possible natural predators that cattle may encounter in the grassy areas or land-leased conservation areas, it helps you appreciate the tough job that modern ranchers face every day.

7 Savory Soup Ideas Using Florida Fresh Beef

7 Savory Soup Ideas Using Florida Fresh Beef

We talked to some of our staff and asked them about their favorite recipes, and we’d like to share some really interesting suggestions.  Remember that using free grass-fed beef means that you can cook a larger pot of soup and freeze some in smaller portions.   Your homemade soup will beat any store bought prepared soup hands down, so get ready to create something healthy in your kitchen with these 7 savory soup suggestions.

Florida’s Greenspaces Are Disappearing: How Big Is the Threat?

Florida’s Greenspaces Are Disappearing: How Big Is the Threat?

What if we told you that on the list of endangered species in Florida, that cattle ranchers may become high on that list?  As you drive through all the beautiful counties in our states and through historic cattle production areas, you see vast acres (sometimes numbering in the tens of thousands) that make it almost impossible to fathom that one day, those ranches we rely on may be gone.

A Day on a Florida Cattle Ranch

A Day on a Florida Cattle Ranch

Florida Ranchers are making the switch from feedlot production to free roaming, traditional and healthy grass-fed cattle ranching.  But have you ever wondered what life on a Florida cattle ranch is really like?   It’s a hard job, but Florida ranchers are often multigenerational, meaning the culture and practice of farming goes back two or up to six generations.

Celebrating National Cheeseburger Day with Some Fresh New Scratch Burger Recipes

Celebrating National Cheeseburger Day with Some Fresh New Scratch Burger Recipes

Every year on September 18th, hamburger fans celebrate National Cheeseburger Day, to pay homage to one of the most iconic American foods.  No matter how you top it, anytime you make the extra effort to prepare a scratch burger from home, using Florida Raise grass-fed ground beef, you are making a choice to eat healthier (and save money too).