Y OUR S OURCE
S USTAINABLE P RODUCTS
T HAT ’ S N ATURAL ! V OLUME 3, I SSUE 4
THE WORLD IN
J ULY 2006
P UEBLO , C OLORADO
You can create change right here in Pueblo, Colorado.
on people’s health and well-being.
Pueblo is embarking on a path of sustainability. That means that individuals, businesses, and organizations are taking actions and creating changes that have a POSITIVE effect
This means that these people are taking careful steps to make sure that you and your family are living in an environment that is healthy. You are a part of this
community, and can begin to be a part of these positive influences and changes. This publication is a resource for you, please enjoy and remember that
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Community Supported Agriculture
Exercise and Mental Health
grass-fed beef and pork.
The Power of Nature
Raw milk from grass-fed cows has many of the same benefits to one’s health, for example, extra omega-3’s, CLA, and Vitamin E.
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References & Resources for more information!
YOU can make the difference!
G RASS -F ED B EEF & R AW M ILK S HARES Your body is a complex machine, requiring many nutrients in order to grow and function properly. Modern techniques of raising, preserving, and packaging meat products have contributed to a change in the quality and nutrition of these products that we consume.
that may be one of the body’s most potent defenses against cancer. When ruminants are raised on fresh pasture alone, between three to five times more CLA may be found in their meat versus the meat from animals fed conventional diets .
The nutritional differences between the meat of feedlot-raised animals and pasture-raised animals are as follows:
4.) Vitamin E: In a study done at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, meat from cattle that had been raised on a pasture had four times higher the amount of vitamin E than the meat from cattle raised on a feedlot .
1.)Lower in Fat and Calories: The meat from grass-fed beef is lower in fat and has less calories than grain-fed meat. 2.) Extra Omega-3s: There are two to four times more omega-3 fatty acids in grass-fed animals than meat from grain-fed animals . 3.)CLA: CLA, conjugated linoleic acid, is a “good fat”
Doug and Kim Wiley know what grass-fed beef is all about. They also know how nutritious milk is from these grass-fed dairy cows. Raw milk shares are now available from Larga Vista Ranch. This is in addition to the delicious selection of
There is plenty information on raw milk and its benefits to the consumer. These resources are provided on the last page. If you are interested in purchasing a share of raw milk, or purchasing grass-fed beef and pork, please give Doug and Kim a call. Also, if you have any additional questions on the raw milk or grass-fed meats, feel free to contact them!
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A guide to sustainable products and services in Southern Colorado.