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Best way to buy meat directly from farmers?

I agree with Dave 5440.
$19.50/lb for Tenderloin: Filet Mignon is a bit too much despite being grain fed.

St. Lawrence Market butchers (and I know these are not grain fed, but we are going to assume they inflate the price so they can pay the hefty rent there) sell their tenderloin steak for $12.99 - $14.99 / lb.

We're looking for a cheap way to get to the source here ;-). Most of the farms around toronto will sell their meat at about $7.50/lb when you average it out. This is close to triple.

Best way to buy meat directly from farmers?

This sounds like the most reasonable option (with more research) ... I have a feeling Toronto farmer's markets still have inflated prices, even though they're may not be as high as the boutique butcher shops. Thanks jayt90

Valrhona Chocolate

There is a small chocolatier shop in St. Lawrence Market, downstairs. I'm pretty sure we bought some Valrhona from him ... worth checking out.

Best way to buy meat directly from farmers?

Hi All,

I've researched a little on how to buy meat directly from farmers and almost all of the options include buying large(r) quantities, which are too much for me.

So what are the options out there when you're a single person who wants to buy organic local meat in small(er) quantities and don't want to pay the inflated retail price?

Are there farms around Toronto who would let you buy smaller quantities of select cut?