<p class="bodycopy"><b><span lang="EN-US">The local fruit and vegetable season is upon us &#8211; but so is BBQ season!</span></b></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">Over the past 12 months we have worked very hard to develop a sustainable, certified organic meat program for our members that recognizes the strong need to access meat products that have been bred, raised and processed using the highest standards of Animal Welfare, healthy farms and clean ingredients.&#160; We are so proud of our meat program and we encourage everyone to consider sampling the very best meat sold in our province.</span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">Organic meat prices reflect the true cost of growing sustainable animals and processing - when you choose organic meat you are choosing a better way.</span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><b><span lang="EN-US">Serben Organic Farm, Smokey Lake, AB</span></b></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">Jered and Julia Serben produce the best organic pork in Alberta &#8211; it is outstanding.&#160; These are top quality products made in small batches and all by hand. &#160;See their products here: &#160;<a title="Serben Organic Farm" href="http://membership.theorganicbox.ca/HDMI.aspx?page=Market&amp;idCategoryTop0=340" target="_blank">Serben Organic Farm</a></span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><b><span lang="EN-US">Sunworks Farm, Camrose, AB</span></b></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">Farmed by Ron and Shelia Hamilton, this farm produces a wide range of meat products and specializes in humane animal welfare practices across their farm. &#160;See their products here: &#160;<a title="Sunworks Farm Meat" href="http://membership.theorganicbox.ca/HDMI.aspx?page=Market&amp;idCategoryTop0=275" target="_blank">Sunworks Farm</a></span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><b><span lang="EN-US">Sangudo Growers Association, Sangudo, AB</span></b></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">Jeff and Heather Senger lead the industry in small-scale meat processing and butchery.&#160; Lean ground beef and patties spiced with real ingredients and no preservatives. &#160;See their products here: &#160;<a href="http://membership.theorganicbox.ca/HDMI.aspx?Page=Market&amp;HDMISearch0=SGA&amp;HDMISearchProductNameOnly0=y" target="_blank">Sangudo Growers</a></span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><b><span lang="EN-US">Canadian Rangeland Bison and Elk, Lacombe, AB</span></b></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">The very best source of free-game Bison and Elk products from right here in Alberta.&#160; Canadian Rangeland is a leader on animal welfare and processing for game animals. &#160;See their products here: &#160;<a title="Canadian Rangeland Bison and Elk" href="http://membership.theorganicbox.ca/HDMI.aspx?page=Market&amp;idCategoryTop0=328" target="_blank">Canadian Rangeland</a></span></p> <p class="bodycopy"><b><span lang="EN-US">Skipper Otto Sustainable Fishery</span></b></p> <p class="bodycopy"><span lang="EN-US">Sonia and Shaun Strobel lead a group of 15 fisherman who own their boats, use traditional line and pole fishing practices and get paid directly for their catch. &#160;See their products here: &#160;<a title="Skipper Otto Sustainable Fishery" href="http://membership.theorganicbox.ca/HDMI.aspx?page=Market&amp;idCategoryTop0=344" target="_blank">Skipper Otto</a></span></p>