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Category: Guelph Mercury

How to turn a humble cut into a flavour-packed beef curry

Farmers know that healthy soils grow hardier grasses that can feed cattle longer into the fall…and feeding grass is more economical that buying or producing hay for the animals. The Van Groningens, proprietors of VG Meats of Stoney Creek, say such production approaches help keep prices in check for consumers and buyers like the University of Guelph. U of G executive chef Vijay Nair uses VG Meats beef in a spicy beef chuck, coconut and curry leaves recipe inspired from his native Kerala.

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Owen Roberts is a faculty member in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications program at the University of Illinois. As an agricultural journalist, he is the past president of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and a lifetime achievement award recipient from the Canadian Farm Writers' Federation.

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