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Massachusetts

See how Massachusetts beef farmers and ranchers are rethinking the ranch to raise sustainable beef through land-saving, wildlife-preserving, and award-winning environmental efforts.

Meet Massachusetts farmer: Samantha staebner

Just one hour west of Boston, Samantha Staebner’s family is focused on sustainably keeping agriculture alive and well at Whittier Farms. Farming 500 acres, Whittier Farms has diversified over five generations to a beef, dairy, and vegetable farm with a year-round farm store. In addition to sales of individual beef cuts, the farm store specializes in farm-to-table homemade meals, such as meatballs and beef stew, featuring their beef, seasonal vegetables and Cabot Dairy products. Despite the dairy roots of the Whittier Farms family, raising high-quality beef has become an integral part of keeping agriculture alive and well for generations to come in Massachusetts.

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popular Massachusetts-inspired recipes

Beef Flatiron Steak Salad with Remoulade

BEEF TENDERLOIN, CRANBERRY AND PEAR SALAD

Ready in just 25 minutes, this will be a go-to for quick & nutritious weeknight meals.

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Classic Beef Surf & Turf

CLASSIC BEEF SURF & TURF

For an intimate dinner with close friends or family, serve this show stopping dinner with beef Tenderloin Steaks and your favorite seafood. Everyone at your table will think they are dining at a high-end restaurant.

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Discover more great beef Recipes

Autumn Pot Roast with Root Vegetables

favorite fall recipes

As the days get shorter and the weather turns colder, it’s time to fall in love with these Fall recipes. With Chili, Pot Roasts and much more, you’ll find the perfect autumn meal.

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Beef Lifestyle2

tailgating treasures

The biggest games of the year deserve the best recipes. Whether the tailgate is in the parking lot, backyard, or home kitchen you'll be the MVP with these great tailgating recipes.

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Cowboy Beef and Black Bean Chili

Gotta Try Beef Chilis

It’s hard to deny that a warm, savory bowl of chili brings a certain nostalgia to the table. Whether it’s a weekly tradition or a special occasion dish, chili is one of our favorite ways to warm the soul. Discover a few of our tastiest, coziest beef chili recipes.

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Massachusetts fact

There are about 200 people for every head of cattle in the state of Massachusetts.