Beef and Cuts information:

Beef Cut Chart (pdf
Visual guide to cuts from chuck to ribs to rounds to loins

Cut options for the butcher:

Mountain Beef:  Mountain Beef Brochure

Beef Made Easy Brochure (pdf) 
How to buy, store and cook various cuts of Beef.

Use a Meat Thermometer (pdf)
Beef cooking advice from Chef Greg Atkinson

Links to favorite resources in the natural, organic, sustainable and local food movements:

Edible Portland: Magazine devoted to encouraging people to eat more locally grown and locally produced foods

EcoTrust works to create a vibrant regional food system where sustainability is the underlying value of the mainstream food system.

Greg Atkinson is a Northwest chef and author who actively promotes local and sustainable foods. Greg's current project is Restaurant Marche.

Sunset Magazine's guide to lean, grass-fed beef, with cooking tips and recipes:

American Grassfed Association protects and promotes true grassfed producers & grassfed products. is your source for safe, healthy, natural and nutritious grass-fed beef, lamb, goats, bison, poultry, pork, dairy and other wild edibles.