Eagle County shops, companies offer free-range, Colorado-raised meat

16th July, 2015 by

By Melanie Wong

When shoppers pick up a package of beef at the supermarket, they’ll often gaze on a picture of a cow standing in an agrarian landscape, probably munching on some grass. That image can be misleading, says valley resident Chris Hudgens.Hudgens, co-owner of the soon-to-be-opened Colorado Meat Co., hopes to offer shoppers a completely different kind of meat, a product that in fact won’t ever come pre-packaged.“People look at the packaging on the beef, and it’s got green grass and a barn and they assume their animal is coming from a farm,” he said. “But that’s not always true.”An increasing number …

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