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Alan Birkenfeld

Region: Panhandle

Topics: Cattle, Sheep, Chickens, Organic foods, Ranching, Agriculture


Mr. Birkenfeld is a progressive third-generation rancher based in the Panhandle community of Nazareth, roughly halfway between Amarillo and Lubbock. There he operates Paidom Meats, where he raises grass-fed beef, lamb and poultry in a low-stress environment, without the use of antibiotics, dewormers, hormone implants or pesticides, yielding a cleaner, leaner and more nutritious meat. In another contrast to conventional meat, he also sells these products direct to consumers, providing Paidom Meats with both a better margin on its sales and more accountability to its his customers.



October 14, 2002
Nazareth, Texas
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Please see a brief Real Media video excerpt from our interview with Mr. Birkenfeld.

Please see Mr. Birkenfeld's full, uncut interview video or transcript.






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