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Karl Family Farms Blog

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Best Hudson Valley Fall Foliage Hikes

Best Hudson Valley Fall Foliage Hikes
There are no ugly fall hikes in the Hudson Valley, but which are the best? We've explored a few fall foliage covered trails. Here is our list.
What Is the Difference Between Biltong and Jerky?

What Is the Difference Between Biltong and Jerky?
There are a few differences between Biltong and Jerky. Find out how these dried and spiced meats are both similar and different.
Who Is Farmer Kris

Who Is Farmer Kris
Kris Karl is the founder and head farmer of Karl Family Farms. Find out what drives his passion for creating delicious, wholesome jerky snacks.
Why Is Beef Jerky So Expensive?

Why Is Beef Jerky So Expensive?
Beef jerky is a delicious snack with many uses but why does it cost so much? From the ingredients to the process and more, find out why.

What Is Rotational Grazing

What Is Rotational Grazing
Rotational grazing is a sustainable farming technique that naturally improves soil, plant, and animal health. Find out more.
Are Beef Sticks Healthy?

Are Beef Sticks Healthy?

Whether a beef stick is healthy or not depends on how it was made, and which ingredients were used. Find out more.

3 Questions with Kris Karl: How Karl Family Farms Began

3 Questions with Kris Karl: How Karl Family Farms Began
There's a lot that goes into operating a family farm and in this first post in an ongoing series, Kris Karl will share some history about how Karl Family Farms began.
Is All Beef Jerky Gluten Free?

Is All Beef Jerky Gluten Free?
Beef jerky is not always gluten free. If you're on a gluten-free diet, learn which ingredients to avoid if you want to enjoy beef jerky.

Grass-Fed Pork: Why It Doesn't Exist

Grass-Fed Pork: Why It Doesn't Exist
Searching for grass-fed pork? You'll be surprised about what you find. Get background about why it doesn't exist and what you should be looking for here.
5 Great Breweries within 20 Miles of Karl Family Farms

5 Great Breweries within 20 Miles of Karl Family Farms
Visiting Karl Family Farms or the lower Hudson Valley? Check out our 5 favorite breweries. All server great beer and cider just minutes from our farm.
The Best Hikes for Kids in the Mid-Hudson Valley

The Best Hikes for Kids in the Mid-Hudson Valley
There are plenty of hiking trails in the Hudson Valley, but not all of them are good for kids. We discuss our favorites here.
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Grass-Fed vs. Grain-Fed Beef: What's the Difference?
Grass-Fed beef is dramatically different that its grain-fed counterpart. Learn more about the main differences and what they mean to you.


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