It’s October already !

and the cooler weather is calling for more soups and meat recipes to savor and enjoy. The coming of fall usually represents a period of slowing down. We are getting ready for a “speeding up” of customer orders and increased demand for our freshly cut and sustainable raised meat products. Some have said that we have a European-type atmosphere – an old fashioned, vintage, traditional butcher shop. Add in our commitment to healthier and sustainable meat products at reasonable prices, and we think we have a good recipe here. Let’s celebrate the changing of the seasons with hope, positive vibes for a better U.S. and world economy, and a winning season for the Ducks!

We are proud to carry Mycological Natural Products based here in Eugene. Mycological is the premier source for fresh and dried wild mushrooms gathered from pristine mountain rainforests in the rugged terrain of the Pacific Northwest. Since their continued efforts are dependent on the implementation of sustainable forest management policies and practices, they pledge 50 percent of net profits to forest conservation. We also carry their Terra Dolce imported organic Aji Amarillo Peruvian Chile Peppers. Try these chiles with this recipe (Andy’s Spicy Green Chile Pork) with 2.5 lbs of our Pork Shoulder Roast fresh cut here and sustainable raised by our supplier. Prep time: 10 min. Slow Cook 8 hrs on low. Feeds 8.

Go DucksGo Ducks! – October
We have noticed an increase in meat orders for our fellow Ducks fans planning their in-home or at-game tailgate parties or gatherings. Save time! Call ahead and we will have your meat order ready for you when you arrive. Tell us it is for a Ducks event and we might surprise you with some creative ideas!

Walk to End Alzeimer’s – October 9th
We are gladly providing free appetizers to support the End Alzeimer’s 3.5 mile walk event at Alton Baker Park. For more information on this event or for general walk questions, contact Nicole Fink at 503.416.0212. Or, e-mail her at

Ridgeline Rebuilds! Celebration Event – October 22nd
Join up to 200 students, their parents, and others at the SouthTowne fundraiser for the rebuilding of the Ridgeline Montesorri school, Saturday, Oct 22nd at the SouthTowne shops. We’re joining other local businesses in providing gift certificates, and are offering free hot dogs with raffle tickets.

Rogue Creamery Blue CheeseJust In – Rogue River Blue @The Deli in Long’s Meat Market

Did you know ? The Deli in Long’s Meat Market has an ambiance of its own. Sit at a table for two and enjoy sampling and being surrounded by our red or white wines with a large variety of choices of local and imported cheeses. This historic seasonal cheese was judged Best in Show @ the 27th Annual American Cheese Society Awards in Montreal for the second time in 3 years.

Spicy Spaghetti with Mega Meatballs – Another Great Recipe
A customer provided this and told us that it was the best meatball recipe that she has had. She changed it a bit and used panko vs bread crumbs and no bell peppers. Of course she used our pork and beef. Here’s the link to this great recipe by Sunny Anderson on Food : Mega Meatballs (with Long’s pork and beef :)

Reminders …

Just Taste It! Our Fresh Ground Grass-Fed Buffalo
– now only $5.98 per lb ….(elsewhere $8.00lb)

Lamb- Fresh and Custom Cuts to Order
Traditions aside, Lamb is not just available in Spring. It’s now available fresh year round. Our sustainable and delicious lamb can be custom cut to order (need cubes for kabobs?) or bought fresh in our store. Cut chops, legs, or racks.

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enjoy October,
from all of us,
Long’s Meat Market
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