GIVEAWAY: Grass-fed Sausage Sampler

Sausage is popular with my kids. To be honest, it’s one of my favorites as well. When I first made the switch to eating grass-fed beef and pastured pork, I was saddened to have so few sources of quality sausage. I could buy nitrate-free smoked pork sausage from the same local meat processor that butchered my cow every year, but that was about it.

Where was the Italian sausage? The liverwurst? Polish kielbasa? Salami? Heck, even hot dogs would have been nice for an occasional super-easy, kid-friendly meal.

Enter U.S. Wellness Meats. They, thankfully have it all. And to help you get familiar with their extensive line-up of sausages, they are giving away a sample pack of their sausages this week.

What You’ll Win

Basically, these are all my favorite U.S. Wellness Meats sausages. Packed full of nutrient-dense organ meats from grass-fed cows, these sausages are a great way to enjoy eating foods you might otherwise turn your nose up at. The Sausage Sampler includes:

  • Braunsweiger (1 lb.) pictured above
  • Snack Sticks (.5 lb.) pictured above
  • Salami (1 lb.) pictured above
  • Bologna (1 lb.) pictured above
  • Liverwurst (1 lb.)
  • Headcheese (1 lb.)
  • Polish Sausage (1 lb.)
  • Italian Sausage (1 lb.)
  • Beef Franks (1 lb.)
  • Summer Sausage (1 lb.)

All products in this package are all-beef with no artificial sweeteners, preservatives, fillers, or binders…just great grass-fed beef!

How To Enter

The first step to entering the contest is to click on the link below. You’ll be taken to the U.S. Wellness Meats website, where you’ll fill out a contest entry form that will sign you up for their email newsletter. I’m a subscriber to their newsletter, and please trust me when I tell you it doesn’t feel like spam. The weekly newsletter is packed full of discounts, health news, recipes and more. And, if you don’t like it, you can unsubscribe at any time. Again, you must CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW and enter your email address at the U.S. Wellness Meats site to be entered in the contest.

(Note: If you can’t see the link above, it is because you have ad blocking software enabled or javascript disabled. Please disable your ad blocker or enable javascript to participate in the giveaway.)

That’s good for one entry. For additional chances to win, do any of the following:

1. Blog about this giveaway and link back to this page on your blog. Comment below with the link. (1 extra entry)

2. Sign up for my email updates or RSS feed. Leave a comment below telling me that you signed up. You will also get an entry if you already subscribe — be sure to leave a comment! (1 extra entry)

3. Follow me on Twitter and tweet about the giveaway. Be sure to include the URL to this page in your tweet. Click the TweetThis button at the bottom of the post, or you can use the following tweet: “Don’t enter to win the U.S. Wellness Meats Sausage Sampler Pack! I want it all to myself. http://bit.ly/atSjzL” Leave a comment telling me that you followed & tweeted. (1 extra entry)

4. Email 5 friends about the giveaway, with a link to this page. Leave a comment below telling me that you did. (1 extra entry)

5. Stumble this post and leave me a comment telling me that you did. (1 extra entry)

There are a total of 6 possible entries!

Questions? Comment below.

This contest will end Saturday, August 7thth at 11:59 PM PST. The winner will be chosen via random.org, and will be announced on Monday, August 9th. The lucky winner will have 48 hours to contact me with his or her full name and email address.


Please note, U.S. Wellness Meats is one of my sponsors. As such, I am being compensated for hosting this giveaway. Hope you enjoy!

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Comments

  1. says

    1) Here’s the link to the blog post I wrote about the contest: http://www.primalmatriarch.com/2010/08/grass-fed-sausage-givewaway.html
    2) I get your RSS feed through Google Reader
    3) I tweeted about the contest. Here’s the link to the tweet: http://twitter.com/FoodRenegade/status/20146876451
    4) Better than e-mail 5 friends, I emailed 185 of them by posting the link on my Primal Matriarch Facebook Page. Click through to see.
    5) I stumbled! My username is AndreAnna90205 if you need to check.

    WOO six entries!! (Um, can you tell I like MEAT?!?!)
    .-= AndreAnna (Primal Matriarch)´s last blog post …Grass-Fed Sausage Givewaway =-.

  2. says

    I already subscribe to your feed, follow you on Twitter, and subscribe to US Wellness Meats drool-worthy newsletter. Thanks for the chances!

  3. Glenn says

    I subscribed to the RSS feed and also sent the link to five friends.

    I will post something on my Facebook tonight (not sure if that counts; I don’t have a blog.)

    Thanks for doing this.

    Good luck everyone!

  4. says

    I signed up at US Wellness Meats, emailed five friends and started following you on Twitter – along with giving the contest a tweet of my own. Love your blog, you inspire me to do better.

  5. Roberta says

    I already subscribe to the RSS feed. Your blog has made a huge difference in my life and how my family now eats. Thank you so much!!

  6. Cherie says

    I already am a subscriber (love both your sites), entered contest on their site and emailed 6 friends to help spread the word. Thanks!

  7. Erin says

    I signed up for your email, emailed 5 friends, and posted the link on Facebook! (I don’t do Twitter)

    We are transitioning to grassfed meats only, and yes, sausages are missed!

  8. Patti says

    I already subscribe. Was at Whole Foods yesterday. Their grass fed ground beef has gone up from $6.99/lb. to $8.49/lb. !!!!!

  9. Cool Beans says

    I already do the RSS thing…have for a while. Love it! Keep it coming!

    Actually, when people ask me about food (they notice I don’t eat the cake or the pizza at the office party, my only fast food is Chipotle, and I often bring in milk – raw milk! *gasp!*) I always refer them to Food Renegade. Your site is, I believe, one of the best ones out there with ALL the nutritional information I need, minus mush of the sensationalism I find elsewhere. Thanks for that!

  10. says

    Here is my blog:

    http://www.onearmstrength.com/2010/08/03/giveaway-grass-fed-sausage-sampler/

    Twitted by @mwhities and add @FoodRenengade to the twit.

    Added RSS feed. (First one on the new iPad. :P)

    Posted on FB:

    Michael Whities Don’t enter to win the U.S. Wellness Meats Sausage Sampler Pack! I want it all to myself. http://bit.ly/atSjzL

    GIVEAWAY: Grass-fed Sausage Sampler | Food Renegade
    bit.ly
    Sausage is popular with my kids. To be honest, it’s one of my favorites as well. When I first made the switch to eating grass-fed beef and pastured pork, I was saddened to have so few sources of quality sausage. I could buy nitrate-free smoked pork sausage from the same local meat processor that but…

    and also, posted my Blog post on FB.
    .-= Michael @ OneArmStrength´s last blog post …GIVEAWAY- Grass-fed Sausage Sampler =-.

  11. Karen says

    I already subscribe to your rss feed. Would love to win the sausage sampler! Thanks for all your wonderful information.

  12. Alexis says

    Emailed 5 friends about the giveaway! If I dont win the giveaway I hope one of them enters and wins the giveaway and shares the goodies with me :)

  13. Malena says

    Hi there,

    Love your site and all of the work you do!

    You talked about how you switched to pastured pork, and then you talk about how great it was to find Wellness Meats, which left me a bit confused because the message I got was that you found pastured pork there.

    According to the Wellness Meats website (http://www.grasslandbeef.com/Page.bok?file=faqs.html#meat), their pork is not pastured. “…A vegan diet is fed and outdoor access is available.” Pigs raised in barns with access to the outdoors (of which they would rarely take advantage since why should they when their food is right there in the barn) are certainly not “pastured.” Also, pigs are omnivorous and it is completely unnatural for them to eat a vegan diet.

    Folks like Joel Salatin raise truly pastured pigs. It is true that it is hard to find bacon, sausage, and liverwurst made with truly pastured pork, but it is certainly possible to do it yourself if you are willing to invest the time.

    It is so exciting that folks are learning about the benefits of eating a diet that is closer to nature, and it is so important that we are careful about how we use these terms to make sure that no misrepresentations are made. =)

    Many thanks for all of the wonderful work that you do!

    Malena

  14. says

    Ok, followed and tweeted (+1), emailed link to five friends (+1), and stumbled the page (+1), if I read this right. :) Thanks for doing the giveaway. Cheers!

  15. says

    Hi Kristen~ I love getting high quality uncured sausage from my dairy club, but US wellness is a great resource for folks who do not have access locally! I grabbed the newsletter, I follow your tweets and RSS, I stumbled the post and I will be featuring your contest on my Thoughts on Friday link love post this week! :) Thanks for offering such a great giveaway! Alex
    .-= Alex@amoderatelife´s last blog post …Two for Tuesday Recipe Blog Hop-Volume 8 =-.

  16. says

    Oooh, that sausage pack looks awesome. Thanks for introducing me to U.S. Wellness Meats. I stumbled you and am now following your RSS feed. I look forward to your future posts and learning more about real food.
    .-= City Share´s last blog post …Boston- Part II =-.

  17. Lisa says

    I’ve been trying to get up the nerve to order from US Wellness. This might give me the boot in the butt I need to get moving toward eating better protein. I love your blog and thanks for the give-away opportunities too!

  18. Rebecca says

    I signed up for your emails :)

    Also would like to add that I love your blog and have been lurking for ages
    the info here is soooooo useful and beneficial. (this is one of my FAVORITE food blogs)
    Thanks for your hard work and Glod bless you and the new baby :)

    would really love some grass fed meat :D

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