Best Extravagant Gifts for Food Lovers

F&W’s Christine Quinlan uncovers over-the-top, and spectacular gifts.
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A Whole Grass-Fed Cow: about $3,000

Many farmers will sell whole or half animals to customers, the ultimate gift for locavores focused on where their food comes from. The cost per pound and fee for breaking down an animal varies slightly from farm to farm, but is typically around $4 per pound. Of course, you’ll probably have to come up with another $3,000 or so to buy a large freezer to store all of the meat. To find farms, go to

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