The best meal is a free meal.

This Tuesday, July 12th, Chick-Fil-A will be dishing out free meals in honor of its annual Cow Appreciation Day.

Is there a catch? Of course there's a catch. Free food is never just free.

To qualify for a free entree you have to wear at least one cow-like accessory to your local Chick-Fil-A. 

The offer is valid from the time the store opens, up until 7 p.m. 

If you're a bit rusty on your cow accessory making skills/ideas, Chick-Fil-A's Tumblr has several helpful posts with suggestions on cow accessories you can put together in time for July 12th.

Whether it be a cute cowbell necklace, or just some black and white spots on your shirt, this is an easy and creative way to snag a free lunch tomorrow.

Not to mention, it's way less hardcore than previous Chick-Fil-A free food giveaways.

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Last year, those patrons who came in dressed in a full cow suit were given an entire meal free, while those who wore partial cow attire were given only free entrees.

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Well, at least now you'll know what's going on if you see crowds of cows milling about in your office. Don't worry, they're just in it for the free food.

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[via Thrillist] [Feature Image Courtesy Instagram]