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Brasstown Beef

By Kate Medley, July 12, 2011  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Kate Medley
Steve Whitmire's family has been farming in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina since the early 1800's.  As a kid, Steve's chore was to look after the lone family cow.  Today Steve oversees a much larger herd of Angus/Braunvieh cattle on 1,000+ acres in Brasstown, North Carolina, ensuring they always have sufficient spring water, ample grass, freshly mixed feed and room to roam.
Category: Farm to Market, Meat, South

 

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Stretch Ledford says ...
LOVE this piece! As a Native Nawf Carlinian with roots back in them thar hills this story does me proud! THANK YOU!
10/19/2011 5:08:10 PM CDT