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Grass-fed Beef: Rancher Spotlight 2

By Theo Weening, August 29, 2010  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Theo Weening

Did you hear the special news? We are having a great sale on ground grass-fed beef just in time for Labor Day. ONE DAY ONLY - Friday September 3rd, you can pick up ground grass-fed beef for $3.99 a pound. Perfect way to try out grass-fed beef if you haven't yet; and if you have, a perfect opportunity to stock up!

Here are the highlights on a few of our rancher partners who provide us with this great beef.

Cold Spring Ranch
North New Portland, ME

At its inception in 1880, Cold Spring Ranch operated as a diverse livestock operation in Western Maine. After operating as a dairy from the 1950's until the mid 90's, Gabe Clark started raising grass-fed beef on his 240-acre ranch. Today, Cold Spring encompasses five ranches where Gabe grazes Angus cattle. The cattle roam freely throughout their lives and the ranch places an emphasis on humane animal treatment. Gabe also focuses on supporting his local economy with his all-Maine based company.

Grass-fed beef from Cold Spring Ranch is available in our store in Maine.

Panorama
Vina, CA

Established in 2001, Panorama Organic Grass-Fed Beef cattle are raised by family ranchers in California, Oregon, Montana, Nebraska and Wyoming on USDA Certified Organic pastures of natural grasses, legumes and range forage. The ranchers raise their cattle in low-stress environments and employ land-management practices that promote animal health and protect delicate rangeland ecosystems. Many Panorama ranchers have been nationally recognized for environmental stewardship.

  • Organic grass-fed beef from Panorama ranches in Northern California is available in our Northern California stores.
  • Organic grass-fed beef from Panorama ranches in Oregon is available in our Oregon and Washington stores.
  • Organic grass-fed beef from Panorama ranches in Montana, Nebraska and Wyoming is available in our Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico and Utah stores.

Want to know where the grass-fed beef in your local Whole Foods Market comes from? Just check our Grass-fed Rancher Partners page. And don't forget to pick up some grass-fed beef in our stores to give it a try yourself! We've got recipes and cooking tips along with the whole scoop on the benefits of grass-fed on our Grass-fed Beef page.

Category: Grass-fed Beef