Frances Flower

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April 27, 2011 @ Whole Story
Joe at Pozzi Ranch Lamb talks about raising lamb on pastures, protecting natural resources and supporting family farms. Learn more and find out where Pozzi Lamb is locally available.
April 19, 2011 @ Whole Story
Lori at Strauss Free Raised® talks about their passion for pastured calves and how Whole Foods Market has helped them do things differently.
April 18, 2011 @ Whole Story
Want to eat well knowing that the pigs were raised to the highest animal standards in the industry? Try a 5 Step™ rated ham, available for the first time exclusively in our stores.
April 6, 2011 @ Whole Story
Mack Graves, CEO of Panorama, shares candid thoughts on the relationship between this supplier of local, organic, 100% grass-fed, Step 5 (pasture centered) beef and Whole Foods Market
March 30, 2011 @ Whole Story
To provide the highest quality, local and organic meat choices, we visit producers to see first-hand their passion for how they raise their animals. Learn more about these real relationships.



A native Brit, Frances Flower joined Whole Foods Market in 2006 and currently works as an animal production and welfare expert, helping to implement the 5-Step Program. She’s lived in the US, Scotland, and Canada while getting degrees in Zoology, Animal Behavior, and Animal Welfare. Frances cares about how farm animals are raised and is excited to be part of the 5-Step Program. Now settled in Austin, she enjoys running and is passionate about volunteering for a local animal non-profit org. She also loves to garden, which is very fitting given her last name!