This blog post previously contained an outdated video about a supplier. We have removed the video to prevent confusion. We have always believed in and fought for the improvement of welfare for farm animals industry-wide, and all the pork, beef, chicken and turkey in our fresh meat cases comes from producers who have achieved certification to Global Animal Partnership’s 5-Step® Animal Welfare Rating system opens in a new tab.
In their own words...
“White Oak Pastures works in cooperation with nature to produce premium quality beef that is healthy, nutritious, and good to eat.”
Will Harris is a fourth generation cattleman taking his family farm in a whole new direction. His 1,000-acre farm in South Georgia is home to about 650 grass-fed beef cattle that roam freely and graze on 100% Georgia native sweet grasses. White Oak Pastures opens in a new tab is a recipient of Whole Foods Market's Local Producer Loan Program opens in a new tab. Through the Local Producer Loan Program, Whole Foods Market makes $10 million available annually for low-interest loans to small, local producers. Note: Our Farm to Market slide shows currently feature farmers and producers from our South and MidAtlantic Regions. We hope to expand to others in the future.
Editor’s Note: This blog was modified on 9/22/15 to update how we refer to our standards.