Grass Fed Beef News

This weekend we flew to Memphis to the “local” farmer’s market.  We do this several times in the season to purchase produce to “put up” for the winter.  This trip was aimed at buying heirloom tomatoes, lima beans and Lady peas.  For our large family this is a pretty hefty volume.
I am passionate about local farmer’s markets.  In fact,…
Have You Hugged Your Farmer's Market Today

Widespread Public Support for USDA Proposed Rule as Comment Period Concludes
April 9, 2013 Washington, D.C.—Consumers and farmers overwhelmingly support strengthened Country-of-Origin-Labeling (COOL) rules, as demonstrated by more than 35,600 petition signatures sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture demanding that the integrity of COOL be protected in the face of World Trade Organization (WTO) scrutiny. Four national advocacy groups…
35,000 Consumers and Farmers Support COOL

Rep. Louise M. Slaughter
Ranking Member, House Committee on Rules
Representing New York’s 25th District

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Andrew Lewis (202) 225-2888

Slaughter Introduces Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act 
Legislation Introduced As Warnings from CDC and Medical Community Grow
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25), the only microbiologist in Congress, today introduced…
Capitol Building

Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) informs customers of the source of certain foods. This issue has been around for a long time now (began with 2002 Farm Bill) and has always been a controversy. USDA issued a new proposed rule for meat labeling last week which has sparked a whole new set of fireworks between pro and con groups. Basically,…
Do you really want to know where your meat comes from?

Driven by the increasing awareness of antibiotic resistance and its link to food animal production and the ever growing demand for meat and poultry products raised without antibiotics, The Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming, in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics, is hosting a Supermoms Against Superbugs Advocacy Day on May 15 in Washington, D.C. to…

The USDA announced on Tuesday the confirmation of another case of “mad cow” disease, the 4th to be found in the United States.  This current case was in a dairy cow located in central California. Again, the consumer wonders about the safety of our food and should we be worried?
“Mad Cow” disease is bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). A fatal…
BSE and Grass-Fed Beef

Mad Tomato, located in Clayton, MO has listed Rain Crow Ranch as their Featured Farmer.
We are honored to hold this position and are honored to serve beef to this outstanding, local, sustainable restaurant. 
Click here to learn more about them.
Rain Crow Ranch - Featured Farmer

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