There are many studies and articles about the harmful effects on the environment due to raising cattle for beef. In fact, I wrote on a couple of days ago. Click here to read it. If you are not ready to go vegetarian or vegan, there are other options to reduce the impact of cattle raising on the environment. Here is a company in Minnesota who is doing something to help the situation: The Grass Fed Cattle Company.
They treat their animals with kindness, feed them grass (which is better for the environment and your health), and allow consumers to eat locally.
The Grass Fed Cattle Company has several reasons for feeding their cattle grass instead of grain. One reason is that the beef from grass fed cattle is lower in saturated fat and higher in omega three fatty acids. Read more about the health benefits associated with grass fed cattle by clicking here.
According to the Grass Fed Cattle Company, feeding cattle grass is the most energy efficient method of raising cattle. There are no row crops required and the cattle provide their own fertilizer. Also, there is no water pollution resulting from this form of farming. Read more about the benefits to our planet by clicking here.
Finally, the meat supplied by the Grass Fed Cattle Company will be stamped with a “Minnesota Grown” label on the package.
The average American dinner travels 1,500 miles to get to the table. There are obvious benefits on the environment by buying locally. Click here to find out more information. Call Abby or email Abby Andruski for ordering information or to find out where you can purchase some locally grown, grass fed beef: email@example.com or 612-581-7787.