We want our customers to be informed about choosing grassfed beef and our other pastured meats. Here are some cool, informative resources that we've found useful.

Websites:

American Livestock Breeds Conservancy’s Internet site

Animal Welfare Approved (AWA): The foremost animal welfare-certifying agency in the world.  We are a proud member and supporter.

Bulk Meat Comparison: Find out how purchasing in bulk makes economic sense. 

Certified Organic Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA): Our organic certifying agency.

eatWILD: Clean food options hosted by Jo Robinson, author of Eating on the Wild Side.

FACTORYFARMS.ORG: The focus of this website is to "eliminate factory farming in favor of a sustainable food production system which is healthful and humane, economically viable and environmentally sound."

Books:

Botany of Desire, by Michael Pollan

Comeback Farms, by Greg Judy

Defending Beef, by Nicolette Hahn Niman

Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal, by Joel Salatin

Folks This Ain’t Normal, by Joel Salatin

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, by Michael Pollan

Grassfed to Finish, by Allan Nation

Humane Livestock Handling, by Temple Grandin

In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan

Management Intensive Grazing, by Jim Gerrish

Omnivore’s Dilemma, by Michael Pollan

Quality Pasture, by Allan Nation

Salad Bar Beef, by Joel Salatin

Steak, One Man’s Search for the World’s Tastiest Piece of Beef, by Mark Schatzker

The Dirty Life, by Kristin Kimball

The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook, by Shannon Hayes

The Sheer Ecstasy of being a Lunatic Farmer, by Joel Salatin

The Stockman Grass Farmer Magazine

The Stockman Grass Farmer blog, by Allan Nation

Time to Change by Chip Hines, Bunkhouse Marketing PO Box 467, Yuma, CO 80759

Videos:

American Meat

Food Inc.

Fresh

GMO OMG

King Corn

Meat Without Drugs

The Meatrix: A wonderful animated cartoon about the differences between pig farms and hog factories. If you haven't seen this yet, you're missing out.

My Life as a Turkey (Full episode of a man imprinting on a turkey brood. You will never look at turkeys the same way.)

The Future of Food

Temple Grandin

Chipotle's Back to the Start: A commercial illustrating the current state of food manufacturing and Chipotle's commitment to clean foods.

Chipotle's The Scarecrow: Another great Chipotle commercial championing small food producers.

Contact Information
Ellensburg Location
 3650 Passmore Road, Ellensburg, WA 98926
Bellevue Pickup
 12515 Bel Red Road, Suite 201, Bellevue, WA 98005
Greg Newhall: greg@windynranch.com
Laurie Newhall: laurie@windynranch.com