Care About the Meat You Eat?

May 7, 2016


Just last week, at our Dinner and a Movie event, ¬†we screened a film about Temple Grandin and talked about the importance of treating animals humanely.¬† Ed Wilsey joined us to give us his perspective on raising animals.¬† He mentioned he was certified though the¬†Global Animal Partnership¬†. Global Animal Partnership¬†is a non-profit alliance of producers, retailers, animal advocates and scientists dedicated to improving¬†farm animal welfarethrough the¬†5-Step¬ģ¬†Animal Welfare Rating Program. They facilitate continuous improvement in farm animal agriculture across the world through their¬†5-Step¬ģ¬†animal welfare standards¬†and third-party certification. Global Animal Partnership is committed to recognizing farmers and ranchers that exceed industry standards and strive to continuously improve animal welfare. They work to empower consumers so they can make informed purchasing decisions.

Here’s an updated list of local restaurants serving local and/or grass fed/finished meat¬†and if we’ve missed one of your favorites please let us know!

Bar Gernika: serves a burger using beef from Malheur River Meats.
Bittercreek Alehouse:¬† all burgers use grassfed beef and/or lamb “because feedlots aren’t cool”.
Highlands Hollow Brew House:¬†their iconic Mess O’ Chops is now made using pork chops from Malheur River Meats.
Juniper: serves a Lava Lakes Lamb Rueben
Locavore: serves a Meatloaf Wellington using Malheur River Meats
The Modern Hotel and Bar: sources lamb from Lava Lakes Lamb,  pork from Malheur River Meats,  beef from Keith Huettig formerly of Homestead Natural Foods and chicken from M and M Heath Farm, Snake River Poultry and Vogel Farms
State and Lemp: sources meat from Malheur River meats
Wildroot Café & Market:  serves Niman Ranch meats

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