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Our mission is simple: “Our Animals eat right, so you can too.”

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MISSION STATEMENT

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GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN

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GRASSFED GOODNESS

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LEARN YOUR CUTS

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PRODUCTS WE OFFER

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MORE VITAMIN

THAN GRAIN

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MORE VITAMIN

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GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN Founded by lifelong farmer John Wood, U.S. Wellness Meats grew out of John’s realiztion that there was a unique way of raising cattle for a growing niche of U.S. consumers who were beginning to understand the health benefits of CLA and omega-3s from free-range meat. A fifth-generation farmer, John was used to thinking like his ancestors and his friend when it came to raising animals. In a nutshell, this old method meant growing the animal on pasture, feeding them grain in confinement for the final four months, and then selling them off to a big animal processor when it was

time for them to be harvested. But with a little experimentation, he discovered the old method might not be the only method. In 1997, 1998 and 1999, John raised animals on a 100% forage diet and had the proof he needed: there was another way to get tender and exquisite-tasting beef, lamb, bison, goat and dairy products. One of the key secrets of the new model? Keeping the best quality forage in front of animals on a daily basis with a rotation grazing sequence. This traditional method mimics how buffalo grazed in North America for centuries, and it is the critical difference between 21st-century grass-fed and the old 1950’s model.

Grass fed beef also has a higher content of heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids than grain fed beef

GRASS FED CONTAINS HIGHER LEVELS OF ANTIOXIDANTS

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GRASS FED GOODNESS In 2000, U.S. Wellness Meats as we now know it was born. Today, the company is a thriving family owned business still run by its founding families. Their grass-fed beef is recognized for its exceptional taste, quality and health benefits by chefs, health experts, professional athletes, and many others. In addition, U.S. Wellness Meats has joined with like-minded small family farms across the country to expand its offerings to include grass-fed lamb, bison, and goat, as well as grass-fed butter and cheese, free-range poultry, honey, organic nuts, and other wellness products that will keep you healthy

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In 2000, U.S. Wellness Meats as we now know it was born. Today, the company is a thriving family-owned business still run by its founding families. Their grass-fed beef is recognized for its exceptional taste, quality and health benefits by chefs, health experts, professional athletes, and many others. In addition, U.S. Wellness Meats has joined with like-minded small family farms across the country to expand its offerings to include grass-fed lamb, bison, and goat, as well as grass-fed butter and cheese, free-range poultry, honey, organic nuts, and other wellness products are so delicious to do.


Born and raised grass-fed cows, They are healthier than any other meat found around, and it is healthy for you too.

Contains high levels of CONJUGATED LINOLENIC ACID which may enhance muscle growth. Reduce heart disease and lower cancer risk.

RESEARCHERS SAY, “ WHEN IT COMES TO NUTRITION, GRASS-FED BEEF TRULY IS A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ANIMAL.”

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It’s beef and it’s good for me? “Grass-fed beef is a choice to improve the welfare of the animals; decrease air, land and water pollution; to provide a better product; and more nutritious food.” -MOST ASKED QUESTION BY CONSUMER

“For most of the 6,000 years since humans first domesticated cattle, they freely grazed hillsides, fields, and pastureland. If it’s tasty, natural, and nutritious beef you’re after, two words of advice: Go grass-fed.”

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WELLNESS PRAISE How do I know that your pigs are treated well? The pork we carry is Compassionate Certified Pork. This excellent certification is third party verified to ensure accuracy. Among numerous requirements, the animals are not allowed to be given any growth stimulants or hormones, antibiotics are prohibited, a vegan diet is fed and outdoor access is available. In the event that an animal requires antibiotics, the animal is treated but removed from the program. The animals are allowed outside as often as they want. Larger pigs may be outside more than smaller pigs which is weather driven, as cold weather is harder on smaller pigs. The animals have full bedding available at all times; slot floors and gestating crates are not allowed. Ozark Mountain Pork is the coop of farmer-members who raise the pigs. Heritage Acres buys the pigs from Ozark and markets the pork.

Does U.S. Wellness Meats adhere to sustainable farming practices? Yes. With a 30 to 45-day rest period between grazing, we increase the density of existing plants in our pastures and allow for the re-introduction of new native plants. As a result, all of our grassland is deeply rooted, and this better root structure and thicker sod enables the landscape to catch and hold nearly all of the rain that hits it, resulting in virtually no soil erosion or flooding.

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GRASS FED BEEF IN US:

LESS CHOLESTEROL

Are the cattle finished with grain? Never. From the moment our animals are weaned from their mothers, they consume high quality forage for the rest of their lives. Not only is grain-finish counter to the values of grass-fed farming, but a change to a starchy grain diet can undo omega.

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These are the founders of US wellness, their great idea has spread throughout the country and become a great factor for great meat found in the states.

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THE FOUNDERS

Every farm in the U.S. Wellness meats network is owned by a family committed to the sustainable, humane practices of our brand.

From the lambs raised by David and Nancy Birch in Missouri to the bison from Lou and Mary Graese’s Wisconsin pasture, our animals are managed by farmers with a personal commitment to health and great amount of excellence.

From the lambs raised by David and Nancy Birch in Missouri to the bison from Lou and Mary Graese’s Wisconsin pasture, our animals are managed by farmers with a personal commitment to health and great amount of excellence.

At the heart of U.S. Wellness Meats are the four farms owned by the families that started the company back in 2000: the Woods, the Leesers, the Suters, and the Crums.

At the heart of U.S. Wellness Meats are the four farms owned by the families that started the company back in 2000: the Woods, the Leesers, the Suters, and the Crums.

From the lambs raised by David and Nancy Birch in Missouri to the bison from Lou and Mary Graese’s Wisconsin pasture, our animals are managed by farmers with a personal commitment to health and great amount of excellence.

It’s fitting, then, that he and John Wood met way back in 1988 at an agriculture meeting at Purdue University. Both were livestock farmers at the time, raising grain and corn-fed cattle, but both were also looking for ways to improve their businesses. They didn’t find inspiration at that particular meeting, but being minority livestock farmers at the meeting, Jim and John recognized a shared spark .

At the heart of U.S. Wellness Meats are the four farms owned by the families that started the company back in 2000: the Woods, the Leesers, the Suters, and the Crums. It’s fitting, then, that he and John Wood met way back in 1988 at an agriculture meeting at Purdue University. Both were livestock farmers at the time, raising grain and corn-fed cattle, but both were also looking for ways to improve their businesses. They didn’t find inspiration at that particular meeting, but being minority livestock farmers at the meeting, Jim and John recognized a shared spark .

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MEET THE FARMS THE WOODS He was the first to put the grass-fed model to the test, and he’ll tell you he was surprised when the first harvested meat turned out to be lean and tasty, tender and full of nutrients. But you can’t help but feel he just knew it was going to be good.

THE LEESERS Today, John and Jane own their own farm and their son Grant works as an associate, helping them with the family business when not dabbling in metal work, his first love. Daughter Whitney has the farming bug, too: growing up on her parents’ farm she raised 700 to 900 chickens each year.

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THE CRUMS It’s fitting, then, that he and John Wood met way back in 1988 at an agriculture meeting at Purdue University. Both were livestock farmers at the time, raising grain and corn-fed cattle, but both were also looking for ways to improve their businesses. They didn’t find inspiration at that particular meeting, but being minority livestock farmers at the meeting, Jim and John recognized a shared spark and the remained friends.

THE SUTERS So when the Suters learned about grass-fed farming, they were more than willing to give it a try. They had acres of good grassland; why not put it to good use? But they were really sold when their first experiments yielded a truly outstanding product. Tender, flavorful, and rich in nutrients, it was the best meat either of them had ever tasted. Still, one good harvest wasn’t enough for Kenneth and the other three farm families.

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GRASS FED PRODUCTS Give your pets the food they need. Meats packed with nutrients that are great for house pets.

Fresh chicken is available upon request from chicken parts, whole turkeys and patties.

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Ranging from Beef, Chicken, Goats, Sheep and organic fish; US Wellness has so many grass fed healthy animals; there is too many options that people love.

US Wellness Meats offers a variety of different types of cheese. Using milk from all the animals produces a healier quality of taste.

All dairy products are made from fresh milk from the cows.

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“U.S. Wellness Meats has been exceptional; knowing that it comes from sustainable farms with the land and the consumers interest at heart is just icing on the cake.� -MIKE T. SATISFIED CUSTOMER

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