GrassWorks Fact Sheets Explain the Many Benefits of Grass-Based Farming and Grass-Fed Farm Products
As public interest in food and the production of food continues to grow, labels like “natural,” “cage-free” or “sustainable” cannot always tell the whole story. In order to assist food producers seeking to educate consumers better, GrassWorks has published four fact sheets about managed grazing.
Earth Friendly Farming. This brochure documents the multiple environmental benefits of raising dairy and beef cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry on managed pastures. It cites over 20 research studies on the topic.
Less Saturated Fat, More Omega-3 Fatty Acids. Grass-fed products have been shown to be both leaner and higher in essential healthy fats. Learn more about the grass-fed difference.
More Vitamins and Disease-Fighting Antioxidants. Because grazing animals enjoy superior nutrition and good health, their eggs, meat and dairy products contains more vitamins and antioxidants than their conventional counterparts.
Better Farming, Better Food. This brochure introduces managed grazing and provide an overview of how this method works to improve the quality of the food we eat.
Healthy Soils. This brochure provides an overview of how grass farmers conserve and build soil resources using managed grazing.