Grass-fed beef in Washington state?

Grass-fed beef in Washington State? Are you looking for a meat shop?

Why should I choose a local grass-fed butcher over a supermarket?

Choosing a local grass-fed beef over a supermarket ensures that you are getting the highest quality, freshest meat available. Our Wagyu is all grass-fed, making it the healthiest and highest quality meat available.

One of the main reasons why buying locally is so important is because you know exactly where your food is coming from. When you buy meat from a grocery store, you have no idea where it came from, how it was raised, or what it was fed. This lack of transparency can be concerning, especially when it comes to your health and well-being.

At Oostema Wagyu Beef, we take pride in raising our cattle on our family-owned farm in Lynden. We use sustainable farming practices and do not use any hormones or antibiotics. Our cattle are all grass-fed, meaning they are free to graze on pasture all day. This results in meat that is higher in essential nutrients, such as Omega-3 fatty acids and CLA (conjugated linoleic acid), which are both beneficial for heart health and reducing inflammation.

Another benefit of buying local is that it supports the local economy. When you buy from a family-owned farm, you are supporting a small business and helping to keep the money in your community. This can have a ripple effect and benefit everyone in the area.

When you buy meat from a grocery store, you are also contributing to the food industry’s carbon footprint. Grocery stores often source their meat from large industrial farms that rely on fossil fuels to transport the meat across the country. This can result in a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions, which contribute to climate change. By buying locally, you are reducing your carbon footprint and helping to support sustainable farming practices.

Buying meat from a family-owned Wagyu store like Oostema Wagyu Beef is not only better for you, but it’s also better for the environment and your local community. Our grass-fed Wagyu is the healthiest and highest quality meat available, and we take pride in raising our cattle using sustainable farming practices. By choosing to buy locally, you can make a positive impact on your health and the environment.

Read more about our Farmstead here and order your grass-fed beef today.  

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Glen and Lisa 

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