Web/Facebook Page: Grass Roots Farm & Foods
Vendor Since: 2018
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Grassroots Graziers LLC, dba Grassroots Farm & Foods, operates on Red Stone Farm in Cynthiana, Ohio in Pike County. The farm is 85 miles east of Cincinnati and 90 miles south of Columbus. Red Stone Farm has been owned by the John Wulsin family since 1968. Over the first 20 years, Red Stone undertook ventures in barnlot hogs, cow-calf enterprise, stocker cattle, and row crops.
In the early 1990s, it made a commitment to support grass-based enterprises to work toward sustainable business practices. Shortly thereafter, a New Zealand-style, seasonal, grass-based dairy was developed on 300 acres. Jersey cows have grazed this “dairy platform” for the past 20 years.
Products We Sell:
We sell grass-fed meats and eggs raised on our farm in Pike County, Ohio. Our pastures are certified organic by OEFFA, our beef and lamb is certified as 100% grass-fed by the American grass-fed Association, our broilers and hens are fed non-gmo grains while on pasture and our hogs are fed non-gmo grains while in woodlots.
We also produce frozen, prepared foods ready to eat in 30 minutes or less. The prepared foods we offer are produced in certified kitchens and include: Bolognese sauce, pork ragout, Rio-Grande beef barbacoa, chili, French Aioli, Roma meatballs, tar-heel pulled pork, short-rib burgers, Moroccan sliders, Vietnamese sliders, American sliders, bone broth, and chicken stock.
Grassroots Graziers LLC is our legal name. We chose it because it describes several important forces underlying the production of grass-fed, nutrient-dense food.
First, the food we provide is reliant on abundant and healthy roots of grass plants. Roots of grasses grow when the aboveground portion is not grazed. When a plant is grazed by ruminant animals (cows, sheep, buffalo), roots slough-off, creating organic matter in soil. It is in these soils that the food of our civilization grows. Since we depend on roots of grass for soil that grows our food, “grassroots” stands in our name.
The second concept is the word, “grazier”. A grazier manages grazing animals, while a grazer is the animal itself. Graziers orchestrate the interaction between ruminant animals and grass plants, to create rich soils that produce grass-fed meats and milk. One must become a skilled grazier to produce high quality, grass-fed food, and thus we include that word in our name as well.
Our logo depicts a grass plant both above and below the surface of the soil. We aim for more roots to exist below the surface than blades of grass above it. When we supplement this plant with free solar energy to catalyze it, ruminant animals to harvest it, and customers who value the food it generates, we have the making of a sustainable business model. The grass plant thus lies at the heart of our sustainability. We are proud to be graziers managing southern Ohio’s grassroots to produce healthy food from our farm for discerning customers. Hence, we employ the marketing name of Grassroots Farm & Foods to promote and deliver the product to you.
Questions? Contact Bob Gehres at (513) 967-8099 or firstname.lastname@example.org