Eat Animals that have themselves eaten well.

I was flipping through Michael Pollan’s Food Rules and came across rule #30. Eat Animals That Have Themselves Eaten Well. As noted in the book, this seems obvious, but if you look at the way the majority of the meat in our diets is raised, it is not advice that is typically followed. The commoditized…

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Why ‘Pasture-Raised’ Matters

There is a perfect partnership that exists between pasture raised animals and the land they graze. It’s a partnership that has evolved over the course of more than 20 million years and one that we are proud to leverage at Nashville Cattle Co. Leveraging this perfect partnership maximizes benefits to the animals we raise, the…

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Maximizing Sustainability by Selling Meat in Shares

We are making some changes here at Nashville Cattle Co. We went into this venture to explore a niche that our family has been privy to for some time: eating fresh, all natural meat from animals raised humanely and stress-free on our farm. We learned a lot in a short amount of time and those…

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Pasture Rotation

This very short video shot on July 15th, 2014, says an awful lot about the practice of pasture rotation. First, you’ll notice the amount of grass in this pasture into which this cow and the rest of the herd has just been moved in the middle of a southern summer. It is lush, mixed and…