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Navigating pastured poultry challenges

If you’ve followed us for long, you know that we’ve been working through some significant challenges that have threatened our ability to continue offering chicken to our customers. That said, we’re not giving up; instead, we plan to double down our efforts with significant investments and new collaborations for 2024 and beyond. This blog post is longer than usual, but because trust and transparency are a high priority to us, I invite you to read along to stay informed. Before diving into the updates, let me first explain the gravity of the challenges that small-scale pastured poultry farmers are up against.

3 Ways Grass-fed Butter is Superior to Grain-fed Butter

Saturated fat will clog your arteries, at least that is what we have been lead to believe. But new studies are showing that consuming saturated fats from grass-fed cows is actually good for your health. Butter is a great source of saturated fats, so here are 3 ways grass-fed butter is superior to grain-fed butter.

Response to mRNA Vaccines

Due to recent news articles about using new mRNA vaccines for cattle, our team and family have received numerous emails and phone calls about this topic. I invite you to read the blog post below, where I've posted my research and answers to commonly asked questions.

Farm Life Show (Ep. 10) - Core Values That Drive Our Team

We recorded this episode for other farmers but as an act of transparency, but invite our customers to go behind the scenes and listen in to the conversation, too. In this article, we want to share what our 5 core values are and provide a backstory on why we give time and attention to having company core values in the first place.

Farm Life Show (Ep.05) - FAQs and Details About our Cattle Operation

On this episode of The Farm Life Show, Blake and Blaine sit down in the pasture among the cattle to discuss how the cows at Seven Sons are raised. The brothers dispel some common misconceptions and myths about pasture-raised beef and its impact on the environment. Blake also sheds some light on why plant-based protein or “fake meat” actually does the planet more harm than good.

RECIPE: Grilled Delmonico Steak With Garlic Herb Butter

Since the 1850s, Delmonico steaks have been synonymous with quality and flavor. But you haven’t really tasted a Delmonico steak until you’ve tasted one pasture-raised and grass-fed — naturally and sustainably from Seven Sons Farms. Our Delmonico steak is a ribeye cut but comes without the bone. Each Seven Sons Delmonico steak is juicy, rich, and has generous marbling throughout. It is a fine-grained steak, unrivaled in its tenderness and rich flavor. Not only are Seven Sons Farms Delmonico steaks delicious, they’re also versatile. Whether you prefer to skillet-cook, grill, or broil your Delmonico steaks, you’re in for a treat. With steaks this good, simple prep is all you need. The Grilled Delmonico Steak With Garlic Herb Butter recipe below is perfect for your next family BBQ — in 30 minutes or less. We hope your family enjoys this easy but delectable Delmonico steak recipe as much as ours does!

Farm Life Show (Ep.01) — Spring Begins at Seven Sons

Welcome to the first episode of The Farm Life Show — the monthly YouTube video and podcast giving you behind-the-scenes access to what’s currently happening at Seven Sons. Along the way, you’ll meet the people — and the animals — that help bring Seven Sons nutrient-dense, pasture-raised foods from our family farm to your family’s table. In this episode, Blaine Hitzfield (Son #2/CEO of Distribution) talks to his older brother Blake (Son #1/Chief Ranching Officer) about the big thaw in Roanoke, IN, and what spring brings for Seven Sons.