White Oak Pastures Team

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White Oak Pastures Shipping FAQs

Online shopping has become a habit for all of us by now. But while you may not think twice about getting a book shipped to your doorstep, transporting grassfed and pasture-raised meats across the country requires different logistics.

7 Reasons to Choose a Pasture-Raised Turkey for Thanksgiving

What's the difference between a pasture-raised turkey and a conventional feedlot turkey?

We provide this side-by-side comparison so that as a conscious consumer, you can make the decision which production model you choose to support.

 

The Cycles of Nature: How We Regenerate Land

We want to complexify regenerative agriculture.

The word “regenerative” is now entering the mainstream, with products on grocery store shelves and online stores starting to claim “regenerative practices”.

“Product of USA” grassfed beef may not be from the USA

When you see grassfed beef labeled “Product of USA”, where do you think it came from? Most consumers, understandably, assume that the beef is raised and processed domestically in the United States.

Will's Wisdom: Centralization is where the damn problem is

A recent investigation from The Guardian and the nonprofit Food and Water Watch underscores just how centralized and consolidated our food system has become.

Almost $100,000 in Payroll, Every Friday

Over the last 25 years, White Oak Pastures has transitioned from a conventional agricultural model to regenerative agriculture. Adopting new land management practices has been better for our animals and our soil, making our farm more resilient and abundant over time.

The Layers of Life on Our Farm

On our farm, we've spent a lot of time thinking of what animal welfare truly means.

Of course, one of our basic tenets is humane and compassionate animal treatment. In addition to not inflicting pain and suffering on an animal, we understand that good animal welfare also means providing the...

Our Internship Program: Training the Next Generation

We didn’t plan to have an internship program. But as we grew our farm operations in the early 2010s, we started to field more and more questions from people interested in visiting the farm to see what we do. 

Our Wildflower Honey Reflects the Health of the Land (and is a Flavor of Georgia Finalist!)

We’re known for selling grassfed and pasture-raised meats. But we also offer 100% raw, unpasteurized Wildflower Honey that reflects the true interconnectedness of the ecosystem we’ve built on our farm

Cattle Comparison: Pasture-Raised, Grassfed Cattle vs Feedlot, Grain-Finished Cattle

Grassfed beef is everywhere, from the grocery store to the restaurant menu. But what does “grassfed” actually mean? 

How do you transform a corn field into perennial pasture? Animals.

When Will Harris III inherited White Oak Pastures, the farm totaled about 1,000 acres. As we transitioned toward regenerative agriculture, bit by bit, we started acquiring nearby farmland. Today, our farm owns or manages around 5,000 acres of pasture.

The Story Behind Our Village Loyalty Program

COVID-19 and the events in the spring caused scarcity in the commodity food system, which overwhelmed our on-farm production and fulfillment center. After we were able to restock our inventory, we took some time to carefully evaluate how our farm responded to the overwhelming demand. In...

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