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Why We CHOOSE Non-GMO Feed

written by

Ben Simmons

posted on

March 30, 2023

Let me begin by defining what GMO's are. Genetically modified organisms are living organisms that have had their genetic material changed in a laboratory in order to better resist herbicides. The organisms are combined with many different genetic materials to cross-breed a novel organism. Most nations around the world require GMO labeling, but the United States government currently does not have any requirements, though many are beginning to be labeled. It's important to note about 95% of the corn and soybeans grown in the U.S. are from GMO seeds.

The primary herbicide used is Roundup with the active ingredient glyphosate. This is the Brand and chemical to date, that Monsanto has settled over 100,000 Roundup lawsuits worth over $10 billion. Over 30,000 lawsuits are still pending based on an internet search.

Non-GMO products come from seeds without genetically modified organisms or artificial testing processes. And, thus are not sprayed with glyphosate chemical.

So, is there a difference in the nutritional value of "food" that is GMO vs. Non-GMO?

The following research was shared by Dr. Don Huber at the 1st Grassfed Exchange Conference I attended back in 2013.


Could it be that the reason people tend to overeat is their body is telling them I'm not getting the nutrition I need from the food your giving it?

I do know that our customers tell us it does not take as much of our food to satisfy their hunger!

Picture's are worth a thousand words - right? Well, Dr. Huber showed several pictures of GMO affects on animals. This picture shows the difference on pigs feed Non-GMO vs. GMO Soybean/Corn feed.


I once heard a pharma sales rep who sold gut medication comment that if people would only change how they ate that it would put him out of work!

If you are still not convinced then may I suggest you read Carey Gillam's book, Whitewash where she uncovers Monsanto's secretive strategies to market Roundup...

We CHOOSE Non-GMO because we care about the health of our soils, our animals, and our customers health!

So, now you know why we are so passionate about only feeding our hens, chickens, and pigs Non-GMO feed which we receive direct from the farm that grows the grains and mills the feed on their farm.

For less than the price of a soda... sales of our eggs at retail stores have fallen off the cliff the last 3-weeks since the "cheap" white egg prices have come down below our prices. That means eggs are stacking up without sales to pay for feed & labor (about $200 per day). How can a farm stay in business like this?

EGGS - EGGS - EGGS.... after being constantly short on eggs we are now basically overstocked. Go figure - right? So, we have decided to put them on sale as follows:
Jumbo/ XL - buy 4 or more flats for $10 each. Save $5 each
Dozen - buy 4 or more cartons for $4.50 each. Save $1 each
Because GrazeCart cannot handle this type of sale pricing we will have to edit your order when we pack it. If we happen to miss giving you the sale price - no worries, just let me know and I will fix it.​

Ok, that is all for now. Be sure to check out the Product Availability section below for the latest on restock details.

** Product Availability Update **

Chicken - Next harvest date is March 29th with restock the following day. Processing will continue for twice per month for the balance of the year.

Eggs - Eggs have improved drastically and you will see the difference in availability. Please note that eggs will be added to our website the Wednesday PRIOR top your delivery date by 6pm. So, we have decided to put them on sale as follows:

Jumbo/ XL - buy 4 or more flats for $10 each. Save $5 each

Dozen - buy 4 or more cartons for $4.50 each. Save $1 each

Beef - Processor over booked so was only able to harvest 3 on March 7th. Harvested 4 March 14th and brought the quarter carcasses back to the farm for aging, cutup, and packaging on March 27 & 28 - please note this will delay chicken processing 1-day. We are trying to be sure to have beef & chicken available for April 1st deliveries... WILL BE TIGHT so please bear with us. Will be so glad when we have our plant operational!!!

Pork - Restock fresh pork late February 2023. Next harvest will be when we operate our plant in April.

Lamb - Last restock was Friday Nov 25th. Had a call Friday about buying lamb and will follow up next week to see if we can make a deal.

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