Firsthand Foods

Firsthand Foods connects North Carolina's pasture-based livestock producers with local food lovers, restaurants, and retailers. We source from a network of remarkable farmers who raise their animals humanely, on pasture, without feeding antibiotics or animal by-products, or using added hormones.* We do the legwork necessary to get a consistent selection of quality local meats into local markets. We trace our products back to the farm of origin so our customers know exactly where their meat comes from and how it was raised.

Firsthand Foods seeks to build a more sustainable food system for North Carolina. Your purchase of Firsthand Foods' beef and pork products supports:

LOCAL FARMS & BUSINESSES
We source only from farmers in North Carolina and the surrounding region and are committed to paying them fairly. We collaborate with allied local businesses in rural communities and sell our products to local markets. This helps keep your food dollars circulating in the local economy.

HEALTHFUL LIVING
Our farmers raise healthy animals that are never fed antibiotics or animal by-products, nor do they receive added hormones.*

OUR ENVIRONMENT
Our farmers raise their animals outdoors, on a small scale, taking care to minimize the concentration of waste and protect soil and water resources.

ANIMAL WELFARE
Cattle and hogs are raised outdoors in their natural habitats, engaging in innate, biological behaviors. In other words, cattle graze on grass and hogs root, wallow and nest. All of the animals we purchase are processed in small-scale, inspected facilities where humane handling is practiced and care is taken throughout the harvest process.



Products offered through Papa Spud's:
Bacon, frozen | Beef Brisket, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef Eye Round Roast, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef Flank Steak, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef Ground Beef, pasture-raised, grass-fed | Beef London Broil, pasture-raised, grass-fed | Beef Ribeye Steak, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef Ribs, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, Chuck Eye Steak, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, Chuck Roast, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, Denver Cut Steak, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, Filet Mignon, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, Flat Iron Steak, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, Hangar Steak, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, NY Strip, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, Sirloin Steak, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, Skirt Steak, pasture-raised, grass-fed | Beef, Stew Meat, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Beef, Tri-Tip Steak, pasture-raised, grass-fed, frozen | Lamb, ground, pasture-raised, frozen | Lamb, Kabob Meat, pasture-raised, frozen | Pork Chops, frozen | Pork Ribs, frozen | Pork, Chorizo, pasture-raised | Pork, Ground, frozen | Pork, Ham, Petite City, presmoked, frozen | Pork, Sausage, Andouille | Pork, Tenderloin, whole, frozen | Sausage, Bratwurst, frozen | Sausage, Country Breakfast, frozen | Sausage, Polish Smoked, frozen | Sausage, Spicy Italian, frozen |

Farm Practices:
Pasture-raised

Links:
http://www.pastureraisedinnc.com

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