From our family to yours...
We are a 100%-owned family farm, so you can rest assured that everything that bears our name is produced on our farm with the greatest attention to every detail.
You see, we truly care about the health of our family, and we care about yours too.
Our mission is to provide families with truly healthy meat.
What makes our beef different?
|Conventional supermarket beef||Sumas Mountain Farms beef|
|Low in Omega 3's due to grain diet.||High in Omega 3's due to grass-only diet.|
|Cattle kept in high-density feed-lots for long periods.||Cattle have total freedom, year-round grazing system.|
|Conventional system.||Full organic certification.|
|High ecological impact system, e.g. slurry, pollution, etc.||Ecologically-beneficial system that is natural, sustainable and responsible.|
|Emphasis on fast weight-gain in cattle.||Emphasis on slow, natural weight gain in cattle.|
|Factory scale farm.||Family scale farm.|
|Contains high levels of fat.||Contains minimal levels of fat, usually 30% less.|
|Processed rapidly and vac-packed with no water loss.||All beef dry-aged for usually at least two weeks.|
|May be imported. High food miles.||Local to the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Low food miles.|
|Fast food.||Slow food.|
|Fed on genetically modified grains.||GMO free/hormone-free/drug-free/chemical-free diet.|
|Beef often comes from worn-out dairy cattle, sometimes diseased with antibiotic residues.||Our meat products are from healthy beef, raised certified-organically on grass.|
|Major focus of factory farming is that every usable square foot has to return a profit.||Our entire farm is ecologically-sustainable, with large portions functioning as wildlife habitat.|
|Grain-fed beef production --- For all grains fed, only 5% will end up as human food- grains which could've been eaten by humans.||Grass-only beef production utilizes grass which is not digestible by humans to produce a food product for human consumption.|