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Convenient Options for Buying Pasture-Raised Beef

Convenient Options for Buying Pasture-Raised Beef

Pasture-Raised Beef Open sky, fields of grass, and not a single grain in sight. That’s what pasture-raised beef means. How far would you be willing to drive to make your purchase? Depending on where you live, you could drive a few hours to a nearby farm travel...
Know Your Labels: Pasture-Raised vs Grass-Fed Beef?

Know Your Labels: Pasture-Raised vs Grass-Fed Beef?

We see “pasture-raised” on a beef label in the grocery store and it brings to mind cattle enjoying meadows and hillsides in the sunshine. We see “grass-fed” on another label and know that must certainly indicate a natural diet for the animal...
Savory Pastured Chicken Recipes

Savory Pastured Chicken Recipes

Whole roasted chicken is a family favorite in many homes. The dish is simple to make, provides a warm, hearty taste that will please even the pickiest of eaters. At Rafter W Ranch, we believe the type of chicken you use in our recipes is one of the most important...
Stewing Hens And What They Offer

Stewing Hens And What They Offer

Fewer families today are familiar with the ‘stewing hen’ of old, but this staple has a lot to recommend itself. What is a stewing hen, anyway? “Stewing hens” are how the traditional farmstead managed their laying flock. As egg-laying hens aged...