Exploring the World of Craft Meat


Press Release: Crowd Cow Hires Michelle Newbery as CFO and Kathryn Ficarra as Head of Marketing

October 30th, 2018 by Jon Whitely • Read 2,034 times • 1 min read

Crowd Cow, the marketplace for craft meat, has hired Michelle Newbery as chief financial officer and Kathryn Ficarra as head of marketing. Newbery and Ficarra will help Crowd Cow scale its rapidly-growing farm-to-table model and streamline its new marketplace model. “Our mission of helping people find the highest quality craft meats straight from the farm really resonates with consumers, but we still have work to do,” said Crowd Cow...

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Thanksgiving Turkey- 4 Ways

October 24th, 2018 by Jack Beighle • Read 1,389 times • 1 min read

Greg Gunthorp, a fourth generation farmer, has been raising turkeys on open pasture for over 20 years, and after visiting Greg’s farm in Lagrange, Indiana, we knew we had found something special. For the second consecutive Thanksgiving, we are proud to be partnering with Gunthorp Farms to bring you the best-tasting, pasture-raised turkeys. After last year's success and rave customer reviews, we knew we'd be back for more.Gunthorp Farms' birds...

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Discover Craft Meat from Around the Globe!

October 17th, 2018 by Jack Beighle • Read 1,566 times • 1 min read

Say goodbye to a world where angus beef reigns king. Craft beef is a worldwide phenomenon with terroir, breed, and practice unique to each region and locale. Check out some of the world’s most unique craft beef!  Tasmania, AustraliaTasmania, Australia– Islands with year round rain create a subtropical environment where cattle can graze and even roam the beach! Learn moreOlive Wagyu from Kagoshima, JapanKagoshima, Japan- Highly marbled, “melt...

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Touring Tasmania for craft meat

October 5th, 2018 by Caitlin Postal • Read 1,575 times • 3 min read

Robbins Island cattle being rotated across water As you know from our trips to Japan (Kagoshima in July and Kagawa in August) and Texas, we really like to visit our partner ranchers. We get to know the farmers and their practices, seeing them in action with their animals. That doesn't stop at the border. It's important to us to actually see the ranches, which is why we went to Tasmania to meet our newest partners and better understand just...

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Craft meat is global and we're bringing it to you

October 3rd, 2018 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 1,824 times • 2 min read

When Ethan and I started Crowd Cow a few years ago, we had a simple purpose: to find the best beef possible. For us, and to this day, that means seeking out the very best of small-scale, independent farms who are uncompromising in their dedication to flavor, quality and high ethical standards. That search led us to dozens of farms across the Pacific Northwest, where an abundance of rain leads to lush pastures and some of the best-tasting...

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Press Release: Crowd Cow Expands to Source Craft Meat from Independent Farms Around the World

October 3rd, 2018 by Jon Whitely • Read 1,613 times • 2 min read

SEATTLE, October 3, 2018 – Crowd Cow, the marketplace for craft meat, has announced its plan to offer craft meat from around the world, beginning with today’s launch of Westmore Pastoral in Tasmania. Only Crowd Cow explores the farthest reaches of the world to bring the highest quality and best tasting craft meats directly to U.S. customers. “We believe that the best craft meats can be found in different locations around the world,” said Crowd...

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Craft Beef Around the World (Infographic)

October 3rd, 2018 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 1,644 times • less than one min read

Unique varieties of craft meat can be found on the smallest of ranches all around the world. These high quality, delicious craft meats are often in areas that are hard to reach due to difficult supply chains, local regulations, language barriers, and many other challenges. Scouting out the very best farmers, building relationships with them, and sharing their outstanding craft meats is Crowd Cow’s specialty. Learn more about our global craft...

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Shake Shack helped us uncover our secret weapon - ground beef!

October 1st, 2018 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 1,601 times • 1 min read

People love farmer's markets because they're a place where one can meet local, small-scale producers and bring home the very best food. What we're doing with Crowd Cow is taking concept and running with it, focusing solely on craft meat. That's why we say Crowd Cow is the marketplace for craft meat. We've searched the world for the very best of these regional farmer's market champions -- who are uncompromising in their dedication to flavor,...

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A tasting flight to blow people's minds

September 28th, 2018 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 2,057 times • 1 min read

The other day I had a special house guest, and I wanted to show them how exciting, delicious and easy-to-cook Craft Beef from Crowd Cow is -- better than anything sold anywhere else online, in stores or even in high end steak houses. So I reached into my freezer and pulled three New York steak cuts from three very different farms and breeds: a spectacularly marbled A5 Kuroge Washu striploin from Japan (raised in Kagoshima which earned the...

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Crowd Cow's 2018 Tech Impact Award - Seattle Business Magazine (Acceptance Speech)

September 25th, 2018 by Joe Heitzeberg • Read 1,617 times • 1 min read

The Tech Impact Awards recognize companies in Washington state that are using technology to have a significant impact on business, industry or society. This year, 17 companies out of over 100 entries were selected as finalists, and Crowd Cow took home an award in the Consumer/Retail category. Here is the full text of my acceptance speech. Crowd Cow started three-and-a-half years ago when a friend came to the office one day saying "I'm so...

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