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Harlow Cattle Company raises premium quality Angus/Hereford cross cattle on 320 acres of expansive prairie in central Pierce County, Washington.

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$119.00 Filets and Sirloins

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The Filet Mignon, or Tenderloin Steak, is one of the most sought-after cuts of beef. Its tenderness is unparalleled. This share includes four 8oz Tenderloin Steaks and four 8oz Top Sirloin Steaks.

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$99.00 Grill Master Share

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Pack your appetite for this impressive 32-ounce Rib Steak. The thick-cut, well-marbled behemoth is sure to fill you up bite after mouthwatering bite. This share includes one 32oz Rib Steak, 2 lbs of Kalbi-style Short Ribs, and 2 lbs of premium ground beef.

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$104.00 Rib Steak Share

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With an exquisite balance of marbling and tenderness, the Ribeye is possibly the best steak you can get. Grilling is a preferred method of cooking these gems. This share includes four 16oz Rib Steaks.

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$106.00 New York Steak Share

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The New York Strip is known by many names (Ambassador Steak, Kansas City strip, etc.), but the marbling and tenderness deliver one result: fantastic taste. This share includes four 12oz New York Strip Steaks and four 12oz Chuck Steaks.

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$102.00 Thick Cut Strip Steak Share

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These New York Strips are tender and delicious, and 30 percent thicker than our usual cuts. This share includes two 16oz New York Strip Steaks, two 12oz Shoulder Steaks, two 8oz Sirloin Tip Steaks, and four thick and juicy 1/2 pound premium burger patties.

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$95.00 Coulotte Share

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The Coulotte is the very best part of the Top Sirloin. This lean steak is excellent in a marinade or with a dry rub and prepared on the grill. This share includes four 8oz Coulotte Steaks, two 10oz Chuck Eye Steaks, two 8oz Sirloin Tip Steaks, and 2 lbs of premium ground beef.

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$79.00 Flat Iron Steak Share

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Flat Iron is an often overlooked cut of beef. Richly marbled, this steak is a favorite among butchers and chefs. This share includes four 8oz Flat Iron Steaks, two 8oz Sirloin Tip Steaks, two 8oz Round Steaks, and 2 lbs of premium ground beef.

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$81.00 Skirt Steak Share

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Skirt Steak is a long, flat cut, and is full of flavor. It cooks quickly, and is often sliced up and served in fajitas. This share includes 3 lbs of Skirt Steak, a 2 pound Sirloin Tip Roast, and 2 lbs of premium ground beef.

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$75.00 Flank Steak Share

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The Flank Steak is great for taking a marinade. Cooking methods include grilling, pan frying and broiling. Slice it across the grain before serving. This share includes 1.75 lbs of Flank Steak, a 3 pound Round Roast, and 2 lbs of premium ground beef.

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$64.00 Tri-Tip Share

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This triangle-shaped cut of beef has long been a staple of the Santa Maria barbecue scene, and is typically coated with a simple dry rub and cooked to medium-rare over oak wood. It's delicious. This share includes a 2 pound Tri-tip, two 12oz Shoulder Steaks, and 2 lbs of premium ground beef.

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$54.00 Merlot Steak Share

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The Merlot steak (so-called because of its velvet texture) is similar to a flank steak in appearance, but much more tender. This share includes 1.25 lbs of Merlot Steak, one 12oz Chuck Steak, three 12oz Shoulder Steaks, and 2 lbs of premium ground beef.

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$25.00 Chuck Steak Mix

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Cut from the hard-working shoulder muscle, Chuck and Shoulder Steaks are tougher than steaks cut from lesser-worked muscles, but don't be fooled -- these steaks are chock-full of flavor. This share includes three 12oz Chuck Steaks and one 12oz Shoulder Steak.

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$53.00 Round Steak Mix

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Steaks from the round, or hindquarters, of the beef are lean by nature. Braise or slow cook these Sirloin Tip and Round Steaks for maximum flavor and tenderness. Each share includes 8 pounds of round steaks in total.

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$59.00 Premium Ground Beef 10 Pack

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Ground Beef is the versatile king of meats. You can shape it into patties or meatballs, and is delicious no matter what form it takes. At 17 percent fat, our quality Ground Beef comes packaged in 1-pound portions. This share includes 10 lbs of premium ground beef.

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$64.00 Burger Patties (20 Patties)

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Perfect for backyard barbecue season, these pre-formed patties are ready to go. Each patty weighs about 8 ounces, with two patties per package. These quality burgers are simply delicious. This share includes 20 thick and juicy 1/2 pound premium burger patties.

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$26.00 Thick-Cut Tenderloin

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(Approximately 0.8 lbs) These tender cuts are about 50 percent thicker than our typical steaks. You'll love how juicy and flavorful these steaks are.

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$16.00 Tenderloin Steak

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(Approximately 0.5 lbs) One fantastic 8oz Tenderloin steaks. As the name implies, the tenderloin is the tenderest, juiciest cut of beef.

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$25.00 Rib Steak

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(Approximately 1 lbs) One thick and delicious 16oz Rib steak. Perfect for summer grilling.

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$19.00 New York Strip Steak

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(Approximately 0.8 lbs) One delectable 12oz New York Strip Steak.

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$12.00 Coulotte Steak

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(Approximately 0.5 lbs) The Coulotte is the very best part of the Top Sirloin. This lean steak is excellent in a marinade or with a dry rub and prepared on the grill. Each share includes one 8oz Coulotte Steak.

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$15.00 Petite Tender

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(Approximately 1 lbs) Petite Tender, so called because it resembles a miniature tenderloin, comes from the beef shoulder and is one of the most tender cuts of beef. It can be prepared either as a small roast or cut into medallions.

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$8.00 Chuck Eye Steak

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(Approximately 0.6 lbs) Cut from the 5th rib of each cow, the Chuck Eye Steak takes after its Ribeye Steak cousins for tenderness and marbling.

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$10.00 Flat Iron Steak

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(Approximately 0.5 lbs) Flat Iron is an often overlooked cut of beef. Richly marbled, this steak is a favorite among butchers and chefs.

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$18.00 Merlot Steak

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(Approximately 1.3 lbs) The Merlot steak (so-called because of its velvet texture) is similar to a flank steak in appearance, but much more tender.

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$30.00 Short Ribs (Kalbi-style)

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(Approximately 2 lbs) Beef Short Ribs are ideal for the barbecue or the smoker. These Short Ribs are cut thin and across the bones (each slice has a couple pieces of bone) for Kalbi-style preparation and cooking.

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$35.00 Brisket (Flat)

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(Approximately 3.5 lbs) The Flat is the leanest part of the Brisket, and has more meat than its "Point" counterpart. The Brisket is cut from the hard-working breast muscle, and needs to be cooked "low and slow" to maximize tenderness and flavor.

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$45.00 Brisket (Point)

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(Approximately 4.5 lbs) The Point -- sometimes called the Deckle -- is the thicker, fattier end of the Brisket. The Brisket is cut from the hard-working breast muscle, and needs to be cooked "low and slow" to maximize tenderness and flavor.

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$55.00 Brisket (Point)

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(Approximately 5.5 lbs) The Point -- sometimes called the Deckle -- is the thicker, fattier end of the Brisket. The Brisket is cut from the hard-working breast muscle, and needs to be cooked "low and slow" to maximize tenderness and flavor.

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$35.00 Plate Ribs

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(Approximately 2.5 lbs) Plate Ribs are among the most popular items at barbecue joints. This beautiful 3-bone slab of Plate Short Ribs is waiting to be slow cooked on your grill or smoker.

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$42.00 Plate Ribs

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(Approximately 3 lbs) Plate Ribs are among the most popular items at barbecue joints. This beautiful 3-bone slab of Plate Short Ribs is waiting to be slow cooked on your grill or smoker.

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$18.00 Lean Ground Steak

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(Approximately 2 lbs) Our flavorful lean ground beef is made from dry-aged chuck and round steak, with only 7% fat. You get a leaner ground beef without sacrificing the rich flavor you expect. It comes packaged in approximately 1 lb portions.

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$16.00 Premium Ground Beef

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(Approximately 2 lbs) Ground Beef is the versatile king of meats. You can shape it into patties or meatballs, and is delicious no matter what form it takes. At 17 percent fat, our quality Ground Beef comes packaged in 1-pound portions.

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$18.00 Burger Patties

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(Approximately 2 lbs) Perfect for backyard barbecue season, these pre-formed patties are ready to go. Each patty weighs about 8 ounces, with two patties per package. These quality burgers are simply delicious. Each share includes four thick and juicy 1/2 pound premium burger patties.

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$18.00 Shank

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(Approximately 2 lbs) The Shank comes from the leg portion of the animal. When cooked slowly at a low temperature, it yields one of the most flavorful cuts. It's the ideal cut for beef bourguignon, and can also be used in stews and casseroles.

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$40.00 Sirloin Tip Roast

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(Approximately 3.5 lbs) The Sirloin Tip Roast is economical and lean. Roast it in the oven until medium-rare or medium, and slice it up thin for tender, delicious roast beef.

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$23.00 Sirloin Tip Roast

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(Approximately 2 lbs) The Sirloin Tip Roast is economical and lean. Roast it in the oven until medium-rare or medium, and slice it up thin for tender, delicious roast beef.

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$37.00 Chuck Roast

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(Approximately 3.5 lbs) Cut from the shoulder region, the Chuck Roast is perfect for a slow cooker with potatoes, carrots and other veggies you love in your pot roast.

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$26.00 Chuck Roast

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(Approximately 2.5 lbs) Cut from the shoulder region, the Chuck Roast is perfect for a slow cooker with potatoes, carrots and other veggies you love in your pot roast.

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$30.00 Top Round Roast

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(Approximately 3 lbs) Slow roast the Top Round, or put it in a slow cooker, and slice it into perfect roast beef sandwiches. This piece of beef is lean, but flavorful.

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$12.00 Marrow Bones

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(Approximately 3 lbs) These bones are large and loaded with marrow, perfect for beef broths and stews.

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$9.00 Soup Bones

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(Approximately 3 lbs) Simmer to create nourishing, delicious broths and demi-glazes. Or make your dog very, very happy with these grass-fed beef bones.

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$5.00 Kidney

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(Approximately 1.3 lbs) Beef Kidney can be slow-cooked into a unique and flavorful dish on it's own, or as part of that British classic, steak and kidney pie.

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The Farm

Harlow Cattle Company
Harlow Cattle Company

Harlow Cattle Company raises premium quality Angus/Hereford cross cattle on 320 acres of expansive prairie in central Pierce County, Washington. The cattle are thoughtfully raised, quietly handled, and roam freely on the prairie grasses and lush bottomland pastures of the ranch.

Becky of Harlow Cattle Company

100% grass fed for their entire lives, these cows have been treated extremely well, as evidenced by how calm they are when owner Becky Harlow Weed walks up and pats them. (We've seen it in action!)

Harlow Cattle Company is operated by one woman, Becky. She's an extremely experienced rancher who's willing to put in long hours because she loves ranching -- it's a lifestyle. She worked the ranch with her father as a child, and returned years later to run it on her own. Her fierce devotion and passionate energy has yielded some of the finest cattle in the state.

Becky never uses growth hormones on her cows, uses antibiotics only an on as-needed basis -- never unnecessarily, or at subtherapeutic levels -- and all her grasses are pesticide- and GMO-free.

In her own words:

"I have no hired help running the ranch and cattle operation. Day and night, rain and shine, 24x7, 365 days a year, from bucking hay to vetting calves, weighing steers to mending fences, round-ups to bookkeeping, mud and manure, dust and dirt, I do all the ranch work myself.

Mark, my husband, does tractor work, fencing projects, carpentry projects and generally does the "heavy lifting" for the operation on weekends.

Every rancher is first a grower of grass. My grasses are plentiful and sustainable, my cattle pampered. Yes, I’m proud of it and love it both."

Harlow Cattle Company

Harlow Cattle Company's Beef

Harlow's 100% grass-fed and grass-finished cattle produce richly-marbled steaks that are lower in saturated fat than grain-fed beef, but higher in healthy omega-3 fats and other natural nutrients.

Harlow beef is dry aged, a process that lends richer flavor and tenderness. Apart from a few niche butcher shops and restaurants it's almost impossible to buy dry aged beef anymore.

This is truly premium beef that you simply can't find at any grocery store.

"The experience of taking my first bite was eye-opening. It had wonderful marbling of the fat, slight earthy overtones, and a distinct sweetness in the finish of each bite. Not only was this beef much better than the grass-fed beef I’d had before, but it was also different from any other beef I have tasted.

I know you will enjoy this steak. For my part, it completely changed the way I think about grass-fed beef."

— Eric Floyd, Executive Chef at the Washington Athletic Club

Grass-fed Steak

How does buying beef through Crowd Cow work?

First off, you won't be charged anything unless we raise enough money and the cow "tips." At that point, your credit card will be charged and we'll handle the rest.

The meat is dry-aged for approximately 14 days to enhance tenderness and flavor, then processed into steaks, roasts and ground beef.

Next, your cuts are individually packaged in single-serving sizes and flash frozen at the peak of freshness in airtight cryovac packages designed to lock in freshness and ensure a long shelf life in your freezer.

Finally, we deliver to your door for a flat fee, no matter how many shares you buy.

Our steaks are individually vacuum sealed and flash-frozen to lock in freshness.

How much space in my freezer?

You won't need to buy a new freezer to purchase through Crowd Cow.

Buying Direct

You can order as little or as much as you want, but a typical order is 6 to 9 pounds of beef -- enough for a large dinner party. A typical family of four will go through this in about a month.

Our standard steak share is a little bigger than a gallon of milk. Even your freezer -- packed with frozen pizzas and forgotten leftovers -- can squeeze that in.

A typical refrigerator's freezer compartment has a total capacity that could pack between 100 to 150 lbs of meat.

100% Grass-fed, Grass-finished Beef

A cow's natural diet is grass -- not grain. They are ruminant animals, meaning they have an entire stomach devoted to breaking down foraged grasses.

Their physiology is poorly adapted to eating grain. Yet almost all the beef you can buy in America is grain fed, because that's the cheapest and fastest way to increase the size of the animal.

Grass fed

Grass-fed beef is lower in saturated fat than grain-fed, but higher in healthy omega-3 fats. These crucial healthy fats are most plentiful in flaxseeds and fish, and are also found in walnuts, soybeans and in meat from animals that have grazed on omega-3 rich grass. Grass-fed beef also has higher levels of beta-carotene, Vitamin E, and other healthy nutrients.

Read what Consumer Reports recently had to say about buying grass-fed beef.

Author Michael Pollan wrote in the New York Times about what happens to cows that move from the pasture to the feedlot and fed grain:

"Perhaps the most serious thing that can go wrong with a ruminant on corn is feedlot bloat. The rumen is always producing copious amounts of gas, which is normally expelled by belching during rumination. But when the diet contains too much starch and too little roughage, rumination all but stops, and a layer of foamy slime that can trap gas forms in the rumen. The rumen inflates like a balloon, pressing against the animal's lungs. Unless action is promptly taken to relieve the pressure (usually by forcing a hose down the animal's esophagus), the cow suffocates.

A corn diet can also give a cow acidosis. Unlike that in our own highly acidic stomachs, the normal pH of a rumen is neutral. Corn makes it unnaturally acidic, however, causing a kind of bovine heartburn, which in some cases can kill the animal but usually just makes it sick. Acidotic animals go off their feed, pant and salivate excessively, paw at their bellies and eat dirt. The condition can lead to diarrhea, ulcers, bloat, liver disease and a general weakening of the immune system that leaves the animal vulnerable to everything from pneumonia to feedlot polio."

Whew. What's more, to prevent their cows from getting sick, feedlots pump them full of antibiotics which lead to more resistant strains of bacteria which inevitably leap over to affect humans as well.

Factory farming is a ruthless, repulsive practice, and is unfortunately the norm when it comes to grain-fed beef. You are what you eat and poorly treated cows are bad for all of us.

Read more about grass-fed vs. grain-fed cows.

Read more about corporate farms vs. family farms.

Our Mission

Crowd Cow brings you the very best meat, from the happiest cows, at an affordable price.

We believe you should know where your meat is coming from. We want people to enjoy healthy, delicious beef while honoring the animals and ranchers that make it possible.

By connecting consumers directly with small, independent farms, everyone wins.