Natural Meats


About Sweetwood Cattle Company:
Thanks for visiting the Ranch. We really appreciate your business and the trust you’ve placed in us to provide the highest quality, All Natural, Angus beef for your family and friends. We take great pride in our small, family run business and being a part of the 100 year old ranching history of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Each time you purchase a Sweetwood Steak or Artisan Sausage, you’re supporting:

Back to Basics
No more harmful chemicals, antibiotics and animal bi products in our food supply.

Conservation
Our ranch is entirely conserved by the Colorado Cattleman’s and Agriculture Land Trust for the benefit of future generations.

Where Food Comes From
An effort to identify and know where the food we all eat comes from and how it’s cared for before it hits our table.

National Security
Locally and regionally grown food, by and for Americans.

Green Practices
Sweetwood is only the 2nd ranch in the entire country to be considered Verified Green by the United States Department of Agriculture, and the 1st in the state of Colorado.

Artisan Foods
Original, intimate and expressive methods to grow and harvest high quality foods.

You’ll also find our retail packaging to be consistent with the rest of our practices at the ranch. We’ve selected materials and products with minimal waste, re-use and recycling in mind to limit our carbon footprint and be environmentally accountable for future generations:

Sweetwood Box – Reusable, Recyclable
Sweetwood Tape – Recyclable
Sweetwood Cooling System – Post Consumer Materials,Reusable,Recyclable
Sweetwood Burlap Bag – Natural, Biodegradable
Sweetwood Gel Packs – Reusable

Thanks again for your business. We hope you’ll agree that our quality beef, ranch practices and care for the environment makes every bite of Sweetwood Artisan Beef a little ‘Sweeter’.

Ryan Wood
Owner, Sweetwood Cattle Company
Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Contact:
Sweetwood Cattle Company
44285 County Road 129
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Call us at 1.877.71.SWEET
970-879-7456
Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM MST

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GreatRangeBison

About:
Great Range Brand Bison is produced and distributed by Rocky Mountain Natural Meats. Rocky Mountain Natural Meats started in 1986 as a small meat distributor devoted solely to bison. From the beginning, our focus was to provide high quality bison meat and great service to grocers, distributors and restaurants nationwide. An in-house grading system was developed to guarantee premium quality and consistency to the end user – this became the Great Range Bison brand. Carcass characteristics such as fat color, fat cover, muscle color, ossification and weight are the major factors in determining if the product receives the Great Range Bison brand. By working closely with our producers and assisting them with ration formulation, our quality control begins at the source. Today, Rocky Mountain Natural Meats processes over 300 head of bison per week.

Contact:
Rocky Mountain Natural Meats
9757 Alton Way
Henderson, Colorado 80640
Toll-Free: 1-800-327-2706
303-287-7100
Fax: 303-287-7272

About Us:
Hello, I’m Roy Moore, and I’d like to tell you the story of Maverick Ranch Natural Meats and the Moore family. The Maverick Ranch Association was organized by the Moore family in 1985 to market natural meat products grown on family owned farms and ranches.

The Maverick Ranch program has its roots on the Moore family ranch in Idaho, where my wife Bobbi and I encouraged our sons Rex, Lance, Charlie, and Monte to join the local 4-H Club and show their 4-H livestock projects at County and State Fairs. Our goal was that these 4-H projects would earn enough to pay for their college educations and teach them a strong work ethic.

All four boys attained that educational goal, and from there they set their sights on the untapped market for meat that was free of antibiotics, steroids, and pesticides. In 1986, our family started supplying natural beef to one store. Today, our producer farmers and ranchers supply natural meats to 8% of the nation’s supermarkets.

When I look back and remember that our sons started this business when they were still in school, I’m still amazed. It proves to me what a great country America really is.

Contact Information:
MAVERICK RANCH ASSOCIATION
5360 North Franklin Street
Denver, Colorado 80216
Phone: 303-294-0146
Toll-Free Nationwide: 1-800-497-2624
MAVERICK RANCH Website