Farms and Suppliers

10 Things Learned from Our Farmers

2017-11-08T10:14:50+00:00 Farms and Suppliers|2 Comments

Throughout the years, Diana has taken away a multitude of wisdom from her conversations with farmers, and learns more every time she meets with one. As a company essentially built on agriculture, we wanted to know what her top takeaways have been from farmers. So, in perfect Diana style, she was happy to rattle off the Top 10 Things Learned from Our Farmers, in her own words. Enjoy!

Why We Believe in Animal Welfare Approved

2017-08-10T17:29:46+00:00 Animal Feed Regulations, Certifications, Farms and Suppliers|1 Comment

All decisions made at Scratch and Peck are with the passion of improving the planet and the lives of our fellow living creatures. One of the ways we demonstrate that commitment is through third party certifications. Among our numerous certifications that we have achieved is that our products are Animal Welfare Approved. Animal Welfare Approved ...

Foothills Farms: Feed Fermenting Fiends!

2017-09-19T14:40:49+00:00 Chicken care, Farms and Suppliers, Organic, Tips and Tricks|9 Comments

We talk a lot about our feeds—go figure! From the inputs, to its attributes, to its accreditations, but what about our feed in action? Our recent facility move has put us even closer to many agricultural producers in Washington, and we are now fortunate enough to be next door neighbors with Matt Steinman, the MacGyver ...

The Good, the Bad, and the Glyphosate

2017-09-19T14:28:05+00:00 Animal Feed Regulations, Farms and Suppliers, Feed information|3 Comments

It’s no secret that we are exposed to an unknown combination of chemicals every day through the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the products we use. Did you know that chemicals also sneak into the food we eat? If you have tuned into the clean food movement, chances are you’ve heard of ...

Make a Clean (Feed) Start in 2017

2017-09-19T14:22:54+00:00 Animal Feed Regulations, Chicken care, Farms and Suppliers, Natural Remedies, Organic|3 Comments

New year, new goals. This year Scratch and Peck Feeds resolves to take a stronger stance on organic outreach, including an even stronger approach to uniting with others to demand a clean food chain from start to finish. Lofty? Nah. Lofty is starting a Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified animal feed company that works directly ...

From Farm to Feed

2017-09-19T14:43:04+00:00 Farms and Suppliers|0 Comments

“Making honest, wholesome organic animal feed products with the most heartfelt regard for our planet and fellow living creatures”– the mission statement for Scratch and Peck Feeds is exactly what they deliver as a company to their customers and their collective community. “Those values support our communities,” says Diana Ambauen-Meade, owner of Scratch and Peck ...

Supporting Local Animal Organizations and Non-Profits

2017-09-19T13:50:46+00:00 Farms and Suppliers, News and Updates|0 Comments

We were built on the foundation that the relationship between people and animals is symbiotic. We believe that the way we treat animals — from felines to pooches, ducks to horses — directly impacts us. As animal feed manufacturers, we see the environmental and health benefits of raising our own poultry and livestock as well ...

Sowing Independence: A Return to Our Roots

2017-09-19T14:43:51+00:00 Farms and Suppliers, News and Updates, Non-GMO Project Verified|0 Comments

“My grandfather used to say that once in your life you need a doctor, a lawyer, a policeman and a preacher but every day, three times a day, you need a farmer.” ~ Brenda Schoepp, Farmer and Author No longer the scythe wielding labor of yesteryear, farm production today has benefited from a myriad of ...