News and Updates

When Values Align: Finding the Source for Good

2017-12-07T11:52:18+00:00 Certifications, Merchandise, News and Updates|0 Comments

We believe the small things that turn into big things make life rich. When we set out to share education about sprouting grains and fermenting feeds, we realized we needed to develop a ready-to-go, easy-to-use kit that would make these heritage farming practices quickly achievable in a homestead or backyard environment. We wanted to make ...

Ho, Ho, Holiday Giveaway!

2017-11-30T08:20:34+00:00 Chicken care, Merchandise, News and Updates|110 Comments

Hot cocoa with marshmallows, holly, sparkling lights, cozy knitted hats and scarves — the holidays are here! At Scratch and Peck, we’re celebrating by participating in Festival of Trees, a local fundraiser that benefits a senior activity center in our community. We’ve decorated a tree (in pure Scratch and Peck style!) that will be auctioned ...

Organic Animal Feed by Any Other Name

2017-09-05T10:42:38+00:00 News and Updates|0 Comments

As Shakespeare once wrote, “A bag of Scratch and Peck feed by any other name would be just as nutritious.” Or something like that. Point being, we’ve decided to take the leap and change the names of some of our products to more accurately reflect their merits. We want to ensure that the value and ...

How Scratch and Peck’s Branding Evolved

2017-08-10T17:27:05+00:00 News and Updates|0 Comments

As you shop for our products on our website or at your favorite local feed store, you may notice a shift in the look of our packaging. We have spent the last year refining our branding, talking with customers and retailers, and asking ourselves, “How is Scratch and Peck Feeds best represented visually?” Perhaps it ...

Taking Local to a New Level with Our New Facility

2017-09-19T14:33:49+00:00 News and Updates, Organic|0 Comments

The wide open space allows room for driving the forklifts safely through the warehouse. Located just down the road from our original location in Bellingham, WA, we've now found a new home for our growing business in Burlington, WA. This comes after a three-year search for the perfect facility that would meet the ...

Scratch and Peck Feeds and the Whatcom Humane Society: A Perfect Match

2017-08-10T17:06:43+00:00 Awards and nominations, News and Updates|0 Comments

We connected with the Whatcom Humane Society almost immediately after opening our facility in Bellingham in 2010. “I’ve always been an animal lover,” says Diana Ambauen-Meade, our owner and CEO. “It made sense to help where we can.” As sponsors, our staff is often seen at community events such as the annual Whatcom Humane Society gala and ...

We’ve Gone Hardcore B Corp!

2017-08-10T17:04:16+00:00 Certifications, News and Updates|2 Comments

You may already know that transparency is a central tenant of our mission at Scratch and Peck Feeds. We believe a great way to keep us moving toward our goals is to show you exactly what we are doing to reach them.  Just like a good diet plan, nothing holds your feet to the fire ...

We’re Bidding Adieu to Diatomaceous Earth

2017-08-10T16:53:23+00:00 News and Updates|13 Comments

It’s no secret that here at Scratch and Peck we are strong proponents of using natural remedies to treat our animals, which was one reason we had added Diatomaceous Earth (DE) to our Cluckin’ Good line of supplements. DE is comprised of porous sediment that forms from the fossilized remains of diatoms. The tiny diatom ...

Keeping Focus on Made in the USA

2017-08-10T16:52:25+00:00 News and Updates, Poultry Feed|0 Comments

The grain silos are made by SCAFCO, a Spokane-based grain storage and handling manufacturer. This year, we are making our move to a bigger facility in Burlington, WA that will allow us to meet the growing demand for clean, whole grain feeds. Even though this expansion will require new and bigger equipment, we ...