Category Archives: Education

The Health Benefits of Grass-Fed and Grass-Finished Beef: A Closer Look at the Science

At Willow Creek Ranch, we know you care about what goes on your family’s dinner table, especially when it comes to meat. It’s no secret that grass-fed and grass-finished beef is gaining more traction among health-conscious folks like you. But have you ever wondered why that is? We’ve got some exciting science to share with […]

The Hidden Dangers of Glyphosate: Why Choosing Organic Matters for Your Family’s Health

Introduction Today, we’re diving deep into a topic that’s been making headlines but might still be a mystery to many: Glyphosate, aka RoundUp. Many of you may have heard the name, and have probably used RoundUp to kill weeds in your lawn, driveway, or flowerbeds, but most people don’t fully know the how ubiquitous glyphosate […]

Ketogenic Diets Shown to Decrease Inflammation and Neurological Disability in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Article Title: Ketogenic Diets and Multiple Sclerosis Introduction The article investigates the relationship between Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and dietary intake, focusing on the Ketogenic Diet (KD). KDs are high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and adequate protein diets that mimic a fasting state. The research suggests that KDs can offer significant benefits for neuroinflammatory diseases like MS. Methods The […]

Rotational Grazing: A Sustainable Path to Carbon Sequestration

Cattle, Livestock, Pasture

At Willow Creek Ranch, we believe in the power of nature and the importance of sustainable farming practices. One such practice that has become a cornerstone of our approach is rotational grazing. This method not only promotes the health of our pastured livestock but also plays a vital role in carbon sequestration. Here’s how: 1. […]

The True Cost of Antibiotics in Poultry: A Deep Dive into “Big Chicken”

At Willow Creek Ranch, we pride ourselves on our commitment to regenerative farming and providing our community with wholesome, pasture-raised products. Our philosophy is rooted in the belief that the food we consume plays a pivotal role in our overall health. It’s with this perspective that we delve into the revelations presented in Maryn McKenna’s […]

Conventional Pork and Beef Production Leads to Rheumatoid Arthritis and Immune Disease

Cattle In Confinement

This is a guest post from The original article can be found here: We all know that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is key to preventing chronic diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. However, what most people may not know is that conventional animal agriculture plays a significant role in the […]

Unleashing the Power of Adaptive, Multi-Paddock Grazing: A Sustainable Approach to Nurturing the Land

At Willow Creek Ranch, we utilize a grazing practice known as multi-paddock adaptive grazing (MAG). This regenerative farming method is also called rotational grazing, holistic grazing, or multi-species rotational grazing. It is based on the natural patterns of grazing found in healthy ecosystems. Adaptive, multi-paddock grazing is based on the idea that herbivores in nature […]