THE FIELD HARVEST

April 13, 2017

In an effort to live as a conscious carnivore, I make it a point to know how the animals I eat are harvested. Naturally, EPIC Provisions applies the same values for every item we produce. The reasoning is simple: understanding how an animal dies is equally as important as knowing how it lives....

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EPIC + NORTHSTAR: THE EVOLUTION OF SOURCING

April 11, 2017

This winter, EPIC Provisions did something crazy. We helped buy 1,000 American bison. For many reasons, it’s the greatest step in our call for responsibly-sourced foods and refined supply chains. With Northstar Bison—a family-run ranch in Wisconsin dedicated to raising these majestic creatures...

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the story of bison

April 5, 2017

 

 

As a species, humans have been conscious carnivores for the greater part of 200,000 years. Being grateful for the meat on your table is an innate capacity that shows respect, honor, and humbleness. These traits not only lead to a greater appreciation for the animal that gave its life for...

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ONE MAN'S MEAT IS ANOTHER MAN'S POISON

March 29, 2017

Few people would consider me an animal rights activist. I’m a native Texan, an avid hunter, and the furthest thing from a vegetarian. But more than that, I’m just a guy who doesn’t want to see our state’s ecosystem deteriorate into a battleground for gruesome, experimental chemical warfare. And...

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BIRD BRAINED: WHY VEGETARIAN-FED CHICKENS ARE UNHEALTHY, UNNATURAL, AND JUST PLAIN WRONG.

March 1, 2017

Take a look in any supermarket and you’ll find countless poultry products with a seal reading: “USDA verified 100% vegetarian-fed chicken.” While this may appear normal and even healthy to the average shopper, it’s anything but.

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THE STORY OF MEAT

February 22, 2017

What if changing the story of what you eat and wear could change the story of the soil, water, and air? In a world that seems to be teetering on the brink of disaster, hope remains strong – and rightly so. Around the globe, there is a burgeoning resistance comprised of farmers and ranchers who...

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Defending Meat: Vegetarian Myth #3 - Beef is unacceptably water-intensive

February 14, 2017

In an increasingly polarized food community in which vegetarians advocate for a diet free from animals, I have found myself baffled by the rhetoric and misinformation propagated by this close-minded collective. Since the inception of EPIC in 2013, anti-meat propaganda has only accelerated and...

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Defending Meat: Vegetarian Myth #1- "Meat is bad"

December 21, 2016

In an increasingly polarized food community in which vegetarians advocate for a diet free from animals, I have found myself baffled by the rhetoric and misinformation propagated by this close-minded collective. Since the inception of EPIC in 2013, anti-meat propaganda has only accelerated and...

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Holiday Turkey with a Higher Purpose

October 20, 2016

EPIC is excited to announce that we have partnered with one of our favorite farmers to bring you a truly special holiday turkey unlike anything you have ever imagined! Consistent with our overarching sourcing strategy, we upgraded this holiday tradition by partnering with farmers who practice...

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