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Producing sustainable American grass fed beef is a primary focus for Grass Run Farms.

We take a multi-faceted approach to raising great-tasting American grass fed beef and contributing to the long-term viability of our community and planet. That’s why we focus on five core areas to ensure we are continuously improving our sustainability efforts. Learn more about Grass Run Farm’s sustainability commitment and get tips for being a green-minded beef consumer here.

Net Zero by 2040

We care about our role in the world and our responsibility to meet today’s tastes for a more sustainable tomorrow. JBS Foods, which includes Grass Run Farms, is the first global meat company to target net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. We are proud of the great sustainability progress that has been made to date and look forward to building on past achievements to demonstrate that beef is not only a beneficial and sustainable source of high-quality nutrition, but also a key part of the global climate solution. The commitment spans our operations as well as our diverse supply chain of agricultural producer partners, suppliers and customers in our efforts to reduce emissions across the value chain. Learn more about our Net Zero 2040 efforts here.

U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

Grass Run Farms is committed to keeping sustainable grass fed beef on the table by participating as an active member of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef. The USRSB has established six high priority indicators for sustainable beef production to include:

  • Animal Health and Well-Being
  • Efficiency and Yield
  • Water Resources
  • Land Resources
  • Air and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Employee Safety and Well-Being

usrsb The USRSB is working to advance continuous improvement of the beef supply chain by also developing practiced-based Metrics and Sustainability Assessment Guides which will measure progress against high priority indicators. On behalf of Grass Run Farms, JBS is a founding member of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and a current member of the board of directors.

U.S. Beef Industry Sustainability Framework

Grass Run Farms is also recognized for its alignment to the U.S. Beef Industry Sustainability Framework. The Framework is an industry-adopted resource that outlines key areas of sustainability and opportunities for improvement across the beef value chain. It is comprised of high-priority indicators, sector specific metrics and sustainability assessment guides. Learn more here.