All of the building blocks that go into making Steve’s Real Food are sourced and purchased solely from companies that are as committed to quality as we are. Our farms have USDA status, they only sell human-grade quality meats, and they are owned and operated within the United States.
If you want an honest product, start with an honest company. Steve's Real Food believes in full disclosure, and we want to educate our customers, not just sell to them. Our target market is the customer who thoroughly researches before buying. The more thorough a pet parent is, the more likely they are to purchase our product.
We buy our ingredients from the following list of companies. They welcome any questions you may have.
RAW FROZEN AND FREEZE DRIED DIETS
Our all natural, grass-fed BEEF is raised in Eugene, OR. The Bartels family takes great pride in not only the quality of their products but in their sustainable practices and the humane handling of all their animals. They are inspected annually for food safety and animal welfare by third party experts and are obtaining Level II Food Safety and Food Quality certification.
Draper Valley Farms has been raising their POULTRY with no added antibiotics, hormones, or preservatives since 1935. Every humanely raised chicken is vegetarian-fed, the way nature intended it. As with most northwest Companies, they emphasize the importance of running a sustainable business and take extra effort to recycle and conserve water.
Falls Brand is operated by a small farming community of Hutterite farmers who hold all things common in Montana. Their humanely-raised pork hails from in Twin Falls, Idaho, by the Independent Meat Company founded in 1904 and family-owned for five generations. They only work with humanely raised, sustainable, family-owned farms like Falls Brand, and encourage diversified and sustainable farms.
The Tucker family sets the direction for the company, based on their values of commitment to family, community involvement, and of course, quality DUCK. All of their sustainable programs are based on systems that are ethically grounded, scientifically verified, and economically viable. They have consolidated their live production supply chain, reduced energy and water use, and improved their irrigation water system.
Owned by more than 240 Willamette Valley farmers, Norpac is recognized as one of the largest PRODUCE processors in Oregon. All their fruits and veggies are packaged in one of five state-of-the-art facilities within four hours of harvest. They focus sustainability efforts on the conservation of water and soil resources, the preservation and recycling of nutrients, and the enhancement of their local wildlife habitat.
Kristina Harlow and her husband bought an old dairy farm when they decided to trade in their corporate life for a country lifestyle. Their 80-acre farm contains a vineyard as well as a commercial goat dairy. Their primary focus is on sustainable farming and holistic animal care. The definition of a small family-owned farm, the Harlows have embraced the beauty of living from the Earth in a sustainable, conscientious way.
Family-owned, our turkey farmers have been raising poultry since 1954. They have been certified by the Non-GMO Project, and their turkeys are free-range, vegetarian, and hormone and antibiotic free. Raised in California, you can purchase Mary's turkeys (named after the family matriarch) in Whole Foods and select grocery stores around the country - particularly around the holidays.
Steve’s Real Food seeks out the highest quality supplements, from our organic coconut oil that comes from Nutiva, to our kelp that is manually harvested and solar dried. All these ingredients are carefully sourced to ensure safety and nutritional quality, which keeps your pet’s level of health optimal.
CBD Oil - We source our oils from both the Netherlands and locally in Colorado. The oil comes from fully traceable hemp from seed to shell and uses chemical free CO2 extraction. All hemp oil goes through 3rd party lab testing for potency, pesticides, and heavy metals.
Hemp Protein comes from Hemp Oil Canada whose hemp protein is produced by the mechanical milling of defatted hemp seed leaving us with a powder that is 43% to 50% protein. It is allergen-free, GMO-free and free from estrogen mimickers.
Coconut Flour - Our organic coconut flour is from Green Bulk in California.
Cranberry – Our cranberries come from the Terra Beata farms in Nova Scotia, Canada. The cranberries are not pressed or juiced prior to drying and there are no additives or preservatives such as fibers, sulfates, or oils.
Tumeric is sourced from India by Elements LLC. It is tested for contaminants such as heavy metals, led, arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and pesticides.
Yucca is sourced from Trouw Nutrition who gets it from the stem of the plant that has not been pressed or de-juiced. It provides saponin activity as well as resveratrol--a natural antioxidant. It contains no preservative or carries.
Bromelain comes from Enzeco out of New York. This food grade proteolytic enzyme is derived mostly from the lower portion of mature pineapple plant stems.
Spirulina also comes from Trouw nutrition who sources it from multiple vendors with the county of origin as the US, India, and Turkey. It is tested and clear of preservatives, pesticides, or radiation.
Chia is sourced from Bunker Foods who receives the product from Argentina. They are quality certified by SGS and Kosher certified by KLBD. The non-GMO seeds are not irradiated or pressure pasteurized.
Parsley and cilantro come from Silva who sources the ingredients from the Israel, Hungary, Holand, or Poland. The parsley and cilantro are field fresh, washed, trimmed, and dried. They are tested for pesticides and are GMO-free.
Dandelion comes from Trouw and has Germany as the country of origin. The ingredient comes entirely from the leaves of the plant and is not pressed or juiced.
Milk Thistle is sourced from High Quality Organics who certifies that it is GMO-free. They partner with hundreds of family farms in over 40 countries. The milk thistle comes from either Croatia, Germany, or Morocco.