At Evermore, we take sourcing VERY seriously. In fact, the parameters we use when making "people food" choices are identical to the ones we apply when sourcing dog food. Check out our awesome hand-drawn icons to learn about our high-quality, USA-grown ingredients and accountable business practices. 

GMO-free high-linoleic

safflower oil

Humanely raised, antibiotic- and hormone-free meats and eggs

Organic oats and barley

Organic fresh produce

USDA "people food" kitchen

Laboratory where we get every batch of new food tested for nutrients and microorganisms

Wild Maine blueberries

Organic North Atlantic kelp

Organic Styrian pumpkin seeds

MSC-certified wild Alaskan red pollock oil

Food-grade supplements

Organic alfalfa

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Marketing language used to describe the quality level of pet food can be misleading. Empty catch phrases like human-grade and restaurant-grade are becoming mainstream, but what do they really mean? Pink slime and fast food, anyone? At Evermore, we have a no-hype policy—it's even on our boxes. Our level of commitment to higher quality standards is pretty hard to match (but if you do, a genuine kudos to you!)

  • We only support ranchers who are committed to Humane, raising practices, without the use of antibiotics or added hormones  for their animals, referred to in the industry as "never ever"—the exception being the highly accountable ranchers who only provide antibiotics therapeutically in the event of veterinary necessity (vs. the USDA-defined "natural" labeling term, where antibiotics and hormones may be administered, but livestock are put through a "withdrawal phase" at 30-45 days before harvest to avoid testing positive for drugs). We have meaningful relationships with our ranchers and buy directly from them, rather than placing orders with distributors or middlemen.

  • Our 100% grass-fed beef supplier is a member of the American Grass-fed Association (AGA), which is equivalent to (though considered more rigorous than) Global Animal Partnership (GAP) Step 4: Pasture Centered. Fully grass feeding affords a better life for the animals and offers numerous health benefits for people, notably a much higher Omega-3:6 fatty acid ratio (3:1 in grass-fed vs. 20:1 in corn-fed cattle). Our beef comes from a highly accountable CA rancher who raise cattle for their entire lifespan.

  • ​Our 100% grass-fed lamb, also Global Animal Partnership (GAP) Step 4, comes from New Zealand, where grass-fed is the only way sheep are raised. While not as local as our other meats, we believe the quality of New Zealand lamb is unsurpassed, and we work directly with our rancher and order from the New Zealand ranch itself.

  • Our free-range, antibiotic-free (ABF) chicken and turkey are designated GAP Step 3: Enhanced Outdoor Access and fed a GMO-free diet. (Federal law prohibits the use of hormones in poultry, so all chicken and turkey are by definition "hormone-free"). Our poultry comes from a highly accountable CA rancher.

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  • Our PASTURE-RAISED, Certified organic and Biodynamic EGGS come from CA.​ Learn about biodynamic practices here.

  • We buy domestic. If it's impossible to find an ingredient from the US (and trust us, we do everything we can to find it), we look to the rest of North America and then Europe or South America. No ingredients come from China. Ever.

“Organic” food means:

  • No added synthetic ingredients

  • Grown without the use of chemical pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, etc.

  • No genetically modified organisms (GMO's)

  • Animals must be raised without hormones or antibiotics

  • No irradiation

“Sustainable” food often means:

  • Grown using methods that benefit the soil (e.g., composting, crop rotation, mulching, etc.)

  • Grown using methods that benefit surrounding land and wildlife

  • Pesticides are used only if necessary, and rarely

  • Uses sustainable strategies to reduce the need for irrigation and conserve water

  • Animals are raised in a healthy, natural environment

  • Farmers and other parties are paid and treated fairly

SUSTAINABLE IN EVERMORE

  • Grass-fed, antibiotic/hormone-free beef & lamb

  • Free-range, antibiotic-free (ABF) chicken & turkey

  • Pasture-raised eggs

  • Wild blueberries from Maine

  • MSC-certified wild Alaskan red pollock oil 

ORGANIC IN EVERMORE

  • Eggs

  • Kale

  • Apples

  • Carrots

  • Sweet potatoes

  • Pumpkin

  • Dandelion greens

  • Parsley

  • Cranberries

  • Oats

  • Barley

  • Kelp

  • Pumpkin seeds

  • Alfalfa

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