We care about you,
your animals,
and your business.

WHY ANIMAL WELFARE?

63%

OF CONSUMERS LOOK FOR LABELS THAT CALL OUT HOW THE ANIMAL WAS RAISED WHEN PURCHASING MEAT

Global Animal Partnership SurveyMonkey Audience study, June 2018

46%

OF AMERICANS SAY THAT CLAIMS ON FOOD PRODUCTS HAVE A DIRECT INFLUENCE ON THEIR PURCHASE DECISION

Nielsen Shopper Trend survey from Label Insight, October 2018

93%

OF CONSUMERS SAY IT IS IMPORTANT FOR BRANDS AND MANUFACTURERS TO PROVIDE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT’S IN FOOD AND HOW IT’S MADE

Food Management Institute (FMI) 2018 Transparency Study

Global Animal Partnership SurveyMonkey Audience study, June 2018

Nielsen Shopper Trend survey from Label Insight, October 2018

Food Management Institute (FMI) 2018 Transparency Study

Why Producers like Farmers and Ranchers Should Choose Global Animal Partnership

Why G.A.P.?

Why G.A.P.? Comprehensive ApproachWhy G.A.P.? Comprehensive Approach

Comprehensive Approach

G.A.P. develops and implements tiered standards for 8 farm animal species, impacting over 416 million animals annually.

Why G.A.P.? IntegrityWhy G.A.P.? Integrity

Integrity

Every single farm is audited to our standards every 15 months.

Why G.A.P.? Technical KnowledgeWhy G.A.P.? Technical Knowledge

Technical Knowledge

Our team not only have practical farm knowledge but also have advanced degrees in farm animal behavior and welfare.

Why G.A.P.: Market DemandWhy G.A.P.: Market Demand

Market Demand

Consumers are demanding that farm animals be raised in environments that promote higher welfare.

Why G.A.P.? Marketing SupportWhy G.A.P.? Marketing Support

Marketing Support

When you are G.A.P. certified, you have access to resources to help you promote your operation in the press, online, across social media, and at trade shows.

Our Standards

G.A.P.’s comprehensive standards are truly unique. They are developed with the specific animal in mind, and reflect the latest research in agricultural science combined with achievable, practical application.

Beef

Bison

Chickens

Goats

Laying Hens

Pigs

Sheep

Turkey

STEPS TO GETTING YOUR FARM G.A.P. CERTIFIED

G.A.P. uses independent, third-party certifiers to audit our comprehensive standards and assign the appropriate animal welfare rating. Here are the 5 steps to getting your farm G.A.P. certified:

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 1

G.A.P. APPLICATION SUBMITTED

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 2

FARM PREPARES FOR INITIAL AUDIT

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 3

ON-SITE AUDIT PERFORMED BY CERTIFIER

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 4

G.A.P. ANIMAL WELFARE RATING ASSIGNED

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 5

STANDARDS MAINTAINED UNTIL NEXT AUDIT (15 MONTHS)

#MakeItGAP on Instagram

Next up in our 12 Days of G.A.P. Gifting is longtime
Animal Welfare Certified pork partner @ranchollanoseco! Send someone on your shopping list a Llano Seco family box, taco meat sampler, or breakfast box and the good folks at Llano Seco will ship it directly to their door. Llano Seco also offers gift cards if you're undecided. Just don't delay, order one of these yummy boxes today and #MakeitGAP!

Shop here >>>> https://llanoseco.com/collections/mixed-boxes
(link in bio)

#pork #foodgifts #foodlover #holidayshopping #holidaygiftideas #farmanimalwelfare #porktacos #bacon #baconlover
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It's the holiday season! So hoop-de-doo and dickery dock... ok, ok, we'll stop singing, but only for a minute, to announce our 12 Days of G.A.P. Gifting!! Each day, we'll be highlighting a G.A.P. partner selling Animal Welfare Certified food boxes and gifts just in time for your holiday shopping. If you can't be together with loved ones, you can still treat them from afar. Thanks for helping us #MakeitGAP for the holidays!

First up is Classic Sheepskins! Based in New Zealand, this innovative partner sources sheepskins from G.A.P. sheep ranches across NZ and turns them into beautiful products like the rug you see here. They also sell gorgeous sheepskin slippers!

Shop now at >>>>>> https://www.classicsheepskins.us/
(link in bio)

#MakeitGAP #sheepskinrug #sheepskin #holidaygiftideas #holidayshopping
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Starting to think about a special meal you might serve for the holidays? We've got you covered. Check out this delicious recipe for Beef Tenderloin with mushrooms and cream sauce. Yummmmm.

Get the recipe here (link in bio) >>>>
https://globalanimalpartnership.org/beef-tenderloin/

#MakeitGAP #beef #beefrecipes #holidayrecipes
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#GivingTuesday is tomorrow. We hope you'll consider supporting G.A.P. this year. Your donations help us expand our program scope so that we can onboard more farmers and brands and impact the lives of more farm animals. Thank you in advance for your support. #MakeitGAP #donate ...

Looking for a new twist on your traditional leftover turkey sandwich? Check out this yummy alternative we found made with brie and cranberry sauce and GRILLED! Yes, please. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Get the recipe here (link in bio)>>>>>>>>>
https://globalanimalpartnership.org/turkey-cranberry-brie-grilled-cheese/

#MakeitGAP #turkey #thanksgivingleftovers #grilled cheese
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We've learned one big lesson from the pandemic. In this uncertain time, it's not about striving to attain the things you want; it's about appreciating the things you have. We are thankful for a lot of things but, most importantly, we are grateful for our partners, our followers, and our team who help us realize our mission everyday.

We hope you have a safe Thanksgiving celebrating and appreciating all of the important things in your life. Make it a special one. #MakeitGAP #thanksgiving #thankful #givethanks
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Each year during Thanksgiving week we give thanks to our partners whose hard work and commitment to their animals, their land, and their businesses help make our organization possible. We wouldn't exist without them and we also couldn't continue to operate without the help of donations from fans and followers like you.

#GivingTuesday is next Tuesday, December 1st. We hope you'll consider adding us to your list of worthy organizations to support. We sincerely appreciate your generosity. #MakeitGAP #donate
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We have WINNERS! Congratulations to Blake C. from North Carolina, Jennifer M. from Arizona, and Julie H. from Idaho - you are our G.A.P. Home for the Holidays Giveaway winners! Thanks to everyone who entered and followed us. We appreciate your support! #MakeitGAP ...

T-minus 7 days to Thanksgiving! Don't forget to check out our G.A.P. Thanksgiving Guide to help you get ready. Who's opting for a virtual meal or happy hour with family from afar this year? Whatever you do, we hope it's special.

https://globalanimalpartnership.org/thanksgiving-guide (link in bio)

#MakeitGAP #thanksgiving #thanksgiving2020 #thanksgivingrecipes
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A heartfelt thank you to all of our veteran farmers who work so hard and have sacrificed so much for our country. We appreciate your dedication and service. Today we salute you and all who have served. Happy Veterans Day!
#veteranfarmers #veteransday #MakeitGAP
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It's National Bison Day! Did you know G.A.P. has animal welfare standards for bison? Stay tuned for some exciting announcements we will be sharing in the coming weeks! #MakeitGAP #bison #cleaneating #bisonofinstagram (Link in bio) ...

Our next G.A.P. Feline Superhero is Kevin, aka "The Kev". Kevin is a Lynx Point Siamese, and falls squarely into the G.A.P. Cat Team's heavyweight category at a svelte 16.5 lbs. This 6 year-old is well-traveled and friendly, making friends with all wildlife he encounters - snakes, lizards, opossums, other cats in the 'hood, you name it. He has also "driven" across country twice thanks to his cool cat parents Gabbi and Nik. Keep on keepin' on, Kev.

#MakeitGAP #nationalcatweek #catsofinstagram #thekev
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Our next G.A.P. Kitty Supermodel is Bella. She is 8 months old and team member Pam's pride-and-joy. Bella is curious, active, and somewhat of a contortionist judging by the places she squeezes into. Her favorite place is on the top bunk on her kitty condo - the penthouse, of course!

Don't forget you can #MakeitGAP for your pet too by supporting our G.A.P. pet brand partners! (link in bio) Happy National Cat Week!
@halopets @openfarmpet @tenderandtruepet

#catsofinstagram #nationalcatweek #catfood
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Current Farm/Ranch Partners

4 Hills Farm

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Adams Ranch

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Adena Farms

August 15, 2017

Allen Harim

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

American Grassfed Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

American Pasture Pork

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Arcadian Organic and Natural Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Atkins Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Lamb, Step 4

Baldwin Family Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Beauchamp Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Bell & Evans

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Blue Goose Cattle Co

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Branch Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Brasstown Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Briar Woods Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Caldwell Family Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Campo Lindo Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

Capra Foods

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 5

Cattail Creek Lamb

Farms & Ranches:
Lamb, Step 4

Caviness Beef Packers

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Chuck Howley’s Happy Hollow Ranch

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Cold Spring Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Coleman Natural Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1 / Chicken Step 2, 3 (ORG), 5

Cooks Venture

Farms & Ranches: Chicken, Step 4

Country Natural Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Deck Family Farm

Farms & Ranches: Pork, Step 4

Diestel Turkey Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1, 3 & 5

Les Viandes du Breton

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

Eel River Organic Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Fair Farm

Farms & Ranches: Laying Hens, Step 5+

Field Gate Organics

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

First Nature Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

FreeBird Chicken

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Frontiere Natural Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Grassfed Livestock Alliance

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Grayson Natural Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Greenbrier Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Greenham Tasmania Pty Ltd. (Cape Grim)

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Hawaii Big Island Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Hearst Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Heritage Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1, 4 (seasonal)

Hickory Nut Gap Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

High Country Lamb

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Hunter Cattle Co.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Jaindl

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 2, Turkey Step 3 Organic

Jamaica Broilers Group Ltd.

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

JD Farms Specialty Turkey

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Joyce Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken Step 4, Poussin Step 2

Karro Food Ltd

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

Koch’s Turkey Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 2

Larry Schultz Organic Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 3

Lasater Grasslands Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Leidy’s

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

Llano Seco Rancho

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Malheur River Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Maple Hill

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Marksbury Farm Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 4 / Beef, Step 4

Mayfair Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

McDowell Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 3

Meyer Natural Angus

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1

Michigan Turkey Producers

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Miller Poultry

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Misty Knoll Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 2

Niman Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1 / Beef, Step 4

North Carolina Natural Hog Growers Association

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Northern Pride

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1, 2 & 3

Organic Prairie

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 3

Overbrook Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Panorama Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Pennbrook Acres Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Perigo Hay & Cattle

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Pineland Farms Natural Meats, Inc.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Pitman Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2, 3 & 5 / Turkey, Step 3 (ORG), 5 (ABF)

Plainville Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1 (ABF), 2 (ORG)

Pozzi Ranch Lamb

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Proffitt Family Cattle Co.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Redger Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Rossdown Natural Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

Rossdown Natural Foods (Victorian Acres)

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Schenker Family Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 3

Shenandoah Valley Organic

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2 & 3

Simply Grazin’

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Simpson Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Southern Natural Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Thompson Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 5+

TK Natural Lamb

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Tyson Foods, Inc.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1

Villari Brothers

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 1

Virginia Poultry Growers

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Wayne Farms

Farms & Ranches: Chicken, Step 2

Western Grassfed Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

White Oak Pastures

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 5 / Turkey, Step 5+ / Beef, Step 4, 5+ / Pork, Step 4

Whitewater Processing Co.

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Yorkshire Valley Farms Ltd.

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2 / Turkey, Step 2