Kurt Ahlman is the founder and president of Kattle 1 Beef Company a working cattle operation focused on raising 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef. Located just 60 miles west of Washington, DC in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the ranches of Kattle 1 Beef Company produce some of the best grass-finished beef. The Black Angus cattle are raised naturally and humanely, without the use of hormones or antibiotics. The sustainable pasture management systems benefit the soils and native grasses making them more productive year over year. The products of Kattle 1 Beef Company are direct marketed through farmers’ markets, CSAs and buyers clubs in the Northern Virginia and DC area.