Animal Welfare Approved


Why join Animal Welfare Approved by AGW?

  • We’re the only free third-party animal welfare certification program.
  • We offer expert technical advice, labeling and marketing support.
  • Our program is exclusively for independent farmers and cooperatives
  • Our program is the only pasture- and range-based welfare certification
  • Consumer Reports has rated us the only “highly meaningful” food label for animal welfare, outdoor access and sustainability.

We are growing rapidly and invite you to join us.  See more information included on tabs to the right. To learn about other certified farmers and ranchers, visit the Farmer Profiles page.

If you have questions about the program, give Julie Walker a call at (202) 546-5292, or if you’re ready to apply to the program, click on the Farm Application link.

Download our Farmer brochure.