Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 88
Dr. King's Farms®
>> Founder and President Dr. Frank King is a fourth-generation American farmer who holds doctorates in naturopathic
medicine and chiropractic medicine. In addition to cultivating a healthy, natural lifestyle by selling its prehistoric meats,
the company hosts educational tours around the farm, hosts special events for children with special needs and donates
food to animal rescue organizations.
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Dr. King's Farms is in the process
of rapid growth and credits much of
that to his passionate team. Everyone
at the company focuses on how they
can make positive changes in their
lifestyles and the lifestyles of others
through what they do. "Our principles
are like New Year's resolutions that
actually work," King says. "We have
these 30 values that embrace what we
call our company culture. I speak to all
managers every week and coach them.
The managers then coach their teams
on these principles. They help us in our
The company is always forward-thinking in its research and acts
of service. It hosts educational tours
around the farm, hosts special events
for kids with special needs and donates food to animal rescues. King
says the company thinks local, but acts
global and hopes to take the company
and its products to the next level.
"I'm most fulfilled about discovering
these secrets in ancient foods that can
help people so much," he says. "It's all
about helping people for me. We're all
suffering almost needlessly with health
problems. Once we balance our health
with sustaining foods, we can sustain
our lives at a higher level."
As for his favorite prehistoric, natural meat, King says it depends on his
mood but that they're all delicious.
"My wife and I have a joke that when
we eat other meat, we feel guilty -
that we've committed meat adultery,"
he says, laughing. "But once you've
tasted them all, you'll get cravings for
them. It's healthy to want diversity in
the meat you eat. I like to say, 'Once
you've had yak, you won't want to go
back.' These wild meats will give you
unbelievable flavors and tastes and fill
a genetic craving and need that finally