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Tech middlemen helping small US ranchers sell their beef

Mr Meyers connected with some Seattle tech entrepreneurs who had just created a startup called Crowd Cow. The online service sells whole cows from small ranchers, divided into manageable orders.

Lopez Island, Washington

ON A blustery afternoon in December, Scott Meyers mingled in a pasture with a herd of black cattle, sweet-talking them as if they were family dogs with a weakness for flattery. He scratched their backs, hugged them and rattled off their names: Chocolate, Fudge,...

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