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Local Straw

Schultz Farms

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All About It

Welcome to the world of local straw, a natural and versatile material cultivated right here in Alaska, particularly in the picturesque Matanuska-Susitna Valley (Mat-Su Valley). This local straw isn't just any straw; it's a cornerstone of bedding and more. Dive into the details of this sustainable resource and discover its remarkable utility.

Why You'll Love It

  • Homegrown Excellence: Embrace the pride of supporting locally grown products. This straw is cultivated right here in Alaska, contributing to the regional economy and ensuring a low carbon footprint.
  • Natural Bedding: Local straw is renowned for its role as excellent bedding material. Whether for animals or gardening, it offers a comfortable and clean surface.
  • Sustainable Choice: Opting for local straw supports sustainable farming practices that benefit both the environment and the community.

How to Use It

Animal Bedding: Provide your animals with a cozy and clean bedding by spreading local straw in their living areas. Its natural insulating properties keep your animals comfortable year-round.

Gardening Aid: Incorporate local straw into your gardening routine. It's perfect for mulching, helping to regulate soil temperature and retain moisture.

The Specs

  • Measurements: Each package contains local straw with dimensions of 36 inches in length, 20 inches in width, and 16 inches in height.
  • Approximate Weight: Expect a bale of local straw weighing approximately 45-50 pounds, ensuring you have an ample supply for your needs.

Additional Resources

Local straw isn't just a product; it's a commitment to sustainability and supporting local communities. With its roots firmly planted in Alaska's fertile soil, this straw offers comfort to animals and enhances gardening endeavors. By choosing local straw, you not only harness the benefits of a natural and sustainable resource but also contribute to the vibrant agricultural landscape of the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. Dive into the world of local straw, where utility meets responsibility, and enjoy its many applications that bring comfort and sustainability to your life.

Shipping, Returns, & Guarantees

Free Home Delivery

We offer our own Home Delivery service! Check out the details on our Free Home Delivery page: 

Website Tips and Shipping Information

We also have traditional shipping options available if you need your package to be delivered outside of Alaska. Take a look at the information on our website through the link below: 

Return Policy


  • Unopened products may be returned with the original sales receipt
  • Opened/Used products are SUBJECT TO MANUFACTURER POLICY (If there is no manufacturer policy, we will be happy to return them as long as they are in like-new condition including all instructions and hardware and accompanied by a receipt)