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Pet food goes from farm to bowl

'Rawsome!' Happy Hour today at Blackbird's Bowl

What do our pets need to thrive?

Raw Bistro is a different kind of pet food company that believes our pets are born to thrive. Given the right tools, with a balanced, species-appropriate diet at the forefront, many pets and their owners can see remarkable changes.

Through the end of October, Blackbird’s Bowl, Natural Pet Foods & More, 221 Liberty St., in downtown Morris, hopes to share with you why its brand of the month, Raw Bistro, is a great way to add live foods into your pet’s diet.

“It is becoming increasingly more difficult to hone in on high-quality pet food because the market is flooded with choices. I love Raw Bistro because of the inherent value their company philosophy brings to the overall product, including sourcing from local farms,” said Tammi Janel, owner of Blackbird’s Bowl.

“Their recipes are unique, with a good rotation of vegetables, plus they use grass-fed beef and bison and free-range poultry. You don’t see this in many of the other brands.  The prices are awesome; the quality is top notch.” 


Through the end of October, Raw Bistro products will be discounted at Blackbird’s Bowl. Receive $3 off four-pound bags of raw medallions, $2 off raw knuckle bones, $1 off five-pound chubs and $1 off all treats. You will also have the chance to win a Raw Bistro T-shirt by answering in-store trivia questions.

Blackbird’s Bowl from 2 to 6 p.m. today is introducting the Raw Bistro line to its customers with a “Rawsome!” happy hour featuring Lou Ann from Raw Bistro. Enjoy LuAnn’s enthusiastic views and sentimental stories about the benefits of raw food, bones and treats made by Raw Bistro Pet Fare, while enjoying a delicious glass of wine at Blackbird’s Bowl in downtown Morris.


Blackbird’s Bowl offers a unique pet boutique experience providing a 100 percent natural and wheat-free store, plus an entire line of wellness supplements in their Apawthecary. Blackbird is dedicated to developing its very own grain- and gluten-free recipes that include treats and handcrafted canine cupcakes. The nonfood items in the boutique offer a portfolio of U.S.-made, eco-friendly and locally made finds.

Blackbird’s Bowl is versed in holistic pet wellness consulting for progressive animal guardians, and it enjoys working one on one with proactive clients wanting to transition to a higher quality nutritional protocol. And with clients that are dealing with allergies and other frustrating imbalances that create disharmony within the animal and the entire household.

For information on Blackbird’s Bowl or the “From Farm to Bowl” campaign, contact Sara Martinez at 815-941-9311 (store), 630-740-2603 (mobile), or visit

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