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Our cow herds are 100% grass-fed and receive no corn, soy, or other grains (the dairy cows are certified organic). Their winter stored grass is supplemented with barley sprouts. The egg chickens receive 100% organic, non-GMO soy-free scratch grain in addition to their certified organic pasture upon which they free-range. The pigs, meat chickens, and turkeys receive non-GMO feed in addition to their pasture (and no chemicals).
Our organic, artisan, cheeses are made right on our farm from organic, fresh (raw) milk from our own cows. We use microbial rennet (non-animal, non-vegetable) and organic spices. We use no preservatives, fillers, coloring, or other additives in our cheeses. Our handcrafted cheeses include natural-rind Goudas, Cheddars, our farmstead original unpressed Polkton Corners, and several varieties of these basics.
Our Farm Store is open Monday and Tuesday from 9–5, Friday from 1–6, and Saturday from 10–2. We carry many Michigan products in addition to our cheeses, meats, and eggs. Please also check out our website for online ordering of cheeses (no meat or egg shipping) or retail locations near you that may carry our cheeses.
Grassfields Cheese LLC, Luke and Vicky Meerman (owners), Angie (cheese shop manager), Bonnie Esther (technical support), 14238 60th Avenue, Coopersville MI 49404. (616) 997-8251.
Cedar Summit Farm is Minnesota's only 100% grass-fed creamery, located in New Prague. For more than four decades, our certified-organic family farm has been dedicated to preserving the health, environment, and economy of our local community. The water in our backyard creek leaves cleaner than when it came in. That's because we raise grazing cows on healthy, hearty pastures, which contributes to cleaner water for our neighbors downstream. Even in winter months, our happy herd roams freely and chews on preserved grass grown on our 185 acres.
Compared to typical "organic" farms, which feed cows a mixture of grass and grain, our 100% grass-fed milk, cream, and yogurts have a healthier balance of Omega-6 to Omega-3, and higher levels of CLA, "good fats" shown to greatly reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. For us, it's about healthier cows, a healthier community, and a healthier planet. It's the 100% difference!
You can find many of their dairy products at Twin Cities Natural Food Co-ops. They also provide home delivery service to New Prague and surrounding areas. Call for information.
PastureLand Cooperative's new "true raw milk" cheddar is the latest addition to our lineup of artisanal butter and cheeses available at http://www.pastureland.coop/buy/direct. Check our website for a full selection of artisan cheese including new cloth bound Meadowlark cheddar, and the Alpine Sisters.
All of our delicious butter and cheeses are made with the milk of our own grass-fed cows, grazing on live, lush pastures on family farms in the rolling hills of southeastern Minnesota. We are a small cooperative of family operated, grass-based dairy farms working together for the good of consumers, the environment, and member farmers to ensure a healthy, reliable community food source into the future.
PastureLand co-op members are committed to using sustainable farming methods: building the soil, grass varieties, and pasture eco-systems that nourish our animals. We take great pride in our ability to provide the high-quality pasture necessary for healthy dairy herds without having to supplement their diet with grain. Our cows receive of 100% of their diet from grass during the seven-month growing season, and are housed in sheltered pastures during the winter months.
All of PastureLand farms are certified organic, and have received organic and Food Alliance certification. We use no hormones or antibiotics to enhance growth or production.
Breezy Hill Farm is a Missouri Century Farm. Our family has farmed this land over 130 years. We are a Certified Naturally Grown Farm. The farm is located 50 miles east of Kansas City, Mo. We deliver within a 100 mile radius.
We have been raising grass fed beef for over 20 years. Our animals get ONLY GRASS and our own hay, if needed. No antibiotics, growth hormones, herbicides or pesticides are used. We have had a closed herd with a limousin/devon genetic base since 1999. We do not augment with sale barn animals. If we are out of beef, we have to wait for the next harvest.
Wholes, halves and split halves are available. Meat is processed by Remer Meat Co. and dry aged for three weeks.
Real Milk from Brown Swiss and Guernseys (grass or hay only-no grain) and free range eggs are available at the farm.
You're invited to visit our website www.breezy-hill-farm.com and enjoy our new slide shows under "Main." Under "More" on the main page we have some excellent links to other websites that are very informative. Enter your e-mail address on the main page and you will be kept up to date on information as it happens on the hill. Thanks for visiting.
Family Friendly Farm is a family farm business with a store located just ten minutes north of Cape Girardeau and delivery to St. Louis, MO. Our desire is to produce the healthiest, most nutritious meat so our customers feel good about eating it and feeding it to their families. They feel confident knowing where their food is coming from, how it was raised, what it was fed and how it was processed.
We raise grassfed beef and 100% grassfed milk from Jerseys. The cattle are supplemented with hay and kelp. Milk is available with the cream on top in a glass jar! Our dairy cattle are machine milked, then their milk is quickly bottled and chilled for optimal quality. Classes will be offered to teach you how to make your own butter, yogurt and cheese. We raise pastured chicken, eggs from hens on pasture, pastured pork. The poultry and pork are supplemented with locally grown grains and natural sources of vitamins and minerals.
All of our animals are allowed unlimited amounts of natural sunshine, fresh air and exercise, and never fed routine antibiotics, hormones, or unnatural growth stimulants. Using sustainable agriculture techniques, we provide them an environment where they can thrive. In return, the animals provide a safe, healthy, nutritious eggs, meat and milk for our families to eat.
Another fun farm project is our aquaponic greenhouse garden with fish and vegetables year round! Customers are welcome to visit the farm often and see how the animals are growing, help collect eggs or watch on a chicken processing day. This kind of hands-on environment allows the customer to feel like this is their farm, too. That is the way it should be. Come on out and experience the difference! You can purchased at our on farm store, retail outlets in Missouri and Illinois or delivered to a St. Louis drop spot.
Hidden Hills Farms is a backyard farm with a great big mission located outside of Smithville, MO. We are committed to being a year-round source of safe, nutritiously dense foods raised in a sustainable manner that goes beyond organic. We strive to work with Mother Nature and study her methods of balancing and preventing disease and illness through nutrition and soil health. We feel the foods you eat can only be as healthy as the soils they are grown in.
All of our animals are truly free-ranged in a rotational grazing system. Our herd of 100% grass Jersey girls provides us with delicious, sweet milk and dairy products. This year our herd is starting annual testing for TB, Brucellosis and Johne’s.
We raise heritage breeds of chickens for meat and eggs and will have pigs and turkeys for meat in fall 2007. We raise heirloom produce and herbs and are starting a berry patch in spring of 2007. In the future will be offering grass fed beef and lamb. All of our products are free from corn or soy in any form.
Please call to check that we are around then come by and see us!
Milestone Farm is located in Hardin, Missouri, about 50 miles northeast of Kansas City. We raise grass-fed mini Jerseys, Dexters and Holstein dairy cows, grass-fed beef, pastured chicken and turkeys, and pastured eggs. We occasionally produce butter and cheese for sale, and can take orders for pastured pork, goat and lamb.
We do not use hormones, steroids or routine antibiotics and cattle are raised using rotational pastures. We are working toward organic certification. Our meat is processed at a USDA-inspected facility and vacuum sealed. Shipping is available.
U.S. Wellness Meats has a mission of providing superior quality, grass-fed beef, bison, butter, lamb, raw cheeses, free-range poultry, compassionate certified pork, wild caught seafood and gourmet rabbit as part of our overall goal of improving family nutrition, rural communities, and the environment.
Our cattle are raised on high quality pastures with a cool season grass species complemented with legumes and a sprinkling of native warm season grasses. The pastures are managed intensively with the animals moving to fresh paddocks every 24 to 48 hours to give the forage plants maximum rest which yield maximum quality on the next grazing period.
U.S. Wellness Meats has an ala carte menu with over 500 choice cuts and products. Our menu also includes fully cooked selections of beef including nutritious organ sausages and many hard to find beef and lamb organs. We specialize in pemmican energy bars using a Native American Indian recipe that contains none of the modern processed energy bar additives. Please go to our website for the current inventory available.
All orders are shipped via FedEx and the online prices automatically include shipping costs. We ship to all 50 states, including Alaska and Hawaii at no additional cost.
U.S. Wellness Meats/Grassland Beef, LLC., John
Wood, PO Box 9, Monticello
MO 63457. Toll Free (877) 383-0051. Fax: (573) 767-5475.
Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese is a small family run dairy in the "wilds of New Mexico." We free range our goats on hardy high desert browse plants. We have been Certified Organic by the New Mexico Organic Commodities Commission since 1998. We are producer/processor #133.
In 2006 we became GRAIN FREE! University testing
verifies our goat cheeses have more than 3 times as much CLA as
other tested goat cheeses. Our cheese is naturally preserved in organic
oils with spices and is available retail in New Mexico. We also mail
Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese, Nancy Coonridge,
47 Coonridge Dairy, Pie
Town NM 87827. (888) 410-8433.
Northland Sheep Dairy is a 100% grass-fed farm producing artisanal raw milk cheeses, lamb and mutton, as well as 100% wool products and tanned sheepskins. Our animals are rotationally grazed during the growing season, and fed hay produced on-farm during the winter. We produce our own hay using draft horse and mule power. We do not use chemical wormers or insecticides on the animals. We use a certified organic, USDA-inspected butcher.
We sell our cheeses, meats and wool products at the Ithaca Farmers Market every Saturday, April through December, in Ithaca, New York.
Because we produce such a small amount of cheese, we only wholesale it to select local purveyors on a limited basis. Our cheeses can sometimes be purchased at Bet the Farm in Aurora, New York, Sheldrake Point Winery in Lodi, New York, Saxelby Cheesemongers in Manhattan, and Stinky Brooklyn, in Brooklyn.
Northland Sheep Dairy. Maryrose Livingston and Donn
Hoxie Gorge Freetown Road, Marathon NY 13803. (607) 849-4442.
E.A.T. Food for LIFE specializes in raising clean (organic) and green (pastured) animal products, including eggs, chickens, turkeys, lamb, beef, and goat's milk. We believe this way brings more life to body and soul and is most pleasing to God. Please call us today so we may have an opportunity to nourish your family.
Timberlane Farms is a certified organic farm managing 100 cows on rotational intensive grazing. Grassfed beef is available at the present time, with eggs and milk from pastured cows available in the future.
Timberlane Farms, Jeff and Theresa Dean, 5285 State Route 101, Clyde OH, 43410.
Two Sisters Creamery is a family owned- and operated, all-grass, glass-bottle raw milk herd share dairy in Jefferson County, east central Ohio. We are only fifty minutes south of Youngstown, and an hour and a half from Canton, one half mile west of State Route 7 outside Toronto, Ohio.
We hand milk from five to ten cows daily into stainless steel buckets and strain into glass jars—no plastic anywhere. The pastures are managed by holistic intensive rotational grazing year-round, the cows being followed in grazing order by hens in a portable coop. Shares are available for a one-time fee of $50, bought back at the same price. A monthly maintenance fee of $30/share covers care and boarding of your share of the herd, and entitles you to weekly milk pickup. WE DO NOT SELL RAW MILK UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. We also teach classes and provide phone assistance for herd share owners who want to learn butter and cheese making.
Our farm store also features seasonal produce, including winter greens and carrots, and all-grass meat from our beef herd.
Our three-times yearly farm school features a full day of instruction and interaction in rotational grazing, winter and intensive gardening, and raising natural feed for pigs and poultry. Dairy classes are by arrangement, including instruction and hands-on experience in milking, milk handling, and butter and cheese making, as well as rotational grazing for dairy animals, dairy health and breeding. Farm Kitchen class includes preparing basic butter and fresh cheese, and whole meal bread making.
Two Sisters Creamery and the Sow's Ear Farm and Pottery, Shawn and Beth Dougherty, 210 Burge Road, Toronto OH 43964. (740) 537-5178.
Coulter Farms lies quietly nestled between Shade Mountain and Tuscarora Mountain in Juniata County, midway between Harrisburg and State College. We are proud producers of exceptional grass fed beef, lamb, pork, free-range eggs, raw milk cheeses from our own Certified Organic 100% Grassfed Jersey cows (up to 9 varieties), and honey.
Our family manages the rotational grazing of 120 acres of rolling multi-speciated pasture and 90 acres of productive hay fields (organic as of Fall, 2007). We practice a purely organic farming system, relying exclusively on biological systems to achieve excellence in our soils/pastures/harvested forage/animals. Rotational grazing, cover crops, composting of manure, no-tillage seeding and conservative crop rotations are used extensively. Only the cleanest water runs off our land. We have eliminated all chemical, synthetic, antibiotic inputs and strive to reduce fossil fuel use while making the best possible use of solar fuel.
Ruminant animals at Coulter Farms never taste any form of grain...only mother's milk, lush pasture and fermented hay. Our two-year-old steers (8-month-old lambs) are fully finished, giving ample marbling to the meat. This marbling produces the highest levels of CLA and Omega 3's (not to mention taste and tenderness) in the meat. Wintering beef over a second winter to an age of 24-26 months is time-consuming, but we feel you'll agree that it is well worth the wait.
Processing is handled humanely in a local, USDA certified abattoir. Two to three weeks aging results in the highest levels of taste and tenderness. The product is skillfully cut, flash-frozen and cryo-vac packed to maximize quality and longevity.
A walk-in freezer at our farm allows us to maintain some inventory of meat, but most animals are pre-ordered (you may come select your animal on the hoof' if you like). Beef is available in quarters (approximately 100 pounds), halves or whole animals.
We would appreciate the opportunity to provide your family with what is, we are confident, the best meat available in the grass-fed market. Call or email us for more information. If you come to see us, please remember to bring your kids and boots so we can show you around.
Grass Valley Dairy is a raw milk licensed farm in southeastern Lancaster County.
We are a family-operated grass farm striving to provide you, the health-conscious consumer, with the best tasting raw 100% grassfed dairy products you can find. In addition to dairy we also offer 100% grassfed beef, soy-free pastured poultry products, and milkfed pork.
During the green season the cattle and chickens are rotated on pasture that receives no commercial fertilizer, while the hogs "live it up" in wooded lots, doing what they do best, rooting up acorns and roots while also having access to skim milk and GMO-free shelled corn.
To schedule a visit to the farm or for a current product and price list please call.
Grass Valley Dairy, Melvin and Sadie Mae Stolzfus, 199 Brick Mill Road, Christiana PA 17509. (610) 593-2811.
West Wind Farms Organic Meats and Poultry is a 100-acre certified organic, biodynamic farm dedicated to healthy, artisan foods, environmental stewardship and humane animal husbandry.
West Wind Farms offers a variety of products year round including certified organic pastured chicken and turkeys, grassfed beef and goat, certified organic pastured pork and certified organic pastured lamb.
Meats and poultry are produced without artificial additives, synthetic hormones, subtherapeutic antibiotics, GMOs, chlorine baths, or factory-confinement. Meats and poultry are sold to restaurants, caterers, and directly to the public by mail order and through established delivery locations within a 300 mild radius of the farm.
In addition to meats and poultry, find organic eggs from free-range hens, lard, honey, dairy products, vegetables, B.A.R.F. for pets, and more through West Wind Farms' website. The farm plans to offer CSA shares in 2003. A resident farm apprenticeship position is also currently available.
All Houston Farm to Home is bringing you all the best Texas has to offer and delivering straight to your home.
We are currently raising our very own 100% Grass-Fed Beef in beautiful Washington County. ABSOLUTELY NO GRAIN, NO HORMONES, NO ANTI-BIOTICS, NO STEROIDS, NO PESTICIDES, NO HERBICIDES, NO CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS for our 100% grass-fed beef on one square mile of unimproved pasture.
Having access to other local farming, we're doing more than just grass-fed beef. Join our 100% Grass-Fed Jersey Grade "A" Raw Milk Co-Op.
Enjoy pastured poultry, 100% grass-fed lamb, pastured pork, and seasonal vegetables.
We are connecting you to the nutrition you want without the hassle of driving hours to get it. Visit our website or call for more information.
We are currently serving all of Houston and surrounding areas.
Sand Creek Farm & Dairy is a family farm nestled in the rolling hills near Cameron, TX. We utilize sustainable farming practices.
Raw Cow Milk: Our milk is from Jersey, Guernsey, Jersey x French Normandy dairy cows on a 100% grass diet, completely grain-free, with a rotational grazing system. Our cows are tested and free of BLV (bovine leukemia virus), TB, Brucellosis, BVD (bovine viral diarrhea) for your protection and ours. Our Guernsey bull is a tested A2 bull, listed at the A2/A2 corporation and with the American Guernsey Association. We are moving our entire herd towards A2 status. Our pastures are organically managed for forage quality. Our goal is to provide your family and ours nutrient dense foods.
Dairy Items: Whole Milk, Raw Milk Cheeses,Yogurt+ Kefir and Whey. All dairy products are raw, non-pasteurized, non-homogenized, pastured, grass fed diet, hormone-free, antibiotic-free, humanely raised. + Note: yogurt is pasteurized by process.
Produce CSA: Seasonal non-certified organic produce grown in our aquaponics facility, high tunnel and in the soil. We plan to have fresh vegetables available 45 weeks out of the year.
Meat Items: Pastured Broilers, turkey and Pork — Soy-free feed, hormone-free, antibiotic-free, humanely raised. Pastured Lamb and Beef — 100% grass fed, Hormone-free, antibiotic-free, humanely raised. Lamb can be purchased by the whole. Beef can be purchased by the piece, half or whole.
Other Items: Pastured Eggs — Soy-free feed, hormone-free, antibiotic-free, humanely raised (available seasonally). Honey — Filtered and bottled, no added ingredients, all natural, raw. Grade B Maple Syrup - non-certified organic.
Classes: Many classes are offered upon request. 5 person minimum. Home Milk Cow, Aquaponics, Farming with Horses, Fodder Systems, and more. Let us know what you would like to learn and we will teach you if we can.
Families may purchase from the farm store, join the farm with a Membership and/or participate in our Produce CSA program. See our web page for a group near you or to join our farm.
Chandler Pond Farm grows seven acres of organic vegetables everything from B(eans) to Z(uchini). We also have organic pick your own strawberries and blueberries. We manage three green houses of heat-loving crops so you can get your organic tomatoes and peppers and eggplants in early summer right here in the Northeast Kingdom of VT.
We have pastured pork, broilers, and turkeys. We have a small herd of organic grass fed Devons, for raw milk and beef, and eggs from our free ranging everywhere hens.
We have an old fashioned maple sugaring operation, with buckets, oxen, family, and friends.
We invite you to visit our beautiful 600 acres of fields, forests and pond.
We are a family farm operated by Rob and Tamara Martin using organic practices. The Martins are committed to small scale sustainable production of a wide diversity of vegetable, dairy and meat products.
Our farm stand is open from June-October. In the winter, frozen meats, root vegetables, maple syrup, eggs, and surprises are available. Visit our website to see what we are up to and when the next event is: maple sugaring, xcrountry skiing, open farm day, harvest festival and garlic planting, farm tours and cooking events. It also has information about joining our CSA and when and where to find us at the Lyndon and St. Johnsbury Farmers Markets.
Sunny Knoll EcoFarm is a grass-based family farm in Loudoun County, Virginia.
We produce 100% grass-fed, raw milk from heritage breed Guernsey cows who are tested A2/A2. They have access to pasture 365 days a year and are also fed hay in the winter; they are not fed grain or soy. Milk is available through a cow share program.
We sell pastured, gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free eggs. The laying hens free-range on pasture and are never locked up even at night. The chickens are fed no grain, no soy, no corn, no GMO’s, and no gluten.
We sell turkey meat from heritage breed Narragansett turkeys, which are listed on the Ark of Taste. The turkeys range widely on spacious pastures and are soy-free.
Our entire operation is grass-based and soy-free. We are good stewards of our land, managing our pastures with rotational grazing and participating in government programs to improve the health of our watershed. While we are not certified organic, we use no synthetic herbicides, pesticides, or fertilizers and we manage our farm according to or exceeding organic standards.
Products are available for pickup from the farm. Visit our website for more information.
Pride & Joy Dairy is located in the agriculturally rich Yakima Valley. Our signature item is our delicious and rich “cream on the top” WSDA certified organic and grass fed raw cow’s milk products. Because our cows are fed 100% grass eight months of the year, the resulting dairy products are packed with omega 3’s and cancer-preventing CLA’s (conjugated linoleic acid).
Our Grade A grass fed raw cow’s milk is available year-around and our cow’s are pampered with a no stress lifestyle. They feast on luscious fresh green grass and our pastures are farmed with management intensive grazing (MIG) practices. This intensive pasture rotation plan is used in lieu of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. During the winter months when fresh grass is not available, we purchase high mountain certified organic hay from Simon Farms in Fairfield, ID. Our free-ranging chickens forage, fertilize and cleanse the pastures behind our dairy herd. The resulting dairy, meat, and eggs are of impeccable quality both in flavor and health properties.
We have been farming with organic and chemical-free practices for over 15 years and have been certified organic with the WSDA for the past 5 years. None of our animals are fed antibiotics or hormones and our pastures are not treated with pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, or any chemical substances.
We also offer 100% grass feed beef and lamb. Our beef is available in whole and halves and is dry-aged and custom cut according to your specifications—generally available late fall. As part of our MIG practices, we also have fresh eggs available on a limited basis.
We encourage visitors to come to the farm! We’d love to take you on a tour and show off our working Border Collie dogs.
Please visit our website, email, or call for more information. And check this listing frequently as our product line is growing!
Pure Éire Dairy is located in Othello, Washington in the heart of the Columbia Basin. We are proud to be one of the few “grass-only” dairies in the United States. Our jersey cows are completely grass-fed to provide you with milk that’s tasty and nutritious, just as nature intended.
We currently have the following products available: Pasteurized Whole, 2%, and Skim Milk, Heavy Cream and Raw Milk at select locations.
We have long believed you should always know where your milk comes from. You should be able to see for yourself what the animals eat and how they are treated. Our goal is to be a transparent operation to our consumers, so that you can trust your milk source. We welcome you to come and visit! Go beyond organic, go grass-fed!
Sea Breeze Farm is a diverse, multi-species, “beyond organic,” grass-based animal farm, located on the beautiful Isle of Vashon in Washington’s picturesque Puget Sound.
We do not apply commercial fertilizers of any kind to our pastures, relying instead on a grazing technique modeled after the migratory habits of wild cattle and bird populations. This labor-intensive, rotational system allows our freely-ranging poultry flocks to symbiotically forage, fertilize and cleanse the pastures behind our dairy herd. The resulting meat, dairy and eggs produced on our farm are of infinitely superior quality, both flavor- and health-wise than those produced conventionally, and in our opinion are significantly superior to typical “Organic” animal products. We also take pride in the sustainability and resource-wise management of our farm systems.
We sell our products only through local channels. Our meat, dairy, eggs, cheese, wines and prepared foods such as ice cream and meat broths are available from our on-site Farmstand, as well as the Vashon Saturday Farmer’s Market. Our pure, whole, unadulterated cow’s milk is also available at the Pike Place Market Creamery in Seattle. Please check this listing frequently as our products will soon be available through additional retailers in both Seattle and Vashon Island. For directions to the farm, please see our website.
Farmers Markets: Vashon Farmer’s Market—Saturdays
9am – 1 pm, April through October. Meat, dairy, eggs, wine, prepared
Sea Breeze Farm, Owner/Operator George Page
(206) 567-5769 or Matthew Lawrence, Farm Manager (206) 579-1331.
GFBC–Brunkow Cheese Cooperative is a fourth generation cheese manufacturer in the heart of America's dairy land. Our cooperative of grassfed dairies is committed to the production of the finest quality grassfed cheese products on the market today.
We continue our tradition of quality and dedication to the all-natural foods industry. Our cheese products incorporate the use of Old World/Hand Made recipes and a rennetless (no animal by-products/no crymosin) cheesemaking process with premium quality grassfed milk provided by our cooperative members.
We are the only United States grassfed cheese manufacturer to use an independent third party verification system/audit trail to certify product claims.
Contact us today for the finest quality grassfed cheese products.
LoveTree Farmstead Cheese produces of some of the world's finest and most unique sheep cheese and dry-aged "European" style grass-fed organic lamb.
LoveTree is organically farmed with 130 acres devoted to grazing lands and 70 acres to wildlife habitat. This not only makes for a healthy environment, ecologically speaking, but it also offers us some unique opportunities for flavor enhancement of our cave-aged cheeses and our lamb. Our goal is to bring you the flavor of the northwoods through our raw milk cave-aged sheep cheese and our succulent grass and milk-fed lambs.
We milk the sheep seasonally (April–September) while the grass is green. We only make the raw milk cheeses from the grass-fed milk. Our market lambs are weaned from their mothers at approximately 45 days and are then reared on whey from the cheeseroom, grass, and sometimes a minimal amount of corn if we have late pastures or an early winter (no more than 1/2 pound of corn a day per lamb when or if it is necessary to feed corn).
What We Grow: Raw milk cave-aged sheep cheeses and raw milk cave-aged jersey cow milk cheeses (when milk is available); European style lamb (live weight between 75–90 pounds) June–December; Hot House lambs (live weight 40–55 pounds) April–May; replacement stock for sheep dairies; and livestock guardian dogs.
Where We Sell Our Products: St. Paul (MN) Farmers Market, every Saturday April–December, 7 AM–1 PM. Winter Market sale days are every other weekend, January–March, 9 AM–12 PM, corner of 5th & Wall Streets, St. Paul. We also have on farm sales by appointment only at this time. Web/mail order items include raw milk cave-aged cheese.
Organic Acres is a certified organic family farm offering raw milk and grassfed beef. Milk is from a jersey herd and our beef is holstein. We will have jersey beef in the future.
Our pastures are rotationally grazed to create the ultimate pasture and in turn have better herd health. This means a higher quality product for you, the consumer. Beef will be available in quarters, halves, or whole. Customized cuts available on request.
The philosophy on this farm is to have the animals in their natural environment as much as possible to produce high quality products in harmony with Nature.
Please call in advance for on farm pickup.
Organic Acres, Eli Hershberger, 1896 Ebenezer Road, Fennimore WI 53809. (608) 943-6224.
Ruegsegger Farms, located in South Central Wisconsin, offers you the safest, leanest and most flavorful grass-fed meats available. Our 100% Grass Fed and Finished Black Angus Beef is raised on 640 acres of natural grasses, alfalfa and clovers.
Our beef graze on pasture from early April thru the winter months. When snow covers the grounds, we feed organically raised local grass and alfalfa hay. You will not find confinement, hormones, antibiotics, chemicals or inhumane treatment on any of our farms. We have not used pesticides since 1985 or herbicides since 1992.
Along with our grass-fed Angus beef, we offer grass-fed milk, yogurt and cheese, free-range eggs, chicken, turkey, pork, veal and lamb. Pure raw honey, pure maple and sorghum syrups are also among our customer favorites. Also produced locally by our friends and neighbors (monitored and distributed by Ruegsegger Farms) are duck, pheasant, grass-fed bison, elk and ostrich.
Ruegsegger Farms provides you with easy online ordering without the use of credit cards. Simply place your order at http://www.naturalmeats.org. You will then be notified of a local Farmers Market where your selections may be picked up, or you may qualify for our free home delivery service.
We ship Buffalo, Elk, Ostrich, & Cheese anywhere in the continental USA.
Ruegsegger Farms products are available throughout Southern Wisconsin. We are currently at Farmers Markets in Madison, Milwaukee, Kenosha, Watertown, Lake Mills, Mount Horeb and West Allis. Our Free Home Delivery includes these areas as well as Beloit, Fon du Lac, Portage and Platteville.
Trautman Family Farm is MOSA Certified Organic since 2005. We proudly grow great tasting, healthy and nutrient dense grassfed and finished beef, pastured pork and cage free/free range eggs for people just like you.
We’re proud of our 100% grassfed Jersey cross dairy herd. Our farm is located 10 minutes from Madison, WI, and an easy 5 minutes on and off I90. Come on out, see our farm for yourself, and know the feeling of peace and contentment extends beyond our family and animals – to you. Bring the whole family. We have balanced soils and incredibly fertility from following Biological farming principles. We are proud to farm for you: we show respect to our animals, the land, you our friends, and the world.
Our beef is naturally tender, excellent taste, from Jersey/crosses, as well as beef breeds. Ground beef averages 90-92% lean. Grass finished beef is available by the cut, in season: quarters, halves & wholes, as well as convenience and value packages to fit your budget and lifestyle. Our meat is dry-aged at least 10 days and vacupacked for best keeping and convenience.
Pastured pork is vacupacked and available by the cut, and in season, 1/2's and wholes. If you think you don’t like pork, you don’t like bad pork. Our pork is absolutely wonderful. Nitrate-free bacon in 2011.
Pastured, free range Eggs are available only in the grazing season by the dozen. You might find eggs as good, but none better.
All meats are State of Wisconsin inspected for pickup at our farm.
Ask us about our 100% grassfed dairy. Our calves stay with their own mothers for 8+ weeks. Humane/healthy/beautiful.
Our friendly Farm Store hours: Saturday morning 10am-1pm, Wednesday evening 4pm-7pm, or most anytime by appointment.
2011: Our family—Scott, Julie, Ian (13), Quinn (11), Lilly (8)—has been farming now for nine years. Our friends keep coming back for our quality products and excellent customer service. Our bond with you is to communicate freely and keep your interest at heart. You are always welcome at the farm to see why our products taste so great and why we’re proud of being responsible world citizens. Visit our website to see pictures, video and more.
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