The following farms and ranches have certified
that they meet Eatwild's
criteria for producing grassfed meat, eggs and dairy products.
Contact them directly for additional information or to buy their
A Bar H Farm — See Chiracahua
Pasture Raised Meats.
Painted Cave Cattle Company - 100% Grass Fed, Local Beef
Our operation is based at Painted Cave Ranch,
located only 70 miles northeast of Tucson and bordered by the beautiful
Aravaipa Canyon and the San Carlos Apache Reservation. The ranch is
managed by the Hill family who have been in Arizona since the 1800s
and have always valued holistic and environmentally friendly practices.
When asked why we have never used pesticides, herbicides,
steroids or hormones, our answer is quite simple. Our forefathers never
needed to use them, so why should we? This principle of knowing the
land and recognizing what the land needs, allows our practice of providing
sustainable healthy beef from nurtured and healthy land.
Our goal is to maintain and improve the native
species composition, diversity and structure for the desired plant
communities needed to protect the land and to maintain the long-term
health and varieties of the indigenous wildlife populations. Diverse
wildlife include Desert Big Horn Sheep, Coatimundi, Javelina, Black
Bear, Mule Deer and White Tail Deer, Lowland Leopard Frogs, Sonoran
Desert Tortoise, Mountain Lion and, of course, Coyote.
Everything we do must meet this test: Does this
action support the ecosystem with sustainable results?
Our ranch covers almost 30 square miles and contains
five unique biomes. As stewards of this resource, we are committed
to preserving its complete biological diversity.
Tucson Beef - Painted Cave Cattle Company, Langdon
Hill and Christina Cook, Ranch address: 92945
East Aravaipa Road, Winkelman AZ 85292; local pickup address: 237
South 4th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701.
Mailing address: PO Box 228, Tucson
AZ 85702. (520) 882-5020.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://www.tucsonbeef.com.
Aschbacher Acres/American Surf N'
Turf raises beef using the "all grass,
all the time"
philosophy. Our Black Angus Wheat Grass beef are raised on
the high plains of Union County in northeast New Mexico.
No hormones, steroids, or antibiotics are used.
We sell our products primarily through Farmers' Markets
in Phoenix and Albuquerque. Products are also available through a few
retailers and restaurants in Arizona and New Mexico. Kenny spends his
summer months harvesting Wild Salmon in Kodiak Island, Alaska. We market
five species of Wild Alaska Salmon and other Alaska seafood specialties
at all of our market, restaurant, and retail locations. Visit our website for
Aschbacher Acres/American Surf N' Turf, Kenny and
Brenna Aschbacher, mailing address: 2031 N 47th Street, Phoenix AZ 85008;
farm address: 1037 Cowen Road, Sedan
NM 88046. (602) 286-9233. E-mail: email@example.com
Broken Horn D Ranch is located in Prescott, AZ. Dave Pawel and Kim McElroy raise Corriente cattle and produce USDS Process Verified Grass Fed, Criollo beef.
All the beef comes from animals born and raised on the ranch, spending their days in range pastures grazing on native grasses and browse. Cattle are handled quietly from horseback and are processed locally at Perkinsville Processing in Chino Valley, an ADA-inspected slaughter facility. Beef is available on the hoof, whole, or half carcass. Individual cuts are for sale at the ranch, delivered locally and at the Prescott Farmers Market.
Criollo beef comes from cattle of Spanish origin. These cattle are especially well adapted to the hot, arid Arizona climate. Their muscle fibers are fine, like buffalo or elk, making the meat tender and incredibly delicious.
All Broken Horn D Ranch Criollo beef is USDA Process Verified Grass Fed, No hormones, No antibiotics, and No animal by products ever, for the life of the animal. Kim is also a BQA Certified Producer, further verifying the ranch operates by the highest industry standards for humane handling and care of the cattle. Dave and Kim are passionate about their cattle (and horses), and being good stewards of the land.
Broken Horn D Ranch, Kim McElroy and Dave Pawel, 11325 Strickland Wash Road, Prescott AZ 86305. (928) 708-9385.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.BHDRanch.com.
Chiracahua Pasture Raised Meats. Anya Owens at A Bar H Farms has retired from production. Josh Koehn, her business partner of several years, is now owner of the grass fed meat company along with his wife Tara. Josh and Tara are raising all the livestock on their farm in Kansas Settlement, Arizona. The name has changed but our products have not. They remain beef, lamb, whole roasting chickens, eggs and holiday turkeys. Whole and half beeves and whole lambs are available along with the individual beef and lamb cuts.
Josh and I have been like-minded producers
who are passionate about offering the best natural product we can.
It remains Josh’s
intent to raise tender, tasty and healthy meat and eggs. He
raises cattle and sheep as ruminants were meant to be raised, without
corn, grain distillery products or hormones and antibiotics. Our
beef and lamb are on green pastures all of their lives. The cattle
and sheep are supplemented as needed with hay that is raised and stockpiled
on Josh's farm.
The poultry roam freely on irrigated pastures
and are provided shade, water, dry feed and protection. Josh makes
his own chicken feed that combines with the grasses to provide a well-balanced
ration. By making his own feed, he is assured that it is free
of additives, genetically modified products and animal by-products.
Our products are directly marketed to individuals,
buying groups, Consumer
Supported Agriculture (CSA) groups and farmer market vendors in Sierra
Vista, Bisbee, Phoenix and Tucson. Our direct marketing routes for
Phoenix and Tucson are on our web site.
Josh welcomes visitors to his farm.
We feel consumers benefit from knowing how their food is raised and who
Chiracahua Pasture Raised Meats, Josh Koehn, 7708
Kansas Settlement Road, Willcox, AZ 85643. (520) 507-0529.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website:
Date Creek Ranch is one of the
oldest working cattle ranches in Arizona. Family owned and
operated, we sell delicious grass fed beef direct
Our animals are born, raised and harvested on the
ranch. We are deeply committed to the health benefits of grass fed beef,
the humane and low stress treatment of our livestock and a predator and
environment friendly way of ranching.
Also, we are starting our u-pick season July 5 and
6 and all weekends through July, as long as the fruit last. We have freestone peaches and
summer apples for picking. (Please see website for prices and
directions.) In September we will have golden and red delicious apples
for picking. Our fruit are free of pesticides and other chemicals.
Date Creek Ranch, Stefan Wolf, PO Box 1484, Wickenburg
Double Check Ranch raises, finishes, and processes grassfed beef right on the family ranch. Three generations of the Schwennesen family collectively manage this 14,000 acre operation with strict attention to the health of the land as well as the quality of the beef.
We direct market via wholesale to restaurants and resorts as well as to our community members through our CSA program, our Cow-Pooling Program and at farmers markets in Tucson, Phoenix and Gilbert. We are Animal Welfare Approved and committed to a healthy and wholesome relationship between our animals and our customers: we emphasize humane treatment and do all of our slaughters in a low-stress environment right on the ranch.
We welcome visitors at any time, believing that customers ought to be able to truly know where their food comes from.
Double Check Ranch, Paul and Sarah Schwennesen, PO Box 404, Dudleyville AZ 85292. (520) 357-6515.
E-mail: Schwennesen@mac.com. Website: http://www.DoubleCheckRanch.com.
GrassRoots Meats is committed
to supplying all natural, grass-finished, hormone and antibiotic-free beef and lamb to
health and quality conscious individuals who desire an enjoyable
and flavorful alternative to standard commodity meat products.
From birth until market our animals breathe fresh
clean air, graze on lush green grass, and drink crystal clear water.
Our business is built on the foundation of placing God and family first,
and maintaining honesty and integrity throughout all phases of our operation.
We like to think of our customers as friends and partners, and we want
you to feel comfortable about buying your meat from someone you know
and trust. Your comments and questions are welcome.
GrassRoots Meats is located in the San Juan Mountains
of southwestern Colorado, but we also have grazing leases in Oklahoma
and New Mexico. Our meat is available year round, and is shipped in
thermal lined freezer boxes. We can ship quite reasonably throughout
the entire United States. Your meat will arrive still frozen and
ready to put into your freezer.
Our meat is dry-aged and USDA inspected. Select
the individual retail cuts that you want or choose from one of our many
packages. The meat is vacuum packaged, in stock and ready
to ship, but halves and wholes are available by advanced order only.
For more information, or to order our delicious
meat, visit our website or e-mail us. For references be sure to check
out the testimonials posted on our website.
GrassRoots Meats, PO Box 429, Pagosa
Springs CO 81147.
(970) 731-1471 or toll-free (800) 681-2260.
Gryphon Ranch LLC, located in the scenic Pinal Mountains south of Globe, Arizona, proudly offers all naturally raised, grass-fed, grass-finished Scottish Highlander beef and Brangus beef.
Give us a call or email us! We encourage you to visit the ranch to see how your beef is raised. Scottish Highlander beef is naturally lower in fat and cholesterol, while still tender and delicious; the Brangus run a bit larger and have more marbling.
Your beef is humanely slaughtered at the ranch so there is no stress to the animal. We are proud to be nationally certified humane raised and handled, and to carry the Quality Highland Beef endorsement from the American Highland Cattle Association. Your beef is born, raised, and butchered here. They get natural grazing in the mountains and canyons, additional alfalfa hay, fresh spring water and of course Arizona sunshine. There is no GMO, corn, antibiotics or growth hormones.
Your beef is dry-aged at 34–37 degrees F. for a minimum of two weeks to ensure maximum tenderness. Only then is your beef cut and wrapped YOUR way – 100% to order by a state-licensed mobile butcher. The price includes everything – no extras, no surprises! We charge by the hanging weight which is the weight after the animal is butchered without head, horns, hide or organs. Typically, a Highlander is around 400 pounds hanging weight; the Brangus runs slightly larger. We can sell only by the full, half or quarter animal because your beef never leaves our ranch until it is in the white package with you. All our animals are inspected before butchering by the State of Arizona Brand inspector.
Please let us know if you want the bones and/or any of the organ meat; they are included at no extra cost to you. Please reserve your beef early since we tend to sell out each year. A $100 nonrefundable deposit holds your reservation. Remember that it takes almost 3 years to grow an animal to be ready for you.
Once you have enjoyed Highlander beef you will be spoiled. Ask us for a free package to taste. Highlander grass-fed beef has a different flavor than store-bought – you are tasting real beef! We guarantee your beef – if you don't like it we will take it back and reimburse you for what you return.
Gryphon Ranch LLC., Jim & Carol Ptak, PO Box 1432, Globe, AZ 85502-1432. (253) 279-3291 or (253) 861-7149
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.gryphonranch.com.
Hart Ranch LLC is a family-owned and operated
ranch providing 100% all-natural, grass-fed and grass-finished beef. We
are located outside of Duncan, AZ, near the New Mexico border.
Our cattle are raised on native Arizona forage without
grain supplementation and never leave native pastures until delivery
to the meat processing facility. No growth hormones, implants, antibiotics
or vaccinations of any kind are ever used on our cattle.
Our beef is lean, tender and packaged in chlorine-free
freezer paper at an USDA inspected facility. It is tested by the
University of Arizona meat lab for fat and nutritional content. We
deliver in certain areas, please contact us for more information on delivery.
We will ship anywhere in the United States for the cost of shipping.
Our beef is also available at Lee's Rite-way Market in Safford, AZ.
family has been enjoying the many health benefits of grass-fed beef and
now we would like to offer it to you and your family at an affordable
price. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments,
we look forward to serving you.
Hart Ranch LLC, Katherine Turner, PO Box 1416, Safford
AZ 85546. (928) 359-9235.
JH Grass Fed Beef is a small,
local, family-owned operation offering Grass Fed/Grass Finished beef and lamb.
Our charge is to furnish health- and quality-conscious consumers
with the best quality meat, free from hormone, antibiotics,
grains, and other feed by-products.
Our meat is locally processed, dry-aged and inspected
under USDA and Arizona Department of Agricultural regulations. The results
are a quality product that is delicious, flavorful, and a tasty
alterative to commercial commodity meat products.
To place an order, call us, visit our website, or
come by and visit with us at one of the many Farmer Markets listed on our
website. Free local delivery in Phoenix Metro Area - minimum purchase
JH Grass Fed Beef, John Holbrook, PO Box 63, Cave
Creek AZ 85327. (602) 769-4614.
ME Cattle, LLC. – From our Family’s Range to Your Table
As sixth generation ranchers in Southeastern Arizona, we make it our priority to raise superior quality range-raised beef. Our cow/calf operation passed down through the ages allows us to trace back our herd over 100 years earlier to the original cattle ranch purchased by our family who came here by wagon from Texas in the early 1900s. This means that not only are we claiming quality on “this beef,” but on a long line of cattle over the generations.
We strive to uphold integrity in the beef we raise by keeping our cattle free of antibiotics, steroids, hormones and corn, and allow them to live in a low-stress environment of sunshine and plentiful feed. Our cattle are fed off the land from native grasses that have been untreated or tampered with.
Because of the strong immune systems these cows develop being in their natural element, consuming a large variety of grasses, plants, weeds, and browse acceptable to their pallet and beneficial to their diet, and dwelling with equally healthy cattle also means that not only are antibiotics not used but not needed! These things make up what we like to call, the range-raised difference.
We are committed to serving you a better beef for a better way of living!
Range Raised • USDA Inspected Processing • Locally Grown and Raised
ME CATTLE, LLC.,
Chance and Iliana Smith,
6981 E Hwy 80, Portal, AZ 85632. (520) 780-4345.
Milky Ranch is a family-oriented operation, combining old and new practices in
the livestock business to create a responsible, profitable, environmentally
friendly and sustainable business while trying to preserve the family
farm and ranching way of life.
Our beef comes from our Angus/Hereford cross
herd that grazes the 90 square miles of open range known as the Milky
Ranch. These cattle are born and raised on our ranch, and spend the duration
of their lives grazing in a stress-free and natural environment.
believe that the seasonal abundances of native grasses and browse, including
blue grama, black grama, sacaton, needle and thread, rice grass, gaeta,
chamisa and white sage provide an ideal slow growing nutritional base
to produce quality grassfed beef. No growth supplements, steroids,hormones
or antibiotics are used. We are not certified organic, however are practices
would qualify our product as such.
When ready to be harvested, our animals are
locally processed at a facility that uses humane slaughtering procedures
and is inspected by the Arizona Department of Agriculture. All beef is
dry-aged for seven days, then packaged and hard-frozen. Our packaged
beef is free of antibiotics and hormones, raised in the most natural
way possible. We offer individual cuts as well as whole, half and quarters
of beef. We deliver to
the Show Low / Pinetop area.
Milky Ranch, Traegen or Marilyn Knight, PO Box 1980,
Johns AZ 85936. (928) 524-3740.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: http://www.milkyranch.com.
Rio Santa Cruz Grassfed Beef (RSC) is a small-scale, family-owned farm. We raise 100% grassfed beef on a salad bar of annual forages crafted for the climate and soils of Santa Cruz County in Southern Arizona.
Our calves are born on our ranch in the uplands of the Santa Cruz River. At weaning, they are moved five miles to our farm on the Santa Cruz River. Here they live peacefully and naturally on green, grassy forages sustained by irrigation and summer rains. Our cattle live low-stress, high-quality lives; they are not fed any grains. We work hard to provide our customers with the best beef we can.
Our meat is available seasonally. Please visit our website or call for our next scheduled harvest and to place an order.
Rio Santa Cruz Grassfed Beef,
PO Box 562, Patagonia, AZ 85624.
Saguaro Juniper Natural
Beef is produced by a group of families dedicated
to a healthy environment working together on range and
pasture land in the San Pedro Valley. Our cattle are raised
in a clean, low-stress environment with plenty of exercise.
For that reason, we neither need nor use the antibiotics
or hormones routinely found in conventional beef production.
Our grassfed beef is available in quarters,
halves, and whole carcasses. The cuts are a mixture of T-bones, round
steaks, sirloin steaks, shoulder roasts, sirloin tip roasts, rump roasts,
Pikes Peak roasts, stew meat, short ribs, soup bones, and ground beef.
Maximum flexibility is available with the purchase of a half or whole
Range-finished beef is seasonal. For us to ensure
top quality, we primarily offer beef in September or October, after the
summer rainy season. Order enough to meet your needs for a year.
Saguaro Juniper Natural Beef, Tom Orum, 2018 W Los
Reales Road, Tucson
AZ 85746, (520) 573-1679.
San Rafael Valley Natural Beef
100% Grass-Fed is Naturally 100% Organic.
Angus-Hereford cattle are raised in one of the last
intact short-grass prairies in the Western US. Towering cottonwoods and
riverbeds meander through the high Sonoran grasslands that gently roll
across the valley floor. These cattle eat native Arizona grasses
and drink pure water drawn up by windmill from the Coronado Forest Aquifer
and watershed that become the headwaters of the Santa Cruz River. At
5000 feet, the ranch is in the heart of the valley, arguably the most
beautiful cattle country in Arizona.
All orders are customized, no minimums and customer
selections are based on availability. Animals are harvested regularly
to keep all orders fresh. Meat is dry aged for 21 days. All cutting,
packaging and deliveries are overseen by the owner to maintain the highest
These animals never see a feed-lot, never get
hormones or antibiotics. Customers are encouraged to visit the
ranch with family and friends.
You are welcome to visit www.srvbeef.com but
all orders are done directly by phone or email.
San Rafael Valley Natural Beef, Ms. Sidney Spencer,
PO Box 547, Patagonia
AZ 85624. (520) 394-0031 (ranch), (520) 841-2420 (cell).
Stronghold Beef. Natural, Grassfed, Range
Raised. No antibiotics or growth Hormones.
It's simple: We raise Balancer cattle that are a
cross of Angus, Hereford and Gelbevieh...because we love to. There's
no mystery to the formula, just good cows and a heap of hard work. Our
cows eat grass, drink water, mingle with the wildlife, and moo. That's
pretty much it!
Our mission: To preserve ranching heritage with good
stewardship of God's natural resources while producing good quality natural
beef. To raise the public's awareness of sustainable agriculture through
hospitality, recreation and educational opportunities.
Product availability varies with the season. Extra
lean hamburger. Steaks (10-pound minimum). Quarters and Sides. Whole
animals. Customers may purchase by contacting us directly.
Stronghold Beef, Sonia and David Gasho, PO Box 882,
AZ 85625. (520) 826-0009.
Susieville Cattle Company and the Thistle Dew Ranch are located in the Magical Mimbres Valley of Southwestern New Mexico. Our grass-fed and grass-finished cattle are raised on open range and finished on rotational pastures to produce our unique, lean and tasty heritage breed, Criollo beef products available to those who recognize their inherent benefits.
The Criollo beef cattle were first brought to the new world by Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the new world. Our Criollo have a genetic foundation that was preserved through the years by the Tarahumara Indians residing in the Moris River Region of the Copper Canyon area of Mexico. These cattle have been found to still be genetically similar to those brought by Columbus.
Check out our website for additional information. To purchase our beef, contact Susie at (575) 534-4529 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stores: Retail cuts are available in the following southern New Mexico and Arizona store and restaurants: Dory Farms Neighborhood Market, Hobbs, NM; Food Basket, Silver City, NM; Kim’s Country Store, Cliff, NM; El Rey Meat Market, Deming, NM; Apple Annie’s Country Store, Willcox, AZ.
Restaurants: Wrangler's Bar & Grill, Silver City, NM.
Susieville Cattle Company, Susie Eickhoff, 29 Babbling Brook Road, PO Box 590, Silver City NM 88062. (575) 534-4529.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: http://www.susieville.com/.