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
Bryant Family Farm is a family-owned and -operated business in Jackson County, Kansas. We serve the Leavenworth, Lawrence, Olathe, Topeka, Manhattan, and St. Mary's areas. We provide our customers a healthier alternative to commercially produced beef, pork, lamb, chicken, turkey, egg and dairy products and we enjoy teaching others about healthy eating.
Our beef is grass-fed without medication or growth hormones - everything our beef eats is recognizable: green pasture.
Enjoying a diet without any medicines, hormones, or other harmful chemicals, our plump, tender, pasture-raised broilers are a nutritional feast. Their grain is specially-formulated to produce the best chicken possible.
Our natural pork is pasture-raised and fed a special blend feed. We take extra care of our hogs to ensure nutritious, tender meat for your family.
Friendly turkeys love to see us arrive with the feed bucket. These hormone- and antibiotic-free turkeys enjoy fresh pasture every day in addition to their specialty feed, which includes nutritious vitamins and minerals.
Our herd of Katahdin sheep enjoy pasture, shepherded from predators by our Great Pyrenees dog. Delicious lamb meat for your family.
Our fresh, hand-milked cow and goat milk is very nutritious and helps keep the body healthy with natural antibodies, vitamins and minerals. Our diary cows and goats are fed a minimal amount of grain each day to ensure their good health.
Bryant Family Farm, Tom and Dana Bryant, Topeka KS. (785) 872.BEEF.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://wwwbryantfamilyfarm.com.
Carroll Beef is a small family ranch producing Premium 100% Grass Fed Dry-Aged Beef. We are located in Northeast Oklahoma, 40 miles north of Tulsa just outside of Bartlesville, OK.
Our Beef is as Natural as it gets. We never use Hormones, Antibiotics, Pesticides, Steroids, Artificial Fertilizers or GMO. We never feed grains.
Our cattle are moved to fresh grass every day and are on pasture 365 days a year. We fence off our ponds and our cattle drink clean water from portable water tanks.
We sell our beef by the quarter, half or whole. Available in the Fall.
Please visit our website to learn more about us and to reserve your beef.
Carroll Beef, Tim Carroll, 24043 N 4040 Road, Nowata OK 74048. (918) 213-0525.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: http://www.carrollbeef.com.
The Chapman Creek Cattle Company, with pastures near Abilene and Topeka, finishes its certified grassfed beef cattle the old fashioned way—naturally. Our mission is to provide the highest quality grassfed beef to our customers. We sell our beef by the side and try to make the buying experience as easy as possible.
All of our natural beef is certified grassfed by the American Grassfed Association. That means you can be assured our cattle have never received antibiotics or hormones and are finished on our native pastures. These cattle are 100% grassfed and never fed grain or in a feedlot environment. All of our cattle are processed and dry-aged one at a time in a state or federally inspected processing plant.
We take orders for sides of grassfed beef year round but provide special pricing of $3.49 lb (plus processing and taxes) hanging weight for cattle that are processed for delivery in the spring and fall each year. All other sales are $3.79 lb. and subject to availability. We provide free delivery to the northeast and central Kansas and metro Kansas City areas.
Our certified grassfed beef is naturally lean, yet tender and flavorful, something only a truly natural product can provide. Certified grassfed beef has a firm texture and distinctively rich flavor you are sure to enjoy.
Certified grassfed beef is the delicious healthy choice. Cattle that eat just grass have higher ratios of omega fatty acids that actually reduce the risk of health problems. Only fish and olive oil have higher ratios of omega fatty acids than grassfed beef. A healthy acid known as CLA is formed in the rumen of cattle when they only eat grass. The primary benefit of CLA is converting human body fat into lean muscle.
Stay Slim–Be Healthy. Eat Grassfed Beef.
For additional information please visit our website or contact us by e-mail or phone.
Chapman Creek Cattle Company, Clark Duffy, 1501 SW Boswell Avenue, Topeka KS. (785) 220-9808.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://www.kansasgrassfedbeefcompany.com
Coyote Creek Ranch is a seed-stock source
for grass finish beef in North Central Kansas. The Korbs have been
raising cattle in Jewell County since 1870. Learn more about the history
of the ranch and the operation on our website.
We are primarily in the business of raising seedstock
for other producers wanting to produce a grass based product. However,
we have a few beeves available (smallest amount is 1/4) late spring
and early fall. We also have grass fed Katahdin sheep. These sheep are
known for their exceptional meat. Call Louise (785-647-5451) for details.
We offer a bed and breakfast and lodging for your
livestock. Come stay awhile and interact with the people and the animals.
Coyote Creek Ranch, Sandra or Louise Korb, One
Coyote Drive, Burr Oak KS 66936. (785) 647-5465.
Dale Family Farms is a small farm
owned and managed by two generations of Dales. Located in South Central
Kansas, we are striving to be sustainable. To do this, we have learned
that we must better utilize our resources through improved grazing
practices and reduced reliance on fuel and equipment. Over the last
few years, we have realized that letting our animals remain in their
what they do best, grazing—is the key to sustainability.
Our beef comes from cattle that
are finished on a strict forage diet of legumes, grasses, and forbs.
The beef we sell contains no synthetic growth hormones and no antibiotics.
When prepared properly, we have found that grass-finished beef is as
tender as grain fed beef with a much richer, fuller, beef flavor. Beef
is available by the cut, wholes, halves and quarters.
Laying hens are allowed to
free-range during the day, foraging for green grass, seeds and insects. This “salad
to their diet improves the flavor, texture and nutritional value of
the eggs they produce.
Broilers are given fresh pasture every day and can't
even be compared to the industrial chickens you find in the store. Because
of state statutes, broilers must be picked up on the farm.
Turkeys are also allowed to free
range, often traveling more that a quarter mile from their roost to
forage. They are available
for the holiday season. Like chickens, they must be picked up on the
In 2010, pigs were added
to the farm. Our hogs are also pastured and allowed to roam the tree
rows near their pen, digging up roots and grass to supplement their
diet. Pork is
available by the cut, whole or half.
Currently, we coordinate deliveries to the Kansas City area, the
Wichita area, Pratt, Greensburg, Dodge City, Lindsborg, McPherson and
Kingman. Call if you would like to make arrangements. There is a nominal delivery
Dale Family Farms, Kurt and Andi Dale, 526 Avenue
KS 67127. (620) 622-4473.
Brown Beef is located near Warrensburg, MO, about 50 miles southeast
of Kansas City. Delivery is available within a 100 mile radius including
the Kansas side of the Kansas City area.
Our family has been raising and eating grass fed
Polled Herefords in a closed herd for about 50 years. Recently we have
begun to give the cattle fresh grass daily through rotational grazing
mimicking natural herd behavior. We do not use grain, antibiotics, or
hormones. Our carbon footprint is quite small and through our rotational
grazing management we expect will become highly carbon sequestering as
the soil awakens with life and begins building topsoil naturally at a
This healthy, environmentally and humanely raised
100% grass fed beef is available as wholes, halves or split halves.
Meat is processed by Remer in Clinton and dry aged.
Farmer Brown Beef, Paul Brown, 812
Terry Dale Drive, Warrensburg MO 64093. (660) 624-1435.
Gasper Family Farm is a small family farm
in NE Kansas between Lawrence and Kansas City. We produce 100-percent
grass-fed dairy, 100-percent grass-fed beef, pastured pork and
pastured poultry products.
All our animals are raised in a low-stress, natural
environment. We don’t use antibiotics, growth hormones, herbicides,
pesticides, synthetic fertilizer or other chemicals! We maintain animal
health with prevention and natural healing practices.
Our 100% grass-fed dairy produces great tasting,
rich, healthy milk. Our dairy products include whole cream-line
milk, skim milk, butter, cheese, yogurt, and kefir.
Our pastured pork is from unique tasting, rare heritage
breeds. We minimize the organic grain fed by providing a diet of pasture,
forage, mast, and whey. This pork is available in bulk, cuts, and whole-hog sausage.
We offer 100% grass-fed beef as bulk freezer beef,
cuts, and fancy ground beef. This is a full, rich tasting ground
beef made from the whole cow rather than what is left after taking the
Our pastured poultry products include Muscovy
Ducks and eggs from hens kept on pasture and fed organic
Gasper Family Farm, Peter and Susan Gasper, 11184 Antioch RD #337, Overland Park KS 66210. (913) 723-3838.
Goff Greengate Farm's mission is to handle the land as God intended… naturally, with good stewardship and using the most natural and sustainable products available to us at the time. We offer all-natural, pastured, grass-finished lamb and beef.
Our pastured poultry meat birds are fed organic, non-soy, non-GMO feed along with Fertrell's Poultry Nutribalancer trace minerals in addition to the fresh pasture land they are rotated onto twice each day via their "chicken tractors." Because we have chosen to process our own broiler chickens, no saline injections, additives, or preservatives are ever a part of our broiler chicken final products! Our 2013 broiler harvest dates are (tentatively) May 11, June 29, and September 28. You will also discover that our pastured free-range hens’ eggs are better than anything you’ll find in the store! You won’t have to worry about hormones and antibiotics when you purchase our livestock and products.
We want to serve you only that which we would also enjoy eating. We believe you'll enjoy natural more than ever before when you also know that you're buying local, supporting local farms, and building lasting relationships that benefit everyone involved. Thank you for supporting your local farmers!
We direct market our products using pre-orders for meat birds and lamb and beef. Chicken broilers are set for on-farm site pick-up but we do sometimes offer delivery meeting sites for additional fees.
Our location in southwest Missouri makes us within an hour's drive from Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas too!
We would love to hear from you. If you have any questions or would like to talk to us about what we offer, you can call, email, or use our website's contact form... all listed below.
Goff Greengate Farm, Courtney or Michelle Goff, 17974 Lawrence 1000, Wentworth MO 64873. (417) 548-0166.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: http://www.goffgreengatefarm.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.
Graze The Prairie raises grass fed beef in the beautiful Flint Hills of South Central Kansas. We graze the cattle in the best way for the environment, moving them to fresh pasture daily during the growing season and twice weekly in the dormant. This also gives the beef great flavor!
Our cattle graze all year on native tall grass prairie range. They are never shut up in a pen or feedlot, and never implanted with hormones, nor fed any GMO's. Any animal needing antibiotics for sickness is removed from the herd and not sold through Graze The Prairie. We raise our cattle on grass, rain and sunshine!
Graze The Prairie sells at farmer's markets in the Wichita, KS area, and sells individual cuts and sides as well. We will deliver around the Wichita area free, and other areas with minimum orders. See the web site for current pricing. We sell beef year round.
Graze The Prairie, Linda Pechin, Director of Sales; Keith Long, Owner, 11485 SE Main, Beaumont KS 67012. (316) 322-0536.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://www.grazetheprairie.com.
Healthy Tasty Beef is raised
at Walnut Grove Farm, which has been in the family since 1935. Our grass-fed,
grass-finished operation sells only beef born and raised on these
acres in NW Arkansas. We offer overnight shipping by ground to the Kansas
Our pure-bred Hereford cattle are grazed
in pastures of mixed grass. The summer pastures are primarily Bermuda
grass, White Clover, Red Clover and Lespedeza. Late winter and spring
find the cattle feeding on Annual Rye Grass, Wheat and Fescue. Cattle
being prepared for harvest in the winter time are supplemented with
top quality alfalfa hay. We use managed intensive grazing and
never graze forage older than second stage growth. Cattle drink
clear fresh water from tanks in their pastures, not water from ponds
they've been standing in.
Our beef is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids,
beta carotene, vitamin E and CLA. They are raised free of stress.
No grains, hormones, or antibiotics are used in producing this meat for
you. Our farming methods are environmentally friendly. No pesticides
are used on our pastures. Meat is USDA certified, vacuum sealed
and flash frozen. The great flavor is rich and robust.
We invite you to visit our website to
check out our offerings.
Healthy Tasty Beef from Walnut Grove Farm, Bob Landsaw, Jr., sales, 14481 Dawn Hill Road, Siloam Springs AR 72761.
Homespun Hill Farm is farmed by "Farmer Debbie," with lots of help from extended family and helpful neighbors, located 13 miles south of Lawrence, KS and 30 miles west of Olathe, KS. Our grass-fed beef and lamb are also 100% finished on vitamin- and mineral-rich soils, raised with no sub-therapeutic antibiotics or growth hormones.
Contact Farmer Debbie for date/time for delivery into Olathe and Lawrence, appointments for pickup by appointment at the Farm, and bulk beef availability and details.
Homespun Hill Farm, Debbie Yarnell, 137 E 1400 Road, Baldwin City KS 66006. (785) 979-3077.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: http://www.homespunhillfarm.com.
Jako Farm is a grass-based farm providing the healthiest food possible without the use of chemicals, synthetic hormones, or antibiotics.
We operate a grass-only dairy, giving the milk the maximum amount of CLA and omega-3s. The cows produce seasonally and are allowed to dry up in the winter months. From this all-grass, raw milk, we make and sell whole milk, cream, skim milk, butter, yogurt, kefir, and cheese. All-grass beef cuts are also available.
Jako Farm also raises other pasture meats, including: all-grass lamb, pastured chickens, pastured turkeys and pastured pork.
Our family farm also includes an orchard and garden, which provides: all-natural strawberries, all-natural apple cider, apple sauce, apple cider vinegar and apple butter, and all-natural garden produce.
Our farm also hosts events for large and small groups, including catered meals featuring products grown exclusively from our farm. Visit www.jakoinc.com/events for more information.
Jako Farm, 6003 E. Eales Road, Hutchinson KS 67501. (620) 663-1470
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.jakoinc.com
Janzen Family Farms produces 100% grass-fed beef from
Angus adapted to the region. We raise them to meet or exceed criteria
established by the USDA for the “grass (forage) fed marketing
claim standard.” Our 100% grass-fed Angus are pastured
every day. They are hormone-free; vaccines and potential medications
are kept to a bare minimum. We reserve the use of antibiotics for special
cases. They are slaughtered at a small, state-inspected, family-run
meat locker near the farm.
We are moving toward more sustainability: Our
cropland is now certified organic and our virgin prairie was certified
organic in 2008 by the Oklahoma State Department of Agriculture. We
use crop rotation, cover crops, organic fertilizer, rotational grazing,
careful water management. We freshly stone-mill certified organic wheat
To maintain financial viability, we also use our
pre-existing conventional cattle-feeding facilities. Feedlot manure is
used as fertilizer in our soil-building program. We keep our conventional
cattle strictly separated from our direct-marketed 100% grass-fed animals.
You can purchase by the cut, in discounted “packs,” or
in bulk. You can pick up, or we deliver in the Newton, Wichita, Emporia,
Topeka and Lawrence areas. We sell at farmers markets and retailers.
Janzen Family Farms, John Janzen or Norm Oeding,
Farm Manager, 15076
NW 180th Street, Newton KS 67114. (316) 799-2670.
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jubilee Farm is a third
generation Kansas farm that "strives to regenerate the soil while
producing superior quality lamb strictly from lush grasses and
legumes." Their sheep are always on pasture, which is not treated
with herbicides or pesticides. The animals are free of antibiotics,
synthetic hormones, and vaccinations.
Lambs are sold in the fall by
the half or whole. Sausage is available as well. "Lamb is easy
to cook, but we are glad to help with preparation ideas. Contact us
for more information." They also sell their Katahdin hair sheep
Jubilee Farm, Laura and Doug Fortmeyer, 2285
Falcon Road, Fairview KS 66425. (785) 467-8041.
The Lazy Heart D herds of Bison and Beefmaster
cattle graze the cool and warm season grasses of the glaciated region
of the Flint Hills. This permits the natural grazing and roaming behaviors
that result in a healthy, content animal and a good natural product
for you and your family. No hormones or antibiotics are given our animals.
Our grass finished bison is available in traditional
cuts of meat. Our grass finished beef is available in halves or
split halves. Visitors are welcome. Please call or e-mail for directions
Lazy Heart D Bison/Beefmasters, Ed and Susan Dillinger, 17455
Pauling Run Road, Westmoreland KS 66549. (785) 456-9465.
Legacy Ranch is situated in the rolling hills of the Ozark mountains in the 4-states region of SW Missouri, NE Oklahoma, NW Arkansas and SE Kansas. We are a grower of all natural grass-fed and grass-finished Belted Galloway Beef. Belted Galloway are one of the oldest breeds of cattle and have the least amount of backfat, next to the Buffalo. Scientific studies have shown numerous health benefits to Belted Galloway beef.
All our animals are raised on rich legume pastures with no grain, fresh water and are managed humanely and with low stress at all times. Our cattle are not given growth hormones, steroids, pesticides, or antibiotics and our farm follows organic procedures, we are looking into certification but are not certified at present.
We have animals available year round and offer either a half or whole beef, and always have premium beltie hamburger available for purchase. Our animals are ready for processing around 24 months of age and are generally dry aged for up to 21 days. All processing is USDA inspected. If purchasing a half or whole animal, you select the cuts you want. Beef can be vacuum packed or double freezer wrapped, your choice.
Legacy Ranch, LLC, Janet Moyer, Neosho, MO. (417) 207-1234.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: http://www.belties.net.
The MJ Ranch is a 520 acre ranch that produces
100% grass fed/finished natural Angus beef. Cattle are raised
using humane, sustainable farming practices with no synthetic pesticides
or herbicides used on pastures. Cattle are rotated on lush green pastures
during the summer and our own high quality brome and alfalfa hay is
rolled out on the pastures during the winter months—thus our
beeves are never confined in a feedlot. They are given no growth hormones
Health benefits of grass fed beef are awesome! It
is low in saturated fat (comparable to bison) and high in Omega 3's,
CLA, Vitamin A and E, Beta Carotene, etc. Check it out! This nutritious
beef can be purchased at the Community Mercantile in Lawrence.
We personally sell sides from June through December,
by hanging weight. Orders are taken by phone year-round to assure beef
Gourmet ground beef is available all year directly
from the ranch. Free delivery, at a central location, in Lawrence once
a month—with orders of 10 pounds or more! We take a young market
steer, keep out only the loin and rib, and grind the rest into deluxe
hamburger. Call, See, and Taste!.
MJ Ranch, Melvin and Joyce Williams, 3105
Wild Horse Road, Lawrence KS 66044. (785) 865-2503.
Moore Ranch is a family
ranch in Southwest Kansas which produces grass-fed longhorn beef,
pastured poultry, and eggs.
longhorn cattle are grazed out on the ranch grasses which Mother Natures
supplies. They are not fed any hormones, chemicals or low-level
antibiotics. Longhorn beef has been studied by Texas A&M and
found to be lower in saturated fats than other breeds. The flavorful
longhorn beef also has less cholesterol and calories than chicken.
Halves, split halves and other meat are available.
Our youngest son, Laramie, raises chickens,
eggs and honey. The broilers are pasture fed. Broilers
are available at the ranch as well as eggs from his hens which run
freely around the ranch barnyard and nearby grasslands.
We are very cognizant of the effect our livestock
have on the environment and strive to work with the resources available
at the ranch to bring you the best product. Our main goal is to maintain
an ecosystem which supports not only the livestock but the prairie,
wild animals, air, water and soil as well.
Visitors are welcome to
visit and see how we use rotational grazing to enhance the cattle as
well as wildlife, rangeland, and the surrounding environment.
Moore Ranch, Joe and Nancy Moore, 2933 CR E, Bucklin
KS 67834. (620) 826-3649.
Morrison Beef sells only 100% grass finished beef with no synthetic hormones or antibiotics added. Sides and split sides available.
Morrison Beef, David and Beth Morrison,
Morrisons Grassroots Beef, 1717 E. Stimmel Road, Salina
Murray Farms delivers the highest quality
grass fed beef available. To that end, we offer this guarantee:
if you don't like it, we'll replace it or refund your money!
We are not certified organic but strictly adhere
to no grain, no antibiotics, no hormones, no man-made land additives.
We are located in Kansas, close to Nebraska, and will deliver to Kansas, Nebraska,
We offer beef only in these ways:
a) Live animal delivered to the processing facility;
b) Hanging on the rail at the processor;
c) Processed at the facility according to buyers instructions;
d) Cut, wrapped and frozen as "mixed" quarters (some front
and rear), halves and
Our product is available now.
Murray Farms, Dwight Murray, 321
E Main Street, Mankato KS 66956. (785) 534-2587.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://www.kansasgreengrassbeef.com.
Oak Creek Bison raises
and sells grassfed American Bison.
Our animals graze year round on the same native grasses
that bison have lived on for centuries. In the winter months, their feed
is supplemented with native prairie hay and alfalfa cubes. The animals
are given NO growth hormones or drugs. Parasite control is obtained by
using diatomaceous earth administered in the alfalfa cubes.
In addition to the traditional cuts of meat, we also
have available a chopped and formed 100% grassfed Bison Jerky, which
does not require refrigeration. Bison skulls and hides are also available.
Oak Creek Bison, Steve or Darla Mitchell, 8217
SW Tolin Road, Auburn KS 66402-9518. (785) 256-2766.
PlayHaven Farm LLC is east of Kansas City MO, a few miles north of I-70. A sustainable farm, we welcome new client-friends! Our website abounds with information about the farm and this journey into the world of healthy food.
We do not ship at this time and would LOVE to have you come visit us at the farm to enjoy a little nature when you pick up your food.
As a person with multiple food allergies, I am dedicated to providing food that people like me can eat without fear:
- Eggs from pastured hens that are fed NO corn, NO soy, NO wheat and NO antibiotics.
- Dark Cornish meat chickens that are pasture-raised and fed NO corn, soy, wheat or antibiotics. (You pre-order a live chicken and we will humanely process it for you at no additional cost.)
- Berries: native varieties of blackberries and aroniaberries.
In 2014, I will be ‘cow-pooling’ our first grass-fed/finished Belted Galloway steer. Contact me to reserve your share in this and/or future grass fed/finished beef.
I am expanding into tree fruits and nuts, in addition to vegetables, honey and other bee products. All raised in sustainable ways without the ‘icides’ (insecticides, pesticides, herbicides).
I want to be your local farmer! Request an order form and then come visit the farm and let me know what else I can plant/raise for you!
PlayHaven Farm LLC, Bobbi Walker, 3194 Oakwood Drive, Napolean MO 64074. (816) 304-3317.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: http://www.playhavenfarm.com.
Renaissance Farms, Ltd. has
pastured Galloway beef (an old Scottish breed), pastured chickens,
and free-range eggs. The beef and eggs are available year round.
Poultry is in season from May through September, with ordering beginning
in March. The products are sold at the farm. Eggs are also available
at the Emporia Farmer's Market during market season.
Renaissance Farms, Judy and Bill Decker, 1800
E. 18th, Emporia KS 66801. (620) 343-6757.
Russell Ranch OK raises purebred Murray Grey and Murray Grey cross cattle. The Murray Grey is known for the important traits of calving ease, feed efficiency, and carcass quality. Murray Grey beef is preferred for its consistent quality and tenderness. We personally guarantee the quality of our beef and strive to produce superior quality grass-fed beef.
We make every effort to finish out our animals on native pastures. However, we do feed purchased feed if the forage is deficient because of drought, ice storms, etc. We have a smaller place (50 acres) in NE Oklahoma and keep a small herd of around 25 grown cows. Although we have excellent pastures, we feed hay and COB (corn, oats, and barley) when the weather is bad to help keep their energy levels up. When we feed COB, we only feed a few days and only while the weather is severe. We feed in troughs and the cows and bull get approximately 25 pounds (half a sack) of feed every 2–3 days.
Our cattle never see a feedlot. Steroids and artificial growth hormones are not used on our cattle. We keep a health record on each animal and if a steer needs antibiotics, they are pulled from our program and sold on another market.
Grass-fed beef has enormous health benefits. Lower in both in overall fat and saturated fat. It also provides more omega-3 fatty acids. Meat from pastured cattle is also up to four times higher in vitamin E and much higher in conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a nutrient associated with lower cancer risk, as well as higher in beta-carotene and lower in calories. Grass-fed beef is one of the healthiest protein sources available.
Our beef is dry-aged a minimum of 14 days. Dry-aging produces unparalleled flavor and tenderness. We sell the entire beef, half or quarter. Beef is processed locally in a small, family-owned facility, where it is prepared, then cut to your specification and vacuum packaged.
We are a small family-owned and operated ranch. All the beef we sell comes from our ranch and we personally care for our land and our livestock. We direct market our products using pre-orders for beef due to the rapid selling out of meat and the limited availability. Please call, write, or email for availability and current pricing.
Russell Ranch OK, Mike and Vicki Russell, 1232 N 530 Road, Rose OK 74364. (479) 217-0433; (479) 217-0439; (918) 868-1654.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://www.russellranchok.com.
Schenker Family Farms proudly presents ALL-NATURAL
Are you looking for farm fresh beef? We
are fifth generation farmers that specialize in all-natural, humanely
Our cattle roam on 320 acres of native grasses. They
are never given hormones, implants, antibiotics or eat grass treated
with pesticides or herbicides. We eat what we grow…and we are
We deliver or ship any amount desired. Bundles, quarters,
halves and whole beef available. We are happy to work with groups to
purchase a half a beef or more. We can even break deliveries into smaller
amounts if needed. Also look for us at the Pittsburg and Parsons Farmers
Coming soon...Pasture raised turkey. Just
in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Quantities will be limited, to
Schenker Family Farms, Kevin and Cherie
West 510 Avenue, McCune KS 66753. (620) 632-4470.
Skyview Farm and Creamery is a diverse, family-owned farm located on 80 acres approximately 50 miles south of Kansas City. Our goal is to provide healthy, nutritious food for our family and yours. In a society that believes that bigger and faster is the only way to survive, we subscribe to a different philosophy of sustainable agriculture. We believe that happy animals are those living in an environment that allows them to become what their Creator intended. Animals living here are raised naturally, avoiding the use of antibiotics, hormones, growth stimulants or other chemicals.
The dairy cows and goats are the centerpiece of our farm. We produce delicious aged raw milk cheeses made with cow's milk, goat's milk, or a co-mingling of the two. As Kansas state law permits, we also sell fresh raw fluid milk from the farm. We also raise free-range eggs, and from time to time we have whole cow ground beef, pasture raised and whey fed pork, and grass fed lamb.
Stores and Markets: Our cheese is available at The Better Cheddar, Dean and Deluca, Renee Kelly's Local Harvest, The Farmhouse, Sommerset Ridge Vineyard and Winery, Fritz's Smoked Meats, Howard's Organic Market, and HyVee on 135th and Antioch, and Stateline Road in Prairie Village. We also attend the Waldo Farmer's Market and the Badseed Market. Carpool groups have organized to save on gas from the Kansas City area. Sign up for our weekly email newsletter from our website for a current list of products available.
Skyview Farm and Creamery, Bill & Sheri Noffke, 22722 E.
800 Road, Pleasanton
KS 66075. (913) 352-8727.
Tallgrass Beef is
a pure, natural product of the Great American Prairie. Founded
by Bill Kurtis—journalist, rancher, conservationist,
and proud owner of The Red Buffalo Ranch in Sedan, Kansas—Tallgrass
Beef Company is raising cattle that roam in the open and
graze on natural grasses rich in nutrients and high in anti-oxidants.
The result is beef that's rich in Omega-3 fatty acids,
high in Vitamin E, higher in beneficial unsaturated fat,
and lower in saturated fat and cholesterol. You can taste
Tallgrass works with independent, family-owned farms
and ranches to raise cattle in their grass-fed, grass-finished program.
Their beef is sold in restaurants, select specialty food and grocery
stores, and through their website.
Tallgrass Beef Company, 107
East Main, Sedan KS 67361.
Turkey Foot Ranch offers
wholesome, all-natural "Prairie Buffet Beef,"
which is fattened naturally on nature's "prairie buffet"
of grasses. (Turkey Foot is the common name for Big Bluestem
and Eastern Gamagrass, which are the primary entrees for
our cattle to graze.) There are no hormones, subtherapeutic
antibiotics or pesticides administered to our cattle. Low
stress handling techniques are utilized, as well as management
Turkey Foot Ranch has been recognized as a Clean
Water Farm and a Stream Steward by the Kansas Rural Center and the Kansas
Department of Health, respectively, for implementing livestock production
practices that improve water quality.
Beef sides are available in Spring (May –
June) and Fall (October – December). Custom cuts are available
year-round. Call or e-mail for pricing and orders.
Turkey Foot Ranch, Barry and Lesa Barber, 13203 112th
Road, Winfield KS 67156. (620) 221-7229.