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A & B Homecoming Beef LLC is located one-and-a-half miles south of Leeton, MO. The Varner Family has been raising cattle for over 20 years.

Our cattle are raised on our 80-acre farm from our rotationally grazed pastures on grass only—with no grain ever. We stockpile 40 acres of grass to feed in the winter and also feed some hay and alfalfa which we purchase from a neighbor.

We use a North Devon bull bought from Gerald Fry at Rosebud, Arkansas. Our cows are 1/2 Angus and 1/2 Gelbvich. Our herd is 100% home raised, bred and born.

Our cattle are at least 2 years old when processed at Hetherington Meats, LLC and are dry-aged approximately two weeks. They have had no growth hormones, antibiotics or pesticides used on them.

Glenn is retiring in April 2012 and starting in May we will be selling frozen beef in the KC area, Brookside Market on Saturday and The City Market on Sunday. Please take time to visit our website or give us a call.

A & B Homecoming Beef, Glenn Varner, 303 NE Hwy 2 / PO Box 15, Leeton MO 64761. (660) 221-1918.
E-mail: sales@abhomecomingbeef.com. Website: http://www.abhomecomingbeef.com.


Alger Family Farm wants to provide people with healthy food as affordably as we can. Currently, we offer  pastured chickens and turkeys, grass finished beef and lamb, whole wheat bread, all natural soaps, and free range eggs when available.

Our meat chickens and turkeys start out right on pasture in a floorless pen. We have a hover with a heat lamp in the pen so that they can run under to get warm. They also run around pecking the ground for bugs and vegetation from their very first day of life. At this stage we move them as needed. At two to three weeks, they no longer need the heat lamp and begin to get moved through our pasture daily. In addition to the bugs and vegetation, we feed them a GMO-free/organic feed ration. Our moveable pens keep them safe from possums, raccoons, hawks and other predators while still allowing them fresh air, sunshine and access to the bugs and vegetation they need. When they are around eight weeks old, they are ready to butcher.

Our lamb and beef is 100% pasture finished and the animals only eat grass, other plants, salt and a high quality kelp & mineral supplement. We never give them hormones, antibiotics or chemical wormers. We spray no chemicals on our pastures.

Our free-range laying hens sleep in a moveable hoophouse and are protected on 1/2 an acre by an electric woven fence which we move as needed. We feed them a GMO-free/organic feed ration. They are allowed out during the day to eat all the bugs and plant material that they desire.

Our bread is all natural and baked with Certified chemical-free whole white wheat. Our soaps are all natural. There are never any artificial colorings or synthetic fragrances added to them. Herbs and essential oils add fragrance and even color to our soaps. Hard soaps last longer and these soaps are made to do just that. Each batch is mixed and cut by hand, so there will be slight variations in our handmade soaps. Each bar is approximately 4 ounces. 

Farm membership, due by March 15th each year, gives you a 5% discount on chickens, turkeys, bread, eggs and soaps. No discount on beef or lamb. Information on membership at web site.

Alger Family Farm, Tammy or Steve Alger, 10304 Lawrence 2030, Miller MO 65707 (417) 452-2049.
E-mail: See contact form on website. Website: http://algerfamilyfarm.com/.


American Grass Fed Beef specializes in grass-fed beef. Our beef is raised in southern Missouri on Rain Crow Ranch by Mark and Dr. Patricia Whisnant along with their six children. We supply all cuts, from superior quality steaks, roasts, ground beef and burgers to beef jerky and summer sausage. Our beef is dry aged for added tenderness and taste, and vacuum-packaged for our customers' convenience.

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Our family does all that we can to ensure the highest quality possible; one of the best ways we have found is through achieving strict certification. We are Certified 100% GrassFed by the American Grassfed Association, Certified for high animal welfare by Animal Welfare Approved, and USDA Certified Organic Pastures by One Cert.

Our cattle are raised using intensive rotational grazing techniques—free of pesticides, herbicides, growth hormones, and antibiotics. We have long been advocates of this management protocol due to its benefits to the animal, the environment, and to us as consumers of a healthier product.

We market via our internet site where we ship via both Fed Ex and UPS. You can also find our meat in Whole Foods, select Schnucks Markets and through Fair Shares. We welcome customers to pick up their beef at our grass farm in Doniphan, MO, or our processing plant located in Jackson, MO—just tell us when you are coming. We can ship everything from small orders of a few steaks, to large wholesale orders including quarters, sides and whole beef with special cuts and packaging requests. We welcome orders from co-ops (delivering to numerous cities), restaurants and retail stores.

American Grass Fed Beef, Mark Whisnant and Dr. Patricia Whisnant, HC4 Box 253, Doniphan MO 63935. (Toll Free) 1-866-255-5002. In Doniphan: (573) 996-3716.
E-mail:customerservice@americangrassfedbeef.com Website: www.americangrassfedbeef.com


American Pasturage, Inc. supplies meat from livestock raised on grass pastures year round. During inclement weather, the animals receive grass hay right in the pasture. The Elysian Veal calves are left with the cow in the pasture from birth to market. Our farm uses no chemicals, pharmaceuticals, grains, or blended feeds in production of our meat animals.

A supply of Elysian Veal, Pasture Purefect Beef, and lamb is available at most times right from our farm. The USDA-inspected meat is vacuum-packed and frozen. Shipments can be made to any location in the U.S. The meat can also be found at the Greater Springfield Farmers' Market on Saturdays from mid-April to the end of October.

The veal, beef, and lamb are available in popular retail cuts. We try and maintain a year around stock of whole ground beef that runs 90% lean or better.

"We don't observe regular business hours, so call us anytime."

American Pasturage, Inc., Rick Hopkins, P.O. Box 190, Marionville MO 65705. (417) 258-2394.
E-mail: rdhopkins@americanpasturage.com Website: http://www.americanpasturage.com


Angel Acres Farm, LLC, is home to grass fed, grass finished Belted Galloway beef cattle.

This gentle Scottish breed is handled in the most humane manner, grazing the paddocks among the hills and oaks of middle Missouri. During weaning, while we walk among the calves, they are tamed and become familiar with our voices and the barnyard atmosphere. Every effort is made to keep them healthy, preventing the need for the use of medications. No hormones are implanted.

After 20-26 months of grazing (slow food indeed) the steers are processed. Inspected, frozen beef is marketed at near-by cities through farmer’s markets, individuals, and at small grocers and select restaurants. Shipping is possible. It is the delight of all at Angel Acres Farm to be able to share this wonderful gift of nature with our community.

Angel Acres Farm, LLC, Karen Mathis, 1356 Highway D, Bland MO 65014. (888) 611-2167.
E-mail: karen@gallowaybeef.com. Website: http://www.gallowaybeef.com.


Attadale Farm—Hello and welcome to Attadale Farm. My name is Steve Fahsbender and my wife is Sandy. We raise quality, true, grass-fed Galloway beef and have the best free-range eggs you've ever eaten. We started Attadale Farm for my own health benefit. I had developed plaque blockage in my carotid arteries and needed to make a diet correction. The typical grain-fed beef we were eating was contributing to my problem, just as it does for so many others. It is important to me that my cows eat right. I need to know for sure. Now, My Cows Eat Right So You Can Too!

Our process here is simple. We have designed our mix of pasture grasses to provide the protein, digestible nutrients and sugars our cows need to grow healthy and happy without forcing them on a unnatural diet. Since we take our pasture seriously, we do not use any grain, additional hormones or any antibiotics. If antibiotics are medically necessary for a cow, they will be provided but that cow will be removed from my diet and our grass-fed program. Minerals and vitamins are continually available. We don't prod or crowd our cows. They are led and graze humanely. We believe that well-treated animals live to their full potential.

Our beef is sold by the split 1/8, 1/4 or 1/2. Our beef is sold by the hanging weight and is processed by Swiss Meat and Sausage Co. in Hermann, Missouri. By ordering in advance you will be able to select the cuts you desire. We also generally have spare cuts of beef that we will sell in groups of four. Please contact us for updated information, availability and pricing. Shipping is also available.

We encourage you to stop by and check us out. 

Attadale Farm, Steve and Sandy Fahsbender, 14027 Hilton Avenue, LaPlata MO 63549. (660) 651-5788.
E-mail: eatright@attadalefarm.com. Website: attadalefarm.com.


Autumn Olive Farms is 10 minutes west of Springfield, Missouri. We have Pastured, free range poultry, both chicken and turkey. Also the Heritage breeds of turkeys are offered at Thanksgiving.

We offer Pastured Pork, Pastured Beef, and Pastured Lamb. Our products are processed in inspected facilities for your safety and will be the most flavorful and nutritious products you have ever experienced.

We feed no antibiotics, or growth stimulants, we do our own feed mixes so you will be consuming the most healthy meats—high in the good fats, low in cholesterol, and good for you.

We offer our products at local Health Food Stores, The Greater Springfield Farmers Market on Saturday's, and local Restaurants. On Farm Pickup is also available.

Please call or email for times you can pickup at the farm.

Autumn Olive Farms, Kip Glass, 2169 N Farm RD 71, Bois D'Arc MO 65612. (417) 732-4122.
E-mail: glassmagic@sbcglobal.net Website: http://www.eatfromthefarm.com

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Bechard Family Farm has been providing nutritious grass-fed meats and dairy to families like yours for 14 years now. We are dedicated to producing the finest meats and dairy possible. Come to us for sweet Raw Milk and Cream, grass-fed and finished Beef and Lamb, tender milk-fed Pork, pasture-raised Chicken and Turkeys, and the best pasture-raised Eggs you'll ever taste! We also have fresh-ground whole-wheat bread, homemade jams, and handcrafted soaps.

Here at Bechard Family Farm, our animals get lots of sunshine, grass, and fresh country air, living their lives on chemical-free pastures; never receiving hormones, steroids, or routine antibiotics. Our meats are good for you...AND they're delicious!

Our Jersey and Jersey-Cross dairy cows graze contentedly on fresh grass during the growing season, providing you with sweet raw milk. During the winter, they get alfalfa with their hay to keep their milk tasting sweet. Our beef cattle and lamb graze on fresh grass and NEVER get grain.

The dairy cows are milked by machine and the milk is quickly bottled into glass half-gallon bottles. This fastidious attention to dairy cleanliness gives you delicious milk that will last you a good long while.

Beef is processed twice a year, in the late spring and again in late fall. Lamb is processed in the early spring. Fresh Thanksgiving turkeys are available for your holiday table. Order today.

Pick-up is available at the farm, 10 am–6 pm, Monday thru Saturday; and on scheduled dates in Springfield, MO. Please visit our web-site for more information.

If you are looking for a healthy alternative to factory farmed foods, look no further! Come meet YOUR farmer and see how YOUR food is raised!

Farmers Markets: Camdenton (MO) Farmers Market, Saturdays, 7:00 am to Noon, Intersections of Highways 5 & 54; Buffalo Community Farmers' Market, Tuesdays, 2pm to 6pm

Bechard Family Farm, Armand and Teddi Bechard, 13700 Athens Road, Conway MO 65632. (417) 589-4152.
E-mail: contactus@bechardfarm.com Website: http://www.bechardfarm.com


Boeckmann Family Farm, LLC. is a family owned and operated grass-fed cattle operation located in Central Missouri. We rotate our cattle through a grazing system that consist of warm-season and cool-season grasses and legumes.

Our beef is an all-natural product as we do not use any antibiotics or added-hormones. The cattle are managed to minimize stress and maximize performance in a way that also maximizes our environmental sustainability.

Our products are available at any time during the year. Individual cuts of steaks, roasts, and ground beef are packaged at a USDA plant and can be shipped to your location.

Larger quantities of the individual cuts are available as Combo Packages as a means to lower the cost of the products. We also have further-processed products such as snack sticks and all-beef hotdogs.

Boeckmann Family Farm, LLC, Chris Boeckmann, PO Box 168, Boeckmann Lane, Loose Creek MO 65054. (573) 619-2914.
E-mail: chris@boeckmannfamilyfarmllc.com. Website: http://boeckmannfamilyfarmllc.com.


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.

Breezy Hill Farm, Art Ozias, 62 SW 58 Hwy, Centerview MO 64019. (660) 656-3409.
E-mail: aozias@gmail.com Website: http://www.breezy-hill-farm.com


Brook Cherith Farm is a locally owned and operated family farm in Mineral Point, MO, and is just a short drive from St. Louis. Our goal is to provide natural, pasture-raised; antibiotic, hormone, pesticide and herbicide free meats. We take pride in being a small, local business.

Our products include: pastured eggs, chickens, turkey, woodland pork. Our goal is to use only all natural GMO-free and soy-free feed for our chickens, turkeys and hogs. We utilize managed intensive grazing to ensure healthy pastures and animals. We are looking forward to providing fresh turkey for Thanksgiving week. We seek to model our farm after Joel Salatin's Polyface Farm.

Products are available for on-farm pick up. We also have a drop off/pick up point in the Manchester/West-St. Louis area. Please contact us if you would like to utilize this pick up point. For product availability, please contact us via our email or give us a call. Please see out website for pictures of our farm.

Additional information can be found on our website. If you don’t see the answer you’re looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Brook Cherith Farm, LLC., Jamie or Kami Haguewood, 14074 State Highway U, Mineral Point MO 63660. (573) 436-0844.
E-mail: brookcherithfarm@gmail.com. Website: http://www.brookcherithfarm.com.


Bryant Family Farm is a family-owned and -operated business in Jackson County, Kansas, not far from the Missouri border. 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: tom@bryantfamilyfarm.com. Website: http://wwwbryantfamilyfarm.com.


C4 Farms specializes in nutrient dense and delicious grass fed meats and milk. We offer 100% grass fed, grass finished beef and lamb. We also have a small herd of 100% grass fed jersey cows that are milked by hand.

C4 has been raising beef cattle for four generations and in the more recent past incorporated sheep and jersey milk cows to help our ranches become more sustainable. We are located in the heart of cattle country in west central Missouri, halfway between Kansas City and Springfield. You can view our philosophies and other important information at www.c4farmsmo.com.

The 100% grass fed, grass finished meats are available in wholes, halves or split sides (lambs available in wholes and halves only). We sell our delicious grass fed meats year around on a first come, first served basis followed by a waiting list. Some local delivery is available, but most meat sales will have to be picked up at the meat store.

Our grass fed and raw products are not only healthy for our consumers, but are healing the land they are raised on as well. We use a management approach known as holistic management. When holistic management is implemented properly it heals the soil, plants, the animals that graze those plants and finally our consumers! This ensures the most nutrient dense grass possible to our livestock, and the most healthful, nutrient dense, delicious, grass fed meats to our consumers!

Our animals are never in confinement, never fed grain of any kind, never given any antibiotics, dewormer, vaccinations, hormones or steroids of any kind. C4 cows, calves, sheep and lambs roam free with the other C4 inhabitants, whitetail deer, turkey and quail.

We want you to know that we are your source for “Better Than Organic” meat and milk! We invite you to come see how your food is produced.

C4 Farms, Mike Leathers, 5915 E Hwy 32, Eldorado Springs MO 64744. (913) 749-9168.
E-mail: mike@c4farmsmo.com. Website: http://www.c4farmsmo.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., and 85 miles from Missouri.

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: grassfed@carrollbeef.com. Website: http://www.carrollbeef.com.


At Cedar Cove Farm, we believe in raising all natural, hormone and antibiotic free animals. We use no additives or preservatives in our broiler chickens or meat rabbits. Our broilers are available in June/July and again in September/October. We work in a direct market basis, but will take orders.

The broilers are raised on grass beginning at the third week of life in the protection of a "chicken tractor." The tractor is moved to fresh grass twice daily. They are fed a supplement of various grains mixed with Fertrell's Poultry Nutribalancer to ensure proper trace minerals and optimal health. We also offer eggs from free-range hens that thrive on a diet of grass and bugs and whatever they can find. They sleep in permanent buildings and are allowed to roam during the day.

Our rabbits are fed alfalfa pellets and supplemented with fresh cut grass or hay. The rabbits are available as pets or meat, already packaged. They are available in spring and fall, please call for pricing and availability.

Cedar Cove Farm is also a Fertrell dealer and we believe in returning to the ground what we take out of it. This is accomplished through Fertrell's natural and organic certifiable soil enhancing products and fertilizers, but mostly our continued education in the area of pasture management. We offer various food supplements for the health of your animals and, ultimately, you.

We believe in supporting local agriculture and staying small, building relationships with our customers. We are always learning and seeking advice with a goal of having quality pasture, land and animals.

Cedar Cove Farm, Scott and Pam Powers, HC2 Box 95-2, Gainesville MO. (417) 679-3660.
E-mail: sppowers@iglide.net. Webiste: http://www.cedarcovefarm.blogspot.com.


Circle B Ranch aims to provide a clean and 100% natural environment to breed and grow Heritage Pork (Berkshire, Duroc and Red Wattle) for the restaurant and consumer consumption. We accomplish our mission by raising the animals in a natural environment in the Ozark Hills of southwest Missouri. The animals are raised outdoors by using sustainable and humane production standards. All our animals are bred, farrowed and raised outdoors in the fresh air.

Since the animals are free-ranged on pasture they will do what pork do best root and graze for the majority of their food. Circle B Ranch will add supplements to the animals' diet which is a natural corn-soybean based food with the necessary mineral and vitamins. We do not use any hormones, growth stimulants or meat by products.

We will have Berkshire pork available in the fall. We are going through the Certified Humane audit now.

The animals will be processed at Paradise Locker in Trimble, MO.

Circle B Ranch, LLC. Marina Backes or John Backes, RR2 Box 2824, Seymour MO 65746. (417) 683-0271.
E-mail: marina@circlebranchpork.com. Website: http://www.circlebranchpork.com.


Cloverleaf Farm is a small family farm established in 2007 and located near Neosho, MO on Nighthawk Road. We grow pasture raised chickens and Irish Dexter beef cattle.

Our chicken is raised in the "Salatin" way with moveable pens that are moved daily to fresh pasture. The chickens love to be moved and eat lots of greens that supplement their grain diet. We have about 30 laying hens and eggs will be available soon - check back this summer for updates.

We are also breeding Irish Dexter cattle - grass fed on unadulterated pasture. We sell beeves for meat as well as breeding stock. We have one bull calf available for slaughter or purchase - call for details.

Fresh raw mIlk will be available this fall after calving.

You will also be able to find our fresh produce in season at the Neosho Farmers Market - or call and stop by the farm and see how we grow the chickens. Limited numbers left for sale on broilers; slaughtering mid May.

Cloverleaf Farm, Cameron and Brittany Kent, 8833 Nighthawk Road, Neosho MO 64850. (417) 455-2752.
E-mail: thekentfamily6@socket.net.


Cock and Bull Farms provides the St. Louis and surrounding areas with high quality free range
chicken and eggs, and we are currently exploring the possibilities of free range turkeys just in time for
Thanksgiving. For on-farm pickup, eggs are available year round, free range chicken is available from May until October.

Our chickens are on pasture from 3 weeks of age. We do our best to source GMO-free feed when
available. When it is time to take them to the market, we have all of our processing done at a USDA
Inspected plant, ran by an Amish Family in Arthur IL.

We started raising chicken (the way my grandpa used to do it) because we weren't happy with the
chicken and eggs available to us in the grocery stores. We keep the chickens on a pasture of fescue, bluegrass red clover and turnip greens. We use our Great Pyrenees guardian dog, Daisy, for predator protection in the pastures. We never feed or inject our birds with antibiotics, hormones or steroids. Our philosophy is just to try to raise chicken that actually tastes like chicken, with the most natural approach we can.

You can also find our products at the following:

Farmers Markets: Edwardsville, IL, Saturdays 8-12am; Highland, IL, Thursdays 4-8 pm.
Grocery Stores: Maude's Market, 1206 Virginia, St. Louis MO
Restaurants: Cleveland Heath, 106 Main St. Edwardsville, IL; Yia Yias Euro Bistro Chesterfield, IL
Buying Clubs: Fair Shares CSA, St. Louis MO

Cock and Bull Farms, 12100 Hoyt-Monken Road, Highland IL 62249. (618) 972-4291.
E-mail: cockandbullfarms@yahoo.com. Website: http://www.cockandbullfarms.com. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cockandbullfarms.


Covered–L Farms has been raising grass-fed beef since 1992 in an environmentally friendly manner by using no antibiotics, pesticides, herbicides, growth hormones or grain (but we’re not organic, just close). We really enjoy providing flavorful, healthy, nutritious clean beef to forward-thinking mid-Missouri customers.

Our beeves are 100% grass-fed: they graze the best pastures we can provide throughout the year, along with excellent quality hay when required. To insure you receive the quality you expect, we test a small portion of each beeve. Anything not meeting our standards becomes ground beef so only the best is available for our customers. And our prices for 100% grass-fed beef beat everyone in mid-MO and perhaps in the entire state.

Halves, split halves and whole beeves are available year around. Individual USDA-inspected cuts are available in Columbia MO at both Clovers Natural Foods stores and at the West Broadway (only) HyVee location, as well as by appointment at the farm. Delivery by arrangement in the local area, but, sorry, we do not ship.

Covered-L Farm, Steve & Sherry Landers, 18700 N Adams Rd, Centralia MO 65240; (573) 682-5536
E-mail: cvrdlfarm@centurytel.net


Crocket Beefmasters has not used pesticides or herbicides on their farm for over 20 years. Nor do we use antibiotics, hormones, growth stimulants, or grain of any kind. Our animals are raised exclusively on a pasture that is rich in legumes.

Whole and halves of beef are available, with smaller amounts by request.

Crocket Beefmasters, 23803 Lawrence 2140, Marionville MO 65705. (417) 258-7251.


David Inyart raises grass fed beef in Tunas, MO, about a one-hour drive north of Springfield.

One of the key elements to raising high quality grass fed beef is having high quality forage. I have been fully convinced of, and am presently implementing, intensive grazing, which is a great way to manage your pastures. When intensive grazing, the animals are put in a small area, which concentrates their manure (thus fertilizing the pasture) and helps to maintain more even grazing. Rotating the animals on a regular basis, (once a day in my case), gives the animals fresh pasture every day, and gives the manure time to break down and the grass time to regrow before grazing again. By intensive grazing, you can lengthen the grazing season, provide high quality forage longer through the summer, and stockpile grass for the winter, lessening the need for hay. During the winter, the cattle are fed hay only; I do not feed any grain whatsoever. I do not use any hormones, antibiotics, herbicides or pesticides. Cattle have access to free choice minerals and salt year round.

Beef is available by the whole, half, and quarter, and is sold by the hanging weight. It can be picked up at the butcher or delivered for a fee. Beef is available late spring and late fall. Beef by the cut will hopefully be available in 2015.

It is my desire to raise high quality beef that is healthy for you and your family. Call today for pricing, to place an order for your beef, or to schedule a visit to see how your food is raised.

David Inyart, 2822 State Highway 73, Tunas MO 65764. (417) 752-3234.
E-mail: inyart@gmail.com.


Ezra C. Miller grows high quality food for his family and also for a select few on his farm in the heart of Amish country. Within easy driving distance of Columbia, MO orders can be picked up at the farm.

Poultry fryers raised on healthy mixed forage pasture with natural grain supplements are housed in movable pens and relocated daily to fresh forage. Fryer orders need to be in by April 1st and August 1st and will be ready 8-10 weeks later.

Fresh eggs are available, laid by happy hens that forage in the fields and are given home grown natural grain. They produce beautiful, healthy, tasty eggs.

Lambs and young goats are raise entirely on grass with no grain in their diets.

A few pigs are available each year, raised in large lots where they root, forage, and wallow as nature intended. They are fed a mixed natural diet including home grown corn.

Butter is available from grassfed Holstein and Jersey cows

Eggs, butter, whole dressed lamb, goat, pork, and fryers can be picked up at the farm. Packaged pork, goat, and lamb can be picked up at the meat locker. A $50 deposit is required on all lamb, goat, and pork and $2 for each fryer ordered.

Ezra C. Miller, 778 ACR 140, Clark MO 65243. (573) 682-2883 (Ask for Debbie).
E-mail: debbie7pixie@yahoo.com.


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.

Family Friendly Farm, Matthew and Rachel Fasnacht, 834 State Highway V, Cape Girardeau MO 63701 (573) 382-3844.
E-mail: info@familyfriendlyfarm.com Website: http://www.familyfriendlyfarm.com


Farmer 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 vigorous rate.

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.
E-mail: pbrown63@netzero.net.


Giles Ranch is a small farm located in Southwest Missouri, just north of the Joplin/Carthage area. We are dedicated to raising all-natural, grass-fed beef and lamb. By all-natural, we mean that our animals are not given steroids, hormones, antibiotics, medicated feed, or any other performance enhancers. We also do not use any chemicals, pesticides or herbicides on our pastures. While not certified organic, we are organic in practice. We strive to give all of the animals a fresh, healthy, stress-free environment.

Our main goal is to be good stewards of the land and animals that God has so graciously provided and blessed us with. We truly believe that by producing all natural grass-fed products, we can help improve people's health and lives by providing them with a healthy alternative to the factory raised products you find at most grocery stores.

Giles Ranch, Houston and Kenda Giles, 17534 Base Line Blvd, Jasper MO 64755. (417) 621-5476.
E-mail: gilesranch@gmail.com. Website: http://www.gilesfamilyranch.com.


Gladhour Farm is a family farm in north central Missouri. The farming plan is sustainable agriculture: row crops are certified organic; veal and beef are raised naturally on cow's milk and forage with no added hormones or subtherapeutic antibiotics; and heritage breeds (Irish Dexter Cattle and Babydoll Southdown Sheep) are raised for breeding stock and enjoyment.

Historic landmarks, roadways, equipment, buildings, and plants are valued to give visitors glimpses of times gone by and current opportunities for simplicity, and are a highlight on the farm. A pair of Dexter oxen are currently in training (a new adventure). When you arrange to pick up your meat order, you can make a visit and watch our progress!

Gladhour Farm’s natural beef and veal come from pure Dexters and Dexter crosses, so the cuts are smaller than typical. Some say the tenderness and flavor are subtly special and unusually delightful. Shipping for GF meats may become a reality in the future. For now, totally grass-finished beef and natural veal can be ordered ahead for a completely custom-done whole-animal order, or can be bought by the half or sample package by contacting GF with your order.

The meat is USDA-inspected, dry-aged, packaged and frozen. Pick up is done by arranging to meet at the locker plant. With your GF meat purchase, you are helping to sustain a farming community by supporting both a small, local, family-run meat processing business and Gladhour Farm family farm.

Gladhour Farm, (660) 247-1211. RR 1, Wheeling MO 64688. (660) 247-1211.
E-mail: info@gladhourfarm.com. Website: http://www.gladhourfarm.com.


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: farmers@goffgreengatefarm.com. Website: http://www.goffgreengatefarm.com


Grand View Pastures started as a family passion—a passion to raise our own food in the healthiest way we can, with the least impact on mother earth. We wanted to know how our food is raised, what it was fed, where did their water come from, and what medicine, drugs or hormones did it consume during its life?

Not only did we want to know everything about our food, but we wanted to control the whole process, so we bought a ranch in the heart of the Missouri Ozark—clean air, fresh water and lush pastures!

We started Grand View Pastures for ourselves and now have extra grass fed, young (10–14 month old) Angus beef cattle we can sell to you. All the cattle are raised using a rotational grazing method, NO HORMONES, no cramped feed lots, no antibiotics, no stress, no GMO feeds!

We are not in the meat business!

The Johnson Family wants to sell you a live animal (1/2 and 1/4 ownerships are also available.) We will give you a list of USDA certified butchers in our area where you can make your own arrangements for dry aging, butchering and shipping, no matter where you live. I will send you a beef chart and help you to study up on your cuts.

We have 25 young beef cattle that we will sell this year and suggest that they be butchered anytime after August 2009 at about 600 to 700 pounds.

Call us and let us help you stock your freezer with grass fed young beef.

Grand View Pastures in located in Eunice, Missouri close to Houston, Rolla, Cabool and West Plains.

Grand View Pastures, David and Nicole Johnson, 19517 Evans Road, Eunice MO 65468. (818) 970-7717.
E-mail: david@grandviewpastures.com. Website: http://www.grandviewpastures.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.
E-mail: grassroots@centurytel.net. Website: http://www.grassrootsmeats.com


Grazeland Farms produces pasture raised eggs on 230 acres near Jamesport, Missouri. Our hens are raised cage-free and get fresh pasture every day. The mobile hen houses are moved by our Amish employees and a team of draft horses.

We utilize farming practices that are very similar to those of Joel Salatin and Polyface Farms. Joel's Feathernet and Eggmobile systems have been a great inspiration to us, and we have tried to apply many of his ideas to our farm.

Our goal is to expand pasture egg production to a larger scale than has been done before, so more people can enjoy the wonderful, healthy eggs that are produced in this system.

We welcome vistors to the farm on Monday-Friday. We love for our customers to see how we raise the chickens and the eggs.

Eggs are sold by the dozen on the farm and at a few local stores. Eggs should be available in some Kansas City supermarkets in Fall 2008.

Grazeland Farms, Mike Comish, David Schafer, 635 SW Highway WW, Trenton, MO 64683. (660) 684-6604.
E-mail: eggs@grazelandfarms.com. Website: http://www.grazelandfarms.com.


Green Dirt Farm is a small family farm located just north of Kansas City. We are dedicated to producing the finest grass-fed lamb and sheep dairy products.

Our sheep are pastured using management-intensive grazing practices which protect the pastures from overgrazing, ensure that our sheep receive high quality nutrition year-round, and provide the best tasting and healthiest meat to our customers. Our lambs are raised without hormones, pesticides or antibiotics. Our dairy is currently in the start-up phase and we anticipate having cheese and other dairy products for sale in 2006.

We sell our lamb directly to our customers. We have carefully selected our custom meat processor for superior cleanliness, humane practices, and individual attention provided to both animals and customers.

You may call or e-mail us to place an order for a locker lamb (whole lamb cut to order), or to arrange the purchase of individual cuts. For more information about our lamb, call us, or visit our website.

Green Dirt Farm, Sarah Hoffmann, Weston MO 64098. (816) 210-4362.
E-mail: sarah@greendirtfarm.com Website: http://www.greendirtfarm.com


Green Hills Harvest produces organic milk from Jersey-cross cows. Owners Kerry and Barb Buchmayer say that a few customers have wondered if their skim and 2% milk is mislabeled because it tastes so creamy.

The Buchmayers feed their cows a limited amount of organic grain to supplement the fresh pasture. (The cows get about 1/3 to 1/2 as much grain as is typically fed in a standard dairy.) The milk is hormone and pesticide free. Green Hills Harvest milk products will soon be available in select stores in the Kansas City area.

Green Hills Harvest, Kerry and Barb Buchmayer, 14649 Hwy M., Purdin MO 64674. (660) 244-5858.

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Greenwood Farms has downsized. We no longer produce dairy products, but will have beef available a couple of times per year. We will advertise this via our website as it becomes available. We may also have a small amount of lamb and/or pork available from time to time

All of our meats are government inspected, vacuum sealed, and fresh-frozen. Visit our website for all the details.

Greenwood Farms is a family business, owned and operated by Steve and Holly Atkinson, their daughter Julie, son David, and daughter-in-law Kindra, son Rob and daughter-in-law Sine. We are committed to producing meats that are drug-free, raised cruelty-free, are of superior nutritional value, and have a flavor that surpasses that of any commercially raised meats available today.

Greenwood Farms, LLC, Julie Atkinson, 16800 State Route T, Newburg MO 65550. (800) 253-6574.
E-mail: orders@greenwoodfarms.com Website: http://www.greenwoodfarms.com


Hammer’s Farm offers grass fed beef by the side or whole of black angus steers. The cattle are raised using intensive rotational grazing techniques, free of pesticides, herbicides, growth hormones, and antibiotics.

We have two farms, one in Florissant, MO and one outside of Decatur, IL. Our farm in Decatur is Certified Organic as meeting all standards for NOP organic certification. We follow the same guidelines in Florissant and are in the process of certification at the present time.

Our beef is available in the spring and fall. A deposit is required to secure your grass fed beef order. Ordering may be accomplished online at; www.wagonrides.com or by calling (314) 838-5848.

We deliver your side of grass fed beef to the butcher where the meat is USDA-inspected, dry-aged for 21 days, cut to your specifications, packaged and frozen. Pick up is done by arranging to meet at the locker plant in St. Libory three weeks after delivery.

To assist in providing cutting instructions, on our web site we have a computerized “cutting instructions to the butcher” that will give you a preview of your choices. For those that have not ordered a side of beef before it is a very helpful introduction.

Hammer's Farm, Larry Hammer, 15310 Old Halls Ferry Road, Florissant, MO 63034. (314) 838-5848.
E-mail: grassfedbeef@charter.net. Website: http://www.wagonrides.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 City, Springfield and Joplin areas.

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. (479) 549-8250.
E-mail: healthytastybeef@gmail.com. Website: http://www.healthytastybeef.com.


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 the fall. We raise heirloom produce and herbs and started 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!

Hidden Hills Farms, Jennifer Charlson, Edgertpn MO 64444. (816) 365-3305.
E-mail: jennifer@hiddenhillsfarms.com Website: http://www.hiddenhillsfarms.com


Hoye Brothers Farm (HBF) is conveniently located 60 miles south of St. Louis, MO and 50 miles north of Cape Girardeau, MO. It is a 134 acre family farm specializing in raising 100% pure grass fed beef. Our herd is a combination of Murray Grey and Angus beef cattle.

At Hoye Brothers Farm, we take great pride in our high protein, well maintained, nutritious pastures. The primary grass grown is fescue, with over seeded millet, clover and rye intermingled, as appropriate. HBF also includes Big Blue Stem and Native Indian warm season grasses to allow fresh green pastures during the hottest days of summer when the fescue is unavailable.

All cattle at HBF have unlimited access to clean, fresh well water in every pasture and unlimited amounts of sunshine, fresh air and space to roam. HBF will never use routine antibiotics, hormones or unnatural growth stimulants during the life cycle of our herds. We are committed to providing 100% pure grass fed beef that our customers can feel good about feeding to their families.

Our beef is processed in a USDA inspected facility and is dry aged for a minimum of 21 days. HBF beef can be purchased in quarter (split half), half, or whole portions. Smaller amounts may be purchased, depending upon availability. Orders may be placed at any time and delivery will be determined by availability. Call today for more information.

Hoye Brothers Farm, LLC, Robert Hoye, 549 Glenda Street, Ste. Genevieve MO 63670. (573) 883-5237 or (573) 883-0902.
E-mail: hoyebrothersfarm@gmail.com..


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: info@belties.net. Website: http://www.belties.net.


Located 10 minutes south of Jefferson City, Missouri, Lage Farms raises and finishes black angus cattle on select grasses, clovers, alfalfa and sorghum, providing them with the most succulent and nutritious diet attainable. Our animals have unlimited access to sunshine, fresh air clean water, and exercise, in a stress free environment. No grain, hormones, or unnatural growth stimulants are used.

Our beef is processed in a nearby inspected facility, and dry aged for 21 days, providing a more flavorful and tender cut of meat. Being aware of the health advantages, we have focused on genetics and grasses to provide you with the finest, tastiest grass fed beef. This process requires a lot of time, effort, and commitment. You can benefit from our relying on repeat business and referrals from satisfied customers to market our products.

Our high quality meats can be purchased at the farm. Shipping and other delivery will be accommodated upon request. You can order large or small quantities, quarters, halves, whole beefs or individual steaks and cuts.

Very soon, the ultimate dining pleasures, full blood Wagyu and Wagyu-Angus cross (American Kobe) will be available!

Lage Farms, Wilbur Lage, 8001 Bode Ferry, Jefferson City MO 65101. (573) 690-6778.
E-mail: wlbodeferry@embarqmail.com.


Living F.A.R.M.S. is located about 5 miles west of Ava, MO, an hour and a half southeast of Springfield.

Our primary products currently are Grass Fed Lamb and Replacement ewes. Our sheep are 100% grass fed (never fed any grains or concentrates). They are moved daily onto new pasture so as to prevent parasite build up. We are a 100% organic (non-certified) farm. We use NO antibiotics, hormones or artificial wormers on our sheep.

In addition to sheep we also sell some Pastured Poultry (broilers) and Eggs, and Grass Fed Goat Milk.

Living F.A.R.M.S., David Penn, Rt 1, Box 479-S, Ava MO 65608. (417) 686-0982.
E-mail: david.truelife@gmail.com.


At Majestic View Ranch and Farm we are committed to total natural and organic farming. We are located in the awesome Ozark Mountains and raise all of our meat on pasture. Our land has not had chemicals on it for well over 5 years.

At this time we are offering grass feed beef, free-range chickens, lamb, and 100% Berkshire pork. We are a family operation and invite farm visits. We can deliver larger quantities of meat to St. Louis, and even Kansas City. Regular meat packages are being developed. Web site should be up soon. Contact us today. Economically priced for families!

Majestic View Ranch ad Farm, Charles and Candy Fowler, 10936 Hiway AA, Grovespring MO 65662. (417) 462-3175.
E-mail: ozarknaturalmeats@yahoo.com


Martin Dairy Certified Organic Raw Milk (certified by OneCert, Inc.) 100% Grass Fed, Grain-Free, Hormone-Free, Antibiotic-Free, Pesticide-Free, GMO-Free. $5.00 per gallon in your container.

Our goal is a pure product with maximum solar energy and less fossil fuel.

Also pastured eggs, grass fed lamb, grass-fed hamburger in limited quantities.

Organic A2 milk coming soon.

Martin Dairy, J. Elvin Martin, 20789 West Beard Road, Barnett MO 65011. (573) 378-7120.


The Master’s Ranch/Sunrise Pastures, located in north-central Missouri, offers fully grass-finished beef and lamb. The animals have never received grain from conception to harvest, nor have they received hormones or implants, synthetic pesticides, or antibiotics.

We offer premium dry-aging and non-irradiated meat either USDA inspected or non-USDA. Available by the cut or in half or whole carcasses. Shipping available when weather permits. Supplies may be limited since we use only calves and lambs born and raised on our ranch.

Also offering eggs laid by pastured hens, raw fleece, roving, batting, and 100% Shetland wool blankets, hand-woven in natural colours. One of a kind!

Sign up for e-newsletter at our website!

The Master’s Ranch/Sunrise Pastures, Tauna or Jessica Powell, 19554 Fort Road, Laclede MO 64651. (660) 963.2685.
E-mail: atpowell@windstream.net, Website: http://www.mastersranch.com


Meadow Oaks Farm raises grassfed angus beef.

Our cattle are grazed on pastures and fed hay in the winter after the grazing season is over. We do not use hormones, antibiotics or feed additives on our cattle or any chemicals or chemical fertilizers on our pastures or hayground.

We sell, wholes, halves and split halves and also grassfed hamburger by the pound. Our meat is lean, tender and fed right so it is flavorful and an excellent eating experience. We also charge a reasonable price for the meat; see our website freezer beef page for pricing details.

We also have Registered Angus grazing genetics available for those who would like to produce their own grassfed beef. I have been in the cattle business for over 30 years and would be happy to provide consulting services to anyone just starting out. We are not organically certified, but raise our cattle as if we were.

Meadow Oaks Farm, Gregory Walker, RR1 Box 323, Ava MO. (219) 869-0332.
E-mail: meadowoaksfarm99@gmail.com or walkerwoodcattlecompany@gmail.com. Website: http://www.walkerwoodcattlecompany.com.


The Menefee Ranch is a family owned and operated ranch located in southwest Missouri dedicated to providing gourmet quality black angus beef, raised the old fashioned way, grass fed and grass finished.

All of our beef is dry aged 21 days, providing a more flavorful and tender cut of beef. Our beef is processed in a small local USDA processing plant, one at a time, dry aged 21 days. The cutting process only knives are used to ensure a clean cut, free of bone fragments. Our cuts of beef range from steaks, cut from the best of the beef. Rib Eye, Filet Mignon, NY and Top Sirloin, the rest is ground for Gourmet Steak Burger. The flavor of steak and the convenience of ground beef, very lean, tasty and healthy. We also sale a product of one of our beef processor's, Hill Billy Bacon. It is very lean with a great flavor, give it a try you will love it.

We ship our beef all over the United States from the ranch on Monday and Tuesday. We ship beef in a cooler placed in cardboard box, beef placed at the bottom in peanuts with dry ice on top, FedEx Express and FedEx 2 day determined by location.

Menefee Ranches/Pops GrassFed Beef, Jim, Hal and Mike Menefee, 15507 Maple Road, Carthage MO. (417) 358-5294.
E-mail: gfbeef@aol.com. Website: http://www.popsgrassfedbeef.org.


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.

Milestone Farm, Jennifer Gavoli, 47976 East 156th Street, Hardin MO 64035. (660) 484-3811.
E-mail: jenn@gavoli.com.


Missouri Grass Fed Beef is located in the Ozark highlands just a short drive from St. Louis. Our family has been raising beef since 1945 and we supply young grass fed beef free of antibiotics, steroids, or growth hormones directly to the public. We also offer Kiko/Savannah meat goats for sale in the fall of the year.

Our beef consist primarily of Angus and Hereford breeds. We utilize extensive rotational grazing techniques and our cattle receive no grain or by-products, only grass and mother's milk. Our beef is tender, flavorful, and never gamey.

The cattle are managed so that we can have beef available during all seasons. We sell whole and half beeves and you can choose your own custom cuts package. Our beef is dry aged and processed in a USDA inspected facility.

Most customers pick up their meat directly from our processor, but we do offer delivery to the St. Louis area and can arrange shipping via Fed-Ex or UPS for long distance orders.

We accept most major credit cards and welcome restaurant inquiries. You may check our website for current order dates or give us a call.

Missouri Grassfed Beef, LLC, Jeremy Parker, 12901 Cedar Hollow Road, De Soto, MO 63030. Mailing address: PO Box 154, Imperial, MO. 63052. (314) 570-5858.
E-mail: customerservice@eatmograssfedbeef.com. Website: http://www.eatmograssfedbeef.com.


Mitts Family Naturals. Are you concerned with the industrialization of our food supply? Troubled by the increasing reports of food borne illness, food allergies and chronic disease? Are you ready to "opt-out" of the chemically laden, over processed, genetically modified food chain? If so, "opt-out" with us at Mitts Family Naturals, where we follow nature's patterns to provide nourishing products for your family.

We are growers of pastured chickens, rabbits and eggs. Our chickens and rabbits are housed in portable pens that are moved daily. This reduces disease and parasites, so antibiotics are not needed. The chickens and rabbits are allowed constant access to green pastures and sunshine increasing the nutritional value of the meat.

All butchering is done on the farm in a clean open air environment. No chemicals are used in processing. All "waste" from butchering is composted.

Our laying hens are allowed free roaming from sun-up to sun-down. They forage on the farm for what chickens were meant to eat. In return they give us great tasting eggs.

If you are interested in all natural, nutritious and tasty locally raised products, call us at Mitts Family Naturals: "Where the Chickens Don't have Nuggets or Fingers."

Mitts Family Naturals, Jake and Sonya Mitts, 19532 Pike 481, Bowling Green MO 63334. (636) 279-1338.


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, and Missouri.

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 whole animals.

Our product is available now.

Murray Farms, Dwight Murray, 321 E Main Street, Mankato KS 66956. (785) 534-2587.
E-mail: kansasggb@gmail.com. Website: http://www.kansasgreengrassbeef.com


At Nature's Way, we provide only the finest all natural Grass Fed Angus Beef. We are located in the Beautiful Ozarks in Southern Missouri. Our Angus cattle have excessive amounts of grass to graze and live a low stress life. If a cow becomes sick and antibiotics are necessary, he is culled from the herd and no longer included in the Grass Fed program.

Through us you can order large or small quantities. You can purchase quarters, halves, whole beefs, or all the way down to a single T-Bone or Strip Steak. Our all natural Grass Fed Angus Beef is USDA inspected so you can rest assured that it is safe for the whole family to enjoy.

When you buy from Nature’s Way, you can expect to get only the best all natural Grass Fed Angus Beef available at the best price.

Nature's Way Angus Grass Fed Beef, John Davis, 11200 Turkey Ridge Drive, Plato MO 65552. (417) 458-4350.
E-mail: sales@natureswaybeef.com. Website: http://www.natureswaybeef.com.


The Nutty Pig Farm is home to Red Wattle and Large Black heritage hogs (pork), which are known for their great tasting meat.

We raise them on pastures of clover and orchard grass. We rotate the pastures and in the winter give the hogs alfalfa or clover hay.They are always free to roam the woods to forage for nuts and grubs. We supplement with grains - no hormones or medication. They live a natural life farrowing where they choose - some like the woods, some the pasture and some their shelters. We have a boar of each breed with their own families, all ages together - they have fun loving to run around, graze the pastures, or wallow in their pond and self made mud holes.

We offer piglets, roasting and butcher hogs, 1/2 and whole hogs or cuts of meat. We will deliver the hogs to the processor of the customers choice. We mostly use Swiss meats as they do a great job and are USDA.

We do have our products at the St. Clair Farmers Market every Saturday morning and will deliver meat to customers locally and in St Louis.

The Nutty Pig Farm, Chuck and Jane Held, 377 Hwy V, Viburnum, MO 65566. (573) 743 6255.
E-mail: cheld50@yahoo.com. Website: thenuttypig.com


Oakcreek Buffalo Ranch is home to about 80 American Bison just north of Bella Vista, Arkansas in SW Missouri, an hour's drive south of Joplin. And yes, each one of these buffalo is named, has a definite personality, and is special to owner Carol Klein.

We invite folks to visit our farm for a tour of the herd and to purchase the healthiest, tastiest meat available anywhere. (We do not ship meats, except for snack sticks and jerky which do not need refrigeration.) Our meats are frozen and vacuum sealed, and are sold right here at the farm by the pound in individual cuts such as roasts, steaks and burger.

At Oakcreek, we try to raise our animals in the most natural way possible. To learn more about how our animals are raised and the nutritional value of the meats, please visit our website and call with any questions. Many of our customers are referred by Metabolic Weight Loss Center for a low calorie, nutritious and delicious addition to their weight loss program. Body Builders from FUSE Gym in Bentonville appreciate those qualities as well, and there is a restaurant at the gym where you can try a delicious meal featuring Oakcreek bison. You can also buy Oakcreek bison meat at Cooks Natural Market in Rogers.

Oakcreek Buffalo Ranch is a treat for customers who enjoy a short trip out to this beautiful countryside and a visit to the fascinating bison herd. We welcome you to visit also.

Oakcreek Buffalo Ranch, Carol Klein, 1245 Little Missouri Road, Jane MO 64856. (417) 226-4540.
E-mail: oakcreek@olemac.net. Website: http://ourbuffalofarm.com/


The Old Homestead Farm in Washington, Missouri (40 miles west of St. Louis, Missouri) is a small, family-owned farm where the chickens are allowed to roam the pasture, the woods, the creeks, etc. from sun up till sun down eating all the grass, weeds, bugs, and grains available to them. You will see the difference in our eggs in the nearly orange egg yolk and a richer more flavorful taste. Studies continue to confirm the health benefits of eating ANY grassfed animal/products (including chicken eggs). You can view a more recent study on the Mother Earth News website.

We also have available a wonderfully, handcrafted goat milk/olive oil soap bar. All our soaps are made with 50% olive oil which is very healing and nourishing to skin along with goat's milk (from one of our resident nubians, Cindy) which is moisturizing and gentle to skin. By combining these ingredients, along with coconut oil, palm oil, and shea butter, we have an extremely gentle and nourishing soap bar. No colorants or artificial preservatives are used. The soaps have a warm, carmel color due to the olive oil and goat milk.

If you are near the St. Louis area, you can purchase our eggs at the Sappington Farmers Market on Watson Road, Freddies Market on Big Bend in Webster Groves, and Local Harvest Grocery on Morgan Ford Road near Tower Grove park. You can also purchase our soaps at the Local Harvest Store.

You can contact us directly at the farm at (314) 920-0004. Thanks for looking.

The Old Homestead Farm, Fran Fister, 766 Turning Leaf Drive, Washington MO 63090. (314) 920-0004.
E-mail: fister@toast.net.


Ozarks Fresh Meats is a farm to table operation, providing quality meat directly to your family from ours! We raise 100% grassfed beef, 100% grassfed lamb & pastured pork on our 640-acre family farm. Our family has been raising grassfed beef on 7 Springs Farm since 1968.

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Our cattle, sheep, and hogs are all raised on grass pasture year round. Our hogs are also supplemented with a special mix of feed we make right here on the farm, as well as being raised on a mixture of grass and wooded pasture with access to acorns in the fall.

We are certified by the American Grassfed Association and are Animal Welfare Approved, and we are working towards becoming certified Organic. All of our meat is hormone and antibiotic-free. 

Our meats are available for pickup directly on our farm by appointment, and you can also find our products at Jean's Healthway in Ava, MO. Select cuts of meat are available, and we also sell meat by the side. 

Call, email, or visit our website for more information. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Ozarks Fresh Meats, William & Caitlin Kubitschek, 3740 Highway A, Mansfield, MO 65704. (417) 812-5258.
E-mail: info@ozarksfresh.com. Website: www.ozarksfreshmeats.com


Papa Cow's Inc. Exotic Meats offers a variety of Missouri produced meats, including two styles of pasture-finished beef. We offer our meats in any quantity, including whole, half, quarter and eighths. Our site is Shopping Cart-equipped, so you can shop right over the Internet on a secure site. Shipping is available anywhere in the continental United States.

We provide a sales medium for Missouri producers of natural and pasture-finished meats. Producers must meet strict criteria before becoming a Papa Cow's Producer. No hormones or other growth stimulants can be used. Animals must be fed naturally, according to the animals' nutritional needs.

Papa Cow's Inc., Robert and Laura Malcom, RR 2 Box 358, Butler MO 64730. (660) 679-6048.
E-mail: papacows1@yahoo.com Website: http://www.papacowsinc.com


Pasture Nectar Farm is located in the Ozarks of southern Missouri. Our primary product is grass. Our grass gets harvested by some lucky cows, poultry, and pigs, and they turn it into lots of delectable things – the nectar: milk, cream, eggs, meat.

Our Shorthorn cows produce excellent meat, milk and cream for your family. They eat fresh grass and clover from our rotated chemical-free pastures during the growing season, and hay in the winter—never steroids, hormones, or processed feeds, and no animal by-products. In the parlor, they enjoy a non-GMO ration, 3 to 4 lbs or less, mixed just for them, plus supplemented at various times with freshly sprouted grains.

Raw milk is sold in half-gallon glass jars. You are welcome to visit our squeaky-clean dairy parlor anytime.

We offer USDA-inspected 100% grass-fed beef year-round. You can buy individual cuts any time (while quantities last) or order by the whole, half, or quarter beef. Our meat animals are 100% grass-fed.

Our free-range, out-on-the-pasture hens turn our grass and bugs into delicious, omega-3 eggs.

If you haven’t tried grass-based local food before, you will be amazed at the difference in the quality and taste plus you will be supporting a local family and helping to assure that you will have food grown close by in the future; very important in these days of distant industrial one-size-fits-all food production.

Come see us; farm tours welcome!

Pasture Nectar Farm, Eric and Kathy Vimont and family, 14809 Lawrence 2160, Mount Vernon MO 65712. (417) 461-7277 or (417) 366-0999.
Website: http://www.pasturenectarfarm.com


Pasture-Raised Poultry offers broiler chickens raised in portable cages on pasture. The birds are fed organic grain when available. The Ramers also have a limited supply of pasture-raised beef and will raise other animals (such as pigs, turkeys, and rabbits) on request.

Pasture Raised Poultry, Lloyd Ramer, Rt. 1, Box 159, Rutledge MO 63563. (660) 883-5795.


Peace Valley Poultry raises field-grazed chicken, turkey and beef. In 1996 our family began growing wholesome range-raised poultry. We are still a small family farm committed to providing high-quality, healthy meat in a manner that respects God's creation.

Our chickens are treated carefully and naturally from day one. The ration we feed them is one we mix from whole grains, vitamins and minerals, and does NOT contain Genetically Modified ingredients or any medications. The pasture they are raised on is pesticide-free/herbicide-free and is managed holistically with rotationally grazed cattle, although it is not certified organic. The chickens range freely from the hoop house shelters that we pasture them from. These shelters are moved to fresh grass daily to insure healthy birds and pastures. At processing time we continue our practice of careful handling to provide high-quality fresh chicken. The end result is a truly tasty bird; "Like chicken used to taste," as many of our customers say. The chicken is sold either whole, split (in half), cut-up, or in packages of individual parts.

In November we sell turkeys that are raised the same way the chickens are. We have heard many reports from satisfied customers who don't want anything but field-grazed turkeys now that they have tried one. The flavor difference is clear. Fresh turkeys are available on the farm and at delivery locations before Thanksgiving.

We sell our poultry from our farm and also in Springfield, Missouri and Rolla, Missouri; as well as several other areas in southeast Missouri.

Our grass-finished beef is grown in the same manner as our other meat, carefully and conscientiously. At this time we are offering half or whole beeves, not individual cuts.

Feel free to visit our website to see photos and learn more about our farm.

Peace Valley Poultry, Jim and Judy Jo Protiva, 8290 County Road 1980, West Plains MO 65775. (417) 277-5869.
E-mail: pvpoultry@pvbroadband.com. Website: http://www.freshchickenandturkey.com.


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: bobbi@playhavengreen.com. Website: http://www.playhavenfarm.com.


Prairie Ridge Farms is located in the beautiful rolling hills in southern Iowa. We have a certified organic dairy farm and direct market our grassfed beef, lamb, and pastured pork. All of our animals are 100% grassfed with the exception of our hogs, which are fed small grains and milk and have access to fresh grass.

Our animals are given a fresh smorgasbord of forages at least once a day and often 2-3 times a day. Our grazing management practices provide high soil fertility, and highly mineralized soil. We believe these high quality forages result in superior quality food.

We sell all of our meat by the whole, half, or quarters. Our meat is available September-January. Please call for more information.

Prairie Ridge, Daniel Maibach, 13854 315th Street, Bloomfield IA 52537. (641) 208-5305.


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Prier Farms Grassfed #0389 has sides of beef available in quarters, half and whole at $6.00 a pound. This AGA logoincludes the processing and packing fees along with USDA inspection fee. Steers can also be purchased live at $3.00 a pound live weight.

Ground Beef packages available:

  • 5 lbs – $28.50
  • 10 lbs – $55.00
  • 20 lbs – $108.00
  • 30 lbs – $156.00

Farm pick up and delivery within a 50 mile radius from the farm—delivery fees and order requirements may apply. Check out our website.

We are American Grassfed Association certified and have our USDA approval for 100% Grass Fed Beef.

Prier Farms Grassfed #0389, Aime'e King or Ken Prier, 25717 FR 1168, Eagle Rock MO 65641. (417) 770-2178.
E-mail: prierfarmsgrassfed@gmail.com. Website: www.prierfarms.com.


Pure Pasture Beef. On our five-generation family farm of rolling Missouri hills, tree-shaded pastures, spring-fed ponds, waterfalls, and a winding stretch of the Little Sac River, we raise all-natural 100% grass and clover-fed, pasture-finished beef cattle from a closed herd of original Black Angus stock started here 30 years ago. Those years of experience have honed to perfection a premium, natural beef (free of antibiotics, hormones, and animal by-products) that we're pleased to offer as top of the line.

Pure Pasture Beef is for people with the highest standards of quality and safety, who believe that informed food choices can enhance their physical well-being and enrich their everyday lives. Pure Pasture Beef is processed locally in a USDA Missouri certified organic facility, going from farm to table.

Practicing a sustainable approach to cattle management and land use here in the heart of Ozark Mountain foothills country, we rotate our cattle from one pasture to the next on a regular basis so they're grazing on clean, fresh grass (along with roaming bands of white-tailed deer and wild turkey). We cut and bale our own red clover, alfalfa, orchard grass and brome that we feed as hay in the winter; we feed the salt and minerals; we monitor all animal health; we check the water; we wean the babies. We do it all ourselves. Nothing gets between us and our cattle.

A farmer his whole life, Jim practiced law for thirty years to help support the cattle habit he's had since being born into a dairy family over fifty years ago. As President and CEO of the International Association of Fairs and Expositions, Jim writes and speaks frequently about agricultural issues here and abroad. Nancy, a Seattle transplant and former college English teacher, supervises the daily farm operations, takes care of the kids, and raises Missouri Fox Trotting horses.

Savor the flavor of excellence—call or e-mail for information about ordering our beef by the eighth, quarter, half, or whole. We ship as economically as possible by Fed Ex or UPS.

Pure Pasture Beef, Nancy Miller Tucker and Jim Tucker, 8708 N Farm Road 105, Willard MO 65781. (417) 742-3425.
E-mail: NDMTucker@aol.com. Website: http://www.purepasturebeef.com


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: vkrussell@sstelco.com. Website: http://www.russellranchok.com.


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Sassafras Valley Farm raises free-range Embden geese and Rouen ducks on our family farm in Gasconade County, Missouri.

We practice Low Impact Sustainable Agriculture (LISA) to raise geese and ducks in a traditional and environmentally sensitive fashion. We maintain a population density of less than 36 birds per acre to provide them with continuous access to fresh pasture and water. Our pastures have been carefully planted with a mixture of grasses and other plants that reflect the traditional diet of domesticated geese and ducks in harmony with the requirements of the local microclimate. Our birds are raised in a chemical free, pesticide free, hormone free environment.

Unfortunately, in the U.S., availability of dressed geese and ducks is limited due to the relative difficulty of raising them in high density confinement. Our geese and ducks are raised on free-range and natural pasture in the same traditional way that domesticated waterfowl have been raised since their original descent from their wild forbears.

Predator control (typically coyotes, feral dogs, and hawks) is accomplished through the efforts of several Great Pyrenees livestock guardian dogs rather than by trapping, poisoning, or shooting.

Rouen ducks are a slower maturing heritage breed with plumage similar to Mallards. They are considerably smaller than the more common Pekin ducks sold through most market outlets, and are less greasy as well as superior in flavor.

Embden geese are the traditional, large white geese familiar from pictures and folklore. Our Embdens are very low in fat due to their natural diet and healthy, outdoor living conditions.

Our geese and ducks are humanely processed in a USDA certified facility and available for purchase and shipment frozen via UPS 2nd Day Air throughout the U.S. Sassafras Valley Farm geese and ducks are also available through several local outlets in the Hermann and Saint Louis Missouri area. Consult our website for details.

Sassafras Valley Farm is proud to be certified by the prestigious Animal Welfare Approved organization.

Sassafras Valley Farm, Robert and Connie Cunningham, PO Box 11, Morrison MO 65061. (866) 684-2188.
E-mail: acemay@aol.com. Website: http://www.sassafrasvalleyfarm.com.


Semper Fidelis Ranch, established in 1979, offers pasture-raised beef, pork, and chickens. The Hempels grind their own grain. They do not use antibiotics or hormones. The beef is available in quantity only.

Semper Fidelis Ranch, Matthew and Albert Hempel, Rt. 1, Box 52, Eldridge MO 65463. (573) 363-5213; fax: (573) 363-5957.


Solid Rock Ranch would like to be your home for bar code free, integrity foods, where plants and animals live in harmony with nature, the way God intended it to be. Our ranch offers natural, organic (non-certified), sustainable, non-GMO foods. It is our goal to provide nutrient dense food at affordable prices.

We have grassfed Beef where the cattle are moved to fresh grass every day. We don't use any herbicides or pesticides. Currently all our cows are black and red Angus.

Our pastured Pigs are raised on spacious pasture paddocks where we celebrate the pigness of the pig. They all have a wallow to keep them cool and they harvest acorns and other delectables. They are supplemented with Raw Milk and non-GMO grains. Our customers tell us that the pork chops and bratwurst are absolutely amazing. Our pigs receive absolutely zero shots, antibiotics, hormones or any chemicals. All our pork and beef are Missouri state inspected.

We have non-GMO meat Chickens which are raised on pasture in portable shelters and are moved everyday.

Our Eggs come from free-range chickens. Their chicken coop is on skids and is relocated frequently. We employ 4 guard dogs to protect the chickens, sheep, and goats.

We also have raw milk from Jersey cows, Boer meat Goats and Katahdin hair Sheep. Seasonal produce is also available at the farm. Farm tours are not only available, they are encouraged. Drop points within 2 hours of Ava, MO will be established in April of 2015.

Solid Rock Ranch, Dan and Kelly Cook, HC 71, Box 155, Ava, Missouri 65608. (417) 543-1223.
E-mail: solidrockranch@1791.com. Website: www.solidrockranch.weebly.com.

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Southern Valley Natural Beef is located in north central Arkansas near Missouri and Tennessee. Our goal is to provide you with the healthiest and best tasting natural beef from our pasture to your plate!
We guarantee you all-natural, grassfed, primarily Angus beef, that is free from antibiotics and hormones. Our cattle are raised humanely on pasture and mother's milk while free from confinement.

At Southern Valley Natural Beef we practice numerous sustainable/holistic farming techniques to take care of the land and the animals with which we have been blessed. These techniques include rotational grazing and forage management with an excellent fresh well water distribution system throughout the farm. Our family wants you to enjoy an exceptional eating experience while being confident in our beef.

We are able to ship or deliver and our product is available year round.

Southern Valley Natural Beef, Ryan Pace, 615 Graham Road, Judsonia AR 72081. (501) 593-2666.
E-mail: ryan@southernvalleynaturalbeef.com. Website: http://southernvalleynaturalbeef.com.


Spurling Farms animals are raised on pasture, with minimal grain in the winter. Conventional corn feeding is available for those who request it.

The farm offers beef in whole, halves, or split halves and whole fryers on a subscription basis. Check for availability on the beef. Fryers are available June through September.

Spurling Farms, Chad Spurling, 24217 Audrain Road 332, Mexico MO 65265. (573) 581-0216.
E-mail: chads@sockets.net


SteelMeadow Farm is located between Ava and Mansfield, about an hour east of Springfield. In the rolling Ozark hills, we live in a lovely green valley nestled between clover-rich fields where we raise grass-fed Irish Dexter beef cattle and Spanish meat goats. We are proud to be both American Grassfed Association and Animal Welfare Approved.

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The Irish Dexter cattle are a dual purpose breed (triple purpose if you include using them as oxen) and are registered. Dexters may be purchased as breeding stock or as packaged beef from our retail freezer. Their smaller size makes them the perfect choice for today’s health-conscious consumer and their gentle, docile nature makes them wonderful additions to the farm as well.

Our meat goats are of three Spanish lines: Valera, Pape and Weinheimer. The goats grow quickly and thrive by clearing woods, controlling and removing weeds and generally work hard on our farm. We will sell some does and bucks for your own breeding stock, or you may purchase young delicious cabrito from our retail freezer on the farm.

We have 3–5 hives of bees which forage the Ozarks pastures and woods for nectar. There are no “row crops” or sprayed fields within the bees’ flight path. Our honey won the prestigious Best Non-Local Blend in the 2013 Black Jar Honey Contest, held annually in Asheville, NC. Honey yield varies from year to year.

We do not use routine antibiotics, stimulants or growth hormones. Our animals are given free-choice custom minerals to round out their pasture/forage-based diet. Check out our website for additional offerings and news!

SteelMeadow Farm, Mary Jane Phifer, RR 2 Box 38 Prairie Hollow Road, Mansfield MO 65704. (417) 924-2284.
E-mail: info@steelmeadowfarm.com. Website: www.steelmeadowfarm.com.


The Price Family Farm is a small, sustainable farm located in southwestern Lincoln County, Missouri. We produce beef in a humane, non-industrial, and environmentally friendly way.

Our beef cattle spend their entire lives free-ranging on chemical-free pastureland. The animals are not implanted with hormones, nor are they fed any steroids or antibiotics. Our farming practices have been recognized and endorsed by the Animal Welfare Institute.

Bulk freezer beef sections are harvested 3 times a year - once in March, again in July, and a final time in October. Reservations for a 1/4, 1/2, or whole section of beef can be placed by contacting us via telephone or by filling out our online order form. Beef sections are custom cut according to customer specifications and, after dry-aging and processing, can be picked up at Josephville Meat Processing in Wentzville, Mo.

The Price Family Farm, David Price, 149 Strack Farm Lane, Troy MO 63379. (636) 338-1418.
E-mail: thepricefamilyfarm@centurytel.net. Website: http://www.pricefamilyfarm.com


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Three Spring Farms is a new venture in 2011 by Andrew Bachmann, Jacob Bachmann and Bryan Meyers. The Bachmann brothers have loads of knowledge and experience: they are 4th generation farmers in the neighborhood with recent degrees in Agriculture from Missou. Meyers is a recent convert after an inspiring farm experience a few decades ago. Together they are raising grassfed beef and taking steps to protect and heal the farmland that they are working.

The Bachmanns have added to their previous knowledge by attending a grassfed grazing school in 2011, while Meyers perpetually bugs them with ideas gleaned from The Stockman Grassfarmer and other journals. We are simultaneously building our pastures and our grassfeeding skills. Initial work includes the building of a herd around some cows and calves that the Bachmanns have moved from their family farm up the road. The first year has seen the conversion of tilled fields to pasture and the development of plans to protect the ponds and streams by providing internal fencing and managed grazing. The grazing company is off to a strong start and has a small number of grassfed steers to offer at the end of the first year of operations.

We feed grass and hay only. We offer mineral supplements but absolutely no hormones and no antibiotics. The cattle are outside all the time and have had minimal health issues.

The beef will be sold direct to the consumer with options on how and where it will be processed. Will deliver to the St. Louis area and will discuss options outside that immediate region. Our farm is just across the river from Illinois, so it is a worthy consideration for those in Southern Illinois as well.

Three Spring Farm, Bryan Meyers, 1097 Perry County Road 330, Perryville MO 63775. (314) 605-2416.
E-mail: info@threespringfarms.com. Website: http://www.threespringfarms.com.


Troup Land & Livestock started in 2010 when we became involved with sustainable agriculture and rotational grazing of our beef cattle. We wanted to farm better and get more out of our land than conventional farming would allow. Setting out to build a business that could offer superior food we refined our intensive grazing practices and added poultry and lamb to our product line. 

From birth our animals are raised on pasture making them a true grass-finished meat, a label that offers nutrition on your table. Our livestock never receive medications, hormones, or growth stimulants and the meat is naturally non-GMO as we never feed or supplement with grain.

We fully stand behind our products as they represent years of hard work and education that built the knowledge to produce them.

So with all that being said, why should what's good for you be expensive? We strive to provide the highest quality meats at an affordable price. By purchasing meat by portions of an animal versus individual cuts you save a tremendous amount of money over multiple trips to the store or market. If you are not yet sure you are up to purchasing the preset amounts we have listed on our pricing page then try our individual packaged meats. We guarantee you will be back for more!

Troup Land & Livestock, Marcus Troup, Springfield MO. (870) 820-0204.
E-mail: marcus@trouplandandlivestock.com. Website: http://www.trouplandandlivestock.com.


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.
E-mail: eathealthy@grasslandbeef.com Website: http://www.uswellnessmeats.com


Viox Farms provides beef from livestock raised on chemical-free pasture and hay, using no antibiotics, growth hormones, or grain. The livestock is humanely treated in a stress-free environment. The pasture is rich in legumes.

Consumers can buy on hoof or we can have it processed for you. Whole, halves, and split halves available with smaller amounts upon request.

Viox Farms, Allen Viox, 19588 Cave Road, Sainte Genevieve MO 63670. (573) 543-2377.
E-mail: vioxfarms@hotmail.com. Website: http://vioxfarms.com/home


Wormington Farms "Naturally Lean" Beef is locally grown beef directly from our farm to your freezer. Our cattle are raised in a low stress, clean environment using management intensive grazing to provide a fresh diet of grass daily. We do not feed our cattle grain, or use hormones or unnecessary antibiotics.

We butcher twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring when the beef are finishing on the best nutrients of grass. We sell quantities of whole, half or split half. Your beef is vacuum-packed, labeled with your name and USDA inspected.

Wormington Farms, Kirk and Pam Wormington, 778 Farm Road 1050, Monett MO 65708. (417) 235-6698.
E-mail: wormingtonfarms@gmail.com.


Wright Family Farms is a small, sustainable 100% grass fed family farm located in Warrensburg, Missouri just forty miles east of Kansas City. We produce all natural, grass fed and grass finished Black Angus beef, Katahdin sheep (lamb) and Kiko goats raised without hormones, chemicals or antibiotics using an intensive grazing system.

We rotate pastures daily in the spring summer and fall and feed stockpiled forages, grass, alfalfa and clover hay in the winter. We believe in the humane treatment of all animals God places in our care and provide them with the best care possible from birth to harvest. We are extremely committed in supplying not only the finest tasting but the healthiest Grass Fed Beef, Lamb and Goat you can find.

At this time we offer direct sales from our farm and use an inspected meat processor nearby and butcher to your specifications. Beef is sold by the whole or by the half and freezer lamb and goat is sold by the whole. Individual select cuts of our Grass Fed Beef and Lamb are also available at The Mixing Bowl located at 383 NW 501 Road, Centerview, Missouri.

We look forward to meeting you and being your local Family Farmer. For more information, please check out our web site or call us.

Wright Family Farms, Terry Wright, 475 NW 400 Road, Warrensburg, MO 64093. 660-864-6287.
E-mail: theryemwright@gmail.com. Website: http://www.wrightfamilyfarms.com.


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