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Pastured Products Directory - Montana

 

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The following farms and ranches have certified that they meet Eatwild's criteria for producing grassfed meat, eggs and dairy products. Contact them directly for additional information or to buy their products:


A Land of Grass raises natural grass-fed beef and lamb because it is good for the land and good for you. We realize everything comes from the sun. We harvest grass, the sun's bounty, in the form of beef and lamb. Low fat, grassfed meat tastes better, too. You can almost taste the sunshine.

We work diligently to provide a healthy product and sustain our land holistically. Our cows and ewes calve and lamb during April and May, so the calves and lambs get to start on fresh spring grass. We do not use growth hormones. We rarely use antibiotics because we keep our livestock healthy (knock on wood!) with proper nutrition and low stress. We will use an antibiotic to save a life, but then will not keep it in our beef or lamb program. You will not consume antibiotics from our meat.

Research shows that grassfed beef contains fat that is actually good for you. Grassfed beef and lamb has more Omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce the risk of heart disease. Grassfed also contains more beta-carotene and up to five times as much CLA.

You can order quarters, halves, or wholes of beef between June and January. We have lambs available, too; just call. We will deliver within 200 miles of Conrad.

Come visit us anytime.

A Land of Grass, Lisa Schmidt, 564 Graham Ranch Lane, Conrad MT 59425. (406) 278-0159.
E-mail: alandofgrass@3riversdbs.net.


The B Bar Ranch in Big Timber, Montana started raising Ancient White Park Cattle to preserve the breed. From our start with 15 cows and a bull in 1989 the herd has grown to over 150 females and a full battery of bulls. We are now ready to sell some of these magnificent animals as beef.

The cattle are almost eligible for organic certification and the land they live on has been certified for over 10 years. No hormones or other growth promotants are used and no low level antibiotic use occurs on our operation. Animals that require treatment with antibiotics for illness are identified and removed from our White Park Beef program.

Harvest begins as the animals and pastures reach peak condition in July and continues while the animals are gaining rapidly into late November or early December, depending on the fall. We maintain records on the identity of our animals from birth to your table. Our USDA inspected local processor does not have the desire or the means to irradiate meat. We offer meat cut and packaged to our customers specifications and package in either cryovac or plastic wrap and white freezer paper. We sell by the head, half, quarter and half quarter, as well as sampler packages of cuts.

B Bar Ranch, Wes Henthorne, 1273 Otter Creek Road, Big Timber MT 59011. (406) 932-4197.
E-mail: weshenbt@mcn.net. Website: http://www.whiteparkbeef.com and http://www.bbar.com


Brock Creek Ranch is located in the mountains of Southwestern Montana. Our property is totally off-the-grid, 12 miles from pavement and bordered by public lands, meaning there is no one up-wind or up-the-road from us. The isolation may be tough for some, but we love it.

Our ranch employs natural rearing methods to raise Icelandic Sheep, Angora Goats, Brahma & Delaware chickens, Chocolate Turkeys and draft horses. We believe that our animals should live in a natural environment and have plenty of room to roam, access to mountain grasses, spring & creek water, fresh air and sunshine.

We do minimal vaccines/worming and our stock are never given steroids, hormones or prophylactic antibiotics. We let our mamas wean their young naturally, and we do not de-horn, dock or brand. Our poultry is pasture-reared, ranging freely during the daylight hours.
We utilize livestock guardian dogs for predator control; the poultry have two Great Pyrenees guardians and the sheep and goats live with three more Pyrenees, a Maremma and a Kuvoz.

We raise all natural Icelandic lamb, grass fed, no hormones, or artificial additives. Icelandic sheep are a mountain breed, which historically have been milder in flavor and leaner than lowland sheep breeds. Their meat is very tender with a sweeter flavor, and is considered a gourmet meat.

We sell lambs to finish @ $2.50/lb on the hoof, or freezer lambs for September/October delivery. Whole lamb only, $4.50/lb hanging weight plus processing. Average hanging weight 35-50 pounds. In addition to our finishing and whole lamb we offer select cuts—buy only what you want!

Brock Creek Ranch, Twila Baker, Brock Creek Road, Garrison MT. [No phone, e-mail only—off grid]
E-mail: twilambaker@gmail.com. Website: http://www.brockcreekranch.com.


Crary Beef holistically raises all-natural, grassfed and finished beef.

These black angus cattle are born and raised on our fourth-generation ranch. From birth to harvest, they are happily consuming omega-3 rich native grasses and forages along Montana's Rocky Mountain Front. They share pastures with a variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, elk, deer, and sandhill cranes.

Our cattle are never confined and are raised with no hormones, no antibiotics, no grain, and no animal by-products. They are always handled in a low-stress manner. We are passionate about producing a nutritious and delicious product while improving and maintaining native grasslands and riparian areas.

Our all-natural, grassfed and finished beef is an average age of 2 years at harvest. It is rich in omega 3 fatty acids (the good fat!), conjugated linoleic acid, vitamin E, and beta-carotene. To enhance the flavor and tenderness, we age the beef with a local processor for 14-21 days.

Our beef can be purchased by the whole, half, or quarter and customized to your personal satisfaction. These are seasonally available late June to October to capture the greatest nutritional benefits of the lush grasses.

Individual cuts are available year-round and can be shipped. The individual cuts are from animals harvested in the fall and stored frozen in our Meat Depot for sale throughout the winter.

Call or e-mail us anytime to talk BEEF!

Crary Beef, Danelle Crary, 891 Teton Canyon Road, Choteau MT 59422. (406) 466-2245.
E-mail: crary@3rivers.net.


EZ Rocking Ranch, located just south of the Montana border, produces high quality grassfed beef and provides a healthy and delicious alternative to the feed-lot beef sold in most supermarkets today. Our beef is raised naturally, without steroids, hormones and antibiotics. Our grassfed beef has a unique, genuine flavor based on a longer, naturally tuned growing cycle. We bring quality beef straight from the ranch to you.

You can order by calling us directly at (307) 682-2968. We offer custom orders, whole, half or split quarters. Your grassfed beef will be dry-aged at a Wyoming inspected or USDA certified plant for at least 14 days for maximum flavor and tenderness. It is then hand-cut, packaged and frozen. We can deliver locally.

We also sell at the following farmers markets:

  • Gillette, WY - Saturdays, August through to killing frost, 8AM
  • Sheridan, WY - Thursdays, mid July to mid September, 4PM
  • Buffalo, WY - Wednesdays, mid July to mid September, 8:30AM
  • Ranchester, WY - Fridays, mid August to mid September, 3PM

EZ Rocking Ranch, Frank Wallis, 1050 Bitter Creek, Recluse WY 82725. (307) 682-2968.
E-mail: f.wallis@EZrocking-Ranch.com. Website: http://www.EZrocking-Ranch.com

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Indian Prairie Ranch is located half-way between Victor and Stevensville, against the Bitterroot Mountains. This is not a big, commercial venture, but a small, family run operation. It began as a great idea to re-live some of the romance of the Old West and start up a small herd of Texas Longhorns.

We raise all-natural, Texas Longhorn beef cattle. Our cows roam free year-round on hundreds of acres of lush pastures, grazing pesticide-free grasses and drinking fresh water from streams that meander though our ranch. Our operation is unique in many ways: The cows are raised naturally – they roam freely and eat on grassy pastures and drink from fresh water sources.

  • We provide salt, minerals, and natural food additives "free choice" to be consumed if needed
  • They do not receive any vaccinations, hormones or antibiotic injections like commercially processed beef
  • We supplement with baled hay when grass is not available (due to deep snow). The hay is grown and baled on our ranch without the use of pesticides
  • We DO NOT force-feed grain (most commercial cattle are "hot fed"in the last 90 days of their life)

We credit the unsurpassed tenderness and wonderful flavor of our beef to the way our animals are raised – naturally, free on the range to eat and drink as they please. We invite you to give us a call and schedule a visit to see our unique management style.

Indian Prairie Longhorns, Tom Gingerich, Indian Prairie Loop, Victor MT 59875. (406) 369-0945.
E-mail: tutone252001@yahoo.com. Website: http://www.indianprairielonghorns.com.


La Cense Beef® is all natural and 100% grass-fed, grass-finished beef. Our quality approach begins with the La Cense Master Ranchers at the 88,000 acre La Cense Montana Ranch located in Dillon, Montana.

Like many organic beef producers, La Cense Beef® is allowed to gain weight naturally. Black Angus cattle are raised to an age of about 18 months without hormones, spending their lives grazing solely pesticide free, natural pastures.

Our all grass-fed beef is not produced from cattle raised by a consortium of other ranchers. In this manner, La Cense is able to oversee quality production and adherence to its standards for humane care, as well as ensure that La Cense Black Angus cattle roam free and are never crowded, which reduces the chance of contamination or transmission of disease.

La Cense free range, grass-fed beef is dry aged for 19 days to round out flavor and enhance tenderness and then hand cut and trimmed with care by skilled artisan butchers. Your order of La Cense dry aged prime meat is immediately frozen and vacuum-packed at the time of processing at a USDA certified plant, to ensure that you receive the highest quality Black Angus dry aged beef online.

Natural grass-fed beef from La Cense can be purchased year-round in a variety of gourmet cuts via the web at www.LaCenseBeef.com or call 1-866-442-2333. All orders placed can be shipped overnight or two-day air.

La Cense Beef®,124 South Montana Street, 59725. (866) 442-2333.
E-mail: info@LaCenseBeef.com. Website: http://www.lacensebeef.com.


Lohof Grass-Finished Beef, located near the Montana/Wyoming border, raises all natural angus cattle on grass and hay without the use of hormones or antibiotics.

Cattle run on open range year round and are finished on grass at 2 years of age. They are slaughtered in the summer and fall. All meat is aged 14-21 days, USDA inspected, packaged in clear vacuum-sealed bags with individual labels, and frozen.

Beef is sold by the packaged weight (approximately 500 pounds / whole beef) and is available year round. 2010 prices:

  • Whole:           $4.60 / pound (20% savings)
  • Half:               $4.89 / pound  (15% savings)
  • Quarter:          $5.18 / pound (10% savings)
  • Eighth:           $5.46 / pound (5% savings)
  • Sixteenth:       $5.75 / pound

Order early for custom cutting or specialty products (Bacon, Jerky, Sausage, Organ Meat, Dog Scraps). Beef is available at Miles City, MT, at the ranch, and at the Sheridan, Wyoming Farmers Market, July 22 - September 23, 2010, Thursdays, 5-7pm.

Lohof Grass-Finished Beef, Patrick and Christy Lohof, 64 Boyce Road, Otter MT 59062. (406) 784-2549.
E-mail: jplohof@rangeweb.net. Websites: http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M35401 or
http://www.facebook.com/LohofGrassFinishedBeef


Mannix Family Grass Finished Beef are raised on a 100% grass diet from birth to slaughter, without hormones or antibiotics, on our ranch in Montana's Blackfoot Valley. They are processed between 24-36 months of age and the meat is dry aged for 14-21 days before finding its way to your table. Through careful management of cattle that have been genetically selected for their ability to "finish" (i.e. gain optimum fat cover before slaughter) on grass.

Mannix Family Grass Finished Beef combines the health benefits conferred by grassfed meat with the gourmet eating experience that only a well-marbled product can offer. Therefore, we make a particular management commitment to producing a well-finished product that we are very proud to offer you.

This enterprise helps sustain our fifth generation family ranch while enhancing the resources we depend on and the broader community to which we belong. Just as we were handed down a legacy of stewardship from the previous generation, so we strive to instill the same strong stewardship values in the next generation. We have been blessed with abundant resources of water, wildlife, grass, timber, open space, and beauty. It is our goal to maintain a viable ranching operation while enhancing the resources that sustain us. We also recognize that society values these same resources equally, and we have a responsibility to protect the special qualities that fall under our management.

We sell direct to consumers in wholes, halves or quarters and sell at the Clark Fork Farmers Market in Missoula and the Little Bird Farmers Market in Seeley Lake. The Good Food Store, the Flathead Lake Brewing Company, Sean Kelly's, all in Missoula, and the Heirloom Project buying club, all offer our beef.

Mannix Family Grass Finished Beef of Mannix Brothers Ranch, LLC, Scott Barger, Cole Mannix, 83 Mannix Ranch Drive, Helmville MT 59843. (406) 793-5585.
E-mail: sbarger70@gmail.com. Website: http://www.mannixbeef.com.


The McAlpine Ranch employs a Holistic management program for raising their organic grassfed beef and lamb. The animals are treated humanely and grow in a natural environment of fresh air, sunshine, and green pastures. They use no antibiotics, growth hormones, chemical parasiticides or genetically modified organisms.

They are no longer direct-marketing their products, but have joined the Montana Organic Producers Co-op. For more information, visit the Co-op's website or call (406) 667-2332.

The McAlpine Ranch, Clay McAlpine, 1836 Bullhead Road, Valier MT 59486.


Meat Montana is an online source for 100% natural, grass-fed angus beef. Local ranchers have been raising cattle and preserving open space in the greater Yellowstone area for over a century. David and Arlene Germann and Sons operate a grass-fed beef cattle ranch in McAllister, Montana.

Our website offers grass-fed beef delivered anywhere in the U.S. Browse the selection on our website and call for free shipping within a 100 mile radius of the Germann Ranch located in McAllister, Montana (about 10 miles north of Ennis, Montana).

Meat Montana, Dave Germann, 483 North Meadow Creek Road / PO Box 158, McAllister, MT 59740. (406) 220-0333.
E-mail: meatmt@3rivers.net. Website: http://www.meatmt.com.


Montana Better Beef comes from the Browns Meadow Farm & Pleasant Valley Cattle Company. Our beef is grass logofed and is also certified organic by the Montana Department of Agriculture.

We deliver to the Flathead Valley twice per month, or we can arrange a farm pickup for you at our Browns Meadow Farm location in Kila, MT. We are focused on local sales of our product, but we can also provide you with a shipping quote if you are interested in our beef and you are not from the local area.

Our goal is to provide you with a high quality product directly from us. We manage our land and our business to be sustainable for the long term.

Grocery Stores: Genesis Kitchen, 140 Lupfer Avenue, Whitefish, MT. and Mountain Valley Foods, 25 Commons Way, Kalispell, MT.

Montana Better Beef, Lisa Wade, 848 Browns Meadow Road, Kila MT 59920. Mailing address: PO Box 836, Kila MT 59920. (406) 253-5602.
E-mail: lisa@montanabetterbeef.com. Website: http://www.montanabetterbeef.com.


Montana Black Angus Beef. From the pristine mountains of Western Montana, where herds of Angus Cattle graze lush valley pasture and drink from glacier fed streams, comes the healthiest and most delicious Grass-Fed Beef. Not only is Montana Black Angus Beef lean and tender, but also research shows that grass-fed beef is different from conventional beef by having:

  • 500 % More CLA – One of the most potent cancer fighting, health enhancing antioxidants ever identified by researchers. Purdue University showed that CLA was found to help increase insulin
    levels in about 2/3 of diabetic patients while reducing cholesterol.
  • 400 % More Vitamin E
  • 200 % More Omega 3
  • 200 % More Beta Carotene
  • Reduction in Cholesterol and Fat

Montana Black Angus Beef is genetically equivalent to Certified Angus Beef however where CAB is conventionally feedlot fattened; Montana Black Angus Beef is Grass Fed with no added hormones, antibiotics or steroids.

For Heart Healthy Eating look to your Montana Black Angus Beef supplier.

Montana Black Angus Beef, Kathy and Jerome Stenberg, 36402 Dublin Gulch Road, St. Ignatius MT 59865. (406) 644-3636.
E-mail: stenberg@blackfoot.net.


Montana Natural Grass Fed Beef is a family ranching operation located in the Mission Valley of Western Montana. The ranch is a purebred Angus seed stock producer which has placed great emphasis on supplying breeding bulls to commercial cattle operations desiring to produce Certified Angus Beef "CAB" quality cattle.

It is our strong opinion that the correct genetics are a vital ingredient to the end product: STEAK. It is also our opinion and management theme that nature has the best chance of producing the type of food that God intended for us. Montana Natural Grass Fed Beef markets a totally free-range natural beef that grazes on mountain valley grass and drinks from alpining snow melt fed streams. The cattle are the same genetics as "Certified Angus Beef" but are raised on grass rather than the feedlot.

Our beef is distributed by Rocky Mountain Gourmet Steak in Missoula, Montana.

Montana Natural Grass Fed Beef, Kathy or Jerome, 36402 Dublin Gulch Road, St. Ignatius MT 59865. (404) 644-3636.
E-mail: info@montananaturalgrassfedbeef.com.


Montana Sweet Grass Beef buys 6-10 month old calves in the fall from neighbors known to us as cow/calf producers who meet our supply requirements. We have "neighbored" together throughout the years and are familiar with what each other is working to accomplish and how the cattle are raised.

After weaning, the calves are wintered in open pastures along the Yellowstone Valley floor and summered on a tributary of Sweet Grass Creek. From birth, the diet is mother's milk, grass and free choice minerals. No grain, no hormones, no antibiotics and no pesticides are used on these animals. The cattle are free to select a variety of native and tame grasses which nature will vary in abundance in any given year.

Harvest is seasonal and is generally available, as halves or wholes, in the July/August period. Packaging is customized to the customer's wishes. Our preference is to keep our business trade local within approximately a 100-mile radius of Big Timber, Montana. We value our community of businesses and customers and try to contribute to its vitality and sustainability.

Montana Sweet Grass Beef, Marie or Brete Thibeault, 1364 Lower Sweet Grass Road, Big Timber MT 59011. (406) 932-6775.
E-mail: Brete@mtintouch.net.


My Own Beef is a new program created by Montana Natural Grass Fed Beef. The program enables non-ranchers the opportunity to own their own beef cattle. The Owners own the cattle, with Montana Natural Grass-Fed Beef providing the labor and management.

In a nutshell, the program consists of:

  • A person buys one or more high quality purebred Angus cows.
  • The cow is bred, fed, and maintained by Montana Natural Grass-Fed Beef.
  • The resulting calves are grown to market weight and either sold or processed as grass-fed beef for the owners.
  • The heifer calves can be retained as breeding stock in order to enlarge the herd or harvested as grass-fed beef.
  • The owners are invited to visit their cattle and maybe vacation in one of the absolutely most beautiful places on earth.
  • The program can be used as an investment, as a reliable source of beef for your family and friends, or both.

My Own Beef, Jerome or Kathy Stenberg, 36402 Dublin Gulch Road, St. Ignatius MT 59865. (406) 644-3636.
E-mail: stenberg@blackfoot.net.


Omega Beef, Inc. raises Wagyu beef.

Wagyu is a breed of cattle originating in Japan that produces the legendary “Kobe” beef delicacy famous for its flavor and tenderness. The Wagyu breed produces a higher percentage of beneficial omega oils than any other breed of cattle known in the world.

Our Wagyu cattle are raised in the hills of southeast Montana where we ranch with the longstanding practices of caring for the land and water resources. Our cattle are fed grass and water -- no growth hormones – no antibiotics.

Our aim is to provide healthy, grassfed beef that is tender, delicious and affordable. You can buy a half or whole beef directly from us. We pay butchering costs and we deliver regionally.

Omega Beef, Jeanie Alderson and Terry Punt, PO Box 505, 29 Bones Lane, Birney MT 59012. (406) 984-6229.
E-mail: jcazc@rengeweb.net.


Oxbow Cattle Company is a conservation-minded cattle ranch producing natural, grass-finished beef on pastures near Missoula, Montana. Our goal is to provide customers with the highest-quality meat, improve the ecological integrity of the land, and contribute meaningfully to our community. 

Our Cattle: Oxbow purchases hormone and antibiotic-free cattle from respected cow-calf ranches in the Bitterroot, Drummond, Blackfoot, and Deer Lodge Valleys. The lasting, positive relationships we build with these traditional ranchers ensures that we can bring the best quality animals to our customers. We graze our cattle on lush pastures within ten miles of Missoula, where they enjoy a good, healthy life. We treat our cows with respect and handle them without undue stress, for their sake and our own. 

Who We Are: Oxbow is a partnership between Bart and Wendy Morris and Bryce Andrews. We live in the Missoula area and are deeply committed to the integrity and health of our home. Though we come from diverse backgrounds, we share a deep respect for the natural world and for ranching, as well as strong convictions about the importance of high-quality local food.

What We Sell: We sell frozen, vacuum-sealed, all natural, grass-finished beef by the pound. Please see our website for pricing and other details, or feel free to call or e-mail us. 

AT OXBOW our all natural, grass-finished beef is processed locally and professionally wrapped, vacuum sealed, and frozen to make sure it stays fresh in your freezer. We sell our meat by the whole, half and quarter beef, as well as in smaller steak and burger packages. We offer discounts for larger orders and encourage groups of folks to get together for the best price possible. With all orders we ask for 20% down.

We realize ordering bulk beef can be somewhat overwhelming, please feel free to call or email us with any questions or concerns you might have. 

Oxbow Cattle Company, Bryce Andrews, Bart & Wendy Morris, 10950 Oral Zumwalt Way, Missoula MT 59803. (406) 529-3881 or (406) 546-6382.
E-mail: oxbowcattleco@gmail.com. Website: www.oxbowcattleco.com.


Poor Orphan Creamery / Ruby Mtn Lamb raises Icelandic sheep on surrounding land trust pastures following a sustainable practice that translates into great milk for cheese making. Our lamb is raised on pasture + love.

Poor Orphan Creamery / Ruby Mtn Lamb, Lark Gilmer, 5 School House Road, Sheridan MT 59749. (952) 956-4428 or (406) 842-7100.
E-mail: pocreamery@gmail.com. Website: www.facebook.com/poororphancreamery


Ross Peak Ranch is nestled against a national forest, which means that the land lies "downwind and downstream from no one." The Scottish Highland beef that graze on the pasture are available at two stores in Bozeman (Community Food Co-op and Oak Street Natural) and one in Livingston (Food Works).

Meat is also available directly from the farm in whole carcasses, halves, quarters, and eights. (Approximately 400, 200, 100, and 50 pounds of beef.) Each order contains a representative sampling of cuts from the entire animal. Fifty percent of the order is ground beef. Mail orders are accepted. However, supplies are limited.

Ross Peak Ranch, Charles M. Howe, 8360 Springhill Community Road, Belgrade MT 59714. (406) 586-8884 (phone/fax).
E-mail: info@springhillpavilion.com.

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Tami's Grassfed Beef is raised on Montana native pastures without the use of grain, hormones, unnecessary antibiotics or feedlots. Our cattle are supplemented in winter months with high quality alfalfa/grass hay. Our beef are state inspected and can be purchased in quantities ranging from a whole beef to an individual package. Prices vary by cut.

We operate on a first come, first serve basis, so please call Tami for details to reserve your order. We are currently accepting orders for Spring 2014 harvest for Montana and Utah orders. Smaller packages will also be available at that time; contact Tami to reserve your order.

Tami is willing to make deliveries year-round to Billings for special orders upon request. Contact Tami for more information.

Tami's Grassfed Beef, LLC., Tami Bowen, PO Box 84, Worden MT 59088. (406) 794-1863.
E-mail: tami@tamisgrassfedbeef.com. Website: http://www.tamisgrassfedbeef.com.


Thirteen Mile Farm has been producing grassfed lamb for over 20 years, certified organic since 1999. We are now focusing on breedstock for the dual grassfed meat/organic fiber community, along with our full service wool mill. Our original flock is now at Willow Spring Ranch, expanding and developing under the ownership of Katy and Rich Harjes. Willow Spring will be marketing our butcher lambs (www.montanaorganiclamb.com); for breedstock and fiber/fiber processing inquiries, contact us. Tender, mild, medium-framed animals that thrive on grass, grown on our calcium-rich Intermountain Valley soils, remain our priority.

Our pasture rotation system now includes intermittent cattle grazing by our neighbor's certified organic beef herd, as well as a few acres of a vegetable/legume rotation under the management of a new vegetable farmer. We have sought this diversity for the benefit of the sheep, the people, the land, and the lamb. Consideration of wildlife diversity is a guide as well; we do not kill native carnivores and protection of multiple waterways on the ranch is habit.

Thirteen-Mile Farm, Becky Weed and David Tyler, 13000 Springhill Road, Belgrade 59714. (406) 388-4945, (406) 581-8543
becky@lambandwool.comWebsite: http://www.lambandwool.com


At Tucker Family Farm we specialize in superior quality pastured pork and grass-fed lamb. Our animals are never treated with routine antibiotics and are never given hormones. All animals are in organically managed pastures.

We raise Berkshire pigs, a heritage breed, acclaimed for their toothsome flavor. Our pigs are never confined, and they are always on pastures containing food - no bare fields. We take pride in the unique diet offered to our pigs. The pigs move between native grass pastures, specially seeded perennial pastures, and fields seeded with flavor-enhancing annual crops. In addition, our pigs are fed fruits and vegetables when in season. Each season offers distinct feeding options and one-of-a-kind flavor opportunities. We supplement our pigs with locally grown organic grains, mixed and ground on farm. Pork, above any other meat, gives one the taste of the place, season, and husbandry style in which the animal is raised. We want you to taste the unique quality of Tucker Family Farm's terroir.

We also sell a select amount of grass-fed lamb, also raised in our select pasture rotation method. Lamb is available from December - April.

Tucker Family Farm, Tyler Tucker, 302 Blair Lane, Victor MT 59875. (406) 370-8779.
E-mail: tuckerfamilyfarm@gmail.com. Website: http://www.tuckerfamilyfarm.com.


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Uncle Kevin’s Lamb shepherds our lamb in the Shield’s Valley and around the Livingston, MT area. We use many organic practices but are not yet certified organic. We are however, certified through American Grassfed Association and Western Sustainability Exchange. Our lambs are grass fed, grass finished, never fed grain nor treated with any antibiotics or hormones. We raise them in a low stress environment that anyone would love. Also, while many ranches have lambing season happen mid-winter, we plan our lambing season to start mid-April—it’s easier on the animals and means they will soon have fresh green grass to graze on.

We also focus on keeping our environmental impact as low as possible by practicing Intensive Grazing Management, herding our animals into a limited pasture area, where they graze quickly, and then move on. Our grazing practices ensure that plants are not over grazed, and plants have adequate recovery time thereby saving the landscape. All of our lamb is processed at a local USDA certified facility lowering our carbon foot print with less transport needed.

We offer all cuts of lamb, including half and whole lambs, through our website, year round, with flat rate shipping anywhere in the United States, and free shipping on orders over $250. We ship via FedEx 2-day so, you can always be sure your order will arrive still frozen and in prime condition.

Uncle Kevin's Lamb, Kevin Lund, 1106 W Park #182, Livingston MT 59047. (406) 823-0050.
E-mail: kevin@unclekevinslamb.com. Website: http://www.unclekevinslamb.com.


Wild Echo Bison Ranch is a 480 acre ranch of grassy meadows, aspen groves, and forested hillsides. It is ecologically managed for our bison, and for the current resident wildlife. Our goal is to supply quality bison meat while maintaining an environmentally friendly wildlife sanctuary on the ranch.

We believe that bison should live in a clean environment and have room to roam without intensive human interference. We don't treat them with pesticides, hormones, or antibiotics, and they are not branded, dehorned, or neutered. We let the mothers decide when to wean their calves and the bison remain a cohesive herd of mixed ages and sexes year long. Within the limits of our property, we keep them as naturally as possible. During the growing season, they feed on a variety of mountain grasses and in winter they are supplemented with quality local hay.

Our bison provide flavorful, quality meat without the pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and grain associated with corporate agriculture. Remarkably, the real benefit of raising quality meat in an ecologically friendly way is that one gets naturally healthy and happy animals, too.

We sell our meat to the Real Food Store in Helena, MT, as well as to individuals. We usually sell the meat as young bison quarters (70 to 90 lbs of meat when cut, wrapped and frozen), although we will occasionally sell by the pound. All quarters have equal proportions of steaks, roasts, burger, etc.

We will deliver to Helena or Bozeman, or folks can come to the ranch to pick up their meat. For those who buy a whole animal, skull and hide are available at no extra cost. Call or email for prices.

Wild Echo Bison Ranch, Craig or Pamela Knowles, PO Box 890, Townsend MT 59644. (406) 202-2377.
E-mail: pam@wildechobison.com. Website: http://www.wildechobison.com.


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Willow Spring Ranch Montana is devoted to producing the healthiest, most mild and tender lamb available. Raised in the mountains of southwest Montana, our lambs grow quickly on rich, green summer pastures and their mothers’ milk. That’s it – never any grain, hormones, antibiotics or chemicals – just good organic, grassfed nutrition.

The ranch is owned and operated by Katy and Richard Harjes. We feel strongly about maintaining a low-stress, natural environment for our animals. We practice non-lethal predator protection using livestock guardian dogs, and seek to maintain a balance between the agricultural and wildlife areas of our ranch. These practices are your guarantee that the meat our lambs provide is the very best for you and has the least impact on our environment.

Our lamb is certified organic by the USDA and certified grassfed by the American Grassfed Association. For questions, or to place an order, send us an e-mail. Visit our website or Eatwild's Beyond the Farm pages for Montana, Washington, California, and the District of Columbia for restaurants and stores that sell our lamb.

Willow Spring Ranch Montana, Katy Harjes, 8363 Forswall Road, Belgrade MT 59714. (406) 587-6311.
E-mail: info@montanaorganiclamb.com. Website: http://www.montanaorganiclamb.com.


Yellowstone Grassfed Beef is the result of a partnership between two historic Montana ranches, The J-L Ranch, located in the Jefferson and Centennial valleys, and Two Dot Land and Livestock, south of Harlowton. Both ranches use the best of many old-fashioned techniques in combination with the most forward-thinking modern practices to produce exceptional quality, safe, and delicious beef.

  • Grass-fed, grass-finished
  • Born, raised, and processed in Montana
  • We put the long-term health of the land ahead of short-term profit.
  • We don’t harvest our cattle until quality is at its peak (typically that’s later than even other grass-fed cattle operations).
  • We believe that doing things the right way results in the best quality beef.

We offer direct-to consumer-sales of individual cuts as well as whole, half, and quarter animals.

Yellowstone Grassfed Beef, Terry Hollingsworth, PO Box 253, Bozeman MT 59771. (406) 599-9024.
E-mail: info@yellowstonegrassfedbeef.com. Website: http://www.yellowstonegrassfedbeef.com.


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