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
Cimarron Angus direct
markets grass-fat lamb. The lambs are sold right off the ewes
and weigh 115–125 pounds. They are sold live or processed from
July through September. We use no creep feed or grain for either the
ewes or lambs.
Our farm is located in northeastern New Mexico,
very close to Interstate 25. The lambs are a new enterprise for Cimarron
Angus. For the past several years, our main focus has been direct marketing
their open replacement Angus heifers.
Cimarron Angus, Bill and Barbie Goebel, RR 1, Box
NM 87728. (575) 375-2972.
Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese is a small, family-run dairy in the "wilds of New Mexico." We free-range our goats
on hardy high desert browse plants. We have been Certified Organic by
the New Mexico Organic Commodities Commission since 1998. We are producer/processor
GRAIN FREE since 2006, university testing
verifies our goat cheeses have more than 3 times as much CLA as
other tested goat cheeses. Our cheese is naturally preserved in organic
oils with spices and is available retail in New Mexico. We also mail
Look for us at New Mexico's Wine shows, Memorial, 4th of July and Labor
Day Weekends. We also sample and sell at Craft Shows throughout the Southwest.
COVID UPDATE: The farm is not accepting visitors and is not in production until more people are vaccinated, but we are seeking interns. Please email for more information.
Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese, Nancy Coonridge,
47 Coonridge Dairy, Pie
Town NM 87827. (888) 410-8433.
GrassRoots Meats is committed to supplying all-natural grass-finished, hormone and antibiotic free beef and lamb, as well as organic free-range chicken, 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. Our meat is available year-round and is shipped in thermal lined freezer boxes. We can ship quite reasonably via UPS Ground throughout the western United States, but we can also ship UPS Second Day Air to anywhere in the continental U.S. 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, including wholes, halves, and quarters. The meat is vacuum packed, in stock, and ready to ship. For more information, or to order our delicious meat, please visit our website. For references be sure to check out the testimonials posted on our website.
GrassRoots Meats warehouse: 140 Seminole, Unit 8, Pagosa Springs, CO. Ranch and mailing address: 945 CR 973, Ignacio, CO, 81137. (970) 582-0166.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.grassrootsmeats.com.
JX Ranch raises your grass-fed, grass-finished, and 21-days dry-aged lean beef from birth to consumption. They are never fed any grains or corn and do not receive added growth hormones, antibiotics, steroids, animal bi-products, or insecticides.
Our cattle graze their entire lives on our native pastures managed using holistic range management principles. We handle them slowly and quietly, which reduces stress that could affect the quality of your meat. We harvest them at 12–17 months, which results in lean, tender and flavorful meat without all the fat of a more mature animal.
For great savings and to keep your freezer stocked, order your custom-cut quarter, half or whole beef starting at $8 per pound. This price includes everything: lifelong grazing on our ranch, transportation to the butcher (we pay the butcher, you do not), 3 weeks dry-aging, all cuts packaged and individually labeled, and, if you live in New Mexico, free delivery in the fall to Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Edgewood (near Albuquerque) or Alamogordo.
If freezer space is limited, try a 10–30 pound Beef Pack which ships UPS. We deliver these year-round to various locations throughout New Mexico.
My husband Tom and I own and operate the 7,000-acre JX Ranch in eastern New Mexico, along the rugged escarpment known as the Caprock. We are proud recipients of the following grazing awards:
- Society for Range Management Excellence in Range Management Award
- Holistic Management International Grazing Award
- Goodyear/NACD Conservation Awards – Award of Merit for Outstanding Accomplishments in Resource Conservation.
Try JX Ranch Natural Beef and join our satisfied customers!
“There is a reason that I drive 450 miles for your beef. Your beef is simply the very best tasting grass fed beef that I have ever had. And believe me, I have searched for beef of equal quality in both Arizona and Oregon, but nothing can match your beef. Incredibly good flavor. Every time I cook even a hamburger, I am just amazed at how much better the flavor is than other beef I have had."
“Mimi, I’m glad I remembered to re-order before you were sold out. I sure loved the beef I purchased last year and can’t thank you enough for continuing to provide such a good and important product. I like eating healthy and have tried other grass fed beef but none that compares to yours.”
JX Ranch Natural Beef, Mimi Sidwell, 6237
Highway 209, Tucumcari NM 88401. (575) 403-6904.
L6 Cattle Ranches is a family-owned beef cattle
ranch located in the beautiful rolling grasslands of central New Mexico
L6 Cattle Ranches welcomes with enthusiasm everyone seeking a healthy
alternative to grain-fed beef in the feedlots. Our ranch respectfully
allows the cattle to graze naturally rotating between large pastures.
This process assures new grass growth and helps to control insect life
cycle. The animals are allowed to live healthy happy lives, which results
in beef full of Omega 3 fatty acid and beef that are not contaminated
by acid tolerant e-coli. Our calves are free of antibiotics, hormones.
Our product is offered year round on a limited basis. We offer half
and full beef. Selected steers are delivered to Fort Sumner Processing
with instructions from our customers. Our beef is dry-aged and processed
ready for local pickup at the processor or delivery nationwide utilizing
For more information on our ranch, visit our website or send us an
L6 Cattle Ranches, Bill Leibold or Sharie Leibold,
216 Robinson Ranch Road, Corona
NM 88318. (575) 849-0006.
ME Cattle, LLC. – From our Family’s Range to Your Table
As sixth generation ranchers in Southeastern Arizona, we make it our priority to raise superior quality range-raised beef. Our cow/calf operation passed down through the ages allows us to trace back our herd over 100 years earlier to the original cattle ranch purchased by our family who came here by wagon from Texas in the early 1900s. This means that not only are we claiming quality on “this beef,” but on a long line of cattle over the generations.
We strive to uphold integrity in the beef we raise by keeping our cattle free of antibiotics, steroids, hormones and corn, and allow them to live in a low-stress environment of sunshine and plentiful feed. Our cattle are fed off the land from native grasses that have been untreated or tampered with.
Because of the strong immune systems these cows develop being in their natural element, consuming a large variety of grasses, plants, weeds, and browse acceptable to their pallet and beneficial to their diet, and dwelling with equally healthy cattle also means that not only are antibiotics not used but not needed! These things make up what we like to call, the range-raised difference.
We are committed to serving you a better beef for a better way of living!
Range Raised • USDA Inspected Processing • Locally Grown and Raised
ME CATTLE, LLC.,
Chance and Iliana Smith, 6981 E Hwy 80, Portal, AZ 85632. (520) 780-4345.
Mesteño Draw Cattle Co. produces beef for direct sales to customers.
We sell halves, quarters and 20–22 lb variety packs. We provide pick up points of the cut and frozen beef in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Moriarty and Mountainair. Shipping to other locations can be arranged. The beef is usually available from November through January.
Our cattle are raised on the natural grasses of the short grass prairie. They graze in a managed system designed to promote rangeland and riparian health. The young cattle are harvested at 7 to 9 months and the meat is dry-aged for 14–21 days. The resulting beef is tender, lean and delicious. Many of our customers rave that it is the best beef they have ever tasted.
Please see our website for further information.
Mesteño Draw Cattle Co., LLC., Joan Bybee, HC 66 Box 118, Mountainair, NM 87036. (505) 379-9294.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://newmexicograssfedbeef.com.
Ortiz Ranch is a small family-owned and
operated business located about 140 miles east of Albuquerque. We specialize
in selling grass-fed natural beef (on-the-hoof) to quality-minded
customers in the area. If you have neither a trailer to haul the animal
nor arrangements for butchering, for additional cost we can take care
of these tasks for you by transporting the animal to a licensed processing
facility nearby. Then you can arrange to pick up the frozen labeled
packaged meat from the processor, or for additional cost, we can deliver
the meat to you.
These steers are healthy and wholesome—no crowded
feedlots, no antibiotics or growth hormones—they are relaxed free
range pasture-fed animals. The meat is absolutely delicious. We believe
that after you have bought one, you will want to purchase another one
each year for your annual supply of beef. We ask prospective customers
to call or e-mail us about prices and specific arrangements. We will
reply to e-mail inquiries with a copy of our details and price list.
We also sell farm-fresh eggs, and small quantities
of garden produce in season.
Ortiz Ranch, William and Joan Ortiz, HC 67, Box 9, Newkirk
NM 88431. (505) 868-9625 home, (505) 799-8108 cell.
The Pino Creek Ranch is committed to raising
the best possible pasture-raised black Angus beef by focusing
on animal welfare from birth to the plate.
Our beef is raised naturally, never fed grain, and
free of growth hormones and antibiotics. Our cows and calves are always
on pasture, never penned or in a feed lot, and have good grass to graze
through management-intensive rotational grazing and a low stocking rate.
We sell “on the Hoof” and take orders
for ¼, ½ or whole beef. On a limited basis we do have 20
lb. variety packs available. Our beef is dry-aged 14 to 21 days for tenderness
and robust flavor.
We only sell what we breed and raise on the ranch.
We try to make this a personal and positive shopping experience for you
and will support you in every step of the process to ensure you fullest
Farm fresh, free-range eggs are also available
year-round and sold from the ranch.
You are welcome to visit our ranch prior to purchasing;
we can even provide overnight accommodations – Make an appointment
for a farm tour and come see us.
Pino Creek Ranch, Martin and Margrit Honegger, HC67
Box 40, Newkirk
NM 88431. (575) 641-5282.
Pollo Real/Real Chicken raises chickens that are grassfed using rotational
grazing methods that build healthy soils, preserve water, and do not
pollute the air, soil, or water. The birds are moved daily on fresh
grasses with fresh air and sunshine.
The chickens are available year round as whole
fryers, whole roasters, and cut-up fryers. We offer cut-up
parts with whole chicken orders. The chicken can be shipped by UPS
or priority mail. Order by visiting their website or by calling the
Pollo Real/Real Chicken, Tom Delehanty, 108 Hope Farms Road, Socorro NM 87801. (505) 838-0345.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.polloreal.com/.
Red Barn Ranch is located just north of Las Vegas, New Mexico, where the prairie meets the mountains. From conception to harvest, the cows live happy, low-stress lives, growing and fattening on green grass, blue sky and sunshine, and pure water. The young cattle are ultrasounded to ensure they meet our standards for marbling and tenderness in the finished product. No grain is fed and no hormones or antibiotics used.
We strive to continually improve the grass, soil, water, and complete ecosystem with rotational, regenerative grazing and management.
Retail individual cuts and ground beef are available at the ranch, Semilla Whole Foods, and Mallettes Farm Store in Las Vegas, and the Las Vegas Tierra Encantada Farmer's Market on Saturdays, and El Dorado Farmer's Market on Friday afternoons.
If you have freezer space, buy a quarter of young, grassfinished animal, we will haul it and pay processing and deliver it to you. It will be approximately 100 pounds of local, natural beef in your freezer for $7.75/pound. We produce year-round, but quarter bundles need to be reserved a couple months in advance. Grass fattened BEEF – one of the most nutritionally dense foods. Come out and see the cows!
Farm-raised Pork is now available by the cut, or as ground pork or Green Chile Pork Sausage. Also pork quarter bundles, 35–50 pounds, $6.75/pound.
Red Barn Ranch, Daniel & Deborah, Luke & Megan, and Nathan Unruh, 525 NM 518, Las Vegas, NM 87701. 505-426-4892.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: none.
Sacred Song Farm is a family-owned and operated, beyond-organic ranch situated in the beautiful Mancos Valley. We use permaculture and holistic management to produce the highest quality pastured meats while regenerating the land by responsibly grazing. We feature heritage breed animals selected specifically to succeed in our unique climate. We provide a full range of the highest quality products including 100% Grass Fed Beef, Non-GMO Pastured Pork, and 100% Grass Fed Lamb.
Our system for achieving top-quality products is simple: we mimic nature. We see ourselves primarily as a soil-building enterprise. Healthy soils = healthy animals = healthy people. We raise our animals in their most natural, stress-free state, limiting our inputs to sun, water, grass, and animal movement.
100% Grass Fed Beef. Our cattle are never given anti-biotics, hormones, vaccinations, animal by-products, or grain. They are moved daily to new growth to optimize nutrition, weight gain, and marbling.
Non-GMO Forest Fed Pork. Our pork comes from Mangalitsa and Kune Kune hogs, breeds that grow well on forage. They are never given anti-biotics, growth hormones, animal by-products, or vaccinations. Their forage diet (grass, acorns, juniper berries, shrubs, and local fruit) is supplemented with a minimal amount of non-GMO corn from our neighbors at Bow & Arrow Foods, and sunflower mash pellets from non-GMO, Colorado-grown sunflowers.
100% Grass Fed Lamb. Our lambs are all Navajo Churro, a heritage breed that has grazed our Four Corners’ landscape since the 16th century. They are prized for their lean meat and light flavor. Our lambs are never given anti-biotics, growth hormones, animal by-products, or vaccinations. We rotate them regularly on diverse pastures for optimal nutrition and land management.
Pastured Protein CSA. We deliver a variety of our meats monthly to the Durango, Dolores, Mancos and Cortez areas to members through our CSA. See our website for more details!
Our meat is available all year long from our farm freezers or delivered.
Sacred Song Farm, Scott Hauck and Margaret Paradise, 6982 Road 41 Mancos, CO 81328. (970)-533-9004.
E-mail: SacredSongFarm@gmail.com. Website: www.sacredsongfarm.com.
Shepherd's Lamb is a
family operation that grows Certified Organic lamb in
the old tradition, moving with the seasons. This allows the ewes and
lambs access to fresh feed at all times and ensures the long-term good
health of the range.
Lambs are born on the spring range, and then the
band is trailed to high mountain pastures where they graze all summer
on lush native mountain grasses, forbs, and shrubs.
Our product is available year round in limited quantities.
We sell whole, half or individual cuts of lamb at Farmers Markets, to
natural food stores, and to restaurants in New Mexico, and by mail order
to anywhere else! Orders can be placed by phone or e-mail. See our website
for more details.
Shepherd's Lamb, Antonio and Molly Manzanares, PO
Box 307, Tierra
Amarilla NM 87575. (505) 795-3671.
Susieville Cattle Company and the Thistle Dew Ranch are located in the Magical Mimbres Valley of Southwestern New Mexico. Our grass-fed and grass-finished cattle are raised on open range and finished on rotational pastures to produce our unique, lean and tasty heritage breed, Criollo beef products available to those who recognize their inherent benefits.
The Criollo beef cattle were first brought to the new world by Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the new world. Our Criollo have a genetic foundation that was preserved through the years by the Tarahumara Indians residing in the Moris River Region of the Copper Canyon area of Mexico. These cattle have been found to still be genetically similar to those brought by Columbus.
Check out our website for additional information. To purchase our beef, contact Susie at (575) 534-4529 or email@example.com. If you are interested in offering Susieville Grass-Fed Beef at your store or restaurant, or in purchasing a beef on the hoof, please contact Susie at (575) 534-4529!
Retail cuts are available in the following southern New Mexico and Arizona stores and restaurants:
Silver City Food Basket, Silver City, NM;
Bayard Food Basket, Bayard, NM;
Lee’s Rite Way Market, Thatcher, AZ;
Saucedo’s Market, Lordsburg, NM;
El Rey Meat Market, Deming, NM;
Toucan Market, Las Cruces, NM;
Village Market, Hatch, NM;
Bullock’s Market, T or C, NM;
Nature’s Pantry, Alamogordo, NM;
Mario’s Market, Ruidoso, NM;
Smokey’s Country Market, Capitan, NM;
The Weed Store, Weed, NM;
Proverb’s Farm & Dairy, Hurley, NM.
Wrangler's Bar & Grill, Silver City, NM.
Susieville Cattle Company, Susie Eickhoff, PO Box 590, Silver City NM 88062. (575) 534-4529.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.susieville.com/.
Updates posted 3/22/2022.