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
The Anoka-Butte Lumber Company – Marlowe Farm's is
a small grass based farm located in the hills of Northern Nebraska.
The Anoka-Butte Lumber Company was owned and operated by my family
from 1936-1993. I am in the process of resurrecting it. Hogs and cattle
were a part the family business.
I moved onto this farm in August of 2003. I raise cattle,
sheep and pigs. All animals are raised on pasture. Cattle
and sheep are fed exclusively grass and a limited amount of hay in
the winter months. The cows, sheep and pigs are rotated through a series
of paddocks. The pigs are fed varying amounts of grain depending on
class. Sows and gilts graze/forage for the bulk of their diet with
some corn fed as an energy supplement and to keep them docile. Growing
pigs are fed a ground corn/soybean ration. Low-grain pork and No-grain
pork are available upon request.
By keeping livestock in the pastures manure is spread
evenly across the ground. What manure is collected around the barns is
spread on my poorest ground. I'm hoping the application of manure to
my poorest ground will in time make it some of my best ground.
At this time I only have pork available for sale.
I do ship.
Anoka-Butte Lumber Company - Marlowe Farm's, Christopher
A. Marlowe, 48412 907 Road, Butte,
NE 68722. (402) 775-5000.
Website: www.anokabuttecattle.weebly.com. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marlowefamilyfarms.
Bear Butte Gardens is a USDA organic certified, small family farm owned and operated by Michelle and Rick Grosek. Our goal is to provide the freshest, most nutritious farm products to our local customers.
Our poultry (chickens and turkeys) are all USDA certified organic and raised in movable poultry tractors and coops on our organic pastures. We also raise certified organic vegetables which are a regular part of the poultry’s diet.
Our beef and lamb are grass-fed, grass-finished on all certified organic pastures and hay and receive no grain, hormones, or antibiotics.
We believe in slow, leisurely growth of all of our meat product animals.
We process our own poultry on-site for whole, packaged broilers and Thanksgiving turkeys. We take our lambs and steers to either Sturgis Meat or Tri-County Locker (both within 20 miles) for processing. We generally have beef and lamb cuts/bundles on hand for sale or customers can place deposits on whole beef as well as quarters and halves and whole and half lambs for the next butchering cycle.
Customers can pick up their meat products at Bear Butte Gardens by appointment or delivery in the northern Black Hills area can be arranged.
We welcome questions regarding how we raise all of our animals at Bear Butte Gardens and also encourage you to check out our website for more information.
Bear Butte Gardens, Michelle Grosek, 20445 Hwy 79, Sturgis SD 57785. 605-490-2919.
E-mail: Michelle@BearButteGardens.com. Website: www.BearButteGardens.com.
Dakota Harvest Farm is located in very extreme
South Dakota, a few miles away from both Iowa and Nebraska. Dakota
Harvest Farm raises Dorper lambs in a natural environment. Dorpers
are a “hair” sheep rather than wool breed and are specially
developed for the quality of their meat.
All of our lambs are born and raised naturally with
their mothers on our pastures so we can guarantee that they’re
healthy. They spend their time on pastures getting plenty of fresh air,
sunshine, and clean water as they roam. In the winter months, they are
fed alfalfa hay, also grown on our farm, to provide them with optimum
nutrition and health. In turn, they produce a lean, healthy, nutrient
dense and protein rich meat.
We don’t administer growth hormones or antibiotics.
We do not feed any animal byproducts. We do not apply artificial fertilizers
or chemicals on our pastures.
Our specialty items include Lamb Filet Mignon, Lamb
Summer Sausage, and Smoked Leg of lamb. Other lamb products are:
· Leg of Lamb (boneless)
· Lamb Chop
· Spare Ribs
· Shoulder Chop
· Ground Lamb
We do ship our fresh lamb to your house.
Dakota Harvest Farm, Bob and Barb Corio, 33565
Dakota Road, Jefferson SD 57038. (605) 966-5490 (Call after
6 pm or leave a message.)
High Land Hills is a small-scale, pasture based, sustainable, family farm located in Northeast Nebraska. Our mission is to produce meat that is good for our bodies, good for the animals and good for the land.
We offer pastured pork by the half or whole. Our heritage breed Red Wattles are known for their exceptionally lean and juicy meat with rich beef-like taste and texture. Available only in fall, they come straight off pasture and are delivered to your local processor for optimal nutritional density. Pre-order today, limited quantity available.
Available in summer for on-farm pickups we offer beyond organic pastured poultry at below organic prices. Our broilers and free-range eggs are all-natural: no hormones, no antibiotics, just lots of fresh air, green grass, bugs and sunshine! Place your order, choose your pick up date and plan your annual day-trip out to the farm!
So invest in a deep freeze and ensure your family's year round supply of clean, healthy meat! And thank you for supporting local farms.
Serving Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa.
Farmers Markets: You can find our products at local Siouxland Farmers Markets, check our website to see where we will be that week!
High Land Hills, Ryan and Jessica Schieffer, 89119 555 Avenue, Crofton NE 68730. (402) 360-0648.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.high-land-hills.com.
Knutson Farm raises 100% grass-fed registered Black Angus. Our herd is exclusively grass-fed from conception to finish. We take extreme pride in the fact we use no GMOs, no antibiotics, no added growth hormones and no chemical fertilizers on our pastures and hay crop. We believe in giving the animals what they were naturally made to consume.
Our grass-fed beef has very desirable marbling qualities. One of the keys to our quality of beef is that we have performance genetics that finish and allow for processing around 18–20 months of age ensuring tenderness and flavor.
Our farm is located 1-hour north of Sioux Falls, SD. Give us a call to learn more about our operation and passion for quality grass-fed beef or to schedule a tour of our farm. Our website has pricing and package options. We deliver locally and will ship USPS.
Knutson Farm, Gary & Kyle Knutson, 45915 210th Street, Volga, SD 57071. (605) 627-9400
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.knutsonfarm.com.
Prairie Rose Organic Farm is a certified organic family farm in north central North Dakota located near the rolling Turtle Mountains. We raise Aberdeen Angus grassfed beef on prime pasture during grazing season and premium hay in the winter months.
We are certified organically through Nature's International Certification Service of Viroqua, WI which means all organic pasture, hay, supplements (such as minerals and kelp) and natural health needs are used. If health concerns require antibiotics, the animal is identified with a red ear tag and is not considered organic.
We meet the requirements set forth by AGA but are not certified by them. We have been certified by GAP (Global Animal Protection) for humane treatment of animals.
All our beef is processed at a USDA federally inspected processing plant and we sell by the whole, side, or quarter of beef. We also sell by the individual cut. Grassfed cuts will be available after December 15, 2011 and bulk orders maybe placed any time. Pickup on the farm is by appointment and we deliver up to 100 miles @$.55/mile.
We do ship through Fed Ex with fees dependent on distance and individual package size and weight.
We look forward to serving your grassfed needs. Please feel free to call or email.
Prairie Rose Organic Farm, Jay and Elizabeth Rose, 2225 91st St NE, Willow City ND 58384. (701) 228-3338.
Prairie Sky Farm Fresh Foods. We deliver to many locations in SD, just check our our "Locations" page on our website to find the drop point nearest you! Orders can be placed online for your convenience.
We are a young family that believes the health of the soil, plant, animal and man are connected, so healthy living starts with how we raise our food. We raise our Pastured Chickens and Turkeys on healthy pasture, supplemented with a locally-sourced, NON-GMO grain mixture. No antibiotics, hormones or pesticides.
In the pasture, our poultry are protected from predators and the elements by a portable shelter. This coop is moved daily to ensure a clean environment for the birds and fresh greens for them to eat. They have all the sunshine and fresh air they could ask for, as well as shade on a hot day.
We offer both whole and cut up portions of Pastured Poultry at fair prices. Visit our website to see what items are currently available!
COMING SOON: Pastured Pork as well as 100% Grassfed and Finished Beef!
Prairie Sky Farm Fresh Foods, LLC, Joshua and Sarah Lefers, PO Box 251 / 385 E Main Street, Corsica SD 57328. (605) 770-2989.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: https://prairiesky.grazecart.com.
Prairie Soul Meats by Sand Ranch is located in Ashley ND, just a mile from South Dakota.
Home-raised, Grass-Fed / Grass-Finished Beef is available in 1/4, 1/2 and some smaller bundle options. Check out www.sandranch-prairiesoulmeats.com for more information and how to order.
Also available for bulk purchase: Grass-Fed Lamb and Pastured Pork.
Prairie Soul Meats by Sand Ranch, Cody or Deanna Sand, 10064 66th Avenue SE, Ashley, ND 58413. 701-357-7011.
PrairieSun Organics farm is located 1 mile north of Vermillion. It is a Certified Organic farm by MOSA that focuses on grass-based sustainable practices that result in high quality meat products and eggs. We raise pastured poultry, greenhouse vegetables, row crops, Idaho pastured pork, and fresh eggs. We also distribute organic, grass-fed beef for the local market.
We have been marketing and distributing grass-fed and pastured meats since 2008. After a break in 2013–15, we are back and stronger than ever with a brand new e-commerce website.The special management of the family farm brings a wide range of biodiversity to the landscape through cooperation with nature. We do not use GMOs on our farm or in our processing. The entire chain of custody is certified organic for our meat and egg and vegetable products.
We are very proud of our brand of beef. The flavor is amazing due to the grasses on which the cattle are finished on in fall. The mature warm season grasses native to SW South Dakota impart a flavor, juiciness, and marbling that can’t be beat. Our products are lab tested for nutrition content and food safety. Our lab testing and research back up the claims that Eatwild.com advocates.
PrairieSun Organics, Angela and Glenn, 46516 316th Street, Vermillion, SD 57069. (605) 624-1966 or (605) 638-0748.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.prairiesunorganics.com.
Rosebud Beef Ranch, a small family-owned
ranch in south central South Dakota, can provide you with tender, healthily
grass-fed beef in split half's, half's, and wholes. Our local
locker, which meets state and federal regulations, can process and
ship your meat to most places in the US. We are considering providing
individual cuts of meat should sufficient interest develop.
Our management program starts by selecting cattle
that are genetically capable of producing tender, tasty beef on grass.
We use Lowline bulls (www.usa-lowline.org)
on selected Angus/cross cows as the basis of our program. Lowline cattle,
developed in Australia and served in some of their finest restaurants,
are genetically tender due to their smaller size and shorter muscle fibers.
Our Lowline/cross cattle are 20–30% smaller than our Angus cows,
which means smaller meat cuts and a lower initial cost for you when purchasing
a half or whole beef.
All of our grass-fed animals are raised strictly
on our native and tame grass pastures and because of our SD winters,
they are supplemented with our green alfalfa hay. Our understanding is
that green grass and/or green hay are essential to producing the highest
amounts of omega 3 and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in the grass-fed
Our land is devoted to producing feed for our beef
cattle. We became convinced of the health benefits of grass-fed beef
in 2001, which is when we started our grass-fed program. Because of our
tenderness and other criteria, the number of grass-fed animals we offer
for sale are few but will increase over time.
Rosebud Beef Ranch, Dwaine or Susan Umberger, 29297
346th Avenue, Herrick
SD 57538. (605) 775-2477.
Website: Under construction.
Sunrise Ranch is a (ICS, Inc.) Certified
Organic ranch. We offer organic grass fed lamb and beef as
well as natural pastured pork and chicken. We deliver
from the Black Hills to Denver and all places between.
Our livestock spends their lives on grass in the
Black Hills and the Cheyenne River Valley. They are never exposed to
chemical herbicides or pesticides and have no antibiotics used on them.
We raise Scottish Highlander cross cattle. These are a heritage breed
that produce the highest quality meat that we have ever experienced.
Our lamb is served at Delmonico Grill, one of the finest restaurants
in the Black Hills. For a truly exceptional eating experience give
us a call.
We also have a lodge on the ranch. We encourage
you to come and see the ranch, and how we raise our animals in sync
with nature. We also host “Where does your food come from?" Weekends. These
are great family events where we milk cows, gather eggs and do a host
of other activities.
Sunrise Ranch, Mark Hollenbeck, 27772
Elbow Canyon Road, Edgemont SD 57735. (605) 685-3376.
Tatanka Winds, once formed, will
be an absentee owner's corporation. Shareholders of Tatanka
Winds will have a one-time investment and then be afforded
a continual supply of grass-fed buffalo meat. Shareholders
will have the opportunity to harvest the game in the field,
or request the animals be processed and shipped.
Tatanka Wind's mission is to restore the native vegetation
to the Plains, and graze it with native game, primarily buffalo.
Excess animals, young bulls not needed for breeding purposes, will be
awarded to shareholders annually. All buffalo will be grass fed with
no feed grains added and no feedlot confinement. More information is
available on the website.
Tatanka Winds, Robert Carr, 402
2nd Avenue W, Lemmon SD 57638. (605) 374-7265.
Thankful Harvest is a grass-based, organic farm applying organic management for the benefit of the consumer, the environment, the animals and the farm. If you grew your own food, we believe you would do it like we do. We supply 100% grass-finished beef; 100% grass-finished lamb; organic, pastured, free-range poultry (chicken and turkey); and organic, non-soy farmstead eggs.
We feed our crops minerals based on detailed soil testing so that the crops are able to put more nutrition into what the animals and the consumers eat. If the minerals are not in the soil, they cannot make it to the table. We feed our chickens organic flax which is shown to increase beneficial fatty acids in the eggs. We strive to deliver maximum human nutrition to your family's table.
We deliver to homes, food coops, and buying clubs in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. We also ship nationwide via appropriate shipping options.
Thankful Harvest’s Tenderheart Beef, Tom and
Kristi German, 5139 210th St, Holstein IA
51025. (712) 830-3281.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: http://thankfulharvest.com.
Two Plus Three Acres Grassfed Beef:
All Natural Beef that just says "No" to Drugs, Growth Hormones, and Grain.
Grazed from birth to finish on native grass, our
cattle rotationally graze year round in a low stress environment and
are never confined. We deliver live animals to local processing plants
in our Central South Dakota area. Customers pay on hanging weight plus
Two Plus Three Acres, David and Katherine Hieb, 20424
SD Highway 47, Highmore SD 57345. (605) 852-2554.
Wild Idea Buffalo Company was
started by owner, rancher, author Dan O'Brien. Wild Idea
Buffalo Co. was conceived by Dan's environmental concerns
and prairie restoration passions. By using the native specie "Buffalo" as
a tool in those endeavors, not only are the eco-systems improving,
but we are also able to produce the healthiest red meat available
today. The buffalo are raised on two ranches, which
are located on the prairie in the shadow of the Black Hills
of South Dakota.
Our animals roam in large pastures and are 100% grass
fed. They are never subjected to antibiotics, growth hormones, steroids
or confinement. In addition to that, we harvest the animals humanely
in the field under state inspection.
Wild Idea Buffalo Meat is lower in calories, cholesterol
and fat then any other red meat or chicken available. Although we are
a small company, we do supply like minded health food markets and restaurants
that support sustainable agriculture such as Staple & Spice Health
Food Store in South Dakota, Harraseeket Inn, Freeport ME; Heatland
Cafe, Chicago IL; Vincent's, Phoenix AZ; and The Gilbert
House, Gilbert AZ.
Wild Idea Buffalo meat offers a variety of cuts.
Our product is frozen and shipped directly all over the country, via
UPS or Fed-Ex. It is available by calling us directly or through our
website. Please visit our website for more information. We look forward
to hearing from you.
Wild Idea Buffalo Company, Jill Maguire, PO Box 1209,
Rapid City SD 57709. (866) 658-6137 toll free.
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