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Pastured Products Directory – California

 

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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:


Adelaida Springs Ranch produces 100% grass-fed Angus beef. Our cattle are bred and raised naturally on our home ranch in the coastal mountains of Central California. Our rich spring grasses and legumes produce cattle that are “grass fat” at two years, with no dietary supplements or additives.

We harvest at the seasonal peak in late spring, right here on the ranch with a USDA-inspected mobile harvest unit from J&R Natural Meat and Sausage (www.JRMeats.com) of Paso Robles. Then the beef is dry aged for 2-3 weeks before it is cut, vacuum packed and frozen. We sell 25 lb. boxes of beef that include, approximately:

  • 6 lbs. steaks
  • 6 lbs. roasts
  • 8 lbs of ground beef in 1 lb. packages
  • 5 lbs of short ribs, stew meat, shanks, oxtails etc.

We also carry 20 lb boxes of ground beef and 10 lb boxes of organ meats (heart, tongue, liver and kidneys). We ship only to California.

Adelaida Springs Ranch, Laird Foshay, 10425 Klau Mine Road, Paso Robles CA 93446. (805) 674-9232.
E-mail: laird@adelaidasprings.com. Website: http://www.adelaidasprings.com.


Albaugh’s Frosty Acres raises purebred Shorthorn cattle. All our animals are synthetic hormone and antibiotic free.

Our cattle are unique in that we can date their lineage back to the 1820s via the American Shorthorn Association. The Shorthorn, because of its ability to efficiently convert forage and its proven marbling and early finishing characteristics, is the ideal breed for the production of choice, gourmet, grass-fed beef.

We believe you will find our grassfed beef to be of the finest and highest quality you will find anywhere. All of our cattle are raised on native grass and forage, breath clean, fresh mountain air, and drink from crystal clear streams and springs from the surrounding Cascade Mountain Range. Our beef is aged three weeks, cut, vacuum sealed, then flash-frozen before being shipped to you.

We invite you to browse our website and learn more about us, our heritage and history, and about the cattle we believe will provide you with the finest eating experience anywhere.

We sell USDA approved whole, halves and quarter beefs. Call, e-mail, or visit our website for more information.

Albaugh's Frosty Acres, Andy Albaugh, PO Box 142, Adin CA 95006. (530) 299-3261.
E-mail: sales@frostyacres.net. Website: http://www.frostyacres.net.


Alhambra Valley Beef and Silver Springs Ranch are located in the Alhambra Valley/Briones Valley Agricultural Preserve. We are proud that are cattle are 100% grass-fed, and raised in a stress free open environment, just north of Berkeley and southwest of Martinez, California.

Our Cattle are Angus and Angus Hereford crosses. Between two local ranch families, our cattle do extremely well without over crowding and with plenty of pasture to graze. We have no need to enhance our cattle with hormones or additives to increase weight or size to raise excellent beef.

If you wish to make a purchase please contact us for availability of beef on hand. Our beef is USDA certified start to finish, and dry aged for 28 days locally. It is then vacuumed packed and frozen. It is available in individual retail cuts, quarter mix, half steer, and in whole. From time of harvest to finished product takes approximately 35 days.

Please feel free to contact us by e-mail or to call the ranch.

Silver Springs Ranch, Steven Kopp, (925) 269-7205 and Alhambra Valley Beef, Darryl Pereira, (925) 228-6560. Martinez CA 94553.
E-mail: silverspringsranch@earthlink.net. Website: http://www.silverspringsbeef.com/


All Natural Nevada Food Company specializes is supplying Nevada raised Grass-fed/finished Beef from Alpine Ranch through a monthly or bi-monthly beef subscription. Customers have three different options to choose from and can switch between the three at any time. As a subscriber with us, you also have access year round to our other products such as Grass-fed/finished Lamb from Albaugh Ranch, Organic Pork, or the many other products that we carry.

We have several drop off locations for our subscribers in Reno, Sparks, Incline Village, Carson City and even one in Las Vegas. We can also ship to the Western United States. You can rest assured, that if we carry it, then the we have gone through the trouble of making sure the product is raised naturally, humanely, never given any antibiotics, hormones, steroids, and is fed its natural food source and never fed grains. All animals are slaughtered and butchered locally at USDA facilities that have been inspected by us as well.

Farmers Markets - This last summer we participated in the Carson City Market on Saturdays, the Grove Market on Sundays in Reno, the United Methodist Church Market on Tuesdays in Sparks, the Somersett Market on Wednesday in Reno, and the Incline Village Market on Wednesdays, the Sparks Market at Victorian Square on Thursdays, and the Garden Shop Nursery Market on Fridays in Reno. Currently we are participating in the Garden Shop Nursery Market, but only on the second Sunday of each month from 11 am – 2 pm through the winter.

Grocery Stores - Currently all Scolari's Grocery Stores are carrying our Grass-fed/finished Ground Beef in their Frozen Meat Section. 1400 US Highway 95a N, Fernley, NV 89408; 1329 Highway 395 #12, Gardnerville, NV 89410; 4788 Caughlin Pkwy, Reno, NV 89519; 3310 S McCarran Blvd, Reno, NV 89502; 8165 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89511; 6255 Sharlands Ave, Reno, NV 89523; 1300 Disc Dr, Sparks, NV 89436; 950 Holman Way, Sparks, NV 89431; 5430 Sun Valley Blvd, Sun Valley, NV 89433; HWY 95 - Air Force Rd, Tonopah, NV 89049; 176 W Goldfield Ave, Yerington, NV 89447

Restaurants - 775 Gastropub at 5162 Meadowood Mall Cir Reno, NV 89502 is using our ground beef for their hamburgers.

Buying Clubs - We have a monthly and bi-monthly grass-fed/finished beef subscription service. We have drop off locations all over Reno, Sparks, and Carson City. We deliver to Incline Village and have a monthly drop in Las Vegas.

All Natural Nevada Food Company, Kyle Huddy, 14460 Ghost Rider Drive, Reno NV 89511. (775) 737-3197.
E-mail: kylehuddy@allnaturalnv.com. Website: http://www.allnaturalnv.com.


At Balbas Farms our Natural Raised Pork is nutritious and has been raised without hormones or antibiotics on free choice pasture. They are supplemented with organic fruits and vegetables including sweet potatoes and organic walnuts as well as hog feed supplement.

We have both crossbred pigs that are more lean, and purebred heritage Berkshire pigs that have more marbling in the meat. Berkshire pigs have more tenderness. These heritage pigs are slower growing and are 50 cents a pound more than the other breeds.

You may select from a whole or half pig. The hams and bacon are naturally smoked, no MSG, chemicals, or nitrates, and the ground sausage is also all natural and can be spicy or mild. Many flavors of sausage links are available. Whole pigs with skin at any size are available upon request. Contact us to discuss your personalized pork order.

Quarter Pig: approximately 33 pounds @ $8.99 per pound.
Half Pig: approximately 66 pounds @ $8.50 per pound.
Whole Pig: approximately 132 pounds @ $7.99 per pound.

Balbas Farms, Sam Balbas / Jim Balbas, 804 Orchard Avenue, Madera CA 93637. Sam: (559) 363-8658. Jim: (831) 801-1447.
E-mail: balbass4@yahoo.com.


Bear Creek Ranch is a diverse CCOF-certified organic farm and ranch operation. We have a small herd of Angus/Longhorn cross cattle alongside our subtropical fruits (Swift Subtropicals) and various seasonal vegetables. Our beef is 100% grass fed.

We have begun to practice planned/rotational grazing—the mimicking of wild herds—to heal our hillsides, build topsoil, sequester carbon, retain water, prevent erosion, and facilitate the rehabilitation of perennial grasses. We view the cows not only as beef but also as key players in the effort to mindfully steward our landscape.

Our beef is available in quarter, half, or whole cow shares. The meat comes in a mixed box of steaks, ribs, and ground beef. Please call or e-mail for pricing.

Bear Creek Ranch, Terry Hooker, 3698 Clark Valley Road, Los Osos CA 93402. (805) 459-4665.
E-mail: terryhooker@earthlink.net.


Bear River Valley Beef is a small family run ranch located in Northern California’s Humboldt County. Our goal is to provide gourmet tender beef directly to our customers with satisfaction guaranteed.

Our All Natural 100% Grass Fed Beef has a rich and robust flavor not found in conventionally produced beef and is as lean as skinless chicken and wild deer. Our cattle are born and raised on our ranch. No grains, no added hormones, antibiotics or animal by-products are used. Our farming practices ensure environmentally friendly agriculture and helps to sustain our family farm, as well as promoting a healthy ecosystem. Our beef is USDA certified.

We make ranch truck deliveries in Northern California and we also ship UPS 2nd day air. We are happy to assist you with your beef purchase and answer any questions you may have. We want to be your own personal farmer giving you a connection to our land and way of life.

Please visit our website to learn more about Bear River Valley Beef.

Bear River Valley Beef, Hugo Klopper, PO box 342 / 4415 Upper Bear River Road, Ferndale CA 95536. (707) 786-9460.
E-mail: info@bestgrassfedbeef.com. Website: http://www.bestgrassfedbeef.com.


logoBelrichard Farms: On our ranch our cattle is not a commodity. We hand raise all our cattle and tailor-make our feeding and medical program to each individual animal. We check all our cattle at least once daily. And we manage our pastures carefully to produce great indigenous grasses for our cattle to munch on year round.

Our bull, Luke Sureshot, went to greener pastures. In came Pro—Oak Ridge Silveira Pro—is his full name. He is an awesome dude and makes great babies. All the cows are happy and proud moms, the most important ingredient for good beef.

Please visit our website, a work in progress, www.orangespringranch.com

We take orders now for the Spring 2013 harvest.

Belrichard Farms, Christel Belrichard, 8093 Hunters Valley Road, Mariposa CA 95338. (209) 376-2382.
E-mail: xtelb@sbcglobal.net. Website: http://www.orangespringranch.com.


Bently Ranch, located in the beautiful Carson Valley, has been raising Angus/Charolais beef cattle in an ecologically and environmentally responsible manner since 1997. Our cattle are perfectly suited for our ranches in northern Nevada and California.

In 2013 we began selling grass-fed beef. It is Certified Natural, Certified Hormone Free, and rated GAP Level 4 by IMI Global. GAP Level 4 means the cows are pasture centered, have an enriched environment, and are not crowded. The cattle regularly rotate pastures to ensure they get the most nutrient rich forage and grasses, and to allow the land to recover between grazing.

Bently Ranch grass fed beef is dry aged for three weeks to ensure the finest flavor, and the most tender meat for our customers.

Currently Bently Beef is available locally through direct retail sales, can be ordered and shipped via email/phone, and soon our online store will be available nationwide. Wholesale pricing is available.

Bently Ranch, Matt McKinney, 1089 Stockyard Road / PO Box 127, Minden, NV 89423. (775) 782-4513.
E-mail: matt@bentlyranch.com. Website: http://www.bentlyranch.com.


Big Bluff Ranch, twenty-five miles from the nearest Northern California town or freeway, sits nestled in the oak woodland savannahs of the Coastal Range foothills. At the ranch, being agriculturalists is not just the occasional choice, it is a conscious lifestyle commitment to sustainability and development of a balanced and viable eco-system for the health of the consumer and the landscape. We offer grass-fed, pasture raised beef, lamb, pork, and chicken.

In the late 1980's, the ranch family took a leap of faith and make a drastic change to the ranch’s operations. The ranch was transformed from a conventional cow-calf operation to a grassfed direct marketing operation based in holistic management. Today, BBR is a family-run diversified operating unit promoting grassfed and pasture animal management, eco-tourism, and wildlife health. Come see us and experience agriculture and the natural world on a whole new level.

Big Bluff Ranch, Frank Dawley, Red Bluff CA 96080. (530) 529-2291.
E-mail: frank@bigbluffranch.com Website: http://www.bigbluffranch.com


Bodega Pastures Sheep offers grassfed lamb and organic wool yarn, roving, batting, wool comforters and pillows, and sheepskins.

Bodega Pastures Sheep, Meat orders: contact Abby Killey, (707) 876-3093, PO Box 255, Bodega CA 94922. Wool orders: Hazel Flett, (707) 876-3402, Box 377, Bodega CA 94922.
E-mail: bodegapastures@bodeganet.com. Website: http://www.bodeganet.com/BodegaPastures/


Brandon Natural Beef was formed in 2008 by San Francisco residents Bob and Lisa Carey to bring the taste of Colorado’s 100% grass fed, small ranch beef to market in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. We partner with Elin Parker Ganschow of Music Meadows Ranch in the Wet Mountain Valley near Westcliffe. Elin comes from several generations of ranchers and has been doing a grass fed program for over 10 years. She and her family recently placed Music Meadows under a conservation easement with the San Isabel Land Protection Trust. It will preserve the abundant natural resources and ranching on the property forever.

On Music Meadows, our cattle graze on 100% native alpine grass at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. They drink live water from mountain streams. Our cattle are never administered growth hormones or antibiotics, and do not spend time in feedlots. When customers purchase Brandon Natural Beef, they can be confident in the source of the beef and how it was processed. Elin personally selects each animal for our grass-fed program. She cares for each animal, and keeps comprehensive records—from genetics to veterinary—on each one.

Our cattle travel just 90 minutes for processing so they endure minimal stress. At the processing plant, bar codes ensure that Brandon Natural Beef stays segregated from other beef. These records allow product traceability and source verification. Our customers can be certain that they are getting humanely processed 100% grass-fed beef.

Our beef is superb tasting, tender, and sustainably raised in the small family ranching tradition. We provide fresh grass-fed beef to select San Francisco restaurants from September to early January. Our holiday roasts are also fresh. We sell frozen steaks, ground beef, slow-cook cuts and organ meats throughout the year.

We just kicked off our fifth season. You can join one of our monthly grass-fed beef club programs, which provide variety and value. You may also order specific packages of grass-fed, free-range steaks, short ribs, oxtails, brisket, ground beef, hot dogs, liver, heart and tongue, or a combo pack. Special gift packages are also available.

Our Bay Area Home Delivery program has been a huge success. We deliver free of charge to your door in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Outside SF, we ship Fed Ex Ground or 2nd Day Air. Our beef is also available at several local restaurants and stores; visit our website or Eatwild's California Beyond the Farm page for names and locations.

Brandon Natural Beef, Lisa and Bob Carey, PO Box 472513, San Francisco CA 94147. (415) 307-2144.
E-mail: eathealthy@brandonnaturalbeef.com. Website: http://www.brandonnaturalbeef.com. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


The Cal*Tex Cattle Company offers USDA certified split sides, sides, and whole grass-fed beef.

All of our animals are healthy Angus, 18 to 24 month-old, that have been raised on pasture grass and supplemented with alfalfa if needed. We have never used pesticides or herbicides on our pasture and forest, and our steers have NEVER been given any hormones or antibiotics to stimulate growth! We do not ship our product but it is available locally in Rancho Cordova and Roseville, California.

Mission
The mission of the Cal*Tex Cattle Company is to produce the healthiest food possible for local consumers at a price that is competitive with local markets, using the best of sustainable land management practices and humane conditions for all livestock.

Vision
The Cal*Tex Cattle Company provides convenient access to a superior beef product that improves nutrition, immunity, and general wellness for its customers.

Values
The following are the core values by which The Cal*Tex Cattle Company operates:

Stewardship: We believe that the earth is a gift from its Creator as a sacred trust to humankind. With that gift comes the responsibility to use it wisely including conserving the inherent beauty and fertility of the land and its native species and restoring areas that have been damaged through neglect, carelessness, and poor practices. Sustainability is key to good stewardship.

Our other values are:

Humane Conditions
Customer Service
Value
Cooperation
Benevolence
Innovation

Cal*Tex Cattle Company, John E. Roe, Owner, 5700 Hackomiller Road, Garden Valley CA 95633. (530) 333-1980.
E-mail: john@thediscoverygroup.biz. Website: Under construction.


CC Family Farm in the foothills to the east of Sacramento in Penryn. We are fourth generation egg farmers located in south Placer County. We are still a family operation with three generations living on the farm currently.

Our family got into the egg business in the 1940's in southern California. In those days, they had over 20,000 chickens. We deal with much smaller flocks now and handle things very differently. But the same passion for a quality product is carried on.

We utilize sustainable practices without the use of fertilizers or pesticides. Our chickens are kept in a safe house at night and then allowed out on our Crimson Clover pasture to eat grass and bugs all day.

We are very excited to provide our customers with Pasture Raised Organic (certification pending) eggs year round. We sell our eggs from the farm, and at the Foothill Farmers Market Association in Auburn on Saturday mornings year-round, Whole Foods in Roseville and Sacramento, Confluence Kitchen & Market in Auburn, and Newcastle Produce in Newcastle.

CC Family Farm, Tim Cheney, 6030 Butler Road, Penryn CA 95663. (916) 663-1630.
Website: http://www.penrynfarm.com.


Chaffin Family Orchards has been providing local consumers with fresh from the farm products since 1924. Grass Finished Red Angus Based Beef Cattle, Grass Finished Cheviot Lambs, Browse Finished Kiko based Chevon, Pasture Raised Cornish Roasting Chickens, and Heritage Breed Brown Egg Laying Hens, are all used in the management of our orchards. The product of this is meat of uncompromising quality raised in the most natural and low stress of environments.

Animals are raised on annual and irrigated grasses with no chemical improvements. Poultry are fed certified organic feeds in addition to clean pasture. Our animals are truly part of a forage dependent system receiving minimal human inputs and no hormones or antibiotics unless ill, they are then removed from food production.

Eggs, beef, lamb, and chevon are available on the farm by pre-order and at Farmers Markets in Chico, Paradise and Oroville, California. Beef, lamb, and goat, available year-round, is USDA-inspected, frozen and vacuum packed. Pastured Chicken is available on the farm by pre-order. Shipping/delivery may be arranged in some cases.

Please contact us at 530-533-1676 to discuss ordering, prices, and other arrangements. You may also check our listing at local harvest website.

Chaffin Family Orchards, Carol and Kurt Albrecht, 606 Coal Canyon Road, Oroville CA 95965. (530) 533-1676.
E-mail: Chris_Kerston@ChaffinFamilyOrchards.com Website: http://www.chaffinfamilyorchards.com


Chileno Valley Natural Beef is a family owned business in West Marin, California. We have been selling grass-finished natural beef for three years on a ranch that has been in the family since 1862. We take pride in offering beef that has never seen the inside of a feedlot or kill room. The only grain they have received is from the grasses that have gone to seed in the pasture. These animals live their entire life on the gentle rolling hills and pastures of this 600-acre ranch. This lean Angus beef is free of antibiotics and growth hormones. No pesticides are used on the pastures.

Our beef is offered by the split-quarter, half, or whole. A split quarter is a combination of both the front and rear quarters. For those wishing less than a quarter, you have the option of making up your own group, or letting us assist you. A typical quarter is about 100 pounds, costs approximately $270.00 and includes everything from lean ground sirloin to prime rib and porterhouse steaks. Since there are many choices that can be made in dividing up the animal, each customer decides which of the cuts he wishes and how it is to be packaged. We can also arrange for delivery if pick-up is a problem. We offer our meat at near cost in order to introduce the public to our product. We believe that we offer great value to consumers of our meat.

Purchases can be made or information obtained by calling the ranch, by e-mail, by accessing our web page, or by writing the ranch.

Chileno Valley Natural Beef, Mike & Sally Gale, 5105 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma CA 94952. (707) 765-3936.
E-mail: mgale@chilenobeef.com. Website: http://www.chilenobnb.com.

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Clark Summit Farm is located in North West Marin. We are a small fourth generation farm. We raise our grass fed cattle, hogs and laying hens with the greatest of care. We strive to reach the diversification and sustainability of my Grandfather’s farm and the environmental awareness of our own generation. We are located a few miles inland from the ocean, between Tomales and Bodega Bays. The fog mists shroud the land frequently, extending our green grazing season, and keeping our livestock comfortable within the moderate marine layer.

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Our chicken and eggs are certified organic, as will our pork be in the 2006 season. Our cattle are raised on organic pasture, fed organic hay in the winter and are free of antibiotic or hormone treatments. They live their lives contently in the peacefulness of gentle rolling hills. We sell our delicious grass finished beef by the split quarter, half and whole; our pastured hogs by the half and whole and our free-range organic chicken eggs by the case (15 dozen). We also offer, free range organic spring and stewing chickens.

Clark Summit Farm, Liz Cunninghame and Dan Bagley, PO Box 105, Tomales CA 94971. (707) 876-3516.
E-mail: liz@clarksummitfarm.com Website: http://www.clarksummitfarm.com.


Connolly Ranch, located in southern San Joaquin and Alameda Counties, is a family owned and operated cattle ranch providing all natural, all grass-fed beef direct to consumers.

For over 135 years and through five generations Connolly Ranch has served as good stewards of the land and has a long history of working with government and universities on habitat restoration and research projects. Connolly Ranch Natural Beef is from our Black Angus herd. Animals are born and raised on Connolly Ranch on open range land until they are gathered on horse-back into the corral and readied to sell.

Other than milk from the cow, Connolly Ranch Natural Beef calves graze only on nature’s grasses. They are never kept in a feed lot and are not fed any corn or grain to finish them. We supplement with only salt blocks and occasional locally grown hay primarily when we gather, or if annual grasses are low due to drought. Connolly Ranch Natural Beef cattle are not given any hormones, implants, antibiotics or grain and they are not fed any supplements with animal by-products. Current veterinary and animal practice guidelines are followed to ensure cattle are healthy, well cared for and humanely treated. These management practices combine to provide locally grown natural beef.

Our beef is young and lean. The little fat that the animal has naturally may be yellow from the grasses the animal was eating prior to sale. Also, because our beef is younger, the cuts will be smaller in size. When we say Locally Grown, All Grass Fed, All Natural, we mean it.

Check our web site or email us for information about how to order Connolly Ranch Natural Beef.

Connolly Ranch, Inc., Mark Connolly and Celeste Garamendi, PO Box 1122, Tracy CA 95378 or 121 East 11th Street, Tracy CA 95376. (209) 836-0768.
E-mail: crnb@connollyranch.com. Website: http://www.connollyranch.com.


The Copeland Family has been ranching in Siskiyou County, California since the 1870's. In all that time we have believed and been taught to preserve and respect God's creation. Our motto is " Raising our children and livestock to the Glory of God."

We sell USDA Goat meat that is raised all naturally on high mountain grasses and naturally grown hays. We do not, as a rule, grain our goats, and they are fat and slick. We do use all natural alfalfa pellets for our milk goats. We added all naturally grown Mediterranean Lamb and grass fed beef to our sales in fall 2005. We also supply a fine line of all natural raw pet foods through our country chef gourmet pet food store. We ship coast to coast USDA meats. We do not sell anything we would not be proud to serve ourselves.

USDA Goat Sausage. We are starting our own all natural goat sausage products, just all goat, no added fat or any other meat. Our seasonings are all natural, no nitrates, nitrites or anything but all natural ingredients. Our store with secure checkout: http://www.goatmeats.com/Comersus/Store/comersus_index.asp

Copeland Family Farms, LLC, Dusty Copeland, 1912 Timmons Road, Grenada CA 96038. (530) 436-2348.
E-mail: dusty@goatmeats.com. Website: http://www.goatmeats.com.


Diamond Mountain Ranch is a family operated ranch in Northern California that specializes in 100% grass-fed bison. Our goal is to maintain and improve the land for the animals and generations to come while providing a meat source for people who want to know where their food is raised.

Our chickens, have ample room to forage and a spacious coop to escape the heat of the day and for protection from predators at night.

We raise Heritage Hogs (including Berkshire and Tamworth breeds) as well as Californian meat rabbits.

Our 100% grass-fed cattle include Charolais and Red and Black Angus.

We also offer bison fiber for spinning enthusiasts and an Absentee Ownership Program.

We handle our animals in the most stress-free way possible and choose to "lead them with feed" rather than force them to move. They have an abundance of feed and fresh water. During the months where the grass is dormant, the animals are supplemented with hay produced on our ranch. We strive to be sustainable and use everything we can to limit waste and pass savings on to you, the consumer.

We're close to the Nevada border and can arrange delivery for those in the Reno area and up and down the state of California. We also attend farmers markets in Irvine, Torrance, and Palos Verdes. Please contact us for more information.

Diamond Mountain Ranch, Jeff Miller, 3999 Diamond Mountain Road, Greenville CA 95947.
E-mail: hbbuffalo@gmail.com Website: http://www.diamondmountainranch.com; http://www.buyranchdirect.com.


DayBreak Organics is certified through California Certified Organic Farmers and have organic pasture-grown chicken eggs for sale each day at our farm market located at 40200 Road 28, Kingsburg, CA. In addition we have limited meat birds available for sale as well. Upon special order we have certified organic 100% grass fed angus beef available on a limited basis.

The farm market sales an assortment of organic herbs, Apples,peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots and various citrus varieties available on a seasonal basis as well. We are delighted to also sell Huckabay's conventional sweet corn, vine ripe tomatoes and various other seasonal vegetables. Our hours are Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm.

Farm philosophy: Our animals are100% pastured on organic land year around. Our chickens and cattle are truly happy ones! Organic feed is given to the chickens for added protein and their feed contains certified organic non-GMO soy for a main source of protein.

DayBreak Organics, Robert Jackson, 40200 Road 28, Kingsburg CA 93631. (559) 897-3005.
E-mail: robertdjackson7@hotmail.com.


DeyDey's Best Beef Ever is the marketing arm for Circle JN Ranch where we focus on producing the best beef we can. Our quality program starts with the right genetics of cattle. We have chosen Lowlines, a derivative of Angus, because they are smaller (60% the size of Angus), gentle and easy to handle, finish well (i.e. marble well) on grass, and taste great.

We are great believers in Joel Salatin’s “Salad Bar Beef”program and are proud to follow it pretty closely. Beef is very much like honey in that the taste will vary with the particular grasses the animals eat. Our irrigated pastures are filled with grasses that produce great tasting beef. We rotationally graze our cattle on our pastures, providing them with an all-you-can-eat salad bar of grasses each and every day, and recycling the beeves' waste products directly back to our pastures. We raise all our grasses for our cows ourselves. We purchase mineral supplements and salt to insure the cows stay healthy. We do not feed any hormones, antibiotics, animal byproducts, or use any chemicals such as insecticides in our program.

In order to produce quality meat, beeves must have some intramuscular fat to be juicy and tasty. Using ultrasound technology, we are able to determine prior to harvesting that our beef will grade “Choice” on the USDA grading system. We process our beef at a local Abattoir and have monitored their process from their humane harvesting, through dry aging to final vacuum packing and slow freezing. Our beef is dry aged for two weeks to tenderize and concentrate its flavor. Vacuum packing right after freezing preserves its freshness.We are not certified organic at this time but adhere to all practices of the National Organic Program for Beef.

In addition to beef, we also raise broilers seasonally, beginning April 1st after the danger of frost has passed and continuing until the end of November. We believe that there is a great synergy between our beef flock and our chickens and that they both contribute to a sustainable system which produces quality meat and enhances the environment. Our chickens are certified organic through Organic Certifiers in Ventura, CA.

We look forward to helping you with your beef and chicken needs. We appreciate the opportunity to be listed with folks like us who care about their health, the environment, and the quality of life of their animals.

DeyDey's Best Beef Ever, John and Nadine de Bruin, Business address: 229 Arboleda Road, Santa Barbara CA 93110. Ranch Address: 7261 Domingos Road, Lompoc CA 93436.
E-mail: bldegl@sbdebruin.com. Website: http://www.bestbeefever.com.


Douglas Ranch produces grassfed beef, lamb and pastured natural pork in a rural valley near Paicines, California near San Francisco/San Jose Bay Area.

The ranch is run by Rani and Don Douglas with organic practices and is sustainably managed. The pastures are not sprayed with chemicals and are kept lush with rotational grazing. Animals are treated humanely and are not confined in barns or small enclosures. Mothers and babies are sometimes briefly fenced away from other herd animals during the first few days of birth. They all enjoy the lush irrigated pastures as well as native natural pastures giving them daily choices of what they naturally prefer to browse on. The animals are never given antibiotics or hormones.

We raise Angus cattle (the meatiest and most tender), Dorper sheep (the mildest and tastiest), and several cross breeds and heritage Berkshire pigs (more marbling in the meat). Cattle and sheep are raised on grass only—no grain. Pigs are raised with free choice on pasture, and supplemented with organic milk and an organic feed supplement. The pigs are happiest when they are sampling grasses and forbes and allowed to wallow in cool pools of mud.

Animals are born and raised on the ranch, and are harvested humanely and taken to an organically certified processor. The meat is vacuum sealed and frozen at the plant to ensure you will receive the freshest products. Cuts are packaged in small quantities to allow our customers more flexibility for meals. Beef is gently aged for delicious flavor. The lamb meat is not “gamey” tasting because Dorpers are “hair” sheep with much less lanolin than wool sheep. This prevents the stronger taste many people object to in lamb. The pork cuts are very moist and delicious. Ham and bacon are naturally smoked without nitrates and nitrites. We sell meats in many sizes but most popular are the Sampler Pack, ½’s and ¼’s.

We deliver to most of the Bay Area, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito counties, and we ship anywhere.

Douglas Ranch, Rani Douglas, 34220 Panoche Road, Paicines CA 95043. (831) 628-3800.
E-mail: douglasr@garlic.com. Website: http://www.douglasranchmeats.com.


Drakes Bay Family Farm - Lunny Ranch. The Lunny Family has produced high quality farm products on the Lunny Ranch in Marin County for most of the twentieth century, and they continue to do so into the twenty-first. Today, the Lunnys raise Marin County’s only certified organic beef herd and Marin County’s only certified Grass-Fed beef herd on Marin County’s first and largest certified organic pastures for livestock production.

By managing this herd as a “closed” herd, the Lunnys have eliminated the potential of importing diseases with purchased cattle from out of the area. The ranch is situated in the heart of the Point Reyes National Seashore, with the Pacific Ocean bordering one side of the ranch and Drake’s Estero bordering the opposite side. This moist, marine environment provides for excellent pasture quality. The winter supplementary feed provided to their herd is certified organic grass haylage produced by the Lunnys on their ranch.

Ultrasound has become an important component of their herd management. This technology provides “inside” information that is invaluable to the grass finisher. Rib eye area, intramuscular fat %, back fat thickness, a tenderness score and a stress score are all recorded for each and every calf. These traits are all highly heritable (except the stress score), making more rapid genetic gain possible in their closed herd. Most importantly, over the years this information has been giving the Lunnys the information needed to project the likelihood that the individual animal will finish well on grass and provide a wonderful eating experience.

Beef is all USDA inspected and vacuum packaged. Quarters and halves are also available by pre-orders.

Drakes Bay Family Farms - Lunny Ranch, Joe Lunny, Kevin Lunny, 17171 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Inverness CA 94937, (415) 669-1149.
E-mail: info@drakesbayfamilyfarms.com. Website: http://www.drakesbayfamilyfarms.com


Fair Oaks Ranch in Paso Robles, California provides Angus grass-fed beef direct ‘From our fresh pastures to your plate!’ Are you looking for delicious, juicy, and tender and 100% natural Angus beef with no added hormones or antibiotics? Our beef is:

  • 100% free range pastured on sweet clovers, filaree, chicory and native wild oat forages
  • Hand selected for consistency, tenderness and quality
  • USDA cut and vacuum packed for freshness
  • Free local delivery with added fee for out of area customers

We live here and raise our cattle on our 1,200 acre family owned ranch [1959]. You can depend on the purity of lush grasses to produce great tasting meat that is high in healthy omega 3 essential fatty acids, rich in beta carotene, vitamin E and CLA. We are a model for sustainable family ranching at its finest.

Call or visit us on the web.

Fair Oaks Ranch, Coco Collelmo & David Foss, 7365 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles CA 93446. (805) 238-3811.
Website: http://www.forbeef.com.


Felton Acres is a small hobby farm located west of Sebastopol, CA. We produce small batches of pasture-fed eggs, broiler chickens, lamb, and pork for our community.

Chickens are raised outside in chicken tractor pens, and are moved onto fresh pasture daily, which provides a large portion of their nutrition. Although not certified organic, the chickens are raised humanely and eat grass on a pasture that is never sprayed with chemicals. Of course the lamb is grass fed, but instead of being turned out in a single pasture that they'll overgraze and undergraze simultaneously, they are moved frequently to keep them on rapidly growing grass. The pigs are also raised on pasture, and are moved to new areas several times in their lifetime.

Details about availability, pricing, and frequently asked questions are on our website.

Felton Acres, Marc Felton, Sebastopol CA. (707) 861-0060.
E-mail: orders@feltonacres.com. Website: http://www.feltonacres.com.


Ferndale Farms is a small, diversified family owned grazing business located in Humboldt County, California. We turn sunlight into protein! We grow green clover, grasses, and sell 100% range and pasture raised, all natural, beef, lamb and goat meat.

We are committed to farming with nature, producing contented, healthy animals and good food. We provide a quality, healthy, sustainable source of protein for our customers. Our customers care how their food is raised and where it comes from.

Our Mission is to produce the best quality meat in balance with our natural environment.

Please call or visit our website if you would like more information. Look for us at the Arcata Farmers Market, Saturdays, 9am–2pm, April 10–November 20, 2010.

Ferndale Farms, Jill Hackett, 1787 Howe Creek Road, Ferndale CA 95536. (707) 986-4322.
E-mail: jill@ferndalefarms.com. Website: http://www.ferndalefarms.com.


Field to Feast is your personalized delivery service of beyond organic pastured eggs (not certified) and grass fattened beef, lamb and pork, as well as certified organic fruits and vegetables and honey. In addition, we offer a selection of specialty items such as organic coffee, canned fish, artisan crafted chocolates, sauces, breads, pastries, certified organic beer, wine, and artisan crafted furniture.

As a member of CAFF (Community Alliance with Family Farmers), Field to Feast honors the farmer and supports the local family farming and ranching that is currently taking place in San Benito and Santa Cruz County. Our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Membership gives you access to these farms and guarantees a weekly delivery of their farm fresh goods and specialty items.

Field to Feast was formed in an effort to raise awareness about the Organic and Sustainable Farming Practices being employed by the farmers and ranchers in Panoche Valley, so that Panoche Valley would forever be preserved. Please go to our non-profit website http://savepanochevalley.org for more information.

Field to Feast, Christie Kissinger, 4601 Prescott Road, Soquel CA 95073. (831) 479-1114.
E-mail: fieldtofeast@yahoo.com. Website: http://www.fieldtofeast.org.


At Foothill Grassfed farm we are moving into our third year of providing healthy wholesome meats. We are committed to following the best practices to provide tender grass-fed products. We are currently providing our customers with grass-fed beef, grass-fed Cornish-cross chickens, grass-fed pork and grass-fed boar meat goats.

We have well-managed pasture rotation so that our animals are moving onto the highest nutrients found in grass. Our pasture consists of clovers, rye, and native, and all seed is bought organically from Peaceful Valley Farms. Our chickens are fed whole grains, vegetables and fruits, and of course grasses, throughout their life time.

My husband loves to have visitors and we welcome you to come and check us out before ordering meats. Fresh air and views of the Sierra Nevada mountains are some of the pleasures that await you when you visit us. Check out our web site to learn more.

Foothill Grassfed, Rob or Candy White, PO Box 311, Snelling CA 95369 or 8191 Milpitas Road, La Grange CA 95329. (209) 484-2249.
E-mail: rcwhite@hughes.net. Website: http://www.foothillgrassfed.com.


Fouch Farms is a family farm dedicated to sustainable, natural and humane farming. We raise grass fed/finished cattle, free-range chickens and eggs, pastured pork and pastured goats.

All of our animals are on pasture 100% of their lives, receive no antibiotics or growth hormones and are raised with better than organic principals. We believe in farming as close to nature as possible and strive to live a sustainable and biodynamic lifestyle.

Our goal is to produce quality products while improving our environment at the same time. We raise many heirloom/rare-breed animals including Dexter cattle, Tennessee Fainting goats and Old Spot pigs. Please see our website for more information.

Fouch Farms, Hannah and Jesse Fouch, 5610 French Camp Road, Mariposa CA 95338. (209) 966-7315.
E-mail: hannah@fouchfarms.com or jesse@fouchfarms.com. Website: http://www.fouchfarms.com.


Fowler Family Farm is a small family farm offering chicken, turkey and pork as well as pasture raised eggs.

All our animals are raised on fresh green pasture, without the use of hormones or antibiotics and supplemented with organic grains. We use cows and goats in a rotational grazing system to maintain pasture integrity.

We believe raising happy, healthy animals in their natural environment transfers to offering the healthiest, most nutritious meats and eggs, high in omega 3s and CLAs as a result of consuming high quantities of green pasture. Our birds and pigs are allowed to roam freely and our laying hens call our "mobile coop" home.

Currently all sales are directly off the farm. We have pick-up days for chicken every month, turkeys are available fresh the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

If you'd like to place an order for any of our products please e-mail us or visit our website for an order form.

Fowler Family Farm, Alana Fowler, PO Box 358, Penn Valley, CA 95946. (530) 906-0289.
E-mail: fowlerfamilyfarm@yahoo.com. Website: http://www.fowlerfamilyfarm.com.


Freestone Ranch is a small, family-owned, ecologically sound collaboration with the land in Western Sonoma County, CA. The Gay and Brady families are replanting our farm-family roots from Ohio and Utah for the next generation.

We raise moderate-framed Black Angus with good grassland genetics on gorgeous fog-kissed hills just inland from the Pacific Ocean. We don't use antibiotics, vaccines, or growth hormones: the herd's primary ration is grass, supplemented with top-quality alfalfa, kelp meal, and sea salt for minerals. Many of our customers say our beef is the best they've tasted.

Our beef is available by the quarter for pickup in Western Sonoma County.

Freestone Ranch, Jon and Misty Gay, PO Box 314, Valley Ford CA 94972. (707) 876-4610.
E-mail: nourish@freestoneranch.com. Website: http://www.freestoneranch.com.


Full of Life Farm: Grass-fed, pastured, and corn/soy/GMO-free beef and pork, AWA logodelivers to Southern California, the SF Bay Area, and to Portland, OR.

The Willamette Valley soil, renown for its Pinot Noir vineyards, makes great beef too. You can taste it in our Angus and Hereford beef, the terroir's flavor underlies the animals’ health, and your health too. The meat's marbling attests to the nutritious grasses. We neither import water nor grass, and all grass and hay is grown on our small sustainable family farms according to our production protocol. Ruminating as they roam freely, until they reach harvest weight — no chemicals, hormones, pesticides, antibiotics are needed.

Hogs, mostly Berkshire, also are free to roam, root, forage, and wallow all of their lives on small, family-owned, sustainable farms where pigs can be pigs (i.e. small social groups, free to roam, fed a non-GMO, soy and corn-free feed of peas, organic wheat, and rice bran as a supplement to their pasture forage). Outside on pasture during most of the year, but with shelter available in winter months with deep, clean straw.

Our animals are processed in a small family-owned abattoir nearby. Every animal, and the butchering process, is assessed and monitored by a permanent USDA inspector. The abattoir is certified by Animal Welfare Approved. Beef is hung to cold-dry age 3 weeks. Pork bacon and sausages contain no artificial preservatives.

We believe animals should be treated humanely and ethically. They should have access to fresh air, clean water, green grass, and sunshine. We know that a healthy environment and gentle handling grow healthy animals – animals without disease and stress.

We bring you Oregon's best meat direct from farms, delivered to your table.

Full of Life Farm, Bernard Smith, Owner, Concord, CA 94518. (925) 876-6720.
E-mail: bernard@fulloflifefarm.com. Website: http://www.fulloflifefarm.com


Genesee Valley Organic Beef is located in Northern California in the beautiful Sierra Mountains. Our beef is never given growth hormones, antibiotics, or feed that has been exposed to pesticides and is 100% Grass Fed. All of our beef are raised on USDA Certified Organic pasture and are USDA certified Organic.

We raise all our beef from start to finish on our ranch with a focus on reduced stress. Our beef roam freely in our lush green pastures grazing on native grasses and drink from our crystal clear creeks surrounding the property. All of our beef is dry aged 21 days the "old fashioned" way providing a more flavorful and tender cut of beef. Our beef is processed in a USDA certified Organic processing plant where only knives are used in the cutting process to ensure a clean, bone fragment free cut.

We sell every individual cut imaginable. Our cuts of beef range from steaks, roasts, ribs, offal meat, hamburger and variety of soup bones. We also have 1/8, 1/4, and 1/2 steer options along with a variety of packages. An example of our package options are the Small Family Value Pack which includes 6 steaks (NY, Rib Eye, Top Sirloin, Filet Mignon), 10 lbs of our Gourmet Hamburger, 1 Roast and 1 lb of our steak quality Fajita meat.

We ship all of our beef on dry ice and Fed Ex 2 Day delivery to ensure your beef arrives on your doorstep the same way it left our ranch. Visit our website for a complete list of our products and to find out more about our amazing ranch. You can also call to place an order over the phone or ask any question you may have. We are always happy to help.

Genesee Valley Organic Beef, Michele Haskins and Alicia Hammerich, 4130 Genesee Road, Taylorsville CA 95983. (530) 284-6371.
E-mail: info@geneseevalleyorganicbeef.com Website: http://www.geneseevalleyorganicbeef.com


Gold Coast Bison is a family run operation on Diamond Mountain Ranch in Northern California. Our family raises 100% grass feed bison as well as 100% grass feed Angus beef cattle, pasture raised heritage hogs, lamb and heritage turkeys.

We are novice ranchers being mentored in sustainable ranching techniques by land owners Jeff and Cindy Miller. Their ranching technique (and now ours) follows careful grazing practices so that their land improves overtime. We started with bison and the Millers convinced us the ranch had more than enough space to raise a variety of animals for our personnel consumption and for direct sales to the consumer. It is our goal to one day own a sustainable ranch to continue the growth of our herd.

We raise all of our animals without the use of any hormones, steroids, or antibiotics. All our meat is USDA inspected, cryovac sealed and then frozen for delivery.

We sell our meat at the following farmers markets. To ensure that we have the meat you want, please preorder on our website and we'll bring your order to the market of your choice. Thanks, and we look forward to meeting you at the market.

Farmers Markets: Old Town Calabasas, Saturdays, 9am–1pm, Calabasas Road, just west of El Canon Avenue, across the street from the Sagebrush Cantina; La Cañada-Flintridge, Saturdays, 9am–1pm, 1346 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada, Flintridge, CA.; Montrose, Sundays, 9am–2pm, 2200 block of Honolulu Avenue, Montrose, CA; and Beverly Hills, Sundays, 9am–1pm, 200 N Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA.

Gold Coast Bison, Chris Silver, 15326 Braun Court, Moorpark CA 93021. (805) 807-4177.
E-mail: chris@goldcoastbison.com. Website: http://www.goldcoastbison.com.


The Green Cow Meat Company offers all natural, free-range, grass fed beef raised in beautiful San Luis Obispo, California. It is available in individual cuts, or half or whole beef.

Our products are never treated with antibiotics and offer Gourmet quality and flavor. Although our meats are not certified organic, they are indeed grass fed and roam 200+ acres of land and feed from the natural grasses of the land. All of our beef are humanely raised and slaughtered at a butcher with an onsite USDA Inspector in Paso Robles, CA, then sent to Schaefer's Cold Storage Facility in Oakland, CA.

Individual cuts are available for purchase online at www.thegreencow.biz

Shipped US Ground or Overnight upon request.

The Green Cow Meat Company, Eleticia and Robert Owens, 6171 Everlasting Way, Oakley CA 94561. (925) 305-9603 or (925) 726-9813.
E-mail: info@thegreencow.biz. Website: http://www.thegreencow.biz.


Hain Ranch Organics is a small family farm / ranch bordering the Tres Pinos Creek five miles south of Hollister in the central coast region of California. This CCOF certified organic operation blends the production of organic walnuts with a Salatin style pastured poultry system.

A section of orchard is planted with permanent pasture to provide green forage to the poultry during the May thru November seasonal production period. The poultry provide pest control benefits and contribute greatly to the fertility of the soil while receiving all of the fresh air, sunshine, grass and bugs that they desire. We also feed the poultry a high quality organic feed.

On farm processing provides on-farm and farmers’ market friends and customers with the highest quality fresh chicken possible while reducing stress on the poultry to a minimum. We are expanding our supply of frozen chicken to serve a couple of CSAs both on and off season. We currently produce 4000 broilers, 50 turkeys, and maintain a small pastured laying flock for eggs.

Our main markets are the San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Monterey Bay areas. We don’t ship out of area.

Blending organic walnuts and truly free range poultry production is a work in progress and we welcome the public to visit the ranch and see how their food is grown.

Hain Ranch Organics, Paul Hain, PO Box 549 / 608 Bolado Road, Tres Pinos CA 95075. (831) 628-3390.
E-mail: paulhain@hotmail.com.


Hall Farms is a small, family-owned operation. We offer Grass Fed and finished beef, and Pastured Poultry.

Raised in the shadow of Mount Lassen on fresh water and seasonal grass, our beef is tender, flavorful and nutritious. Beef is sold by the pound in packs, quarters, halves, whole or live. We offer Angus/Dexter Cross and Dexter cattle.

Our poultry (chicken) is raised on Non-GMO and Soy-free feed with whole grains and free-choice grass. This chicken is truly the best flavored chicken you will find. Chicken is sold by the pound as whole dressed birds.

Hall farms also offers meat packs of several varieties of meat by the pound—limited availability.

Although we are not a certified organic farm we maintain and observe organic practices for the health of our family and yours.

Hall Farms, Holly Hall, PO Box 453 / 31325 Wild Mustang Trail, Manton CA 96059. (530) 200-0857.
E-mail: hall_farms@yahoo.com. Website: http://hallfarms.net.


Hat Creek Grown is located in a beautiful valley between Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen in northeastern California. Our beef live their entire lives eating grass raised here or on our native grass rangelands in Oak Run, California, 50 miles from our home ranch.

We have bred our cattle to have superior genetics for marbling and conversion of grass and sunlight into delicious, natural beef. They are raised humanely and free range their entire lives, never to enter a feedlot! They are artificial hormone- and ionophore-free and are never fed antibiotics or animal by products. Our beef are the best of the art and science of true grass finishing.

We are fourth generation, managing the lands that our forbears managed … in a sustainable manner. We are beyond organic, but we are not certified organic. We haven’t used fossil fuel inputs or chemicals of any kind on our property for over six years. We make our own compost that we spread on our fields and we rotate our cattle through lush pastures. We can truly tell in the response of our soil and the sweetness of the grass we produce.

Once perfectly raised and finished, we transport them to our USDA inspected and certified organic butcher where they are dry aged for at least three weeks. Then they are cut and wrapped to our specifications and flash frozen. We bring the beef back to our home freezer where we deliver and ship to customers all over the United States.

Customers can buy direct from us by calling, emailing or going to our website and using our online order form. We will deliver locally (Redding area), ship to all of California, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada and Washington using UPS ground. We ship across the country using UPS three day select.

One customer's response was “Quite frankly, the best beef I have ever eaten!” We have many repeat customers that now just drop us a line and say,“we are ready for another wonderful shipment, please send along what you did last time.”

We welcome your inquiry into our beef!

Hat Creek Grown, Henry or Pam Giacomini, 41363 Opdyke Lane, Hat Creek CA 96040. (530) 335-7016.
E-mail: pam@hatcreekgrown.com. Website: http://www.hatcreekgrown.com.


Hearst Ranch Beef. Since 1865, the Hearst family has raised cattle on the rich sustainable native grasslands of the Central California Coast.

Hearst cattle are grass-fed and grass-finished and humanely raised. Our animals are not given growth hormones or antibiotics ever. The result is sustainably produced grass-fed beef that is as memorable and natural as the surrounding landscape.

Order our grass-fed, free range beef from our website or at the Hearst Castle Visitor's Center in San Simeon. All orders are shipped overnight. We are Food Alliance certified for sustainable practices and we are certified as a humane producer by Humane Farm Animal Care.

Hearst Ranch Beef, Brian J. Kenny, Hearst Ranch, Highway 1, San Simeon CA 93452. (866) 547-2624.
E-mail: info@hearstranch.com. Website: http://www.hearstranch.com.


Heartfelt Foods Gourmet Pet Treats is located in Northwest California's beautiful Humboldt County where we manufacture organic grass-fed all-beef jerky-stick dog treats. Using only local free-range Humboldt grassfed beef we combine human food-grade ground beef with organic grass-fed beef heart and liver. That's it! What dogs evolved to eat and the reason they have sharp teeth, Meat!

Heartfelt Foods uses nothing but real beef because we believe that dogs were not meant to digest grains, wheat flour, crude protein, or some of the other fillers that you'll find in many pet products. These products have ingredients in them which can, over time, contribute to skin conditions and allergic reactions in your pet. Besides, dogs didn't evolve with sharp teeth so they could eat wheat-flour biscuits!

Our dog treats are so good that there's really no reason you shouldn't try them. Seriously, they're good enough that you can eat them and your dogs will absolutely go nuts for them! There is nothing in our product that people wouldn’t eat themselves, so it has to be a better product for their dogs. Every ounce contains approximately 1/4 pound of beef before cooking!

Heartfelt Foods uses only free-range organic grass-fed beef products to make our treats. There are no hormones, antibiotics, or steroids in our ingredients and we don't use any preservatives or seasonings. They are the closest thing to raw beef that you can give your dog, with no funny stuff. And that’s why we say that Heartfelt Foods is “People Food For Your Pets!” Made from 100% meat with nothing weird.

Treats are a vailable in one and three ounce packages, or you can buy a whole pound. Orders usually ship within two business days. Please visit our website to order.

Heartfelt Foods Gourmet Pet Treets, David Johnson, PO Box 2176, McKinleyville CA 95519.
E-mail: info@heartfeltfoods.com. Website: http://www.heartfeltfoods.com.


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Holy Cow Grassfed Beef / Moses Farm is very proud to be awarded 2012 Farmer of the Year by the Greater Wapato Area Chamber of Commerce. In 2011 we were awarded Top Animal Welfare Certification by Animal Welfare Approved. Our animals are free-range and we practice American Grassfed approved methods on the farm. We are breeders, growers, and USDA certified organic producers. We are inspected for our health and safety rules. Our endorsements tell you we do it right.

We farm 128 acres of organic grass hay, breeding over 100 cows and their calves in a closed herd. The beef we sell has been bred, born, raised and finished on the highest quality irrigated organic grass pastures. Holy Cow is passionate about providing customers with the healthiest, safest and best quality 100% natural organic grass fed beef on the planet. We have a high vigor breeding program using two breeds exclusively: Angus and Limousin. The result is known for the excellent marbling and longer loin muscle, resulting in the highest quality organic grass fed beef.

Beef is available year-round and can be picked up at the farm in the Lower Yakima Valley or we have two low-cost delivery options: 1) we make regular deliveries to pick-up spots in the Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver metro areas; and 2) we have our own refrigerated truck and can deliver quarters, halves or wholes to San Francisco and Sacramento in California, or to Portland, Oregon.

We offer great taste at a great price. Visit the Holy Cow Grassfed Beef website for order information and to learn more about the farm.

Holy Cow Natural Grassfed Beef, Janelle Moses, Wapato WA 98951. (509) 848-2598 or (509) 985-9457.
E-mail: sales@holycowgrassfed.com. Website: http://www.holycowgrassfed.com.


Humboldt Grassfed Beef produces cattle on the North coast of California. The long feed growing season of this area provides us with the unique opportunity to raise high quality grassfed beef and supply our markets with a fresh product on a weekly basis all year round.

Our cattle are selected for traits such as temperament, confirmation, and disease immunity. We raise them using a strict quality assurance program without antibiotics, synthetic hormones, or other feed additives commonly used in the commercial cattle feeding industry.

HGB sells carcass beef to retail outlets. In this way, we believe we are helping the meat department become a truly full-scale meat market. Carcasses are dry aged 14–21 days. Skilled butchers break each carcass in-house instead of being mechanically deboned at the large industrial slaughterhouses. Ground beef comes from a single source and is ground daily thus insuring food safety and freshness.

Our meat markets can be confident that HGB is safe and wholesome. We are in complete control of each individual animal and maintain the highest standards our customers have come to expect and trust.

Humboldt Grassfed Beef, Leland Mora, PO Box 313, Fortuna CA 95540. (707) 845-7188.
E-maill: Lelandmora_hgb@yahoo.com, sarahmora@yahoo.com. Website: http://www.humboldtgrassfedbeef.com.


Johansing Farms. 6/21/14: Johansing Farms is not producing beef currently due to the drought conditions. They hope to be back in business in a year or so if conditions improve.

Johansing Farms, Alan Johansing, San Miguel, CA 93451.
E-mail: johansing@wildblue.net.


John’s Natural Products provides local consumers with high quality grass fed beef raised on our second-generation family owned and operated ranch in the Gold Country of Northern California.

Our cattle graze on well tended pastures scattered with native oak trees and are never confined to crowded and unsanitary feed yards. They live peaceful and natural lives. We tend them with humane, low stress methods to insure that their health and nutrition are the best. Customers praise our beef with comments like “loved the meat” and “the best I’ve ever had.”

Our beef eat only grass with occasional small amounts of hay. They are not fed grain, antibiotics, hormones or other growth stimulants. When you taste our delicious, tender, and juicy USDA inspected beef, you can be assured that you and your family are receiving the best nutrition and healthiest food available.

Unfortunately we must limit production in order to maintain top quality. We finish our beef on natural spring grasses, and only offer beef one time per year. This allows us to harvest animals while they are on the gain, maximizing the healthy grass fed benefits.

John's Natural Products, John or Mary Fitzpatrick, 5455 Log Cabin Drive, Murphys CA 95247. (209) 728-0505.
E-mail: john@seamagicco.com. Website: http://johnsnaturalproducts.seamagicco.com.


Lazy 69 Ranch is a family ranch in Northern California where the Sierras meet the Cascade Range, between Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta, less than an hour east of Redding, CA.

Many families have a trusted family doctor, we are committed as your Family Farmer. We take an organic, environmentally responsible approach to raising natural, Pastured Beef, Poultry, Pork and Eggs without the use of hormones, antibiotics or additives. Our cattle, chickens and pigs thrive on native pastures and fresh spring water in a humane, stress free environment.

Our pastured products and sustainable philosophy have instilled a level of accountability that only a Family Farmer can offer in today's era of factory farming. Enjoy the satisfaction of knowing your Family Farmer and where your food comes from.

Our beef is dry aged, the old fashioned way, at least 21 days for full flavor and tenderness. Each cut is then hand carved and vacuum packed under USDA inspection.

Free shipping on all 1/10 packs throughout California. For those with limited freezer space, we offer a convenient one tenth beef pack (35 lbs). You can also order our USDA Grass-Fed Beef by the quarter (88 lbs), half (175 lbs) or whole beef (350 lbs).

Choose your favorite cuts from our Beef Menu with no minimum order.
Send Dan an email and he will work with you on developing a cut list for your specific taste.

We also offer seasonal Pastured Organic Poultry, May through October, and an annual fall batch of our home raised pork (pre-order early).

Your order will be shipped frozen directly to you in a food safe insulated container.

Contact us on bulk Free Range Organic Egg shipments.

Visit us at www.Lazy69ranch.com to order using our easy payment options and to learn more about the many health benefits of pastured products in your diet!

Lazy 69 Ranch, Dan Martin, PO Box 345, Round Mountain CA 96084. (530) 355-3451.
E-mail: dan@Lazy69ranch.com. Website: http://www.Lazy69ranch.com


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LeftCoast™ Grassfed offers 100 percent grass-fed and grass-finished beef. Our beef is certified American Grassfed Association, Food Alliance, and Animal Welfare Approved. We never use pesticides or herbicides on any of our ranches.

Our cattle are angus crossbreds, which provides a tender finished product. They are raised on perennial grasses with no chemical improvements. We never give our cattle hormones or antibiotics (unless they become ill, in which case they are removed from the beef production)—just fresh air, clean water, and good forage. Our beef is naturally high in Omega 3s and low in saturated fats.

We are located just a few miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in the lush, rolling hills of Pescadero and San Gregorio. Our cattle not only provide us with a healthy food source, but are a land-management tool that helps keep us in balance with the environment.

We sell our beef in 50 pounds or 25 pounds of assorted steaks, roast, and ground beef, or you can buy 25 pounds of ground beef (in 1 pound packages). All our beef is USDA inspected and vacuum packaged for freshness.

To order, go to our website, e-mail or give us a call.

LeftCoast Grassfed, Kathy Webster or Bob Stent, PO Box 726, Pescadero CA 94060. (650) 879-2147.
E-mail: info@leftcoastgrassfed.com. Website: http://www.leftcoastgrassfed.com.


The Lindner Bison brand means premium grassfed bison meat. Just as nature intended.

Lindner Bison forage on northern California grasses in the spring and summer, then hay (dried grass) during winter months. No feedlots, animal by-products, hormones, or antibiotics are used!

Our holistic and humane management practices include a low stress, “hands-off” approach. Bulls remain with cows year-round, creating their own natural breeding cycle and keeping in sync with Mother Nature to produce robust offspring.

All meat is dry aged 7–10 days, then frozen and either vacuum packaged or double-wrapped with clean plastic and freezer paper. Only USDA or state HACCP-approved processors are used.

Lindner Bison, Kathy and Ken Lindner, Valencia CA 91355 (near Los Angeles). (866) 247-8753.
Website: http://www.lindnerbison.com


The Lost Coast Ranch is located on slopes overlooking the Pacific Ocean, straddling the Mattole River in Humboldt County, California—the northern end of BLM's Lost Coast Trail. Pastures have green feed year round owing to the abundant winter rains and periodic summer fogs. Temperatures are moderate, very rarely below freezing and not exceeding 80 degrees F in summer.

Our herd of CCOF certified organic grass fed beef enjoy the peace of an ocean view and extremely low stress management. Cow families are kept together, rather than separated according to age and size. Density is low and we employ rotational grazing, moving them on horseback, and not by trailer. We like the animals entrusted to our care to have the same stress-free life we choose for ourselves.

If you would like to purchase meat directly from us, we offer quarter, half or whole beef or boxed select cuts. Shipping is by FedEx 2nd Day delivery anywhere in the US or you can pick meat up on the ranch.

There's a lot more to our practices, philosophy and product than can fit on this entry. So, if you are interested, give us a call or e-mail. You can also come visit us and enjoy life on the ranch, beach or river.

Lost Coast Ranch, MooreHill Ranch, Michael Evenson, PO Box 157, Petrolia CA 95558. (707) 629-3506.
E-mail: evenson@igc.org.


Luckybird Farm uses organic practices to sustainably raise flavorful, wholesome pastured poultry on our small farm. We began raising chickens in 2007 and are slowly developing our business to provide our local community with fresh, healthy, delicious chickens (broilers), turkeys and eggs.

We are currently raising three different meat bird breeds which have been carefully selected for slow growth and foraging ability, which adds to the nutritional value and flavor of the meat. Our egg layers are a mix of heritage and production breeds and our limited number of turkeys are all heritage breeds.

All of our birds are fed certified organic grains, kept on pasture once feathered and receive daily treats such as heirloom vegetables straight from our organically managed garden. Although we have never used herbicides, pesticides, or other chemicals on our land, we are not a certified organic farm.

Our goals are to live responsibly on the land by providing habitat for native animals and plants (30% of our farm is dedicated to wildlife habitat) and by building the soils by careful livestock management to provide wholesome, healthy foods for ourselves and our local community.

Luckybird Farm, Tom and Katie Schrupp, 25426 County Road 23, Esparto CA 95627. (530) 787-3409.
E-mail: luckybirdfarm@gmail.com. Website: http://luckybirdfarm.googlepages.com.


M & A RANCH is a family owned and operated business located in Browns Valley, CA. We have been raising Certified Angus beef in the Sierra Nevada Foothills on the same ranch since 1979 and we are Lifetime American Angus Association members. Our herd is strongly influenced with UC Davis Purebred Angus genetics and our mother cows are bred to registered Angus bulls.

M & A RANCH is dedicated to incorporating organic principles of ranching without the added cost of organic certification. We NEVER use spray or pour on insecticides. We are dedicated to locally raising Grass-Fed and Grass-Finished (no grains or corn), naturally raised beef in a calm and low stress environment. Our cows are allowed to graze freely on 800 acres of native and irrigated pasture grasses throughout their lives. We finish each of our grass-fed calves on irrigated clovers, rye, birds foot trefoils, dallas, and other native sweet grasses. We supplement our cattle with homegrown insecticide free vetch, clover and rye grass hay. Our pastures are fertilized with natural beef manure.

We are a USDA-Inspected, Certified Angus beef producer and we guarantee NEVER to use any type of added hormones or steroids. No antibiotics (injected or fed) are used; preservatives, dyes or fillers are NEVER used during the processing and packaging at the USDA plant. Our meat is aged for 21 days, which allows the meat to obtain optimum tenderness and flavor. All meat is then vacuum-sealed and immediately frozen in packaged boxes for assured freshness! Cost is calculated on a per-pound basis across all types of cuts.

M & A RANCH beef is sold by the Quarter and One-Eighth. Please call or email us for availability.

Markets and Stores: We also sell our beef at Sunflower Health Food, Inc., 726 Sutter Street, Yuba City, CA., (530) 671-9511; Garbarino Market and Deli at 7205 Marysville Road, Browns Valley CA; and Tuff Stuff Jerky, Browns Valley, CA.

M&A Ranch, Mark and Anne McEwen, Browns Valley, CA. 95918. (530) 743-2108.
E-mail: freerangeangusbeef@gmail.com. Website: http://www.freerangeangusbeef.com.


Marin Sun Farms is a network of farms in the Northern California Foodshed. We are committed to producing local, humanely-raised, healthy meats for our Foodshed. We understand that the holistic management of our grazing lands is vital to maintaining the functioning stability of our ecosystem. To that end, we raise 100% Grassfed & Pasture-Raised beef, lamb, goat, pork, poultry and simply the best eggs you've ever had.

Visit our Point Reyes Butcher Shop & Cafe at 10905 Shoreline Highway One in Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 (415) 663-8997. OPEN: Thursday-Monday 11am-7pm; Dinner on Saturday/Sunday until 9pm.

Visit our new butcher shop at Rockridge Market Hall in Oakland. 5655 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618. OPEN: Monday thru Friday, 9am-8pm; Saturday & Sunday, 9am-7pm.

Join our Meat Club CSA: www.marinsunfarms.com/csa

Our mission is to actively participate in the creation of a sustainable agrarian culture that restores, conserves and maintains the productivity of our land. We practice holistic pasture management to help guide us through the decisions about our land that help to sustain the whole community, including us. Holistic management is the understanding of a process where we manage our resources to promote biological diversity, producing a healthy and vibrant landscape for all life. The holistic view looks at the natural world as an interconnected whole—the web of life—rather than a collection of many different parts. If we destroy separate strands of this web, we end up destroying the web itself; if we do that, we destroy ourselves. We strive to produce a healthy landscape where all forms of life are sustainable, generation after generation.

Marin Sun Farms - Local Food for a more Sustainable Future!

Marin Sun Farms, Aaron Lander, Director of Community Development & Outreach. 1209 Tennessee St. San Francisco, CA 94107. (415) 663-8997. Fax: (415) 663-8987.
Email: alander@marinsunfarms.com Website: http://www.marinsunfarms.com

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Markegard Family Grass-Fed provides the community with locally born, raised and processed grass-fed beef, lamb pastured pork and herdshares through a community supported agriculture program where individuals and families purchase shares of grass-finished beef, lamb and pastured pork as well as a buying club with weekly delivery year-round. Markegard Family Grass-Fed is certified with the American Grassfed Association and Animal Welfare Approved.

We offer large shares of beef and lamb as well as 10-20 lb. family packs of beef. Our large shares of beef are available fresh in mid-summer when the forage conditions are at their peak of nutrition. Our beef and lamb are available in local restaurants such as Pasta Moon and Chez Shea in Half Moon Bay and Cafe Gibralter in El Granada. We are at several farmers markets in the area.

Our standards:

  • Never grain fed (except for the pigs who are supplemented with grain in addition to forage)
  • Ranch is pesticide and chemical fertilizer free
  • No synthetic hormones or antibiotics
  • No genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
  • We support small family farms
  • No feedlots
  • We feed only the forage the range provides
  • Our grazing methods improve the biodiversity of the land

Markegard Family Grass-Fed, Doniga and Erik Markegard, 350 Madera Lane, San Gregorio CA 94974. (650) 747-0205.
E-mail: info@markegardfamily.com Website: http://markegardfamily.com


Massa Natural Meats: All Natural, Hormone and Antibiotic-free, 100% grass-fed beef and lamb grown in the valley and foothills of Northern California. For over forty years, the Massa Family has been actively involved in the beef industry, beginning with a small herd of registered Angus cattle in the 70s. After searching for a healthier alternative for their own family’s diet, Duane and Wendy Massa realized there was a real need in the market for naturally-raised meats, so Massa Natural Meats was born!

The Massa’s operate a multi-species farm with cattle, horses, sheep, and pigs, raised naturally on pasture using sustainable farming practices. We are truly a family operation. Duane and Wendy personally take a hands-on role with every aspect of the business, from breeding and raising, to customer-service, marketing and shipping. Through selective breeding and careful range management, we are uniquely creating a group of animals that have become a healthy and sustainable alternative to factory farm practices. We did this for a love of the lifestyle, the outdoors, the animals, and to support our ancestral diet by producing quality natural meats that you just can’t find in a store.

Our customers enjoy knowing that the Massa Ranches in rural Glenn County are active participants in numerous conservation efforts geared towards agricultural sustainability. We are actively converting water wells to solar power, providing additional habitat for wildlife, and are embarking on a project with the Xerces Society to propagate wildflowers in a effort to recover native pollinator species.

We are proud to offer fresh, all natural grass-fed beef and lamb directly to the consumer. Plans are underway to add pasture-raised heritage pork, chickens and heritage turkeys too. All our meat is inspected and processed by a USDA approved facility. Our beef is dry aged for a full 21 days. We offer our meat by the individual cut or packages of a 1/8, 1/4, or 1/2 beef. Local delivery and nationwide shipping is available.

From our family to yours. We look forward to sharing our healthy, flavorful, tender meats we’re sure you’ll enjoy!

Massa Natural Meats, Wendy Massa, 4786 County Road E, Orland CA 95963. (530) 680-6848.
E-mail: info@massanaturalmeats.com. Website: http://www.massanaturalmeats.com.


Masút Organic Grass-Fed Beef is a family farm that produces certified Organic Black Angus beef that is 100% grass fed! Our animals are born and raised on our 7000 acre ranch in Round Valley, California.

Our meat is dry-aged for 3 weeks and is sold frozen in vacuum sealed packages. Whole, half and quarter animals are available at request. We serve Mendocino County.

Our products are also available at the Mendocino County Farmer's Markets in Ukiah, Fort Bragg, Laytonville and Willits; the Ukiah Natural Foods store, Mariposa Market and Westport Store, and at the Ukiah Brewing Company restaurant.

Masút Organic Grass-Fed Beef, Jacob Fetzer, PO Box 348, Redwood Valley CA 95470. (707) 485-5466.
E-mail: info@masut.com. Website: http://www.masut.com.


Morris Grassfed BeefSee T.O. Cattle Company below.


Music Meadows RanchSee Brandon Natural Beef above.


Nevada County Free Range Beef takes great care in raising 100% grass-fed, grass-finished, free range beef without the use of hormones or antibiotics. Located in Nevada County, California, our cows spend their days grazing over hundreds of acres of open spaces, and are allowed to mature at their natural rate. Building on generations of ranching expertise, we emphasize low-stress management of our cattle as well as sustainable ranching techniques. We work within the natural constraints of our region, always using sustainable practices, to bring you nutritious meat from healthy, happy animals.

At Nevada County Free Range Beef, we do our best to maintain affordable prices because we believe that everyone should be able to enjoy high quality beef that is healthy for our bodies, the animals, and the environment.

Our beef is available “locally” to individuals interested in a quarter, half, or whole beef (cut to your specifications) as well as to restaurants and retailers interested in our exceptional ground beef.

To order or for more info visit us on the web, call, or e-mail.

Nevada County Free Range Beef, Jim Gates, PO Box 413, Rough and Ready CA 95975. (530) 273-1025.
E-mail: orders@nevadacountyfreerangebeef.com. Website: http://www.nevadacountyfreerangebeef.com.

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The Nick Ranch is located in the Pozo Mountains in Central California.

A family owned and operated working cattle ranch since 1918, the Nick Ranch was the first livestock producer in San Luis Obispo County to become Certified Organic.

At the Nick Ranch the cattle are 100% Grass Fed and Grass Finished, naturally "from start to finish." We do not import or buy any outside cattle; we raise and harvest only our own cattle & we raise them on our own Ranch. Our Gourmet Beef is USDA inspected at the small, family owned, Certified Organic Processing Plant near our Ranch.

Retail outlets carrying our products:

  • Grande Foods Market, 1154 E Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande
  • Harvest Natural Foods, 6985 Pueblo Avenue, Atascadero
  • Main Course California, 1363 Donlon Street #11, Ventura
  • Nature’s Touch Harvest & Nursery, 140 7th Street, Templeton
  • New Frontiers Marketplace, 896 Foothill Blvd, San Luis Obispo
  • Paso Robles Health Foods, 1191 Creston Rd, Paso Robles
  • Spencer’s Fresh Marketplace, 8665 El Camino Real, Atascadero
  • Thomas Hill Organics, 1305 Park Street, Paso Robles

Orders can be placed by phone, email or direct from one of our websites.

We offer FREE local delivery to San Luis Obispo County and offer different Package Deals to meet your needs. We always welcome Custom Orders.

Shipping is available throughout the USA, also very reasonable rates, shipping to set drop off sites on delivery routes within California.

Ranch Pick Up is available by appointment, on pre-ordered products.

Nick Family Farm, Fred & Donna Nick and family, 13580 Avenales Ranch Road, Santa Margarita CA 93453. (805) 438-4875 or (800) 745-0056.
E-mail: sales@beyondorganicgrassfedbeef.com. Website: http://www.enjoygrassfedbeef.com or http://www.BeyondOrganicGrassFedBeef.com.


Open Space Meats is a family-run grass fed beef company, not some big corporation or factory farm. Like most family farms we consider our customers our neighbors and friends. We started this company to bring what we think is a great tasting, healthy product to the rest of the world.

Responsible stewardship for the earth and the animals under our care is our responsibility, but more than that we love the taste of Open Space Grass Fed Beef. That’s why we don’t use steroid implants, needlessly feed antibiotics to our cattle, or push our cattle production faster than nature intended. You can tell in our motto…”By nature…With nature…The way nature intended.”

Ordering is easy! Just send us an email, or place your order from our website using our secure PayPal account, or contact us by phone! We would like to talk to you personally in order to best meet your needs and supply a beef package that is right for you. One of our representatives will contact you to arrange delivery and answer any of your questions.

Delivery is available on all purchases in California. On larger packages we will deliver to you personally, or on small packages your beef will arrive via overnight courier. A small fee is charged for delivery.

We want to deliver to you personally. Most people say they don’t know where their food comes from. You can!

Open Space Meats, Seth Nitschke, 1215 S Street, Newman CA 95360. (209) 262-8780.
E-mail: orders@openspacemeats.com. Website: http://www.openspacemeats.com.


Orvis Cattle Company is California's oldest registered Hereford herd established in 1918. The ranch has been family owned since 1873. The ranch has been placed in a conservation easement with the California Rangeland Trust. This insures our family will continue the ranching tradition for generations to come on the historic Snow Ranch 11 miles east of Farmington. As a seedstock producer for commercial operations throughout the West, we know beef. Our grass fed beef is raised entirely on green forage under native rangeland, irrigated pasture, and Alpine summer range.

Beef is available in quarter, half, and whole animal for private use. Our great tasting beef is cut and wrapped at the House of Beef in Oakdale. And our price per pound is for the finished cut and wrapped product. Our retail beef goes through a USDA inspected harvest facility with arrangements for fresh, vacuum packed boxed beef delivery to wholesale customers.

All grass fed beef are harvested to order and are available year round as supplies last. Each animal is hand picked for harvest when an ideal finish weight is achieved. It is not uncommon for our beef to grade Choice with marbling and flavor to match. Of course our beef is naturally raised with no use of artificial growth promoters and all grass fed cattle are ranch raised and "never in lifetime" treated with antibiotics.

Grocery Stores: Twain Harte Market,18711 Tiffeni Drive,Twain Harte, CA; Angels Food Market, 396 N. Main Street, Angels Camp, CA; Sierra Hills Market,117 Hwy 4, Murphys, CA.

Restaurants: Historic Priest Station Cafe,16756 Old Priest Grade, Groveland, CA.

Orvis Cattle Company, Susan Harper, 9601 Hwy 4 East, Farmington CA 95230. (209) 559-2122.
E-mail: beefsales@orvisbeef.com. Website: http://orvisbeef.com.


Page River Bottom Farm offers pastured eggs, broilers, and grass-finished goats, pigs and Black Angus this year.

Check our website for dates of availability for meat. The eggs are now available. We are offering these through a CSA structure in the Fresno-Reedley area. Anyone is welcome to join and membership is free. You pay only for your product.

Our layers are Heritage Black Australorps and Barred Plymouth Rocks.

Our eggs are from excellent layers to give us a good supply over the winter. For further information on prices and drop-off spots and how to become a drop-off spot, see our website under the tab CSA.

We do not use any pesticides, hormones, or antibiotics. Our poultry feed is GMO-free. They are raised in a humane, creature-friendly way on year round irrigated pasture. This method is good for the animal, builds the soil, and is healthier for us (see “Why Grass Fed is Best” on the website).

Thanks for supporting your local farmer. For any questions, call 9am to 6pm California time.

Page River Bottom Farm, 17780 E Vino Avenue, Reedley CA 93654. (559) 638-3124.
Website: http://www.pageriverbottomfarm.com


Historic Paicines Ranch in the picturesque Cienega Valley just 15 minutes south of Hollister, California, offers year round availability of grass-fed/grass-finished beef by the cut or by the split-half, half or whole beef. We also offer pastured lamb, beef jerky, beef snack sticks and a large variety of sausages.

Paicines Ranch has been a working cattle ranch since the 1840's. We are committed to preserving its resources, both natural and man-made, for the benefit of future generations.

Our animals spend their lives roaming on our organic pastures eating only grass and mineral supplements. No growth hormones, antibiotics, or chemical fertilizers are used. We are constantly assessing how we use the land to better understand and improve its health, as well as the health of the cattle.

Our animals travel directly from the ranch to the USDA harvest facility which is certified in humane animal handling by an independent third party. All of our meat is vacuum packed in clear plastic packaging clearly labeled by cut and weight.

We offer delivery to San Jose, California, and surrounding areas, and we ship within California. Visitors are always welcome to visit the ranch to see the cattle and pick up an order any time by appointment.

Paicines Ranch, Sherry Makabe, Controller, Chris Ketcham, Ranch Manager, PO Box 8, Paicines CA 95043. (831) 628-0288 or (831) 628-0289.
E-mail: info@paicinesranch.com Website: http://www.paicinesranch.com


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Potter 8 Ranch is located in the beautiful Sierra Valley, approximately 50 miles north of Lake Tahoe, CA and 45 miles northwest of Reno, NV. We raise grassfed Galloway/Angus beef. Our beef is exceptionally tender, juicy and flavorful!

Our cattle are finished on Sierra Valley meadow grass and alfalfa grown here on our farm.

Certified by American Grassfed Association and Animal Welfare Approved. We direct market primarily live animals. We can arrange for halves. Options are available for transportation and processing at a USDA and Animal Welfare Approved facility where the meat is aged, cut, vacuum-packed, and flash-frozen.

Potter 8 Ranch, Arnold & Chris Potter, PO Box 508, Loyalton CA 96118. (530) 993-1199.
E-mail: p8ranch@yahoo.com. Website: http://www.potter8ranch.com.


Rafter S High Ranch Country Beef provides grassfed beef and lamb. Both types of meat are available by the whole or half carcass and also in individual cuts in clear vacuum packages. Frozen beef is available year-round and the lamb is available in the fall while supplies last.

Purchases can be made at the ranch, and mail orders are accepted “occasionally.” Their products are also available at the California Certified Farmers markets in Redding, Susanville, and Montgomery Creek.

Rafter “S” High Ranch Country Beef. Mike and Linda Sawyer, PO Box 334, Bieber CA 96009. (530) 294-5285.
E-mail: rafters@hdo.net


Richards Grassfed Beef, serving the Sacramento and San Francisco Bay areas.

The Richards family involvement in agriculture stems back over 70 years, when Thomas H. Richards Sr. purchased the first 680-acre parcel. Four generations later, we are still AGA logorunning beef cattle on Richards Ranch which now boasts over 6,600 acres of foothill countryside. Cradled alongside the Yuba river 70 miles northeast of Sacramento, our cattle graze year round above the valley fog layer and below the Sierra snow line.

 

The Richards Family has dedicated themselves to the preservation and growth of the environment in which they raise their cattle. As the Richards often say, “take care of the grass and the cows will take care of themselves.” With a lush and healthy environment it is no wonder our Black Angus and Murray Grey heard live happy and grow to a finishing weight of 1,150–1,250 pounds.  

Richards Grassfed Beef is American Grassfed Association certified and processed in USDA inspected facilities. Our cattle spend their entire life on pasture and encompass the essence of 100% grass fed raised and finished.

Richards Grassfed Beef, Kyle Meniketti / Tom Richards, Ranch location: Oregon House, CA 95962. Serving the Sacramento (95823) and San Francisco Bay Area (94621). (530) 363-8801.
E-mail: kyle@richardsgrassfedbeef.com. Website: www.richardsgrassfedbeef.com.


Rocking G Ranch: Our grass fed beef cattle are rotated between three different pastures to promote rotational grazing on over a thousand acres. This stimulates a natural environment for grazing and minimizes the impacts to perennial grasses.

Our cattle are part of our life and are seen as a vital resource to sustain the ranch eco system. We use no grains, no added hormones, antibiotics or animal by products on our cattle. Current veterinary and animal practice guidelines are followed to ensure cattle are well cared for and humanely treated.

Shipping is available if you arrange it through processing with the butcher.

Rocking G Ranch, Rebecca Gowing / Lon Beard, 6975 Cat Canyon Road, Santa Maria CA 93454. (805) 478-9300 or (805) 310-3246.
E-mail: beef@rockinggbeef.us. Website: http://www.rockinggbeef.com.


Rockside Ranch is a pasture-based, multi-species farm tucked in the Scott Valley of far Northern California. We raise a variety of poultry, heritage pigs, and produce.
We operate a small CSA in our county and hand-deliver our products throughout California and southern Oregon.

Our farming and lifestyle principles govern our practices, which preclude the use of any chemicals, medications, or added hormones. In our home and on our farm, we ascribe to the Weston A. Price Foundation’s nutritional philosophy and raise our animals in accordance with their standard: grassfed, pasture raised, and free of all soy and GMOs.

We treat our animals with dignity and work hard to provide a comfortable, stress-free environment for them to do what they do best.

Our chickens and turkeys follow cows and range on our pasture eating bugs, grass, and grain. We process and package them on-site.

Our pigs are rotated through the woodland, foraging and disturbing the ground to make way for fresh growth and encourage biodiversity. We sell our pork by the half or whole, and butcher a portion of our herd at a USDA facility for retail sale by the package.

Our passion is raising rich, nutrient-dense, and tasty food. We love sharing our food with our family, friends, and neighbors. We can be reached by phone or email. We are also at the Mt. Shasta Farmers Market, 411 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd, Mondays, 3-6pm.

Rockside Ranch, Craig and Jen Thompson, 2421 N. State Hwy 3, Etna, CA 96027
Ranch/Home: (530) 467-4044.
E-mail: craigandjenthompson@gmail.com Website: http://www.rocksideranch.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/rocksideranch


St. John Family Farms was founded in 2006. We are located 8 miles West of Orland next to Black Butte Lake. The farm is 40 minutes from Chico and 1 1/2 hours from Sacramento.

We have 166 acres of lush green pasture that allows us to raise Angus Beef, Tamworth, Large Black and Red Wattle Pigs, Bronze Broad Breasted Turkeys, Cornish X Broilers, and Red Sex Link Laying Hens.

The laying hens live in portable coops (Old Cotton Trailers) that are moved daily. We collect eggs three times daily. Our broilers live in portable pens that are move daily to new grass.

Please contact us for a price list of our products.

St. John Family Farms, Ross Shoop, 19400 Newville Road, Orland CA 95963. (530) 966-5206.
E-mail: ross.shoop@gmail.com.


Salmon Creek Ranch is a small, family owned and operated 200+ acre ranch on the Sonoma County coast, about 90 minutes north of San Francisco and 2 miles from the sea. We offer pasture raised, grass-fed Muscovy duckling, certified organic by California Certified Organic Farmers.

Our ducks spend their days sampling natural grasses, hunting for bugs and relaxing in the sun in a rotational grazing situation. We use Anatolian Shepherds to guard them day and night from the many predators who flourish on this isolated stretch of California coast. At 10-12 weeks old, they are harvested at a USDA/Certified Organic facility and immediately vacuum packed to retain freshness. Whole duckling, breast/wing quarters and leg/thigh quarters are available for ranch pick up, local delivery or can be shipped within the U.S.

We also offer certified organic duck eggs and can ship anywhere in the U.S. via Priority Mail. We use special reinforced cartons to reduce breakage and will issue a credit on your next order if any eggs do arrive damaged.

We occasionally have goat meat available from our closed herd of New Zealand Kikos who forage freely on certified organic pasture. No hormones or growth enhancers are ever given to any of our animals.

Salmon Creek Ranch, John & Lesley Brabyn, PO Box 266, 1400 Bay Hill Road, Bodega, CA 94922. (707) 876-1808.
E-mail: info@salmoncreekranch.com Website: http://www.salmoncreekranch.com


Scott River Ranch grass-fed and finished organic beef is a healthier and more flavorful choice for you, your family, and the environment. Our beef is born and raised on a family owned ranch near the Russian Peak wilderness area in northern California. Our animals are fed only USDA certified organic grass and hay from our local pastures. This allows us to minimize the stress on the animal, reduce the environmental cost of transportation, and eliminate any antibiotics or growth stimulants.

Our beef is USDA certified start to finish, and dry aged from 21+ days locally. This allows natural enzymes to tenderize the meat, and give it the delicious flavor which our parents and grandparents once enjoyed. Our beef is available in individual retail cuts. We make free local deliveries and ship Fed-Ex.

We are happy to assist you with your beef purchase, and answer any questions you may have. We want to be your own personal farmer giving you a connection to our land and way of life. We invite you to browse our website and learn more about us, our heritage and history, and about the cattle we believe will provide you with the finest eating experience anywhere.

Scott River Ranch, E. Gareth Plank, 1138 East Callahan Road, Etna CA 96027. (530) 598-6520.
E-mail: gareth@scottriverranch.com. Website: http://scottriverranch.com.


Shady Oak Ranch is a small family ranch located in the beautiful oak covered hills in the Sierra Nevada foothills of western Calaveras County. Our Angus beef cattle are grass fed and finished on native pasture grasses.They are given no grain, soy, hormones or antibiotics and are handled quietly and humanely.

Our beef is USDA inspected, dry aged for 21 days and available by the quarter, half, family packs and individual cuts. Please call or email us for availability. You can check out our website and then visit our Facebook page under Shady Oak Grass Fed Beef. You can also find us on Local Harvest.com.

Shady Oak Ranch, Randy and Lori Johnson, PO Box 1390, Valley Springs CA 95252. (209) 484-5003.
E-mail: randy@shadyoakranch.net. Website: http://www.shadyoakranch.net.


Shafer Family Farm is a small, family owned farm in the Central San Joaquin Valley. We have been here since 1892 and have had six generations of the Shafer family call this farm home. We are now raising naturally grown, grass fed beef featuring the Lowline Angus breed.

Lowline Angus are naturally suited to grass fed/finished beef. Our cattle are raised without hormones or routine antibiotics in open pastures with lots of attention and care. We believe strongly in raising animals the way they were created to be raised; in as natural conditions as possible. Our motto is: “Happy cows make healthy cows.” Cattle are sold as whole live animals. We can arrange for processing for you if you wish. Orders can be combined for those wishing to purchase half or quarter beefs.

We also grow grass and forage hay for horses and all types of livestock. We are not certified organic. However no chemicals or commercial fertilizers are used in growing our hay. Please see our website for more information on our operation.

Thanks for considering the Shafer Family Farm and for supporting your local farmers.

Shafer Family Farm, Jack Shafer, 13378 E South Avenue, Parlier CA 93648. (559) 646-8040.
E-mail: shaferfamilyfarm@gmail.com. Website: http://www.shaferfamilyfarm.com.


The Shepherd Boy is a natural vegetation management service in the Sierra Nevada foothills. My sheep and I enjoy a semi-nomadic lifestyle, creating healthy landscapes and reducing fire danger through managed grazing.

The sheep are Dorper and Katahdin, hair breeds which are known for their mild flavored meat. Their diet consists of a variety of forages, occasionally supplemented with grass hay. They are handled using low stress techniques, and never receive antibiotics, hormones, or vaccines.

Lamb is available seasonally. Call or email for more info or to order.

The Shepherd Boy, Aaron Crew, 230 American Hill Road, Nevada City CA 95959. (530) 798-0013.
E-mail: aarontheshepherd@gmail.com.


Sierra Farms is located in the Sierra Nevada Foothills of Northern California. Our lambs live an idyllic life, on the oak savannah grasslands of our ranch.

We use stewardship principals including rotational grazing, perennial grass species renewal, and animal adaptation selection in a non-irrigated, principally forage-based regimen. Through this program we are able to develop a lamb niche market where biological conservation can be promoted to lamb eaters who prefer a product raised in a more positive ecological balance. Sheep on the land .. a perfect combination for sustainable agriculture!

We usually have lambs available from March through December. All lambs are processed by a USDA–inspected processor, which assures humane treatment and high quality standards. Sales are either whole (36-40lbs) or half-lamb (18-20 lbs), cut, vacuum sealed and boxed with a net weight label. Price currently is $7.00/lb. on the net weight. Whole lambs for pit or spit are also available.

Please call or e-mail us for current lamb prices and delivery schedule and locations. Thanks!

KNOW YOUR FOOD...KNOW YOUR FARMER.

Sierra Farms, Mel and Mary Thompson, 2360 Cox Lane, Oroville CA 95966. (530) 532-4226.
E-mail: mmsierrafarms@oroville.com. Website: http://www.sierrafarmslamb.blogspot.com/


Sinclair Family Farm is family operated in Placer County, California raising lamb, pork and poultry on our pastures.

We use our own natural fertilizers on our pastures from our livestock and chickens benefiting from non commercial chemicals. Our meats are processed at USDA facilities, where they are vacuum sealed in individual packages. Our eggs are very orange yolked and stand proudly in the pan! Our customers comment on the wonderful taste and beautiful colors of the yolks.

We sell direct from the farm as well as at some local stores and through the Sierra Foothill Meat Buyers Club, delivering a variety of meat and eggs as well as seasonal fruits and vegetables monthly to various locations; no membership necessary, no minimum order. VIsit our website for more information.

Sinclair Family Farm, Karin Sinclair, 7375 Callison Road, Penryn CA 95663. (916) 663-3990.
E-mail: karin@sinclairfamilyfarm.net. Website: http://www.sinclairfamilyfarm.net.


SonRise Ranch offers delicious, dry aged, Grass-fed and Grass finished Beef, true non-GMO fed, free-range Pork, grass-fed Lamb, and Pastured Chicken to the San Diego area, direct from our ranch in Garden Valley, CA.

We use rotational grazing methods, "Chig-tractors" and non-conventional ranching methods to produce true free-range animals for the Southern California area. Our methods are peculiar, strange, and frowned upon by the conventional producers that surround us, yet extremely productive and environmentally superior.

We offer CSAs, quarter-beeves, and by-the-pound cuts at Farmer's Markets (see schedule below), direct from our warehouse, or direct to your your door in the San Diego area.

Come join a revolution in thought, health, and conscience that will both amaze your taste buds and delight your soul at the same time. We use each part of the animals we raise and process, including the offal, heart, liver, and kidneys.

We attend our Farmer's Markets each week, rain or shine, allowing us to fuse the convenience of ordering on the web with the warmth of supporting a small, grass-fed ranch. We do this by offering our entire selection of over 200 cuts with the user-friendliness of picking up your custom order (of any size) at one of our local Farmer's Markets (free of charge). It's an awesome way to support a ranch and get an incredible product. Visit our website to learn more.

Farmers's Markets:
SOUTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY: Hillcrest Farmer's Market, 3960 Normal Street at Lincoln (adjacent to the DMV), San Diego, Sundays from 9am to 1:30pm. Little Italy Farmer's Market, Date Street–India to Columbia–north side, San Diego, Saturdays, 9am to 1:30pm.

NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY: Leucadia/Encinitas Farmer's Market at Paul Ecke Elementary, 185 Union Street (cross street Vulcan), Encinitas, CA, Sundays, 10am to 2pm. Vista Farmer's Market, County Court House parking lot, 325 South Melrose Drive (just south of Highway 78), Vista, CA, Saturdays, 8am to Noon.

SonRise Ranch, Douglas Lindamood, Sales: 8385 Miramar Mall Road, San Diego, CA 92121; Ranch: 2500 Wakefield Place, Garden Valley, CA 95633. (858) 909-0945.
E-mail: sales@son-riseranch.com. Website: http://www.son-riseranch.com.


Sorensen Farms is located in the Central Valley of California in Merced. We offer grass fed lamb from purebred Romney sheep and highly sought wool.

We sell lamb live or processed at a USDA facility where it is vacuum packaged and frozen. Our lamb is tender and fine and young while being fed on family pasture where sheep have been raised for over 25 years.

We supplement with organic alfalfa pellets and kelp as needed and never feed grain. We utilize natural remedies such as garlic and diatomaceous earth for flock maintenance and keep watch of flock health through frequent checks and rigorous breeding guidelines.

As our flock grows we will begin to participate in farmers markets that we have been invited to. We ship in the United States and deliver to close locations.

Sorensen farms, Emily Lindsey, 2239 Bailey Avenue, Merced CA 95341. (209) 383-1606.
E-mail: info@allnaturalsheep.com. Website: http://www.allnaturalsheep.com.


Stemple Creek Ranch is a family owned and operated cattle ranch in Marin County, California. We raise our animals on our own pasture land just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean.

We raise 100% all natural grass-fed Angus beef and lamb. Our animals eat organic grass and clover and are never subjected to artificial hormones, growth promotants, or antibiotics. We typically harvest our animals between May and July of each year, depending on the strength of the grass and spring rains.

We are environmentally conscious and value biodiversity, working with mother nature to keep the land abundant and the animals happy and healthy. This is accomplished by using a variety of techniques, including protecting creeks with cattle crossings, utilizing electric fence that can be reconfigured in response to changing conditions, planting native species on creek banks, and carefully monitoring grazing to prevent overuse.

In 2002, the third of four generations of our family in the ranching business received the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Excellence in Conservation Award. This is the highest award the NRCS gives to honor those outside the Federal government for their work in conservation.

Stemple Creek Ranch, Loren and Lisa Poncia, PO Box 85, Tomales CA 94971. (415) 883-8253.
E-mail: loren.poncia@stemplecreek.com. Website: http://www.stemplecreek.com.


Stone House Ranch is located 17 miles north of Reno, Nevada and set in the foothills of the Sierra’s, one mile into California’s Sierra County.

Our beautiful ranch was established in the 1860s with lush meadows of native grasses including red clover. The irrigation is from mountain springs or snow runoff feeding ponds that allow for wonderful gravity irrigation of the fields. I’m sure this ranch could be certified organic, but I do not believe folks should have to pay more for quality foods.

We have beautiful Jersey cows from a Nevada Dairy owned by an awesome 82-year-old gentleman named Newell Mills. His kindness has allowed me to expand to around 10 cows which I only buy from him. Nevada dairies are not allowed to use hormones or steroids for their cows. We only medicate for times necessary for the cows health, during which time their milk is not used by our customers. The girls are loved and not giving them the best possible would not be acceptable.

Our cows have free roam of the pastures and come up at milking. When they have their heads in the feed trough I can call them by name and the come for their turn at milking.

Our milk is available directly to the consumer as a partnership benefiting the ranch and customer. We are one mile in the state of California, where it is legal to purchase raw milk. Those in the state of Nevada are required to purchase CSAs for their milk.

We have numerous pickup points on specific days for consumer convenience, call or write you’re nearest location and week day.

Stone House Ranch, Trish Marschall or Jerry Fredrich, PO Box 20326, Reno NV 89515. (Please call for directions). (775) 351-7000 or (775) 351-7001.
E-mail: stonehouseranch@yahoo.com. Website: http://www.stonehouseranch.com.


Stonyford Ranch raises buffalo that roam on thousands of acres on our family ranch in northern California. Our buffalo are fattened on sun-ripened California native grasses. They live naturally among the deer and coyotes in the shade under the oak trees and drink from the creeks and reservoirs.

We sell a limited quantity of our high quality meat each year directly from the ranch and we work with you and our local butcher to have it cut and wrapped exactly as you want it. Meat is aged and properly packaged to be eaten immediately and/or frozen for future use.

Please email or call us directly. We are only 3 hours north of San Francisco!

Stonyford Ranch, Liz Marks, 584 County Road 306, Elk Creek CA 95939 (physical location); mailling address is 250 W Main Street, Suite 101, Woodland CA 95695.
E-mail: lizmarks@stonyfordranch.com. Website: http://www.stonyfordranch.com.


At Sunbird Farms, we do one thing: pastured-poultry. Think of us as a small heirloom holding, offering heritage, pastured-poultry to our friends and family. Each of our breeds has been carefully selected from the top sources available. We choose only breeds that are well-suited for our climate, ensuring they meet our desired health and production standards. Make no mistake, these are not your grocery store’s chickens, but they may have been your grandma’s. Our heritage birds demonstrate the perfect combination of historical structure and efficient, flavorful meat and eggs. Many of our selections can be found on Slow Food's Ark of Taste.

Following traditional methods like France's Label Rouge, our egg-laying flock has unlimited daily access to 17 acres of orchard, freely feasting on nuts, greens and grubs. We supplement the natural flora with organic pasture plantings, and offer soy-free, non-gmo, organic layer feed from our local partner, Modesto Milling.

We are currently working with a few artisanal meat varieties from France, Belgium and Austria, bringing centuries of poultry craftsmanship to our local customers. 

Our pastured-eggs are available locally for direct sales, and through our CSA partners. 

A limited number of whole chickens are available by pre-order.

Our chief chicken-raiser, Brice Yocum, is a farmer, professor and licensed attorney. He thinks of himself as a gentleman farmer, his family thinks of him as a guy with too many irons in the fire. If you are interested in any of our produce, please feel free to send Brice a note.

Sunbird Farms is a member of Slow Food USA, and was selected as a US delegate for the 2014, Terra Madre conference in Turin, Italy. 

Sunbird Farms, Brice Yocum, PO Box 2727, Visalia CA 93279. (559) 697-5433.
E-mail: info@sunbirdfarms.com. Website: www.sunbirdfarms.com


Tara Firma Farms is a sustainable organic (not certified) diversified farm providing healthy beyond organic food to local families from San Francisco to Santa Rosa.

We’re best known for our pasture-raised meats that include Grass Fed and Finished Beef, Pasture-raised Chicken, Eggs and Pork. We also have seasonal fruit and vegetables grown in our bio-intensive garden.

In addition we’re an open “Destination Farm” open to the public. Our store is open 7 days a week and we do tours every Sunday on the hour from 10AM to 3PM. We are also open to our members for hiking, fishing and visits (unguided) during daylight hours, and at the Petaluma, Marinwood (San Rafael) and Pt. Reyes Station Farmers Markets.

We have social events with food, music and dancing periodically, so visit now, open an account, get a food box, get on our mailing list and check out our website.

Tara Firma Farms, Julie, Kelli, Emily, Alyx and Tara, 3796 I Street, Ext, Petaluma CA 94952. (707) 765-1202.
E-mail: tara@tarafirmafarms.com. Website: http://www.tarafirmafarms.com.


Tawanda Farms is a proud producer of all-natural lamb and beef. We, the owners, are also the managers and operators of the business. We are dedicated to a sustainable agriculture that supports a beautiful meat product as well as a stress-free life for our animals.

All food consumed by our animals is grown on our 120 acre farm. This food base is a combination of irrigated, mixed grass pasture as well as dry land grasses and forbs. Sheep and beeves roam year-round and self-select on our pastures and hills. We guarantee the following:

  •  No hormones or maintenance antibiotics are ever used.
  •  All animals are born, raised and finished on our farm.
  •  Your meat order, including ground product, comes from one individual animal.
  •  All animals are grass fed only.
  •  Our meats are mild, tender, and succulent...high in Omega 3s.
  •  Beef is dry-aged for 21 days.
  •  All of our meat is USDA inspected.

Brochure with offerings and shipping options is available by request at tawandafarms53@att.net.

Tawanda Farms, Carol Pasheilich, 935 Lichens Road, Montague CA 96064. (530) 459-0966.
E-mail: tawandafarms53@att.net Website: http://www.meats.tawandafarms.com.


The T.O. Cattle Company sells “Morris Grassfed Beef,” 100-percent grass-finished beef as split halves. (A split half will yield approximately 90 pounds of boned steaks, roasts, and ground beef.)

Our cattle are born and raised in the coastal ranges of California. They enjoy a diet of fresh grass, forbs, and legumes, clean water, and, as Julie says, better views than most of us do! We use neither synthetic hormones or fed antibiotics: our animals grow only as fast as their genetics and the range will allow.

Their “range,” of course, serves also as watersheds and habitat for other communities. We manage our animals so that they enhance the diversity of life on the range, as well as the quality of the water that falls on the range and flows to the towns. We manage this web of relationships as an integral whole: damaging the health of any member of the "whole" community damages the rest.

Our desire is to produce health with all we do. Only when this is done are we satisfied that Morris Grassfed Beef is all it can be—the best there is for all of us.

Our beef is harvested when both the animals and the grass are ready: usually, June. We time it thus so that the meat is packed with all the nutrients Jo describes. The beef is processed in a USDA inspected plant. Then it is dry-aged for 14 days, cut into individual cuts, wrapped in butcher paper, and frozen.

T.O. Cattle Company, Joe and Julie Morris, 500 Mission Vineyard Road, San Juan Batista CA 95045. (831) 623-2933.
E-mail: jmorris900@earthlink.net Website: http://www.morrisgrassfed.com


True Pasture Beef sells free range, grass fed and finished California Beef.

The beef you buy from True Pasture Beef are cattle that my family and I have raised for the cow’s entire life. Over the years, we have learned a few things. Cattle do better when you leave them alone. They like space, they like peace, and they like grass; that is what we give them.

Our cattle live in one of two locations; either Central or Southern California. The ranches total over 5000 acres. We never use hormones and we do not plant or till the ground. The grass the cattle eat is what grows naturally. Cattle and the land take care of themselves if they are managed correctly. Herbicides and fertilizers are never used on our ranch. The cattle fertilize the ground, and the ground feeds the cattle; just like nature intended.

True Pasture Beef is only available in San Diego, CA. People can buy by signing up for the CSA and beef is delivered to their door.

True Pasture Beef, Kristi Graham, San Diego, CA. (760) 954-0353.
E-mail: info@truepasturebeef.com. Website: http://www.truepasturebeef.com.


Turner Grass Fed Beef (San Francisco Bay Area) in Petaluma, CA, is a family owned ranch that provides 100% pasture raised, grass-fed Angus beef in mixed quarter, half, and whole steer orders. No hormones. No antibiotics. No hassle.

If you want to buy your meat for the year in vacuum packed, serving size portions from a local Bay Area ranch at a good price, visit our website for details.

Turner Grass Fed Beef, Dennis Tuma, 7000 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma CA 94952. (707) 347-9105.
E-mail: turner.ranch.info@gmail.com. Website: http://www.turnergrassfedbeef.com.


TurnerKelley Farm is a 10-acre Hobby Farm in Stockton, California. We offer free-range eggs, pastured poultry, grass-fed beef, and pork from a few Berkshire hogs that we raise each year.

We started our farm in March 2011 based on the decision that we wanted to eat healthier foods and felt in order to do that we had to take control of how our food was grown. We are new to farming so we have spent these past years learning about the animals we raise and working hard to improve our farm so we can provide the best possible environment for our livestock.

We do not feed our chickens any medicated feeds or antibiotics. Our egg layers free-range from a movable hen house and have access to several acres giving them the opportunity to consume grass, insects and sunshine in addition to layer pellets, grit and scratch to give them the nutrition and energy they need to keep producing quality eggs.

At about three weeks of age our pastured poultry graduate from the brooder and are put in movable bottomless pens in the pasture. The pens are moved daily providing continuous access to fresh grass, insects and sunshine in addition to a quality chick starter/grower feed.

We are raising the Belted Galloway, a heritage breed. Their meat is lower in fat as compared to other traditional meat breeds. No growth hormones or grain is ever given to these fine animals. Our cattle are raised on grass only and have free choice access to kelp which provides additional vitamins and minerals.

It is important to us that our animals have the freedom to roam, be treated humanely and have the opportunity to live a stress free life. Healthy animals equals healthy food, plain and simple.

Visit our website to learn more.

TurnerKelley Farm, Todd Kelley, 13825 Copperopolis Road, Stockton CA 95215. (209) 662-1807.
E-mail: todd@turnerkelleyfarm.com. Website: http://www.turnerkelleyfarm.com.


Twisted Horn Ranch raises grass-fed, grass-finished Longhorn beef cattle in the lush rolling hills of coastal Sonoma County California. Our cattle are raised using organic practices (organic pastures) but we are not yet certified organic. We use no hormones or antibiotics to stimulate growth. (Or anything else weird, crazy, yukky or unnecessary.) Our cattle are only supplemented with hay during months when the wild grasses die off or do not have enough nutrients for the animals. Longhorn beef is very healthy and has less fat and cholesterol than white meat chicken! Along with its health benefits it is a well-flavored meat. It tastes great. When it comes to Longhorn beef, fat is NOT flavor!

Here at the ranch we believe in treating our cattle with the utmost respect and courtesy. Cattle move in cattle-time speeds, not in human time speeds and they don’t understand the need to rush. We respect that, and we handle our cattle quietly and with patience. We appreciate them and try and show our gratitude every day by making their lives as good as possible.

Our beef is available direct from the ranch in whole, half and quarter shares and also available in USDA inspected retail cuts. A limited number of steers are available every year. Including dry-aging, the time needed from ordering until receipt of wrapped meat is at least 5 weeks.

Our beef is also available online (by the cut) at http://www.goodeggs.com/twistedhorn or at the following:

Grocery Stores: Driver's Market, 200 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, CA.
Restaurants: Rockers Oysterfellers, 14415 Shoreline HWY, Valley Ford, CA; The Casino Bar and Grill, 17000 Bodega Highway, Bodega, CA.

Twisted Horn Ranch, Kristine or David Beck, 11399 Valley Ford Road, Bloomfield, CA 94952. (707) 664-8650.
E-mail: twistedhorn@comcast.net. Website: http://www.twistedhornranch.net.


TX Bar Organics is a small, family-owned ranch in Northern California that raises 100% USDA certified organic, grass logofed, grass finished beef.

Our pastures are third-party verified that they have never been sprayed with fertilizers or pesticides. Our cattle are never treated with antibiotics, growth hormones, or fed animal byproducts or grains.

Our beef is third-party verified by the USDA and the CCOF to be 100% grass fed, 100% grass finished, and 100% certified organic. Our beef is also third party verified by the Global Animal Partnership that we treat our cattle humanely and that our cattle are raised on open pastures, in a stress-free environment throughout their entire lives.

Our cattle are processed at 2-3 years of age to provide you with the freshest, most tender grass fed beef you will ever eat.

Our company started a Food For A Cause program that is designed to give back to local families in need. For every 20 pounds of beef purchased we donate one pound of ground beef to local food banks.

Our packaging is made out of recycled materials and on solar energy. We do not use Styrofoam.

Do something for yourself, your family, your neighbors and your environment. Order Online today.

TX Bar Organics, Travis Martinez, 95 Sale Lane, Suite B, Red Bluff CA 96080. (877) 792-3229.
E-mail: contact@txbarorganics.com. Website: http://www.txbarorganics.com.


V6 Ranch is 20,000 acres of beautiful rangeland in the Diablo Mountains, just 37 miles east of Paso Robles, CA, near the town of Parkfield, Population 18. We are a family-run cattle ranch in business since 1962. In 2006 we were the winner of the Aldo Leopold Conservation Award for rangeland management.

Our beef cattle are raised their whole lives on the V6, however, if necessary, we can purchase cattle from a few select neighbors that raise their animals to our standards, then graze the cattle on our ranch for at least one year to guarantee that they will be of the highest quality.

Our meat is humanely harvested, hormone and antibiotic free, USDA inspected, aged 28 days and sold vacuum packed and frozen. We can deliver anywhere UPS or FedEx services are available in the United States.

We have several meat assortment options for you to choose from. We also encourage you to try our meat at one of our events or enjoy some of our V6 Grassfed Beef at the Parkfield Café. We have several events including cattle drives, trail rides and walkabouts throughout the year where we serve samplings of our grassfed beef. We will also be selling our grass-fed beef at several farmers markets on the Central Coast of California in the near future. See our website for upcoming events and specials, or for more information.

V6 Ranch Grassfed Beef, Jack or John Varian, 66450 Parkfield Road, Parkfield CA 93451. (805) 463-2493.
E-mail: barbara@parkfield.com. Website: http://www.v6ranch.com.


At the V&O Ranch we raise meat goats in the foothills of the Trinity Mountains.

Our herd is 100% free-range, thus browsing exclusively on native shrubs, bushes and grasses. Completely stress free environment. No supplementation to their diet, nor use of hormones or antibiotics; Our herd is never subjected to feedlot confinement. Reproduction patterns are solely dictated by natural cohabitation of sires and does.

Our meat is processed at a USDA certified organic facility. We deliver locally. We can ship statewide, the cost of shipping being added to the purchase order.

We currently are stocked on the following meat products:
Ground goat (2lbs) packages, per/lb
Goat stew (2lbs), per/lb
Goat shanks (sold/lb)
Goat shoulder per/lb
Goat ribs per/lb
Goat loin in bone per/lb
Goat leg roast per/lb

The best way to order is to email us. We welcome your questions and comments. We will promptly return your emails.

V&O Ranch, Pascale H Lindemann, PO Box 101, 5175 Old Bully Choop Road, Igo, CA 96047. (530) 999-2623.
E-mail: bestofbretagne@outlook.com


At Watkins Cattle we believe in the traditional method of ranching where cattle are free to roam on vast acres of rich pasture. Our cattle are 100% range fed (free-range). This means they are never confined to a feedlot for feeding at any time in their lives. In the old west tradition using the cowboy way they gain their weight from nature.

We butcher, process and package each cut of beef by hand in our USDA-regulated processing plant near Ojai, California. Our core values as ranchers and cowboys dictate that all animals deserve ethical and human treatment.

Visit our website for up-to-date information about farmers markets, restaurants and natural food stores where you can purchase our beef.

Range fed beef is the slow way, but in the end it's the right way.

Watkins Cattle, Rick Hemmert, 9972 Creek Road, Oak View CA 93022. (805) 649-1568.
E-mail: hemmertrick@aol.com. Website: http://www.watkinscattleco.com.


Winterport Farm, operated by Dan and Susan Port, offers grass-fed beef from our ranch near Ione in Amador County, California (31 miles from Sacramento). Susan’s family, the Winters, have been farming in the Ione Valley since 1867.

Our cattle are on pasture year-round. In the spring they are on upland pasture; in the summer and fall they graze Sudangrass grown on our farm; and in the winter dry pasture is supplemented with hay, which is also grown on our farm. We use no hormones or antibiotics, and we do not feed any grain.

We sell at the Rancho Cordova Farmers’ Market at Sunrise & Folsom Boulevards, 8am–noon Saturday mornings and the Downtown Sacramento Farmers Market on 5th between W & X Streets, 8am–noon on Sundays. See our website for prices and more information about our farm and beef.

Winterport Farm, Dan Port, 2690 Highway 104, Ione CA 95640.
E-mail: ports@winterportfarm.com. Website http://www.winterportfarm.com


Yolo Land & Cattle Co is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains West of Yolo County, near Winters CA. We raise 100% grass-fed, grass finished, all natural, Angus Beef Cattle. We are located 1-hour northeast of San Francisco and 45 minutes west of Sacramento.

Our philosophy has always been "take care of the land and the land will take care of you." As stewards of the land we have taken our philosophy seriously. In 2007 we were presented the prestigious "National Environmental Stewardship Award," and in 2005 we placed 7,000 acres of our ranch in a Conservation Easement so our cattle will never share the ranch with houses, cars or factories...it will always remain a working cattle ranch.

We are proud of the healthy cattle we raise and the humane care we give all our animals, including our faithful Border Collies and horses that help us in our daily cattle work.

Our grass-fed cattle are never-ever given hormones, antibiotics, or feed additives of any kind. They only consume wholesome pasture grass and grass hay we cut from our pastures each spring.

While we have been raising quality beef cattle for more than 35 years, one of our greatest rewards has come from direct marketing our grassfed beef the past five years and hearing first hand how much our customers love our beef and thank us for providing a healthy choice of beef for their family.

Our beef is harvested and processed within 70 miles of our ranch in small USDA inspected facilities. It is dry aged 14-21 days, cut and wrapped into individual retail cuts, vacuum sealed and flash frozen.

We sell our beef at the Davis Farmer's Market each Saturday from 8am–1pm. We also sell bulk orders direct to customers in mixed quarters (approx. 110 pounds) @ $6.75/pound and mixed eighths (approx. 65 pounds) @ $7.00/pound.

We thank you for your interest in our family ranch and our healthy grass-fed beef. We invite you to visit our website for more information regarding our grassfed beef, jerky products, weddings and Ag tours on our ranch.

Yolo Land & Cattle Co., Scott and Karen Stone, 37874 County Road 28, Woodland CA 95695. (530) 681-1406 or (530) 204-3285.
E-mail: ylccbeef@gmail.com. Website:http://www.yololandandcattle.com.


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