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
Allen and Robin Cockerline raise grassfed beef in
Lakeville CT at Whippoorwill Farm. Our cows eat only grass and
hay (no grains) for a healthy, flavorful meat that is lean, yet high
in omega 3 fats. No hormones or antibiotics are used.
The beef is dry aged for full flavor and tenderness,
then vacuum wrapped and frozen for freshness. We also sell our own pork,
chicken, eggs, and raw honey from Vermont.
The well stocked store is right here at the farm.
We are open every Friday and Saturday year-round...OR by appointment.
Check out our website, Hope to see you soon, Allen and Robin.
Allen and Robin Cockerline at Whippoorwill Farm, 189 Salmon Kill Road, Salisbury CT 06039. (860) 435-2089.
Barlow Beef @ Wike Brothers' Farm. Wike
Brothers' Farm is located in Sharon in scenic northwestern Connecticut.
Hank and Donna Hoskins Barlow offer premium grass fed all natural beef, pasture-raised eggs, and pork products from Tamowrth,
Glouster Old Spot Cross pigs.
Our Hereford and Piedmontese cows are bred to our
own Piedmontese bull. Calves are born on the farm and raised to 24 months,
eating nothing but grass and minerals and drinking mountain spring water.
We make our own hay for winter feeding. No antibiotics, hormones or commercial
feeds are used. Beef is hung for 2–3 weeks to dry age.
Piedmontese cattle are "double-muscled" and
mature fast, producing extremely lean meat with very high tenderness
ratings. A 3.5 oz serving of full blood Piedmontese contains 36 mg of
cholesterol, 95 calories and 21.2 g of protein, where the same size serving
of traditional beef will have 68 mg cholesterol, 245 calories and 18.5
g of protein.
The farm is open, and animals available for viewing
by appointment. Contact us to order or for more information.
Barlow Beef @ Wike Brothers' Farm, Hank Barlow and
Donna Hoskins Barlow, 32
White Hollow Road, Sharon CT 06069. (860) 364-5765.
Beaver Brook Ranch (exit 12, NJ Rt 80) specializes in producing dry-aged 100% grass-fed and finished beef (non-GMO, no antibiotics, or hormones), pasture and woodland-raised pork (non-GMO, no corn, no antibiotics, or hormones) and pasture-raised chickens. Our beef, pork and chicken are prepared by a single local, small-scale USDA inspected butcher. All cuts come vacuum sealed, labeled, and frozen (stays fresh for 12 months).
~Exclusive Offer: For new customers only. If you find us on Eatwild.com, enter coupon code BBR25 in the notes section at checkout and receive $25 off your first beef or pork share. Does not include Samplers.
Individual Cuts are available to purchase online or at the ranch (address below) 9–12pm on Saturdays, or by appt during the week.
Beef and Pork Shares are available monthly. The weights below are actual take-home weights, not hanging weights. A full list of the cuts you will receive can be found on our website.
How to participate in our beef and pork shares (4 easy steps):
- Choose a Share Package and place your order/deposit on our website to reserve your share.
- Select Free Shipping via UPS, or Pick Up at the Ranch in Hope, NJ and Save $$.
- Once you place your order, we will email you an order # and a link (with our recommendations) to a butcher instruction sheet to fill out.
- A week before your order is ready, we will email you a balance due invoice and your shipment or pick up date.
Beef Shares come in:
- Samplers (20 pounds)
- 1/8 Share (50 pounds)
- 1/4 Share (100 pounds)*
- 1/2 Share (200 pounds)*
- Full Share (400 pounds)*
* No charge for organ meat or bones
Pork Shares come in:
- Samplers (20 pounds)
- 1/2 Share (55 pounds)*
- Full Share (110 pounds)*
* No charge for organ meat or bones
Free Shipping to NJ, PA, NY, CT, RI, MA, DE, MD, VT, ME, NH, VA, NC, SC, GA, TN, KY, OH, IN, MI, IL, WV, or pick up at the ranch and save $$. Select your option at checkout.
Beaver Brook Ranch, Stefan Schoen, 341 Johnsonburg Road, Hope, NJ 07844. 908-509-7102.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: http://beaverbrookranch.com.
BOTL Farm is a pasture-based, sustainability-focused livestock farm situated on 41 acres of transitional silvopasture in the Quiet Corner of Connecticut. We run a regenerative farm performing intensively managed rotational grazing year-round for as long as weather and grass production allow.
All our animals are Animal Welfare Approved, and our sheep and goats are Certified Grassfed by A Greener World.
We have designed and developed our farm so that our animals can express their natural behaviors. The animals live on pasture all year long and are never confined, they breed according to their natural cycles and birth unassisted on pasture, plus they have the room to explore and interact with their surroundings.
Raising animals in this way makes our farm sustainable compared to conventional farming practices – the animals are improving the quality and fertility of the land, not to mention their meat tastes exceptional!
Focusing on heritage breed animals is a natural choice for our farm and we choose breeds that can thrive in the New England climate of hot summers and cold winters.
Our Kiko goats and Icelandic sheep (lamb) are only fed grass. Typically harvested in the fall, frozen and vacuum sealed cuts of goat and lamb are available until they run out.
Our pigs (pork) are Mangalitsa/Berkshire/Large Black crosses. They are fed soy-free, corn-free, non-GMO, and organic feed. Frozen and vacuum sealed cuts of pork and meat boxes are available year-round.
Our laying flock of chickens are a mix of heritage laying hens. They are fed soy-free, corn-free, non-GMO, and organic feed. They are rotationally grazed behind our sheep, goats, and pigs.
Multicolored eggs are available year-round and stew birds are harvested in the winter.
We sell directly to customers at our farm and assorted farmers markets year-round; see our website for details.
BOTL Farm, Nick Weinstock, Danielle Larese, 859 Westford Road, Ashford, CT 06278. 908-268-3192.
E-mail: nick@BOTLFarm.com. Website: https://BOTLFarm.com.
Devon Point Farm in North Stonington, Connecticut is committed to providing delicious, antibiotic- and hormone-free grass-fed, grass finished, pastured BEEF and all-natural heritage breed PORK.
See our website for details and pricing on all of the following:
Our grass-fed BEEF: We raise our cattle on pasture using rotational grazing and sustainable farming practices. They have access to fresh clean water, trace minerals, and round-baled hay during the winter months. Cattle are grown and finished on grass and hay only – no grain, no antibiotics and no hormones. Compared to grain-fed beef, grass-fed beef has less total fat, less saturated fat, less cholesterol, and fewer calories. It also has more vitamin E, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and a number of health-promoting fats, including omega-3 fatty acids and “conjugated linoleic acid” (CLA) than grain-fed beef. The beef is humanely slaughtered and butchered under USDA supervision, dry-aged for 10–14 days, clear plastic shrink-wrapped, labeled, and frozen. For sale at our Farm as half beef, quarter beef, sampler boxes and by the individual cut.
Our PORK: Heritage breed, all natural, with no hormones or antibiotics. They are fed a robust diet of vegetable scraps from our all-natural (chemical-free) vegetables, and supplemented with grain as needed. It is humanely slaughtered and butchered under USDA supervision and custom cut to your specifications. For sale at our farm by the individual cut, or by half or whole.
We also raise heritage “ruby red” American Milking Devon cattle for sale as breedstock.
Devon Point Farm, Erick and Patty Taylor, 54 Jeremy Hill Road, North Stonington CT 06359. 860-942-6292.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.devonpointfarm.com.
Essential Health – The most affordable pasture-raised meats program in Connecticut!
- Highest level quality, nutrition/animal handling specifications
- No membership fees
- No minimum order sizes
- Register your email here to receive order deadline alerts
Essential Health is on a mission to make eating the most healthful foods as affordable as possible. Our signature program is our discount pasture-raised meats program.
Essential Health only uses suppliers that adhere to our strictest standards for pasturing, organic practices and humane processing. We feature a growing list of CT suppliers plus some Midwest-sourced family farms. (See details on our website.)
Customers order online and pick up their bundle at the store in West Hartford on their scheduled date.
Our wide selection of pastured meat products include:
- 100% grass-fed/grass-finished, organically-raised beef
- Deeply discounted sides of beef and pork!
- Pasture-raised chicken
- Pasture-raised pork
- Organ meats, bones, lard, suet
- Prepared items like hot dogs, sausage and bacon – free of nitrates, sugar, MSG, hormones, etc.
Essential Health, Dave Mendelson, 74 Park Road, West Hartford CT 06119. (860) 269-3228.
E-mail: Dave@EssentialHealthCT.com. Website: www.EssentialHealthCT/food-store.
Laurel Ridge Farm sells Laurel
Ridge Grass Fed Beef which is produced from its own
herd of Angus and Angus/Devon cows. Our beef is grown on
the pastures of our 700 acre farm in Litchfield, CT.
Our cows are fed only fresh grass or hay and kelp
(for the trace minerals a cow needs). We use no antibiotics or growth
hormones, and our cows are finished on grass or hay only. We produce
our own hay from our land to feed our cows when the pastures are resting.
Our beef is slaughtered and butchered locally under
USDA supervision, and dry-aged for a minimum of 2 weeks. Unlike what
you will likely find at the local grocery store, our meat has a grand
total of 45 ‘food miles’ on it—the distance from our
farm to the slaughter facility, then back to our farm.
Depending on the time of year, we may sell whole, half, or quarter cows, and we are happy to work with cowpoolers. We sell a variety of cuts depending upon the time
of year. We retail the beef from our farm stand, which is located in
the Windmill at 66
Wigwam Road in Litchfield. We are open Sundays from 12 to 2pm.
We also sell our beef through New
Morning Natural and Organic in Woodbury, CT. We are
at the Litchfield Farmer’s Market which is open on Saturdays from
10-1. (Please check www.litchfieldhillsfood.org for
Laurel Ridge Grass Fed Beef, John Morosani, Litchfield
CT 06759. (860) 567-8122.
Radical Roots Farm is a small veteran and female-owned family farm utilizing regenerative agricultural practices. We currently raise rare, well-marbled and high-quality Lincoln Red beef, lean but tender Scottish Highland beef, Mulefoot pork (heritage breed with a lot of intramuscular marbling and real flavor), Red Wattle pork, heritage chickens and turkeys, and more.
All our heritage breed livestock are rotated through pasture and woodlot for the duration of their lives and are able to forage freely. They are provided supplemental minerals but are never given any antibiotics or hormones and we do not use any chemical fertilizers or pesticides on our farm. Our motto is no-waste, so we keep everything from every animal including fat, bones, skull, hide, etc. and re-purpose them for soaps, decorations, lotions, pet treats, and more.
Our farm offerings include many purchase options: by the cut, meat shares (CSA boxes of 10 or 20 pounds a month – or a sample box of 20 pounds), half animals, and whole animals.
Feel free to order by e-mail or on the website for on farm pickup, meet-up, or delivery and keep an eye out for our shipping options!
Radical Roots Farm, LLP, Alycia and Ryan Salvas, 146 Buck Hill Road, Canterbury, CT 06331. 931-241-3325 or 931-241-3326.
E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.radicalrootsct.com.
Savage Hill Cattle Co. at Matson
Farm is located in the geographic heart of Connecticut. We
sell free range grass-and-hay-fed beef by the side.
We utilize Black Angus cattle crossbred with Wagyu
cattle (Wagyu cattle produce the meat more commonly known as Kobe beef).
This allows us to take advantage of the superior hybrid vigor traits
or heterosis of a crossbred animal which makes them more hearty, healthy
and naturally productive. As a result, all of our animals are kept outdoors
in a low stress environment year round, sometimes with the exception
of a young calf and mother in very inclement weather. Producing quality
grass-fed beef is no easy task; we have found the introduction of Wagyu
genetics into our operation has made an enormous impact on the flavor
and tenderness of our beef. We are now able to produce an even better grass-fed
product without compromising the quality you would expect from a great
We are a small operation that values old fashion
farming techniques and humane treatment of all our animals. We DO NOT
use any synthetic fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides anywhere on our
property, in turn this allows a diverse group of soil microbes to improve
nutrient cycling and deliver more trace minerals through the food chain
and eventually to you. We pledge that we will never use artificial growth
hormones, antibiotics or other drugs in our cattle.
All of the beef that we sell from our farm comes
from cattle that have been born and raised on our farm in accordance
with our strict husbandry practices. This eliminates the possibility
of introducing animals that can be sick, diseased or not raised to our
Currently our beef can only be purchased
by the whole side. A typical side of beef weighs approximately 300 pounds.
There is an approximate 10 day to 2 week lead time required and a 50%
deposit as animals are processed on a per order basis for maximum quality.
All of our meat is processed in USDA inspected facilities.
The current price of a side is $5.50 per pound hanging weight for a half
and $5.00 per pound for a whole cow; this includes custom cutting to customer
specifications (if desired) and vacuum sealing, however prices are subject
to change as prices fluctuate.
Give us a call or send an e-mail today to place your
order, we will give you a call as soon as it is ready and you can pick
it up directly from the processor. When you buy from us you get
the best piece of beef and peace of mind.
****WHOLE PIG FREEZER ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW ON LIMITED BASIS**** call or email for availability.
Savage Hill Cattle Co. at Matson Farm, Ryan and Kate Matson, 369 Savage Hill Road, Berlin CT 06037. (860) 655-0958.
E-mail: RyanM01@comcast.net. Website: https://savage-hill-cattle-co.business.site/.
Stuart Family Farm is located in picturesque Bridgewater, CT, an hour from Hartford and New Haven, and 1 1/2 hours from New York City. We raise 100% grass-fed beef, pastured pork, and pastured poultry. Our beef has been Animal Welfare Approved since 2008 and we take great pride in the excellent quality of life we provide for all our animals. Our farm is free of herbicides and pesticides and we treat any illnesses or injuries holistically.
Our beef herd is comprised of Red Angus and Red Angus crossbred cattle. We purchase all of our breeding bulls from Pharo Cattle Company in Colorado, a leading producer of grass fed bulls. We choose bulls based on their ultrasound scores for marbling and tenderness, as well as fleshing ability and moderate frame size. Customers get an incredible eating experience.
We carry a large selection of cuts at our farm stand and offer a home delivery service statewide and to Westchester County, NY. Beef is available in individual cuts, or by the side or quarter. All beef is USDA inspected, vacuum-packed, and labeled. The Stuart Family Farm Stand is located at 191 Northup Street in Bridgewater. It is open Saturdays (10–4) and Sundays from (12–4) year-round.
We sell pork by the side or quarter only, and sell whole broiler chickens as well. Our pigs and chickens are raised outside in green pastures. We raise Freedom Ranger chickens, a great alternative to a Cornish-cross broiler. They are a very rich tasting chicken that is much more suited for an outdoor environment. Our customers rave about them. Our pigs are a Berkshire/Duroc cross that also thrives on outdoor pastures. They are lean with lots of flavor. When you purchase a side or quarter of pork you receive loin chops, spare ribs, ham, tenderloin, shoulder, bacon and sausage. Our beef, pork and chicken are also available at Chamomile Natural Foods in Danbury, CT
Visit our website to learn more about our thoughtfully raised products. Check us out on Facebook for the latest farm happenings.
Stuart Family Farm, Bill and Deb Stuart. Farmstand: 191
Northup Street, Bridgewater, CT; Mailing address: 38 Town Line
Road, Bridgewater, CT 06752. (860) 210-0595.
Page updated 10/9/2023.