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Free Range Cow

Grass-fed Meat Sales

Cattle: We raise happy cows here that enjoy open grass pastures during the summer, and a diet of grass and alfalfa hay during the winter.  Unlike commercially raised cows in cramped overstocked quarters on a feedlot, our herd of Wagyu, Angus, and Hereford cattle eat lush grass and range as they see fit between the woods, wetlands and open pasture.  We follow the Joel Salatin model here and do intensive rotational grazing to constantly improve the health of the pasture grasses and the woods that our cows frequent. The cows are spoiled, receiving the best inputs from balanced minerals, fresh spring water, orchard fruit treats, and high quality forage. They are a food source for our family and others who buy our meat, but it is important to us that they live the ultimate 'cow life' until the very end. Message us for information about Half and Whole cows for sale as well as retail cuts. 

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Pigs: We raise heritage breed pigs on the ranch, specifically Berkshires. Berks are considered the 'wagyu' of pork because of their delicious beef-like flavor and marbling. Many commercially raised pigs these days live on concrete floors and are fed buckets of corn, but pigs were designed to be in the woods using their snouts to dig for roots, shoots, and insects.  Our pigs rotate through wood lot and grass pasture all day foraging for treats. For additional protein they are also fed a non-GMO mix of wheat, peas and barley with added minerals along with fruit from our orchards and eggs from our chickens. Since they are a heritage breed, Berks aren't as huge as a typical pink or white commercial pig which is bred to put on weight as quickly as possible. Berks take a little bit longer to reach butcher size, but they're worth the wait. Our Berk chops look like red marbled steaks from a cow, not the dry white pork you'd find in a store. Seasonally we have Half and Whole Berks available as well as retail cuts.