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Iowa Local Beef Directory


Looking for local beef? Browse the Iowa Local Beef Directory to find farms in your area marketing beef directly to the public. 

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BQA Certified - Beef Quality Assurance is a program that trains farmers and ranchers on best practice cattle management techniques to ensure their animals and the environment are cared for within a standard set of guidelines and regulations across the U.S. beef industry. 

Natural - A product containing no artificial ingredient or added color and is only minimally processed.

USDA Organic

Grass Fed - Animals spend their whole lives eating grass or forage.

Grain Finished - Animals spend the majority of their lives eating grass or forage and then are finished on grain.

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HOW MUCH BEEF DO I GET?

Buying beef directly from a local farmer or rancher often involves purchasing a 1/4, 1/2 or whole animal. Understanding roughly how much beef you will receive is a key to having a great experience and getting the value you seek.

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Adair County




Golden Hz Farms

Alecia Heinz

Greenfield, IA 50849

641-745-9170


Website

We sell Barzona beef which is a very high grading, well marbled meat that runs 30% prime, 60% choice. Quarters, halves and whole beef packages available.

BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Appanoose County




White Springs Cattle Co.

Amanda White

Centerville, IA 52544

641-856-7214

  

We sell quarters, halves and whole beef packages. Locker space secured at Hastings Meat Processing in Bloomfield, IA. A custom inspected locker. 


 

Clarke County




Harvest Barn Marketplace

Jason Boyer

2721 US Hwy 34
Osceola, IA 50213

641-340-5963

  

Website
Online Order Pick-up

We raise purebred Limousin and Lim-Flex cattle, providing beef in individual cuts and bundles at our Osceola, IA store and Des Moines pick-up locations.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


 

Clayton County




McGreal Family Farm

Laura Mangialardi 

20447 Elm Road
Strawberry Point, IA 52076

563-245-1041

   

Website

We sell quarters, halves, individual cuts, ground beef, organs and soup bones. We also offer farm tours to allow future customers to experience our farming practices first-hand.


Natural

Grass Fed


 

Clinton County




MMAcres

Mike & Mary Goodall

Dewitt, IA 52742

563-340-0394

 

We sell quarters, halves and whole beef packages


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Crawford County




Vintage Beef-Gress Farms

Aaron & Deb Gress

1570 160th St.
Charter Oak, IA 51439

712-263-0567

   

Website

Our beef is premium restaurant quality, comparable to grocery store prices. Cattle are raised in low stress environment with premium nutrition. We sell quarters, halves and a wide variety of individual cuts available by the pound. 


Grain Finished


 

Dallas County




Rowe's Red Cows

Justin and Corinne Rowe

Dallas Center, IA 50063

515-314-0911

   

We sell quarters, halves and whole packages as well as bulk burger.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Delaware County




Ryan Bros Inc.

Alex Ryan

Ryan, IA 52330

563-920-8380

  

Website

Fair Prices - Black Angus, Red Angus, and a few Charolais available. We work with Dan's Locker in Earlville, Winthrop Locker, and Edgewood Locker to provide individual cuts, bundles, quarters, halves, and whole packages. 


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


 

Dubuque County




Midwest Best Beef

David Hill

Holy Cross, IA 52503

563-870-3225

  

Website

Midwest Best Beef produces only the highest quality, best tasting, grass-fed, grain-finished, aged Natural Angus Beef in quarters, halves, individual cuts and bundled packages.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished





O'Connell Organic Acres

Chris, Jack and Kevin O'Connell

Durango, IA 52039

563-542-2574

   

Website
Online Store

We sell quarters, halves and whole packages at bulk pricing, as well as individual cuts.

 Natural

USDA Organic

Grass Fed


 

Fayette County




Zuck Cattle

Lacey Zuck

Oelwein, IA 50662

319-240-0613

 

Quarters, halves and whole packages available. Also 1 lbs packages of ground beef and 2 per-package Ribeye, T-Bones and Sirloin Steaks.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


 

Floyd County




SkyView Beef

Laura Cunningham

Nora Springs, IA 50458

641-425-4473

   

Website

We sell quarters, halves, and bundled cuts. 


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Fremont County




Waubonsie Ridge Beef

Justin & Jamie Ewalt

Tabor, IA 51653

712-355-2300

 

Website

We are federally and state inspected selling quarters, halves and individual cuts. Local Delivery available!


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Greene County




Dennis And Terry Murphy

Dennis Murphy

Jefferson, IA 50129

515-386-3509

 

We sell quarters, halves and individual cuts.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished





Moo Meat, LLC

Mike Holden

Scranton, IA 51462

712-830-8994

  

Cattle are bred, born and fed here at our place where we have been selling private label beef for over 20 years.  Quarters, halves and individual cuts available.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished





Robbins Land And Cattle LLC

Justin Robbins

Scranton, IA 51462

515-370-1418

 

Quarters, halves and individual USDA inspected cuts.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished





Schilling Farms

Bret, Melisse & Trey Schilling

Jefferson, IA 50129

515-370-1949

  

We are a small cow-calf operation and finish a few steers. Quarters, halves and whole beef packages available.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Hardin County




Circle B Angus Farms

Kevin Butt

Ackley, IA 50601

319-239-6089

 

We sell quarters, halves and whole packages.


BQA Certified

Natural


 

Iowa County




Lower Family Farm 

Ray & Jana Lower

Williamsburg, IA 52361

319-430-0161

  

Quarters, halves and whole packages. Grain-finished, top choice prime beef. 


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Jefferson County




Stone House Angus

Zoe Moritz

Fairfield, IA 52556

989-413-9495

 

We sell quarters, halves and whole packages with varying cuts at buyers choice.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Johnson County




Ogren Two Rivers Beef

Alex Ogren

Lone Tree, IA 52755

319-212-8448

 

Quarters, halves, whole, bulk ground beef and select beef bundles.


Grain Finished


 

Keokuk County




Dumont Family Farms

Cody Dumont

Sigourney, IA 52591

641-660-5153

 

We sell beef by quarters and halves.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Marion County




Kaisand Cattle

Craig Kaisand

Bussey, IA 50044

641-891-9666

 

We sell quarters, halves and whole packages.


Natural

Grain Finished


 

Montgomery County




Larson Farms

Andy Larson

Stanton, IA 51573

712-621-2858

 

Quarters, halves and whole packages available for purchase.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished





Last Stand Ridge Farm

Benjamin Ingersoll

Villisca, IA 50864

712-370-3473

 

We sell quarters, halves and whole beef packages.


 

Plymouth County




Broken Kettle Beef

Mark & LeAnne Phillips

Akron, IA 51001

712-551-7918

  

Website

Individual cuts, bundles, quarters and halves available.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished





Hecht Farms

David Hecht

Merrill, IA 51038

712-212-1800

 

Our beef is grass-fed and grain-finished on a non-GMO corn and alfalfa ration. We do not use growth hormones which results in our intense marbling. Sold in quarters, halves, and whole packages.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Polk County




Shivers Farms

Emily Shivers

Bondurant, IA 50035

515-360-1218

  

Website

We are 6th generation farmers in close proximity to the Des Moines metro that sell beef in quarters, halves and whole packages. We also sell pork for butcher and do custom farming and trucking.



 

Ringgold County




Ebersole Cattle Co.

Shanen Ebersole

Kellerton, IA 50133

515-971-8462

   

Website

We deliver weekly to Des Moines and offer delivery right to your door. In addition, we have a drive-thru style farmers market. We sell monthly CSA, halves, quarters, and individual packages. 


BQA Certified

Natural

Grass Fed

Grain Finished





Highland Farms Meat Co.

Kirk Smith

Blockton, IA 50836

515-297-0439

 

Website

Quality purebred Angus beef. We sell quarters, halves and whole beef packages. Delivery available!


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Scott County




Cinnamon Ridge Farms

John and Joan Maxwell

10600 275th St.
Donahue, IA 52746

563-843-2378

   

Website

We sell beef in individually cut packages.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished





Diamond P Ranch Meats, LLC

Scott & Kim Powell

Blue Grass, IA 52726

563-370-6188

  

Our beef is grass fed and grain finished. Cattle are brought to finish with corn and hay products we grow ourselves. We sell beef in quarters, halves and whole packages. 

BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Sioux County




Ferdsons Family Farms inc.

John Tiedeman

Hull, IA 51239

712-470-0343

  

We are currently selling by quarters and halves. By the end of 2020 we will also have individual cuts and bundles available.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Tama County




Kubik Farm

Lisa Kubik

Traer, IA 50675

641-590-5771

  

Quarter, halves and whole packages available. Looking to sell individual cuts in the future.


Grain Finished


 

Webster County




Clough Farms

Randy Clough

Clare, IA 50524

515-570-8767

  

We sell bundles, quarters, halves and whole beef packages. 


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Woodbury County




West Fork Beef

Melissa Nelson

Moville, IA 51039

402-669-5126

 

100% USA born, raised and harvested. We sell quarters, halves and whole beef packages.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


 

Wright County




Triple C Livestock LLC

Heather Christensen

Goldfield, IA 

505-293-0598

 

We sell quarters, halves and whole packages. 


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


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