Looking for local beef? Browse the Iowa Local Beef Directory to find farms in your area marketing beef directly to the public.
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.
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.
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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Greenfield, IA 50849
Barzona beef is a very high-grading, marbled meat that runs 30% Prime and 60% Choice. Grain-fed with 1/4, 1/2 and whole beef portions available for purchase.
Brenda, Marlan and Cody Korthaus
Udell, IA 52593
Beef is available to purchase in quarters, halves or whole portions. Our beef is home raised and fed where they are backgrounded on grass and finished on a corn based diet. Our beef is natural with no added hormones and can be cut to customers specifications.
Vinton, IA 52349
We sell quarters, halves and whole beef cut to your specifications. Individual packages available upon request. Our beef are home raised, backgrounded on a hay, silage and ground ear cord diet and finished on a corn based diet. They are hormone free also.
Woodward, IA 50276
Beef is available for purchase in 1/4, 1/2 or by the pound. We can customize to your needs. Our cattle are high quality Angus and Angus/Hereford choice-prime Steers. No antibiotics or hormones. Corn fed. Raised on grass until 8 months and then finished on a mixture of corn and hay.
Tipton, IA 52772
We sell flash-frozen individual cuts of grain-finished beef that are packaged at a USDA inspected facility. We also can package to order of the individual customer.
Jeremy & Alicia Lenz
Farmersburg, IA 52047
We sell naturally raised beef, no implants, hormones or antibiotics (except in the rare case of illness). Raised on pasture, hay and locally produced corn. Quarters, halves and whole beef packages available.
20447 Elm Road
Strawberry Point, IA 52076
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.
Aaron & Deb Gress
1570 160th St.
Charter Oak, IA 51439
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.
Dan and Linda, Joe and Brenda, Jeff and Emily Brewer/Wynn
19284 S Ave.
Dallas Center, IA 50063
We raise Limousin and Angus cross cattle, providing beef as individual cuts, bundles, whole, halves and quarters all are USDA inspected. We sell off the farm, pick up locations across the Des Moines Metro and on ChopLocal.
Ryan, IA 52330
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.
28031 Goose Hill Road
Cascade, IA 52033
We sell individual cuts of beef. We offer pickup off the farm or direct shipping of purchases the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month.
Holy Cross, IA 52503
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.
Rockford, IA 50468
We sell quarters, halves and whole beef packages.
Nora Springs, IA 50458
We sell quarters, halves, bundles, and individual cuts.
Justin & Jamie Ewalt
Tabor, IA 51653
We are federally and state inspected selling quarters, halves and individual cuts. Local Delivery available!
1300 220th Trail
High Amana, IA 52203
When purchasing directly from Amana Farms Beef, individuals can choose from standard quarter, half and full beef options or expand bundle deals for those who prefer to mix and match.
Lucas, IA 50151
Individual cuts, quarters, halves and wholes are available for purchase.
Tim Van Roekel
Pella, IA 50219
TVR Beef is grain fed and harvested hormone and antibiotic free. We have extensive records and documentation of how animals are cared for which is available upon request. Beef is available for purchase in quarters, half and whole beef portions. Our family has been raising beef for five generations.
Harold O. Postma
Sheldon, IA 51201
Saucijsjes, also known as pigs in a blanket, are available from our own recipe comprised of beef and pork. Our beef is grain fed with enhanced Omega qualities. Beef is available for purchase in quarter and bundles sizes.
Palo Alto County
Suzie & Chris Kraft
1701 Railroad Street
Ruthven, IA 51358
We sell whole and half portions in addition to custom and retail cuts.
Mark & LeAnne Phillips
Akron, IA 51001
Individual cuts, bundles, quarters and halves available.
13602 NE 96th St
Maxwell, IA 50161
We have both grass fed and non-GMO grain finished beef. Quarters, halves, wholes, limited individual cuts, and hamburger available.
Shaymus and Kirsten Smith
9582 NE 94th Ave
Bondurant, IA 50035
We sell individual cuts of beef out of our on-site farm store, as well as quarters, halves and whole beef in bulk.
Bondurant, IA 50035
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.
Kellerton, IA 50133
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.
Blockton, IA 50836
Quality purebred Angus beef. We sell quarters, halves and whole beef packages. Delivery available!
Schaller, IA 51053
We sell quarters, halves and ground beef by the pound.
John and Joan Maxwell
10600 275th St.
Donahue, IA 52746
We sell beef in individually cut packages.
3648 Ironwood Ave
Orange City, IA 51041
Our beef is home raised and fed a corn-based diet from birth to market. No added hormones. Can be cut to customers specifications. Currently selling by quarter and halves. Willing to do split quarters if there is enough interest.
Clarion, IA 50525
Our beef is 100% grass fed beef raised on our century family farm from birth to harvest. Individual cuts and bundles are available for purchase via our website, beef shares (1/4, 1/2, 3/4, and whole), and the following grocery stores: Wheatsfield Cooperative in Ames, Simply Nourished in Clear Lake, and Simply Nourished in Mason City.
1788 200th St.
Clarion, IA 50525
Online and storefront sales at Purple Ribbon General Store Clarion where you can buy individual cuts. Our beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, wholes, individual cuts and bundles. 100% grain fed beef.
The Iowa Beef Industry Council is funded by the Beef Checkoff Program, and supports all types of beef production. Click here to learn more about the Iowa Beef Industry Council and the Beef Checkoff Program.
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