EAT Food for Life, Clandonald (northern AB). Certified organic. Grass-fed Red Angus beef. “Meats Market” CSA. Tim & Maighread Axe, 780-853-6046
Elliott Ranches, Strathmore. Provides naturally-raised Black Angus beef grass-fed, finished on barley, hay, oats. (403) 669-4577 or (403) 901-1120
Hoven Farms provides certified organic beef. The cattle are raised on pasture year-round with supplementary feed in the winter. Cattle have forage available year round, with supplemental grains. Grass-finished available. The animals are available in all sizes from whole carcasses to individual cuts. Tim & Lori Hoven, RR 3, Eckville AB T0M 0X0 (800) 311-2333/(403) 746-3072.
Koenig Farm. Dallas and Michelle Koenig and their seven sons are operating a pastured farm 45-minutes north of St. Albert. They currently have eggs, broiler chickens, pork, beef. All animals by pre-order only and due by March 30, except for egg supply. Dallas Koenig, General Delivery, Clyde AB T0G 0P0. (780) 348-5872. firstname.lastname@example.org
LJ Ranches. Lindsay and Joy Eklund. LJ Natural Beef is naturally dry aged for 21 days; government inspected; custom cut and wrapped to your specifications; delivered to your door free of charge. Phone: 403-932-7777 or 403-861-4697. email@example.com
MacPherson Meats, Medicine Hat. Organic beef, poultry, whole grains, flours. Scott & Rachel MacPherson and four children. 403.952.1122 firstname.lastname@example.org
McPherson Family Ranch, Longview. Traditional range-raised Angus-cross beef. Grass-finished and barley-finished meats. Butchering, cutting, wrapping by Foothills Custom Meat Processors in High River. Spring pre-orders recommended. Scott and Staci McPherson and two children. email@example.com; Scott @ 403-603-8723 or Staci @ 403-652-9732.
Muriel Creek Cattle Co. Natural Angus beef. A combination of grass-finishing, genetics, and dry-aging serves to create a tasteful and healthy eating experience. Our natural beef is free of antibiotics, growth hormones, or other chemicals, and we do not use feed containing animal by-products. The beef graze throughout the summer and fall and are given supplementary, home-grown hay during the winter months; no grains. Natural and man-made shelters are accessible to the animals during inclement weather. Beef cattle are not confined to pens. Free-range chicken and turkeys available. Pre-order required on all animals. Greg and Tina Sawchuk and six children. PO Box 321, Ardmore AB T0A 0B0. 780-812-2561; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nature’s Way Farm is a holistic-managed, ecological, certified organic grass-based farm. Galloway beef, katahdin/dorper lamb (beef & lamb is grass-finished), pasture porkwith grain feed. Growing alfalfa seed and hay. Humane animal husbandry practices include spring/summer calving and lambing on grass, low-stress handling, and natural weaning. Peter and Mary Lundgard with their four children. Box 1258, Grimshaw ABT0H 1W0. 780-338-2934; E-mail: email@example.com.
Peace Country Produce raises Organic 100% Grass-fed Galloway beef in the most natural sustainable method possible. (http://www.pacscertifiedorganic.ca/) Producing from forage only is known to increase natural CLA fats which are beneficial to human health. Cattle are provided organically approved mineral at all times, bale grazing during the winter and snow for their winter water source (see pictures on our web site). Calving starts in late spring with calves staying with their mums through their first winter and weaning onto green pasture in early spring; finishing is between 18-28 months of age. Our beef are processed in a local Certified Organic processing plant and dry aged for nutrient-dense meat. Healthy Land = Healthy Plants and Animals = Healthy People *Member of the Weston A. Price Foundation.
Pine Terra Farm is one of few “virgin” certified organic farms. Certified organic cattle roam freely in lush pastures. All their feed is 100-percent certified organic. This is an OCIA-inspected farm with no growth hormones, antibiotics, or animal by-product feed. Chemical pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides have never been applied to the land. The cattle are grass-fed. Available at Community Natural Foods, or special order. Louise or Nadine. Box 353, Onoway AB T0E 1V0; 780-967-3012. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prairie Coulee Farm, free-range pork, lamb (Dorper, Katahdin), goat, beef. Call for availability, or confirm your pre-order by February 28. Joan Sunderhauf, Vulcan, Alberta. 403.485.2602; Email: PrairieCouleeFarm@yahoo.com
Premium Organic Farm, Indus. Grass-fed beef. Butchers – Pure Country Meats, Strathmore. Certified organic with OPAM. Customers and guests welcome at the farm. Sheila & Paul Schneider. www.premiumorganicfarms.ca 403-203-3695; E-mail: email@example.com
Redtail Farms, Castor. Grass-fed Dexter beef, lamb, chickens. Farm gate sales or call to arrange delivery. Pre-orders by February 28. Kathleen Charpentier, 403.882.3935; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruzicka Sunrise Farm, Killam. Certified organic Angus/Galloway cross cattle, chickens, laying hens, turkeys and natural pork, all on pasture. Sunrisefarm.ca (780) 385-2474
Sunworks Farm Armena, Alberta – chicken, turkey, duck, goose, lamb, beef, pork, bison. Offers pastured poultry from chickens that forage on organically-certified pasture. There are no chemical additives, animal by-products or hormones in the feed. Chickens are fed certified organic grains (roasted soy meal, corn, wheat, rye and alfalfa) which Sunworks mixes on site. In the summer they are outside on fresh grass. Animals raised holistically, treated homeopathically. Available at Calgary Farmers’ Market and Blush Lane Organic Market. *Pre-order seasonal turkeys. Box 55, Armena AB T0B 0G0. Toll free (877) 393-3133 or 672-9799. E-mail: email@example.com
TK Ranch, http://tkranch.com
Trail’s End Grassfed Beef Nanton, Alberta – Naturally raised grass-fed and grass-finished young cattle. No grain in the diet. No pesticides or chemical fertilizers on the land. Meat is dry-aged for three weeks. Cutting and wrapping can be done to your specifications by our small local artisan butcher. Family ranch in the Porcupine Hills. Tyler and Rachel (403)646-2550 firstname.lastname@example.org