Looking for fresh, grass-fed meat delivery in Texas? I was too. With coronavirus spreading at rapid rates, many services are temporarily suspending business. Due to logistics, this means that many of the necessities and luxuries that we rely on might not be as readily available as we’re accustomed to. It might be a good time to delve into the exciting world of buying farm produce directly from the farm. We’ve rounded up a list of local, Texas farms and ranches that sell grass-fed, pastured produce and deliver it to you. It’s a convenient way of shopping and the products that we receive are fresher and more nutritious. Win!
Happy Hollow Beef
Chuck Howley’s Happy Hollow Beef sells all-natural, grass-fed beef that is sustainable. The animals exist on a 100% forage diet and the farm is committed to never treating animals with hormones or antibiotics. The beef is naturally juicy and flavorful. They deliver within the Dallas and Fort Worth Areas, or you can arrange for your order to be picked up. You can shop online for beef packages ranging from 5 LB to 15 LB or whole and half steers. The packages available are made up of different cuts. An example is the ‘Chuck’s Campfire Cuts Package,’ which contains 5 packages ground beef, 2 Tomahawks, 2 sirloin steaks, 2 ranch steaks, 2 ribs, 1 bottom round, 1 top round and 1 beef liver – totaling 15 Lbs. Click here to find out more about meat delivery.
Buck Creek Meats
Buck Creek Meats is a transparent, family-run farm that sells, “Texas-grown 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef and lamb, free-range chicken and pastured pork.” They also sell pastured brown eggs, which are ‘truly’ free-range. The meat contains no hormones, GMOs, antibiotics, pesticides or herbicides. They offer several options when purchasing – packages, quarters, halves, whole, and subscription boxes. Their website is very informative and you can ask questions if you have any. You can choose to customize your box and schedule pick-up or delivery. The next ship date for all orders is 30-31 March. Click here to find out more.
Lazy A Ranch
Lazy A Ranch sells Grass-fed beef, certified by the American Grass-fed Association and the Animal Welfare Approved organizations. Their range of products include, but are not limited to; British White beef, Akaushi beef, free-range eggs, and free-range hens. You can order their products online. There’s a choice of cuts, grounds, roasts, or a packaged assortments. You can learn all about their animals and their farm on the website. There are options to start small, by ordering smaller packages or even individual cuts. If you’re ready to place a big order, they have great quarter packages that include a variety of different meat cuts. Click here to find out more.
At Paidom Meats you can buy grass-fed beef, lamb, pork, goats, eggs, chickens, and grains. The animals are raised on pasture only and grown humanely and without drugs. That means zero implants, antibiotics, steroids, hormones or growth stimulants. They don’t even vaccinate their cattle as they never get sick. You can’t place an order directly on the website but all the information needed to place orders can be found there. They deliver to most of Texas. The exhaustive list of specific areas for delivery is also available on the website. Click here to find out more.
Broken Arrow Ranch
Broken Arrow Ranch sells wild venison, farmed venison, wild boar, Bangera quail, wild game sausages, and 100% pasture-raised lamb. You can order specific meats or combination packages. They also have natural, free-range pet products for sale. You can order directly on their website. There’s a ton of information on their website, including everything you need to know about the meat and recipes. They field-harvest all the animals with a focus on protecting the purity of the meat and shipping it efficiently right to your door. They’re currently running a special on a Family 5 Meal Pack. Click here to find out more.
Bandera Grassland sells beef, pork, lamb and pasture-raised eggs. The beef sold is all-natural, grass-fed and finished, Texas Longhorn beef. The cattle live in lush, open pastures. The beef is higher in CLA and omega-3 fatty acids than grain-fed beef. You can view all the available products and find out how to order on their website as well as view comprehensive nutritional information for the products on offer and learn about the farm and their farming practices. All orders can be customized to suit your requirements. They currently serve Austin and San Antonio but they do ship smaller orders via UPS to other cities in Texas. Click here to find out more.
Hillbilly Nutrition is a ‘pasture to plate farm’ that raises heritage-breed pork and grass-fed lamb. They also sell grass-fed and grass-finished beef, sourced from their sister farm, which is also located in Texas. The farm was founded by a couple who hold Nutrition certificates and are passionate about sourcing local, farm-fresh food. There’s a store on the website where you can order bacon, sausage, beef, ‘Country Club Boxes,’ delicacies, pork, and lamb. The meats are sold in a huge variety of cuts and using different types of preparation methods. You will find everything from sausage links and ground beef to picnic ham. They also sell eggs and offer membership boxes that ship for free in Texas. Click here to find out more.
Jolie Vue Farms
At Jolie Vue Farms they focus on sustainable, 100% grass-fed farming methods. They practice slow food – raising the animals naturally and ensuring that the end result is nutritious, high in protein and lean. The beef and pork products offered are chemical-free and drug-free. The meats are vacuum-packed and will hold in a fresh state for up to six months in the freezer. They’re a CSA farm so you’ll have to become a member in order to get the meat delivered to your door. It’s simple to sign up and everything you need to know in order to do so is explained very concisely on the website. Click here to find out more.
Star Haven Farms
Star Haven Farms produces naturally-raised, grass-fed beef on a farm that has been in the family for over 75 years. They also produce Boer goats and pastured eggs. You can find all the information you need to order on their website. The process is explained very well, especially if it’s your first time ordering meats online. If you’re still unsure about which cuts to buy you can give them a call and they’ll be happy to explain everything to you. They’re selling their beef at $5 per pound at the moment. The meat is processed at Burton Processing in Burton which is where you can collect it. It’s about a 90-minute drive from Houston. Click here to find out more.
Remember, if farms and ranches are currently sold out they usually have a waiting list that you can be added to.