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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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.

The California Local Beef Directory is a digital resource to help consumers research options for purchasing beef. Inclusion in the directory does not imply the California Beef Council’s (CBC) affiliation or endorsement of services or products. The CBC claims no responsibility for customer experience should you purchase beef from a farm or ranch included in this listing. If you are a beef producer and would like to be included or removed from this listing, or have an update to an existing listing, please visit the submission page.


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Northern California

Belcampo Meats

Oakland, CA (Alameda County)

(510) 250-7810
[email protected]


website www.belcampo.com

Products Offered: Individual cuts of beef.

Natural

USDA Organic

Grass Fed


Farmstead Meats

Tehama County

(530) 586-1767
[email protected]


website  http://thefarmsteadconnection.com/farmstead-meats.html

Products Offered: Quarter, half and whole shares, as well as individual cuts of beef.


Grass Fed

Grain Finished


Five Dot Ranch

Napa, CA (Napa County)

(707) 927-5820
[email protected]

website www.fivedotranch.com/shop

Products Offered: Beef boxes and individual cuts of beef.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


Five Marys Farms

Fort Jones, CA (Siskiyou County)

[email protected]


website  http://www.fivemarysfarms.com/

Products Offered: Individual cuts of beef


Natural

Grain Finished


Koopmann Family Beef

Sunol, CA (Alameda County)

925-819-0413

website  https://koopmannfamilybeef.com/

Products Offered: Individual cuts of beef/


BQA Certified

Natural

Grass Fed

Grain Finished


McLane Family Farms

Yreka, CA (Siskiyou County)

[email protected]


website  https://www.mclanefamilyfarms.com/

Products Offered: Beef boxes and individual cuts of beef.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grass Fed


Sonoma Mountain Beef

Sonoma, CA (Sonoma County)

[email protected]

website  www.sonomamountainbeef.com

Products Offered:  Whole, half and quarter shares of beef, quarterly subscriptions, and individual cuts of beef.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


Stemple Creek Ranch

Tomales, CA (Marin County)

415-883-8253

website  www.stemplecreek.com

Products Offered: Whole, half, eighth and sixteenth shares of beef as well as beef boxes and individual cuts of beef.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grass Fed


Tara Firma Farms

Petaluma, CA (Sonoma County)

707-765-1202
[email protected]


website  www.tarafirmafarms.com

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BQA Certified

Natural

Grass Fed


TX Grassfed Cattle Company

Los Molinos, CA (Tehama County)

(530) 949-4241
[email protected] 


website  https://txbargrassfed.com/

Products Offered: Half or whole shares of beef.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grass Fed


Yolo Land and Cattle 100% All Natural Grass Fed Angus Beef

Woodland, CA (Yolo County)

(530) 204-3285
[email protected] 

website  www.yololandandcattle.com

Products Offered: Quarter, half and whole beef shares.


Natural

Grass Fed


Central California

3 Oaks Meats

Woodlake, CA (Tulare County)

559-906-2618
[email protected]


website  https://3-oaks-meats.com/

Products Offered: Beef boxes, combination boxes and individual cuts.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


The Beef Boutique/Dot Seven Beef

Clovis, CA (Fresno County)


website www.thebeefboutiqueca.com

Products Offered: Quarter, half and whole shares of beef, as well as beef boxes and individual cuts.


BQA Certified

Grass Fed

Grain Finished


Harris Ranch Beef

Coalinga, CA (Fresno County)


website  https://shop.harrisranchbeef.com/

Products Offered: Individual cuts of beef.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Mariposa Ranch

Turlock, CA (Stanislaus County)

(209) 262-8846
[email protected]


website https://mariposaranchmeats.com/

Products Offered: Whole, half and quarter shares of beef, as well as beef boxes and individual cuts.


Natural

Grass Fed


Morris Grassfed

San Juan Bautista, CA (San Benito County)

831-623-2933
[email protected]


website www.morrisgrassfed.com


BQA Certified

Grass Fed


Springville Beef

Springville, CA (Tulare County)

559-359-0386
[email protected]


website  www.springvillebeef.com

Products Offered: Grass fed and finished dry aged Angus beef. USDA cut and wrap in cryovac.


BQA Certified

Grass Fed


Twisselman Ranch

Carissa Plains, Ca (San Luis Obispo County)

[email protected]


website https://www.twisselmanranch.com/

Products Offered: Quarter, half and whole shares of beef as well as beef boxes and individual cuts of beef.


BQA Certified

Grass Fed


Southern California

One World Meat Co.

Buena Park, CA (Orange County)

866-912-3552
[email protected]


website  https://oneworldmeatco.com/

Products Offered: Individual cuts of beef.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Rankin Ranch Beef

Caliente, CA (Kern County)

661-867-2511 
[email protected]


website  www.rankinbeef.com

Products Offered: Quarter and half shares of beef, as well as beef boxes and individual cuts of beef.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished