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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The beef directory purpose is to connect consumers directly with cattle producers to purchase beef.
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.
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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Koopmann Family Beef
Sunol, CA (Alameda County)
Products Offered: Individual cuts of beef/
Stemple Creek Ranch
Tomales, CA (Marin County)
Products Offered: Whole, half, eighth and sixteenth shares of beef as well as beef boxes and individual cuts of beef.
The Beef Boutique/Dot Seven Beef
Clovis, CA (Fresno County)
Products Offered: Quarter, half and whole shares of beef, as well as beef boxes and individual cuts.
Harris Ranch Beef
Coalinga, CA (Fresno County)
Products Offered: Individual cuts of beef.