Illinois Local Beef DIrectory

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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.

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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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*Percentage of carcass and edible beef product may vary*

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Boone

GetAKey

get-a-key acres farm direct beef

Robert Goeddeke

Poplar Grove, IL


Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarter, half whole amounts or select cuts of frozen beef like burgers, steaks and roasts. A physical store front is available with hours Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Our beef is feed 100% non-GMO shelled corn/pellet diet and dried corn stalk bales for roughage. Beef cuts are USDA inspected and processed at a local processor.


BQA Certified

Natural



Carroll

Plank

Lamoreaux Farms

Nathan Lamoreaux

Lanark, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves, and whole amounts.


BQA Certified

Grass Fed

Grain Finished


Plank

ODK Wagenknecht Farms

Keith Wagenknecht

Milledgeville, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, whole portions, and ground beef.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


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R Meats

Annette Rahn

Mt. Carroll, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions. We also package select cuts for purchase.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



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Ring Angus Farms

Tyler Ring

Virginia, IL


Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Natural



Champaign

Cari's Farm LLC

Cari Rincker

Champaign, IL


Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Natural



Christian

Hebert Farms

David and Kristy Hebert

Owaneco, IL


Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves, etc.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Clay

DCB Farm

Crystal Bumgarner

Xenia, IL


Natural

Grain Finished



Clinton

Windy Hill Meadows

Windy Hill Meadows

Kimberly Wolter

Aviston, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions


BQA Certified


DeKalb

Pasek Farms

Chase Pasek

Malta, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


Grass Fed

Grain Finished


Pasture Grazed

Trent Sanderson

Clare, IL


website

Comments: Quarters and halves will be available for pre-order and ready each fall. Individual cuts are available for purchase from the farm based on inventory.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grass Fed

Grain Finished



Fayette

ChappelHill

Chappel Hill Market

Cody and Tamar Crum

Ramsey, IL


website

Comments: We offer a variety of packages including bulk, bundles, and retail cuts! Chappel Hill Market is a family owned and operated farm offering locally grown, farm-fresh beef.


BQA Certified

Natural



Fulton

Plank

Janssen Cattle Company

Chris Janssen

Avon, IL


Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves and split halves.


BQA Certified


TopCutBeef

Top Cut Beef

Jacob Postin

Canton, IL


Comments: Premium beef our family's farm to your family's table! Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves, and whole amounts.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Greene

Paul and Jason Smith

Paul Smith

Greenfield, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Grundy

White Willow Polled Hereford

Ron Severson

Morris, IL

BQA Certified



Henry

Plank

Gould Beef

Tim Gould

Geneseo, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


Grain Finished



Jefferson

Panther Fork Cattle Company

Amanda Rincker

Texico, IL

website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarter and half portions.


BQA Certified


Jersey

Turkey Ridge Cattle Company

Ted Prehn

Jerseyville, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarter or half portions.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Johnson

DBA Harris Cattle Ranch LLC

Mike Harris

Ozark, IL

website

Comments: We offer pasture raised/grass fed beef to the public. We are USDA inspected. No hormones are used and limited antibiotics are used for health use only.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grass Fed


Kane

barron road herefords

Mike Thompson

Maple Park, IL

website



LaSalle

Brady Angus farm

Pat Brady

LaSalle, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified


corrigan

Corrigan Cattle Farm

Kevin & Katie Corrigan

Seneca, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves, whole amounts and bundle packages.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


Plank

Goodbred Farms

Adam Goodbred

Tonica, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves and whole amounts.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


pyszka

Pyszka & Sons Cattle

Mike Pyszka

LaSalle, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarter and half amounts.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


RLA Angus

Allie Pfalzgraf

Streator, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves and whole portions. Please call with any requests.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


Walter Enterprises

Darren Walter

Grand Ridge, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters and half portions.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Lee

sunnyridgefamilyfarm

Sunny ridge family farms

Kelly Setchell

Harmon, IL


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Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, or whole portions. Use promo code: SUNNY20 for $20 off your order! Order online at www.SunnyRidgeFamilyFarm.com or give us a call at (847) 857-1026.


Natural

Grain Finished



Livingston

JBL&L

JB Land & Livestock

Tasha Bunting

Emington, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Logan

fiftyfour

54 Farms

Shaun Tyson

Chesnut, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, bundles, quarters, halves and whole. Custom grown beef is also available.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Graff

Graff Champion Beef

Judi Graff

Middletown, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, steer-in-a-box, beef bundles, quarters and halves.


BQA Certified

Grass Fed

Grain Finished



Macon

ES'

ES Meats

Katie Sellmeyer

Maroa, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves, or whole portions. We have a physical storefront available with hours of operation Monday to Saturday and local deliveries on Tuesday and Thursday. Order online by Facebook, email, text or call.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Macoupin

Johnson Family Farms

Andrew Johnson

Carlinville, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters and half portions. All beef is Purebred Black Angus. Cattle are also for sale if the buyer would like to purchase a live animal.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


Rhodes Angus

Larry Rhodes

Carlinville, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions. Our primary working relationship is with Magro's Processing. Magro's Processing is federally inspected and located in Springfield, IL.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Madison

Ernst Family farms

David Ernst

New Douglas, IL


website

Comments: Text "Beefalo" to 646-00 for EZ card web based app


BQA Certified

Grass Fed

Grain Finished


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Homeland Farms

Brad and Beth Dorsey

Moro, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, whole portions, and ground beef.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Massac

bremer

Bremer Bros

David Bremer

Metropolis, IL


website

Comments: Our beef is grass raised and grain red to harvest. Beef is available for purchase in quarter, half, and whole amounts.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Bucher Farms

Bucher Farms

Josh Bucher

Metropolis, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, or whole portions.



McLean

Funk Farms Trust

Brian Bangert

Shirley, IL

website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions. Individual cuts will be available for purchase soon.


BQA Certified

Grass Fed



Morgan

Hadden Farms

Gary Hadden

Jacksonville, IL

website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions. The majority of our beef cattle are Angus based with some Simmental. All beef is raised and feef on our farm.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Ogle

Gehrke Family Farms

Jason and Kathi Gehrke

Byron, IL


Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Nelson Cattle Co.

David Nelson

Mount Morris, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Wilmarth Farm

Dan Wilmarth

Oregon, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Grass Fed

Grain Finished



Piatt

cresap farms

Liz Cresap

White Heath, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

gallagher

Gallagher Farms

Kayla Gallagher

Mansfield, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Peoria

ChristOrchard

Christ Orchard

Karl Christ

Elmwood, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, and half amounts. A physical storefront is available from August to November, Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Open year-round by appointment only.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Willow Lane Farm

Jack and Curt Stevens

Trivoli, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Randolph

elder Family Farms

Cole Elder

Coulterville, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, and half amounts.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


v-y farms custom fed beef

Lauren Van De Mark

Chester, IL


website

Comments: We sell grass fed and finished antibiotic and hormone free beef by the pound from a farm store. Beef is also available for purchase by quarters, halves, and whole portions.


Grass Fed


Saline

Slykhuis Farms

Todd and Angela Slykhuis

Raleigh, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions. We start taking pre-orders October through December for our harvest window of February through April. Please feel free to call, text, email, or Facebook message us.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Sangamon

Cantrall Creek Cattle

Austin Ruzic

Springfield, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves and whole portions.


Grain Finished


Plank

Heissinger Creekside Herefords

Matt Heissinger

10200 Buckhart Rd
Rochester, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole amounts. We raise pasture raised, corn-fed, purebred cattle.


KKFamily

K & K Family MEats

Katie King

New Berlin, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves, and whole amounts. Custom cuts can be available upon request.



Scott

Lashmett's Meat Market

Jackson Lashmett

Winchester, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts. Please visit our physical storefront at the address provided above.


Shelby

Graized

Luke Frantz

Moweaqua, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, halves, and whole portions. Our beef is vacuum sealed to ensure the highest quality products. Customers can contact via cell, website, or Facebook to order. Delivery is included.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grass Fed


St. Clair

Justin Schaeffer

Justin Schaeffer

Lebanon, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Stark

Justin and janette gillespie

Justin Gillespie

Toulon, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole portions. We use Reason's Meat Locker in Buffalo Prairie, IL and Bittners Meat Company in Eureka, IL for processing.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Stephenson

Foley farms

Pat Foley

Pearl City, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in ground beef, quarters, and half portions.


BQA Certified



Tazewell

Plank

Wyss Beef

Fred Wyss

Washington, IL

Comments: Grain fed, Prime Angus beef available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole amounts.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Warren

Sumner Point Beef Company

Krystal Jungmann

Little York, IL


website

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Tharp Land and Livestock

Thaddeus Tharp

Monmouth, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in individual cuts, quarters, halves, and whole portions.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Whiteside

County Line Cattle Co.

Jake Perino

Deer Grove, IL

Comments: Beef is available for purchase in quarter and half portions.


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished


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Jakobs Bros. Farms

Nik Jakobs

Sterling, IL

website

Comments: Jakobs Bros. Farms produces the highest quality of Angus beef while establishing a comfortable, healthy environment for all animals. Beef is available for purchase in quarters, halves, and whole amounts.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Woodford

Knapp Farms

Joe and Heather Knapp

Eureka, IL

Comments: Beef bundles will be available for purchase the first part of June. We are an Angus cow/calf farm. We raise our steers to finish and take pride in providing some of the best Angus beef around.


Scattered Acres Farm

Gary Grebner

Washburn, IL

Comments: Beef is available in split sides, halves, and whole portions. All animals are home-raised, Charolais/Angus crossbred cattle. All processing is done at Bittner's Meat Company in Eureka, IL. We are taking orders for April through June of 2021. 2020 orders are already filled for the year.


BQA Certified

Grain Finished