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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Cass

Ring Angus Farms

Tyler Ring

Virginia, IL 62691

(217) 473-7678

  

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


BQA Certified

Natural



Champaign

Cari's Farm LLC

Cari Rincker

5810 W. Springfield Ave.
Champaign, IL 61822

(646) 717-2659

   

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


BQA Certified

Natural



Christian

Hebert Farms

David and Kristy Hebert

2039 E. 1100 N. Rd.
Owaneco, IL 62555

(217) 820-0069

   

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


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Clay

DCB Farm

Crystal Bumgarner

Xenia, IL 62899

(618) 698-4607

  


Natural

Grain Finished



Clinton

Windy Hill Meadows

Windy Hill Meadows

Kimberly Wolter

Aviston, IL 62216

(618) 977-3832

   

website

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


BQA Certified


DeKalb

Pasek Farms

Chase Pasek

23087 Goelitz Rd.
Malta, IL 60150

(224) 230-2790

   

website

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


Grass Fed

Grain Finished


Pasture Grazed

Trent Sanderson

Clare, IL 60111

(815) 751-6145

  

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



Greene

Paul and Jason Smith

Paul Smith

712 Rte. 108
Greenfield, IL 62044

(217) 368-3026

 

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


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Grundy

White Willow Polled Hereford

Ron Severson

2770 W. Gore Rd.
Morris, IL 60450

(815) 325-6901

 

BQA Certified



Henry

Plank

Gould Beef

Tim Gould

Geneseo, IL 61254

(309) 558-9253

 

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


Grain Finished



Jefferson

Panther Fork Cattle Company

Amanda Rincker

Texico, IL 62889

(618) 267-1893

  

website

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


BQA Certified


Jersey

Turkey Ridge Cattle Company

Ted Prehn

Jerseyville, IL 62052

(618) 781-4844

 

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 62872

(618) 528-4425

  

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 60151

(630) 338-9647

 

website



LaSalle

Brady Angus farm

Pat Brady

3506 E. 5th Rd.
LaSalle, IL 61301

(815) 712-8713

 

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


BQA Certified


RLA Angus

Allie Pfalzgraf

Streator, IL 61364

(815) 822-0506

 

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

1839 N. 21st Rd.
Grand Ridge, IL 61325

(815) 257-0072

 

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


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Macon

ES cattle co.

Katie Sellmeyer

Maroa, IL 61756

(217) 691-3201

 

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


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Macoupin

Johnson Family Farms

Andrew Johnson

Carlinville, IL 62626

(217) 652-9831

 

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 62626

(217) 854-5200

  

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 62074

(618) 779-0993

   

website

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


BQA Certified

Grass Fed

Grain Finished



Massac

Bucher Farms

Bucher Farms

Josh Bucher

Metropolis, IL 62960

(270) 556-6211

 

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



McLean

Funk Farms Trust

Brian Bangert

Shirley, IL 61772

(309) 824-3172

 

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


Moraine View Land & cattle llc

Josh St. Peters

Arrowsmith, IL 61722

(314) 202-2325

 


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Morgan

Hadden Farms

Gary Hadden

1291 IL-78
Jacksonville, IL 62650

(217) 370-2720

 

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 61010

(815) 234-7821

  

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


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Nelson Cattle Co.

David Nelson

5828 N. Mount Morris Rd.
Mount Morris, IL 61054

(815) 656-0120

 

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


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


Wilmarth Farm

Dan Wilmarth

3874 IL-2
Oregon, IL 61061

(815) 440-4086

 

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 61884

(217) 841-0430

 

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


BQA Certified


Peoria

Willow Lane Farm

Jack and Curt Stevens

Trivoli, IL 61569

(309) 267-3918

 

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


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Randolph

v-y farms custom fed beef

Lauren Van De Mark

Chester, IL 62233

(618) 615-2747

   

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 62977

(618) 841-2113

  

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 62711

(217) 971-5612

 

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


Grain Finished



Scott

Lashmett's Meat Market

Jackson Lashmett

9 E. Market St.
Winchester, IL 62694

(217) 473-0168

  

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


Shelby

Graized

Luke Frantz

2912 N. 645 E. Rd.
Moweaqua, IL 62550

(217) 259-4650

   

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 62254

(618) 792-1717

 

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 61483

(309) 525-4074

 

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

1617 N. Rees Rd.
Pearl City, IL 61062

(815) 541-1992

 

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


BQA Certified



Warren

Sumner Point Beef Company

Krystal Jungmann

Little York, IL 61453

(309) 337-8189

   

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 61462

(309) 333-8814

 

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 61243

(815) 303-8510

 

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


BQA Certified

Natural

Grain Finished



Woodford

Knapp Farms

Joe and Heather Knapp

Eureka, IL 61530

(309) 264-1107

 

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

2127 N. Lowpoint Rd.
Washburn, IL 61570

(309) 360-8161

 

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