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

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Robert Goeddeke

6788 Manchester Rd
Poplar Grove, IL 61065

(815) 737-3602


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

26657 Watchdog Rd
Lanark, IL 61046

(815) 499-4572


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

5425 Hitt Rd
Milledgeville, IL 61051

(815) 718-4559


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

22081 IL Rt 40
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053

(815) 499-0463

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 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

   

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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

   

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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

  

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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

2087 N 825 St
Ramsey, IL 62080

(217) 248-7282


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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 61415

(309) 360-4023


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


BQA Certified


TopCutBeef

Top Cut Beef

Jacob Postin

Canton, IL 61520

(309) 360-9835


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

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

  

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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

 

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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


corrigan

Corrigan Cattle Farm

Kevin & Katie Corrigan

1994 E. 29th St.
Seneca, IL 61360

(815) 719-2171

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

723 N. 2150th Rd.
Tonica, IL 61370

(815) 488-7444


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 61301

(815) 488-3106

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


BQA Certified

Grain Finished


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



Lee

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Sunny ridge family farms

Kelly Setchell

Harmon, IL 61042

(847) 857-1026


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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

23485 N. 3100 E. Rd.
Emington, IL 60934

(309) 307-3516

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 62518

(217) 816-5716


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 62666

(217) 652-2560


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 61756

(217) 691-3201

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 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


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Homeland Farms

Brad and Beth Dorsey

Moro, IL 62067

(618) 402-7905


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 62960

(618) 638-7693


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 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



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

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Gallagher Farms

Kayla Gallagher

Mansfield, IL 61854

(317) 446-5533


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

4317 N Texas Rd
Elmwood, IL 61529

(309) 339-7274


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 61569

(309) 267-3918

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


BQA Certified

Grain Finished



Randolph

elder Family Farms

Cole Elder

Coulterville, IL 62237

(217) 722-9321

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 62233

(618) 615-2747


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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


Plank

Heissinger Creekside Herefords

Matt Heissinger

10200 Buckhart Rd
Rochester, IL 62563

(217) 306-3517

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 62670

(217) 652-0974

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

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



Tazewell

Plank

Wyss Beef

Fred Wyss

30856 Irish Lane
Washington, IL 61571

(309) 657-1790

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 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


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Jakobs Bros. Farms

Nik Jakobs

Sterling, IL 61087

(815) 590-7650


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 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