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Meat CSAs: A List

You can even own your own grass-fed cow for the summer.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Austin Brothers Valley Farm, Belchertown

413-668-6843, www.austinsfarm.com

Naturally raised, hormone- and antibiotic- free beef. Shares can be purchased as all beef or mixed bag of beef and pork. Share are available in 5, 10 and 20 pounds for either 3 or 6 months.

Bostrom Farm, Greenfield

413-772-3732, kyle@bostromfarm.com

Beef and pork CSA shares may include ground beef, stew beef, steaks, soup bones, hot dogs, ground pork, pork chops, ham, ribs, hock, smoked bacon, lard, liver, tongue, other organ meats.

Bridgmont Farm, Westhampton

413-527-6193, www.Bridgmontfarm.com

Certified grass-fed, dry-aged beef. Start dates October and April. Hereford and Angus cross cattle raised on pasture and local hay. No grain finish or added hormones or antibiotics. Beef processed under federal USDA inspection at Adam’s Farm.

Chestnut Farms, Hardwick

413-477-6656, chestnutfarm@comcast.net

Shares usually include hamburger, some sausage, a breakfast meat (either bacon or breakfast sausage), some poultry, lamb or pork chops, and maybe a steak. Kosher shares available. Turkeys available.

Gray Dog’s Farm, Huntington

413-320-8860 or 603-831-1400, graydogsfarm@comcast.net

Pasture-and-forest-raised, all-natural meat CSA shares year-round. In addition to grass and browse, we feed locally raised non-GMO grains; only medicate as needed. Beef, pork, chicken, lamb, cabrito.

Hagers Farm Market, Shelburne

hagersfarmmarket@gmail.co

Wwn your own grass-fed beef animal for the summer. Hager Bros. Farm will graze your animal on lush pastures until market time in the fall.

Hettie Belle Farm, Warwick

978-544-6241, jennifer@hettiebellefarm.com

Organically raised, 100 percent grass-fed meat and poultry shares include pastured and organically fed chicken, turkeys, geese, pork and duck as well as beef and lamb.

Mockingbird Farm, Easthampton

413-219-0588, pete@mockingbirdfarmma.com

Small grass- and forest-based livestock farm. We pasture all our animals and ensure that they are able to express their species-specific behaviors. Animals that receive grain are fed an organic ration.

River Rock Farm, Brimfield

413-245-0249, www.RiverRockFarm.com

Natural, dry-aged beef; no arti?cial growth hormones, growth stimulants, or antibiotic feed additives. Cattle are raised in pastures. Beef finished with a ration of locally milled grain to help with aging.

Valley Fresh Meat, Hadley

www.valleyfreshmeat.com/csa.html

Chicken, beef and goat meat from Sunny Brook Farm and Copperhead Farm. Shares available as one or two-time pickups any time of year. Share costs $38 and up depending on size.

 

See more at http://www.buylocalfood.org/buy-local/find-local/csa-farm-listing/#sthash.gvPF2pQo.dpuf.

 

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