The following producers are approved by the Pasture Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) – see their Producers page here. Certification by the PFLA is a way to ensure that the meat you buy is from 100% pasture fed animals. For more on the importance of 100% pasture raised meat see my article here on finding Bryn Belted Galloway beef from John and Patsy Price and the PFLA website, which also has a newsletter that you can sign up to and lots of information about their producers and the benefits of 100% pasture fed meat.
PALEO PEOPLE – PLEASE SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL PASTURE FED PRODUCER!
WALES AND BORDERS
Bryn Belted Galloway Beef (see their Facebook page here) – Belted Galloway beef raised on the Brecon Beacons in Wales (01874 638385).
Penywyrlod Lamb – based near Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Sarah and Nick sell fantastic lamb, hogget and mutton.
Fordhall Farm – based in Shropshire, this farm sells beef, lamb, pork and poultry.
Gower Salt Marsh Lamb – sheep graze on the salt marshes of the Gower Peninsula near Swansea which gives the meat a distinct flavour.
Model Farm – a co-operative society of organic and traditional farmers near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. The shop sells 100% pasture raised beef, organic lamb and mutton, free-range pork and free-range chicken as well as a selection of other products.
Smiling Tree Farm in South Shropshire – micro-dairy, pastured lamb, rare breed pigs and tree-roosting chickens!
Eversfield Organic – on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon, this organic farm sells beef from their Aberdeen Angus and Hereford herds and lamb from their mixed flock.
Farm2Fork – Greenway Farm based in Somerset supplying grass fed beef, goose and lamb.
West Country Quality Meat – Glebe Farm in Somerset produce beef from Highland cattle and Japanese Wagyu cattle, lamb from Southdown sheep and pork from Oxford Sandy and Blacks.
West Town Farm – this organic farm near Exeter produces 100% pasture fed beef from Hereford crosses, pork from Oxford Sandy and Blacks and lamb from Shropshire sheep. Also sells potatoes, apples, squash and pumpkins.
Woodland Valley Farm – an organic farm situated in Mid-Cornwall with organic beef and pork for direct local sales
SOUTH-EAST AND HOME COUNTIES
The Calf at Foot Dairy – raw milk, butter and pastured beef available from this farm in Suffolk. Courier service direct from the farm.
Chess Valley Beef – farm in Hertfordshire selling beef from Red Ruby Devon cattle
Conygree Farm – this lovely mixed farm set in the heart of the Cotswolds includes rare breed sheep (Cotswold and Lleyn), Hereford cattle and native breed pigs (Gloucester Old Spot). Boxes of pasture raised lamb, mutton, and beef available. Also pork from pigs that are free to roam 24 hours a day and forage on greens (apples, sweetcorn, veg peelings, etc) with their pig nuts. About to produce salami with The Cotswold Curer – sounds good! Check them out!
Cotswold Beef – organic Hereford beef from this farm in the Cotswolds.
Farncombe Farm – based in Berkshire, the farm sells beef from their traditional Hereford Cattle and lamb from their Native Welsh Mountain Badger Faced Sheep.
Hogshaw Hill Farm – this Buckinghamshire based farm sells beef from its herd of Aberdeen Angus
Hornton Grounds – based in Oxfordshire, this farm sells beef from its Aberdeen Angus herd, pork from Tamworth pigs and Texel x North Country mule lamb.
Romshed Farm – based in Kent, this organic farm sells Hereford beef, pork, lamb, hogget, mutton, duck and chicken.
For Heaven’s Stake – based in Cumbria, this collective sells Hereford and Belted Galloway Beef, Lamb, Hogget and Mutton from Model Farm in Herefordshire, Hill Top Farm in Yorkshire and Strathmore Estate in Scotland.
CURRENTLY AWAITING PFLA CERTIFICATION
Cwrt Henllys Farm – based near Cwmbran
Great Outdoor Eggs – based in Angus, Scotland, this farm produces eggs from hens allowed to roam in pastures eating grasses, clovers, herbs, worms and insects, supplemented by organic wheat, oats, beans, seaweed, oyster shells and layers pellets. Mail order available.
High Farndale Farm – set in North Yorkshire, this farm sells pork from British Saddleback pigs and lamb and hogget from Whitefaced Woodland sheep.
Pen y Wyrlod Lamb – Black Welsh lamb available from this farm based near the Skirrid Mountain, Abergavenny.
West Arrathorne Farm (no website) – North Yorkshire
OTHER INTERESTING SUPPLIERS OF MEAT
Fantastic organic free range chickens from Tom Llewellin at Usk Farmers Market.
Weobley Ash – based in Herefordshire, this farm produces lamb, hogget & mutton from their Lleyn flock, apple juice & cider from their orchards and eggs. Sells via Hay Market every Thursday and Kington every Friday.
Banega Jamon via Bertie’s Food and Drink – the black Iberian pig thrives in southern Spain where it roams the oak forests – the dehesa – feeding on fallen acorns, grasses and wild herbs, giving their meat a unique and distinct flavour. Beautiful jamon from pigs that live completely free range.
George’s Butchers – lovely local butchers and abattoir in Talgarth, Powys.
Monmouthshire Turkeys – totally free range, dry, hand-plucked Bronze turkey sourced after much research looking for a local supplier, many phone calls and lots of questions. Turkeys are free to go out every day where they eat a mixture of bugs, nettles, grass etc. They are supplemented with organic feed (‘GM-free organic grain without antibiotics’) at night when they are shut in. Tasted wonderful.
Trealy Farm Charcuterie – We have tried several of their products and they are fantastic. ‘All of our meat is free range and carefully sourced, from our own farm and from other local, trusted farmers. We use only traditional breeds such as the Saddleback pig, Welsh Black cattle and Welsh Mountain lamb. We keep preservatives to an absolute minimum and don’t use any artificial flavourings, artificial colourings or emulsifiers. Our organic approved curing salts contain no nitrates and, only if absolutely necessary for product safety, the lowest possible levels of nitrite. No other artificial additives of any sort are used. Nearly all of our products are gluten-free and dairy-free. We have EU oval mark status and SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval) accreditation.’
Big Horn Biltong – very nice sugar-free Paleo biltong!
The Forest Pig – free range British salami and charcuterie.
The Charcutier – traditional artisan cured meats
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