VDL Grassfed Beef

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Red bull Red cow with white spot pasture Our cows can go anywhere they like except the front yard and the driveway.

Prices, How It Works

VDL GrassFed is a small Grassfed Beef Farm in Northern Wisconsin. We do deliveries to customers through neighborhood coordinators and buying clubs in your area every two months. Our beef gets no grain, antibiotics or hormones. Pork is raised outside. Chicken is raised on Non GMO Feeds and Grass. All animals are humanely raised. Photos, videos and more info about the farm and what we do can be seen on Facebook

Price List:

Just pick some items you want and fire off an email to Steve@VDLGrassFed.com


Beef Ribs: Are on sale right now.
BBQ Ribs (3-4 lb package) Big slab, great for grilling. are 5.09/lb.
Short Ribs (About 3 lb package) $5.99/lb.

Ground Beef: 10 or more lbs of ground beef, $6.49/lb.


First Taste Bundle:
3 Lbs Ground Beef
1 Lb Stew Meat
2 Lbs Steak (Rib, TBone, Sirloin or NY Strip, depending on what I have on hand. Ask for the one you want. I will do what I can.)
1 Lb Bacon
1 Lb Pork Breakfast Sausage
Non discount total is about: $65.00 (Depends on type of steak.)
Bundle Discount: 10% - total is about $58.50
First time order discount: 15% - total is about $55.00

Nutrition Challenge Bundle:
3 Lbs Beef Roast
5 Lbs Ground Beef
1 Pkg Beef Sirloin Brats Just beef, salt, pepper, dehydrated onion, a few other spices.
* I may put in 2 lbs of stew meat instead of beef brats depending on supply. Let me know if you would rather have the stew meat. *
1 Pkg Boneless Chicken Breast.
1 Pkg Paleo Snack Sticks.
Regular price is about: $92.50
Bundle discount: 10% - total about $82.00.
First Time order discount: 15% - total about: $78.60.

Pork Chops Bundle:
2 Lbs Pork Chops
5 Lbs Ground Beef
1 Bacon (uncured)
1 Pkg Tim’s Brats
1 Paleo Snack Sticks
Regular price is around $71.70.
Bundle discount: 10% - total around $64.50
First Time order discount: 15% - total about $62.00

Steak Bundle:
2 Lbs Steak (Rib, TBone, Sirloin or NY Strip depending on what I have the most of at the time. Ask for the one you want. I will do what I can.).
5 Lbs Ground Beef
1 Bacon (uncured)
1 Pkg Tim’s Brats
1 Paleo Snack Sticks
Regular price is around $83.50. (Depends on type of steak)
Bundle discount: 10% - total about $75.30.
First Time order discount: 15% - total about $71.15

Other First Time Order Discount:
Anything a first timer buys up to $100.00 that is not one of the above packages comes with a 10% discount.

I cut the prices as much as possible to get first time orders. I have an excellent re-order rate.

Regular Beef Items:

Mixed Share.
o Around 10-15 lbs of beef, consists of:
o Six packages of ground beef, 1.0 pounds each.
o High End Steak: (Rib, TBone, Sirloin or NY Strip. Ask for the kind you want. I will do what I can.) 2.0 - 3.5 lbs average.
o One package of Tenderloin Steak (Fillet Mignon). Usually 2 fillets.
o Two pounds of stew meat.
o One roast, 3 lbs average.
o Say if you want a large, medium or small share. Large means bigger roast and steaks, maybe an extra pound of stew meat.
o $7.49 per pound. (So: $75.00 - $115.00)

Ground Beef.
o A 'share' is 12 packages. 1 lb each.
o You can get less than a share. Less than 10 lbs is 6.89/lb.
o !**! 10 or more lbs is $6.49/lb while supplies last.!**!
o About 90% lean.
o I have some fattier Ground Beef also (about 85% lean). You can get that at the low rate also. Ask for it.

Other beef Items:
o Beef Roasts – Packages are 2 to 5 lbs. 7.39/lb.
Say if you want large, medium or small. I will come as close as I can.
o Steak :
 -- TBone $12.59/lb
 -- Sirloin $11.99/lb
 -- Ribeye $13.29/lb
 -- NY Strip $13.29/lb
 -- Tenderloin. $19.58/lb
 -- Flank. $14.59/lb
 -- Skirt. $14.59/lb
 -- Sometimes other cuts are available. Porterhouse, Flatiron, etc. $14.59/lb It doesn't hurt to ask.
o Beef Stew Meat: 1 lb pkg, $7.59/lb.
o Beef Snack Sticks: (Not Paleo) $4.00 / 8 oz pkg. Till they are gone.
o Paleo Snack Sticks: $7.50/8oz pkg. Nothing but beef, salt, pepper, and smoke.
o Paleo Beef Jerky: 8 oz pkg $20.00
o Bacon Grill Burgers: Ground Beef with bacon ground in. About 20% bacon. Three to a pound. $7.99/lb.
o Beef Sirloin Bratwurst: 1.5 lb pkg, $9.89/lb.
o Beef Ribs BBQ: Usually about 3 lbs / pkg, 5.09/lb.
o Beef Ribs Short: Usually about 3 lbs / pkg, 5.99/lb.
o Beef Brisket: from 3-5 lbs (depends on the animal) $7.79/lb
o Beef Liver: 4.29/lb.
o Beef Heart or Tongue: $7.09/lb.
o Beef oxtail: $7.59/lb
o Beef Bones, Marrow: About 5 inches long, sliced lengthwise. $3.85/lb.
o Beef Bones, Joint: For Bone Broth: $4.25/lb. You will generally wind up getting more than you ordered but only charged for what you ordered. Depends on how much we have around at the time...

Pork Items:

o Bacon : $9.59/Lb. Regular thick-cut bacon. (Uncured – this actually means there are no artificial nitrates) this is one of our most popular items. Most people say it is the best they ever had.
o Pork roast: 2-5 lb pkg, $4.79/Lb. I also sometimes have BIG pork shoulder roasts 7-8 lbs. Ask for the size you want.
o Pork breakfast sausage: packaged by the pound like the ground beef. $5.09/Lb
o Pork Brats: The absolute best brats in the entire physical universe. Packages are about 1.5 pounds until they run out, 6 brats. Then going one pound packages, 5 brats per package. Both styles are $6.43/Lb.
o Garden Brats: $6.43/Lb (With Broccoli, Mushrooms, Green Peppers, Onions already inside)
o Pork Chops: Usually 3/pkg, about 1.5 lbs/pkg., $5.99/Lb.
o Bacon, Cottage: $6.59/Lb. Made from the Boston Butt, otherwise same recipe as regular. More meaty than regular. (Uncured)
o Bacon, Jackpine Savage Bacon: $6.39/Lb. Same recipe as regular bacon but made from different parts. More meaty than regular. (Uncured)
o Bacon, Canadian: $6.99/Lb. Made from the Pork Loin. (Uncured)
o Bacon, Chicago Style: $6.79/Lb. made from GrassFed Beef and Pork combined. (Uncured)
o Ham: Usually between 3 and 6 lbs. $4.59/Lb
o Ham Steak: Slice of ham about 3/4 inch thick. $4.69/Lb
o Ground Pork (No Spices): 4.29/Lb
o Pork Steak: $4.09/Lb
o Pork Ribs: 2-5 lb pkg, $5.49/Lb These are also great for grilling/smoking.
o Pork Neck Bones: $2.59/Lb (there is a recipe on the VDL GrassFed FaceBook page)
o Pork Leaf Lard, Unrendered. $4.35/Lb

Chicken Items:

o Boneless chicken breasts: - two to a package, usually about 1.5 lbs. 9.09/lb.
o Whole Chicken: – about 3 – 5 lbs/ea, $5.19/lb
o Chicken Breasts bone in: 2 breasts/pkg, about 1.5 lbs/pkg, $7.49/lb
o Chicken Wings: about 3 lbs/pkg 5.09/lb
o Thighs: about 2.5 lbs/pkg, $5.39/lb
o Legs : about 3 lbs/pkg, $5.09/lb
o Leg Quarters (Great for grilling, leg and thigh attached) - about 1.5 lbs/pkg, $5.29/lb

Other Items:

o 50/50 Honey Ham GrassFed Beef / Pastured Pork Snack sticks: - Nothing but beef, pork, salt, honey, sweet dairy whey and smoke. $6.55/8oz pkg.
o Pet Food. Made from organ meats. $5.00/Lb. As long as it lasts.

Quarters, Halves and Whole cows:

A quarter of beef is usually about 100 pounds of meat.

The breakdown will be approximately:
* 50% ground beef
* 10% stew meat.
* 15% Steaks (TBone, Ribeye, Sirloin)
* 20-30% Roasts. Chuck, Arm, Sirloin Tip, Rump. Most are labeled simply Beef Roast.
* $7.19 / lb. Total is usually between $720 and $780.
* There will also be about 10-15 pounds of free things like liver, heart, tongue, oxtail, marrow and joint bones.
* It will arrive all cut, wrapped and frozen.
* Wrapping is vacuum packed and with ground beef in 1 pound chubs.

You can say if you want a quarter that is on the small side or on the large side. You can also say if you want more ground beef and less roasts or more roasts and less ground beef if you want. If you want less steaks, you can get a price break on the whole quarter. In other words, I am willing to dicker a bit.

Neighborhood coordinator:

Neighborhood Coordinators get a 5% commission based on the value of meat dropped off at their drop spot. Several coordinators pay for most of their family meats by being a coordinator. The commission amount can be taken off the coordinators order or it can be paid in meat. Click here on Coordinator or Email me to find out what the coordinator does and how you can become one.


I will always strive to do better than is expected. If for any reason you are not satisfied with my product or service, let me know. I will make it right. Someone didn't like the ground beef, it didn't taste like what they were used to. No worries. Grassfed doesn't taste like most other beef. I replaced it with Roast which they liked. Now they order the ground beef all the time. Someone got some tough steaks, I replaced them with ribeyes. I misplaced someone's order. The next time I was in their town I delivered to their door and gave them an extra 4 pounds of ground beef. I will always strive to do better than is expected.

Email now: Steve@VDLGrassFed.com with orders and let me know what you want. I will reply with an estimate or help finalize the order. You can also text or call: 715-415-4675. The main thing is to get the conversation started.

Ordering with comments gives us something to go on while packing the orders. We might not be able to do it exactly the way you want (you can ask for tenderloins or a HUGE Pork Roast but might not get them) but we will be able to get closer than if we were going it blind.

I take orders via email and send back a preliminary estimate. The estimate is so that you can see if I got the order right and so I can keep track of inventory. If you don’t get an estimate back when you order, something is wrong. Ask about it.

A day or so before delivery we pack the orders, get the exact weights and send out the final invoices with a payment link. If you don't get your final invoice by the Friday morning before delivery, ask about it.

I like the online payment link best because it takes zero time at delivery, the customer doesn't have to be present at delivery and the book keeping is all automatic. That being said, we also take checks, credit cards, cash and PayPal.

If you have a big order (over $400.00) you can get an extra 2% off if you pay with a check.

If you have an even bigger order (over $500.00) I can drop off at your house if you want.

People meet me (or the coordinator) at the drop spot and orders are passed out. If I am already gone by the time you get there, coordinators like it best if you pay online. Most coordinators don't mind watching your meat until you can get there. Just don't be late without coordinating with the coordinator first! You can also get someone to pick up for you if you want, just pay online or give them a blank check and trust them.

Email me at Steve@VDLGrassFed.com with orders or questions. Let me know what you want.

Farm Visits:

We like farm visits. That being said, it is quite a hike to get here. We are about 2.5 hours from Mpls/St Paul and about 7 hours from Chicago. However, if you come out to the farm, you can get meat for a dollar less per pound than if we deliver.


Anyone you refer to us for meat earns you an extra pound of beef. The reward is usually ground beef. If you look at it as a commission, it is about 8%. It is not totally free because you are doing the work to get the referral. You will have to let me know who your referrals are or we will think it is just my magnetic personality!

Questions Welcome:

If you have any other questions, like:
What cuts are the steaks?
What cuts are the roasts?
How lean is the ground beef?
How exactly does the coordinator deal work?
Etc etc etc.
Do NOT hesitate to let me know. I type pretty fast and like to answer questions. It also teaches me what people want to know in a general way.

Hope to hear from you soon!


PS. Prices are constantly under review and may need to go up due to rising input costs. Prices do go down once in a while but they go up much more often than down.

PPS. If you spot a typo or other error in the above and let me know about it you will get a free pound of ground beef with your next order! I am not perfect and will accept your help.