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Posted 3/5/2010 10:32am by Ralph Mitchell.
Our apologies if you are receiving this e-mail for the second time this week.  We are working with a new server and mailing system and encountered a glitch with the mailing earlier this week, preventing some of the e-mails to be returned.  Please bear with us as we iron our the kinks!

This coming week is a big one for markets and deliveries.  Demand for our beef is growing weekly, so we recommend ordering ahead to enhance your chances of getting the cuts you desire.  Better yet, sign up for one of our subscription programs, and you’ll be first in line each month. 

SCHEDULE CHANGE;  Brazos Market This Saturday
:  We will be at the Brazos Valley market this Saturday as well as next Saturday.   Come out and see us from 8-noon on the corner of Texas Ave and Wm. J. Bryan Pkwy. 

:  The Brazos Valley Farmer’s Market vendors will be selling their wares at the Messina Hof Winery’s annual Birthday Bash on Sunday from 1-4 pm.  In addition to a full Farmer’s Market, there will be food, wine tasting and tours.  Visit the Messina Hof website for directions and more details. 

:  Next week we will be making our monthly deliveries to Austin-Arboretum, Cedar Park, Sun City and Round Rock.   Sun City will be a mini-market in the Activity Center parking lot from 9-10 with a few other vendors from the regular market.  The other sites are deliveries for pre-orders only.  Be sure to get your order in!

:  We’ve updated our website!  Although we’ve still got some more improvements to make, we think you’ll like the new look and feel of it.  We’ve now got a full calendar of our market dates and appearances, for one thing.  Be sure to check out the photo gallery and feel free to leave comments. 

The deadline for ordering a half beef from this upcoming harvest is March 6th.  Eighths or quarters must be ordered by March 10th.  Beef will be available March 20th.

:  Our friends at Dyer Mercantile have expanded the operating hours of their farm store.  They are now open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10-7 and Sunday 1-6.  Be sure to visit their website and sign up for their new newsletter. 

: I’ll do my best to keep everyone posted on our schedule through e-mails and the home page of the website.  Below is our updated schedule for the coming weeks.


SUN CITY WINTER DELIVERY:  Second Tuesdays, 9-10, Activity Center Parking lot.  Pre-orders encouraged, but not required. NEXT DATE March 9

VINEYARD AT FLORENCE:  First Saturday of each month 12-2, NEXT DATE March 6.  8711 FM 487, Florence (click here for map)

BRAZOS VALLEY FARMERS MARKET:  Saturdays 8-noon, NEXT DATES: Feb 13, Feb 20.  Corner of Texas Ave. and William J. Bryan Pkwy


Arboretum/Riata area: 2nd Mondays of each month: NEXT DATE Monday, March 8. 11:00-11:30 at 12357 Riata Trace Pkwy (Riata Office Complex)  11:30-11:45 at the Arboretum Brick Oven;  (orders only)

Live Oak UU Church: 3315 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park, NEXT DATE Sunday, March 14. 12:00-12:30

Dyer Dairy Mercantile:  7801 E Hwy 29, Georgetown,  Tuesdays by arrangement

Community Montessori School, Georgetown:  Tuesdays, by arrangement

Round Rock:   304 W. Main Street on the second Tuesday from 12:30-1:00 (orders only).  NEXT DATE March 9

Tillman Physical Therapy: 2519 S. Lakeline Blvd, Suite 100, Cedar Park, 2nd Mondays of each month, 1:30-2:00; NEXT DATE Monday, March 8 (orders only).

By Arrangement:  At the ranch in Cameron.  Please call 512-826-2218 or e-mail to arrange.

OUR BEEF AT RETAIL:  Check out the retail outlets that carry a selection of our beef.  If they don’t have what you want, just ask, and we’ll do our best to start stocking it.

  • Village Foods 1760 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, carries our beef in a special freezer for “Natural Beef”, across from the fresh meat case.  Village Foods has been great about working with us and other local suppliers.
  • Dyer Mercantile (7801 E. Hwy. 29, Georgetown) carries our beef in the “Wild Type Ranch” chest freezer.  Regular hours are weekdays 4:30-7 pm , Saturdays 9 am-7 pm and Sundays 10 am -6 pm.  Other hours may be available by appointment.
  • Village Café 210 W 6th St, downtown Bryan is now featuring our beef on some of their menu items. 

TO ORDER: visit  or e-mail .     Click here for a direct link to the order form.

See you at the market!

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex.

quality cattle, quality beef

3246563010_28775572039 CR 140
Cameron, TX 76520
Phone (512) 826-2218
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Posted 2/13/2010 12:31pm by Ralph Mitchell.

Want to separate fact from fiction about your food and what you feed your family? Check out the Down To Earth blog for facts and discussion about food production topics and issues.

Posted 2/13/2010 12:28pm by Ralph Mitchell.

A monthly subscription program consisting of 15-16 pounds of beef, plus a selection of other products such as eggs, Dyer cheese, summer sausage, veal, and more. See our subscription page for more information CSA.

Posted 2/13/2010 12:08pm by Ralph Mitchell.

Winter schedule until April 1

Second Tuesdays,
Sun City Activity Center parking lot. 9-10

First Saturdays,
Vineyard Market, Florence, 12-2

Select Saturdays, (Feb 13, Feb 20)
Brazos Valley Farmer's Market  8-noon
(Corner of Texas Ave. and William J. Bryan Pkwy)

Posted 2/13/2010 12:05pm by Ralph Mitchell.

Upcoming Delivery Dates

Saturday, Feb 6,
Vineyard Market, Florence

Monday, Feb 8,
Riata office park (Austin)

Monday, Feb 8,
Arboretum Brick Oven parking lot

Monday, Feb 8,
Tillman Physical Therapy,
2519 S. Lakeline Blvd, Cedar Park
1:30-2:00 pm

Tuesdays by arrangement,
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy
7801 E Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX

By arrangement at our ranch in Cameron, TX

Posted 2/13/2010 12:03pm by Ralph Mitchell.

CATTLE FOR SALE  Or e-mail us for current full registered and commercial listing

Posted 2/13/2010 10:52am by Ralph Mitchell.

Village Cafe is now featuring Wild Type Ranch Beef, along with good music, great coffee and beautiful art! Check them out!