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Posted 6/25/2015 9:28pm by Ralph Mitchell.

We've got beef in stock and available for ordering through our online store!  This month, we have a number of packs available, including steak and grill packs.  We also have ground beef, jerky and patties.  Don't wait to order, however, as supplies are limited.

Attention, Brazos Customers:  This month, we are doing a special delivery day to the Wednesday market at Village Foods.  This will be DELIVERY ONLY.  We have Saturday markets scheduled July 25 and Aug 22.   These will be at the new location in downtown Bryan.  Please note which delivery point for which you are ordering.  If not noted, you beef will be brought to the July 1 Wednesday pickup point.

Interested in Essential Oils?  I've been using essential oils for a while, and have really come to appreciate the doTerra products.  If you are interested or curious feel free to ask me about using or ordering.  You can order oils and accessories through my doTerra website.  I can also help you sign up to get a 25% wholesale discount (NO reselling required!  I use it for my family's needs).

Please see the online calendar, or the schedule at the bottom of this e-mail for details on the latest schedule.  NOTE THE DAY CHANGE FOR BRICK OVEN (now on Tuesday)

Thanks for your continued support and patronage,

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex

 

Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   

Brazos Farmer's Market, NOTE NEW LOCATION:  Saturday markets 500 N. Main, Wednesday markets Village Foods Parking Lot
Wednesday July 1 4-6 pm
Saturday, July 25 8-12 pm
Saturday Aug 22, 8-12 pm
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
July 14
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30: NOTE NEW DAY IS TUESDAY
July 14
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
July 5
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
July 16, Aug 20
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 10:00-10:20
July 14, Aug 18

 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex
 
Posted 6/25/2015 8:57pm by Ralph Mitchell.

July CSA packs may now be ordered.  The calendar for July and August is available on our website, and listed below.   Order your pack early to avoid missing out.  We have liver, heart and tongue (limited quantities) available for CSA members at no charge, which can be reserved when you place your order.  Please use the CSA member order page to place your order.  Unless noted in the order form, packs will be assumed for July delivery.

PLEASE NOTE: We are doing a limited delivery in July at the Wednesday market in the Village Foods Parking lot., in addition to the Saturday markets July 25 and August 22.  If you want your CSA pack for the Wednesday deliver and not the regular Saturday market, please note that in the notes section of your order.

If you want a CSA pack, but cannot make one of the pickup dates, you are always welcome to come pick up at the ranch.  At this point, we are not planning any June deliveries from this harvest. 

Summer Schedules can be crazy. We've had to make lots of adjustments to fit our family, and understand if you do too. If you cannot make your delivery, please text Sara at 512-826-2218 or email us.

Thanks for your continued support and patronage,

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex

Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   

Brazos Farmer's Market, .  Note new times and Locations for July and August!
WEDNESDAY July 1 4-6 pm Village Foods Parking lot  (pending CSA pack availability)
Saturday, July 25, 8-12 at the NEW downtown Bryan location 500 N. Main 
Saturday, Aug 22, 8-12 at the NEW downtown Bryan location 500 N. Main 
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
July 14
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30: NOTE NEW DAY IS TUESDAY
July 14
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
July 5
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
July 16, Aug 20
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 10:00-10:20
July 14, Aug 18
 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex
 
Posted 5/22/2015 1:12pm by Ralph Mitchell.

We are nearly sold out of beef!   We still have 2 variety packs and 2 steak samplers available for order and pickup at tomorrow's Brazos Valley Farmer's Market or Sunday's Live Oak (Cedar Park) delivery point.  We will be restocking in about 3 weeks and will update our inventory then.

Brazos Valley Market Tomorrow:  Because we have very few loose cuts to sell at the farmer's market tomorrow, we will be departing as soon as we have delivered all orders.  We are requesting anyone who has placed an order to come pick up before 11 am.  If the weather is inclement, we will only be delivering orders and selling jerky, ground beef and pan sausage, to avoid driving our freezer trailer through heavy rain.   

Pan Sausage, Jerky and Summer Sausage:  Pan Sausage and beef jerky are in stock.  We are sold out of summer sausage, but will have more for the July deliveries.   You can order via the online store or purchase at the Brazos Farmer's Market or Dyer Dairy Mercantile.  Summer sausage is now also being stocked on a trial basis at Village Foods in Bryan.

Interested in Essential Oils?  I've been using essential oils for a while, and have really come to appreciate the doTerra products.  If you are interested or curious feel free to ask me about using or ordering.  You can order oils and accessories through my doTerra website.  I can also help you sign up to get a 25% wholesale discount (NO reselling required!  I use it for my family's needs).

 

Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   

Brazos Farmer's Market, corner of Wm. J. Bryan and Texas Ave, Bryan.  8-noon
May 23, June 27
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
July 14
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30: NOTE NEW DAY IS TUESDAY
July 14
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
May 24
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
June 11
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 10:00-10:20
June 9 (4 pm-special time), July 14

 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex
 
Posted 4/28/2015 8:47am by Ralph Mitchell.

The beef inventory for May has been update and is available for ordering through our online store.  This month, we have all our regular packs available, including steak and grill packs.  At this point, we are not planning June deliveries, with the possible exception of the Brazos Valley Farmer's Market, so be sure to stock up now for summer barbecues!

Pan Sausage, Jerky and Summer Sausage:  Pan Sausage, summer sausage and  beef jerky are back in stock. You can order via the online store or purchase at the Brazos Farmer's Market or Dyer Dairy Mercantile.  Summer sausage is now also being stocked on a trial basis at Village Foods in Bryan.

If you love our beef, and would like to join us...  As our family life continues to evolve, we find that we could use help with the retail side of our beef business.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and responsible someone to play a primary role in packing beef orders, doing deliveries and markets, and customer service.  Currently, that part of the business is approximately a quarter-time position, but there is potential for expansion.  The physical work would need to be done at our ranch in Cameron (at least initially), but the ongoing customer service can be done remotely.  If you are interested, please email Sara at sara@wildtyperanch.com.

Interested in Essential Oils?  I've been using essential oils for a while, and have really come to appreciate the doTerra products.  If you are interested or curious feel free to ask me about using or ordering.  You can order oils and accessories through my doTerra website.  I can also help you sign up to get a 25% wholesale discount (NO reselling required!  I use it for my family's needs).

Please see the online calendar, or the schedule at the bottom of this e-mail for details on the latest schedule.  NOTE THE DAY CHANGE FOR BRICK OVEN (now on Tuesday)

Thanks for your continued support and patronage,

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex

 

Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   

Brazos Farmer's Market, corner of Wm. J. Bryan and Texas Ave, Bryan.  8-noon
May 23
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
May 19
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30: NOTE NEW DAY IS TUESDAY
May 19
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
May 24
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
May 21
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 10:00-10:20
May 19

 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex
 
Posted 4/27/2015 4:54pm by Ralph Mitchell.

May CSA packs may now be ordered.  The calendar for May has been finalized and is available on our website, and listed below.  Order your pack early to avoid missing out.  We still have a few packages of liver and one heart available for CSA members, which can be reserved when you place your order.  Please use the CSA member order page to place your order.  

The May deliveries will occur between May 19 and May 24.  If you want a CSA pack, but cannot make one of those dates, you are always welcome to come pick up at the ranch.  At this point, we are not planning any June deliveries from this harvest. 

NOTE NEW DAY FOR BRICK OVEN DELIVERIES:  Brick Oven deliveries will now occur on Tuesdays from 11-11:30.  Dyer deliveries will move to 10-10:20 on Tuesdays.

Thanks for your continued support and patronage,

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex

Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   

Brazos Farmer's Market, corner of Wm. J. Bryan and Texas Ave, Bryan.  8-noon
May 23
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
May 19
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30: NOTE NEW DAY IS TUESDAY
May 19
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
May 24
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
May 21
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 10:00-10:20
May 19

 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex
 
Posted 2/11/2015 4:35pm by Ralph Mitchell.

Our February deliveries start tomorrow in Temple, continue with the Brazos Farmer's market on Saturday and finish up Tuesday with Dyer and Round Rock.  There is still time to order, but don't delay; our inventory is at an all-time low.

Veal/Baby Beef still available: Our family has been enjoying our portion of the recent "baby beef". In actuality, it has turned out to be the most tender veal we have ever offered for sale! We have 1 eighth still available. We are only selling it by 1/8ths, which weigh 24.2 pounds. The price per eighth is $9.75/lb ($235.95 total).

Premium Roasts Available:  We currently have 1 half tenderloin roast (1.55 lbs) and 1 standing rib roast (5.05 lbs) in stock.  These are available for order via the roast page of the online store or can be purchased at the market Saturday.  Ideal for a special Valentine's day dinner!

Subscription/CSA Program has a few remaining openings!  We are expanding our subscription/CSA program!  Our CSA program is now our main non-retail outlet for our beef.  Through the CSA, you are agreeing to purchase a half beef in smaller increments (ranging from 18-50 lbs) over the course of the next 24 months.  We still have a few openings in our  bi-monthly CSA.  You can read more on our website, and enroll and pay your membership deposit through our online store.  We still have 1 January/February pack available, and/or you can start your membership with the March/April packs.

At the Brazos Market this weekend:  This weekend at the market, we've got some lovely ribeye and NY strip steaks for the romantic Valentine's day dinner.  We also have 1 oxtail (get there early) and a variety of other cuts.  Don't forget our jerky and summer sausage, too!

Jerky and Summer Sausage:  Beef jerky is back in stock and the new batch of summer sausage is back up to our artisan-quality standards.   You can order via the online store or purchase at the Brazos Farmer's Market or Dyer Dairy Mercantile.

Beef Pan Sausage:  The beta test on the pan sausage went well, so once we have our label approved, we will make that regularly available.

Interested in Essential Oils?  I've been using essential oils for a while, and have really come to appreciate the doTerra products.  If you are interested or curious feel free to ask me about using or ordering.  You can order oils and accessories through my doTerra website.  I can also help you sign up to get a 25% wholesale discount (NO reselling required!  I use it for my family's needs).

Please see the online calendar, or the schedule at the bottom of this e-mail for details on the latest schedule.  

Thanks for your continued support and patronage,

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex

 

Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   

Brazos Farmer's Market, corner of Wm. J. Bryan and Texas Ave, Bryan.  8-noon
Feb 14, March 28, May 23
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
Feb 17, March 24, May 19
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30 
March 18, May 11
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
April 12, May 24
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
Feb 12, March 26, May 21
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 11:00-11:30
Feb 17, March 24, May 19

 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex
 
Posted 2/11/2015 3:56pm by Ralph Mitchell.

We just updated our inventory and market/delivery schedule for spring.  March/April CSA packs can now be reserved. Order your pack early to avoid missing out, especially if you want organs (liver, heart, tongue).  Please use the CSA member order page to place your order.  

We have one Jan/Feb bi-monthly CSA pack still available for delivery either to Temple tomorrow, Brazos on Saturday or Dyer or Round Rock next Tuesday.     

Bi-monthly ordering options:  Remember, you can now select whether you want your pack to come with summer sausage or beef jerky when you order.  The new batch of summer sausage is back up to our old standards, by the way.  The beta test on the pan sausage went well, so once we have our new label approved, we will make that regularly available as an option, too.  

Baby Beef still available:  We have 1 eighths of baby beef still available.  We are only selling it by 1/8ths, which weigh 24.2  pounds.  The price per eighth is $9.75/lb.  

Interested in Essential Oils?  I've been using essential oils for a while, and have really come to appreciate the doTerra products.  If you are interested or curious feel free to ask me about using or ordering.  You can order oils and accessories through my doTerra website.  I can also help you sign up to get a 25% wholesale discount (no reselling required!).

Please see the online calendar, or the schedule at the bottom of this e-mail for details on the latest schedule.  

Thanks for your continued support and patronage,

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex

Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   

Brazos Farmer's Market, corner of Wm. J. Bryan and Texas Ave, Bryan.  8-noon
Feb 14, March 28, May 23
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
Feb 17, March 24, May 19
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30 
March 18, May 11
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
April 12, May 24
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
Feb 12, March 26, May 21
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 11:00-11:30
Feb 17, March 24, May 19

 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex
 
Posted 1/23/2015 10:03am by Ralph Mitchell.

After a bit of a hiatus, we're finally going to be back at the Brazos Valley Farmer's Market tomorrow, Jan 24!  We've got some special items and a sale on our famous summer sausage, so be sure to come out and see us.  At this point, it looks like we will have limited  availability for the February market date (Feb 14) so stock up while you can!

This weekend, we have summer sausage (on sale!),  beef jerky and our new pan sausage, veal/baby beef packs plus tenderloin and standing rib roasts available in addition to plenty of ground beef and individual cuts for sale.  You can also sign up for our subscription proram at the market and take home your first bi-monthly pack.

Veal/Baby Beef still available: Our family has been enjoying our portion of the recent "baby beef". In actuality, it has turned out to be the most tender veal we have ever offered for sale! We have 2 eighths of baby beef still available, and will have it at the market tomorrow (or you can order it for next week delivery). We are only selling it by 1/8ths, which weigh 24.2 pounds. The price per eighth is $9.75/lb ($235.95 total).

Subscription/CSA Program has openings!  We are expanding our subscription/CSA program!  Our CSA program is now our main non-retail outlet for our beef.  Through the CSA, you are agreeing to purchase a half beef in smaller increments (ranging from 18-50 lbs) over the course of the next 24 months.  We currently have openings in our 1/8th beef CSA and our bi-monthly CSA.  You can read more on our website, and sign up through our online store.  We will have packs available at the market this weekend for instant enrollment.

Premium Roasts Available:  We currently have 2 half tenderloin roasts (1.55 lbs each) and 1 standing rib roast (5.05 lbs) in stock.  These are available for order via the roast page of the online store or can be purchased at the market tomorrow.  Ideal for a special Valentine's day dinner!

Round Rock, Dyer, Live Oak, Austin Arboretum and Temple deliveries next week: We will be squeezing ALL our deliery points into a one-week blast next week.  There'still time to order!

New! Beef Pan Sausage:  We are beta-testing a new, all-beef pan sausage.  A fresh (not cured or smoked) 1-lb chub of all-purpose/breakfast sausage with a solid peppery bite. Made locally by Westphalia Market using only our beef.    Please note-because this sausage is a test-batch, it is labelled with Westphalia Market's standard sauage label.  That label lists MSG, but there is NO MSG in our sausage.  If we decide to carry this product permanently, we will have our own labels printed.  

Jerky is back in stock:  Beef jerky is back in stock!  You can order via the online store or purchase at the Brazos Farmer's Market or Dyer Dairy Mercantile.

Summer Sausage Sale:  The fall batch of summer sausage is on sale for $6.75 per stick ($5.00/lb off the usual price).  It can be purchased via the online store under Value and Specialty Cuts or pick some up at Saturday's Market.

Interested in Essential Oils?  I've been using essential oils for a while, and have really come to appreciate the doTerra products.  If you are interested or curious feel free to ask me about using or ordering.  You can order oils and accessories through my doTerra website.  I can also help you sign up to get a 25% wholesale discount (NO reselling required!  I use it for my family's needs).

Please see the online calendar, or the schedule at the bottom of this e-mail for details on the latest schedule.  

Thanks for your continued support and patronage,

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex

 

Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   

Brazos Farmer's Market, corner of Wm. J. Bryan and Texas Ave, Bryan.  8-noon
Jan 24 , Feb 14 
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
Jan 27, Feb 17
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30 
Jan 26 
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
Jan 25   
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
Jan 29 , Feb 12 
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 11:00-11:30
Jan 27, Feb 17

 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex
 
Posted 1/11/2015 1:51pm by Ralph Mitchell.

Life at Wild Type Ranch has gone through some upheaval in the past month, leaving us a bit behind on our usual monthly deliveries.  We're back on track, however, with a full delivery schedule for the last half of the month.  You can place orders up to the evening before the delivery.  If you have already placed an order, we've got you logged and hope to be caught up on invoicing within a day or two.  The updated delivery schedule for January is at the bottom of this email and on the calendar page of our website.  At this point, it looks like we will have limited deliveries and availability for February, so be sure to stock up while you can!

Changes in online ordering:  To streamline operations in 2015 and simplify online ordering, we will no longer be taking orders for individual by-weight cuts via the online store.  Packs and items such as ground beef, sausages and jerky can still be ordered individually online.  Cuts will be available at the farmer's market and at our retail outlets in Bryan and Georgetown.  The benefit of this is that all orders can now be paid at the time of ordering via Paypal.   

Subscription/CSA Program has openings!  We are expanding our subscription/CSA program!  Our CSA program is now our main non-retail outlet for our beef.  Through the CSA, you are agreeing to purchase a half beef in smaller increments (ranging from 18-50 lbs) over the course of the next 12-18 months.  We currently have openings in our 1/8th beef CSA and our bi-monthly CSA.  You can read more on our website, and sign up through our online store.

Veal/Baby Beef still available:  Our family has been enjoying our portion of the recent "baby beef".  In actuality, it has turned out to be the most tender veal we have ever offered for sale! We have 3 eighths of baby beef still available for immediate delivery.  We are only selling it by 1/8ths, which weigh 24.2  pounds.  The price per eighth is $9.75/lb.   

Bulk Beef:  We expect to offer bulk beef (halves, quarters and eighths) again later in 2015.  Once we have finished the enrollment period for CSAs, we will make any remaining projected beef harvest available for bulk purchases.  Once we do, you can reserve your bulk beef through the end of 2015.

New! Beef Pan Sausage:  We are beta-testing a new, all-beef pan sausage.  A fresh (not cured or smoked) 1-lb chub of all-purpose sausage with a solid peppery bite. Made locally by Westphalia Market using only our beef.    Please note-because this sausage is a test-batch, it is labelled with Westphalia Market's standard sauage label.  That label lists MSG, but there is NO MSG in our sausage.  If we decide to carry this product permanently, we will have our own labels printed.  

Jerky is back in stock:  Beef jerky is back in stock!  You can order via the online store or purchase at the Brazos Farmer's Market or Dyer Dairy Mercantile.

Summer Sausage Sale:  The fall batch of summer sausage is on sale for $5.00/lb off the usual price.  It can be purchased via the online store under Value and Specialty Cuts.  

Interested in Essential Oils?  I've been using essential oils for a while, and have really come to appreciate the doTerra products.  If you are interested or curious feel free to ask me about using or ordering.  You can order oils and accessories through my doTerra website.  I can also help you sign up to get a 25% wholesale discount (so reselling required!).

Please see the online calendar, or the schedule at the bottom of this e-mail for details on the latest schedule.  

Thanks for your continued support and patronage,

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex

 

Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   

Brazos Farmer's Market, corner of Wm. J. Bryan and Texas Ave, Bryan.  8-noon
Jan 24  
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
Jan 20  
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30 
Jan 26  
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
Jan 25   
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
Jan 29  
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 11:00-11:30
Jan 20

 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex
 
Posted 1/3/2015 9:32am by Ralph Mitchell.

2015 will see some changes in our family life, and consequently to our beef business.  To streamline operations in 2015 and simplify  online ordering, we will no longer be taking orders for individual by-weight cuts via the online store.  Packs and items such as ground beef, sausages and jerky can still be ordered individually online.  Cuts will be available at the farmer's market and at our retail outlets in Bryan and Georgetown.  The benefit of this is that all orders can now be paid at the time of ordering via Paypal.  As before you can also wait for your invoice and pay via the link on the invoice or pay by cash or check at pickup.  We should be able to get invoices out much more quickly with this new system, as well. 

The other big change for 2015 is that we are expanding our subscription/CSA program!  Our CSA program will become our main non-retail outlet for our beef.  Through the CSA, you are agreeing to purchase a half beef in smaller increments (ranging from 18-50 lbs) over the course of the next 12-18 months.  We currently have openings in our 1/8th beef CSA and our bi-monthly CSA.  You can read more on our website, and sign up through our online store.  

We will again be offering bulk beef (halves, quarters and eighths) in 2015, for those who are not ready to commit to the CSA.  Once we have finished the enrollment period for CSAs, we will make any remaining projected beef harvest available for bulk purchases.  Once we do, you can reserve your bulk beef through the end of 2015.

Baby Beef still available:  We have 3 eighths of baby beef still available for January delivery.  We are only selling it by 1/8ths, which weigh 24.2  pounds.  The price per eighth is $9.75/lb.  

New! Beef Pan Sausage:  We are beta-testing a new, all-beef pan sausage.  A fresh (not cured or smoked) 1-lb chub of all-purpose sausage with a solid peppery bite. Made locally by Westphalia Market using only our beef.    Please note-because this sausage is a test-batch, it is labelled with Westphalia Market's standard sauage label.  That label lists MSG, but there is NO MSG in our sausage.  If we decide to carry this product permanently, we will have our own labels printed.  

Jerky is back in stock:  Beef jerky is back in stock!  You can order via the online store or purchase at the Brazos Farmer's Market or Dyer Dairy Mercantil.

Summer Sausage Sale:  The fall batch of summer sausage fell short of our expectations in terms of texture; being more bologna-like than typical.  Although still quite tasty, we decided to put it on sale for $5.00/lb off the usual price.  It can be purchased via the online store under Value and Specialty Cuts.  

Interested in Essential Oils?  I've been using essential oils for a while, and have really come to appreciate the doTerra products.  If you are interested or curious feel free to ask me about using or ordering.  You can order oils and accessories through my doTerra website.  I can also help you sign up to get a 25% wholesale discount (so reselling required!).

Please see the online calendar, or the schedule at the bottom of this e-mail for details on the latest schedule.  

Thanks for your continued support and patronage,

Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex

 

Our apologies, but we are unable to pin down the January schedule until after January 8th. In our delivery schedule section, I've listed two alternate dates for each delivery point. I will be sending out another email once the schedule is set.

 Check out the Calendar page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of markets and deliveries.   We will be unsure of our delivery schedule until after January 8.  Below are the two possible dates for each delivery point.

Brazos Farmer's Market, corner of Wm. J. Bryan and Texas Ave, Bryan.  8-noon
Jan 10 or Jan 17
 
Round Rock:  Renaissance Square Shopping Center, 1601 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664 1:25-1:45.  In the parking lot outside the Exchange Church
Jan 13 or 20
 
Arboretum Brick Oven  (next to Jolleyville HEB) 11:00-11:30 
Jan 12 or 19
 
Live Oak Unitarian Church 33151 El Salido Parkway 12:00-12:30
Jan 11 or 18 
 
Temple 902 S. Main, Temple   Thursdays  11:30-11:45
Jan 15 or 22
 
The Mercantile at Dyer Dairy 7801 E. Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX  Tuesdays 11:00-11:30
Jan 13 or 20

 
By arrangement at the ranch (please call or e-mail to schedule)


Thanks for supporting our ranch, and local, healthy food!
Sara, Ralph, Eric and Alex