Good Life Grass-Fed Beef:  Direct to You!

Taking inquiries for 2017 Beef!

Welcome to Year 3 of 100% grass-fed beef at Good Life Farm!  Thank you for filling your freezer with our beloved pastured goodness and feeding your family directly from our farm – all year long! 

Why a Quarter or Half?

Many reasons, but two main ones.

For you:  The best price you can get for local, organic, grass-fed and grass-finished beef.

For us and the cows:  Good Life cows have a lovely, 100% grass-fed life and we want this to go right to the end.  By pre-selling you a part of an animal, we can do an on-farm kill with no transport, holding or stress, and keep our commitment to the good life for all on the farm.

What you get

Quarter:  Approx 75-100 lb of packaged meat, depending on the live (hanging) weight of the animal from which your quarter comes.

Half:  Approx 150-200 lb of packaged meat, with more choices for organs, etc., than you will get with a quarter.

** This year, we have time to allow you to work out your own cut sheet directly with Steve Coolican, our butcher.  If you need help, contact me first and then we’ll go to him.  Or, we can provide a standard suggested cut sheet (same as 2015). **

Cost: Quarters v. Halves

We have slightly tiered pricing by quantity ordered – a half is lots more meat, but if your family will eat 160-200lb beef in a year, this is the way to go!  Quarters are great for couples and small families and light meat eaters.  Halves are perfect for large families and frequent beef eaters.

Quarters are $5/lb; halves are $4.75/lb of carcass weight (the weight of the dressed animal hanging in the cooler at the butcher’s before cutting). This goes along with selling you an on-farm animal to allow for on-farm kill and direct sales to you, and covers cost of on-farm kill, butcher, transport, packaging, and delivery to your chosen site.

What all this means...

We raise 100% grass-fed beef, with lovely-stocky-hardy old-school Angus cows.  And because we like to do this all at home, we've elected to go with the custom-butcher option, meaning the animals have a quick on-farm kill with no stress from transport and holding at the slaughter house.  Because of this method, we must sell these animals as live units and arrange the butchering for you.

Want to order but don’t quite have freezer space RIGHT NOW?

We can provide short-term (up to 2 months) freezer storage for you to help make this happen!  Let Melissa know you need this support!

To Order- send us an email!

Email to place your order.  We will bill you for the $100 deposit upon ordering, the rest billed at delivery.

Delivery and Pick Up

We will schedule this with you at ordering.  We can deliver easily to Ithaca, Auburn and can schedule for Syracuse and Rochester (and anywhere in between!).


By email:  contact (preferred)

By phone:  call Melissa at (607) 351-3313