Christmas packages

For Ranch Foods Direct’s handy-dandy holly-jolly gift flyer, CLICK HERE.

Be Gifty
More gift ideas, CLICK HERE.

Give the gift of Callicrate Wagyu

For the discriminating carnivore, what could be better than luxury steaks? CLICK HERE.

Easy favorites for a busy season, CLICK HERE

Mike Callicrate and Melissa Marts spoke at last month’s Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Annual Convention. CLICK HERE.

“Open your presents at Christmastime but be thankful year round for the gifts you receive.” 
- Lorinda Ruth Lowen

“It is possible to love a small acreage in Kansas as much as John Muir loved the entire Sierra Nevada.”
- Wes Jackson, MacArthur Fellow and founder of The Land Institute, in his book, “Becoming Native to this Place”


December 2007

"A dinner with a hint of imagination and effort, a tree bearing fruit outside the kitchen, a favorite market, an old recipe, can all feed the soul even as they nourish the body." –Thomas Moore, “The Re-enchantment of Everyday Life”

‘Tis the season for fabulous feasts

It’s rib-eye month! Bone-in prime rib roast is a holiday classic. It’s cut to order, so call ahead for your convenience. Sales Manager Don Martin says the rule of thumb is one bone per person. Deliciously priced at $11.99 per pound. Also: Colorado farm-raised turkeys, heritage hams, fresh shipments of Alaskan salmon and halibut, Mississippi Gulf shrimp for surf-and-turf to make your holiday table unforgettable.

To step inside our on-line store, CLICK HERE.

CLICK HERE for more about the English Dockside. 

Drop anchor at Dockside

In one of those delicious twists of irony, we think the Springs’ favorite fishmonger also makes one of the city’s best burgers. Big. Juicy. Seasoned just right. Thomas English, owner of English Dockside, has applied his genius with seafood to ground beef from  — where else — Ranch Foods Direct, and the results are mouthwatering.

Food fit for the Gods

Venerable Colorado Springs country club, the Garden of the Gods Club, which over the years has been the stunning backdrop for many community events and holiday parties, introduced Callicrate Beef to their dining room menu last month. “America’s most beautiful club, in nature’s most beautiful setting” changed ownership in recent months and renewed its commitment to offering a great dining experience to its members, by featuring hand-cut filets from Ranch Foods Direct and flavorful strip steaks.

For more about the club, CLICK HERE.

For more about it, CLICK HERE.

S U P P L I E R   P R O F I L E :
Getting your goat

Colorado’s own Haystack Mountain Goat Cheese is now available in the cheese section at Ranch Foods Direct. Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy still makes all of its cheeses by hand. The Boulder dairy plans to expand for future growth… but without sacrificing their quality standards and values.

Leaving Larga Vista:
Tour of Ranch Foods Direct
supplier inspires

By Melissa Marts
Local Food Advocate

In October, the Slow Food club in Colorado Springs hosted a tour to Larga Vista Ranch. To read Melissa’s report on the trip, CLICK HERE.

... Your local source of
natural beef, poultry,
buffalo, pork, lamb, eggs,
wild seafood, deli meats
and cheeses, meals
and more!

Member, Peak to Plains Alliance

Store and Meat Plant
2901 N. El Paso, Colorado Springs 80907
Retail Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sunday
(719) 473-2306 or 1-866-866-6328

Mike Callicrate, Owner

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