Templeton Farm

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Templeton Farm
3410 Center Road
East Montpelier, Vt. 05651

802-223-0169 or 802-461-5352
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Beef Fact Sheet

Grass Fed Beef Purchaser's Fact Sheet:
  • Our beef is local, hormone-free, humanely raised and slaughtered. This beef is much leaner and more healthy for you than feed lot, grain-fed beef at the supermarket.
  • Beef is processed at the Royal Butcher in Braintree, Vermont, which is a USDA certified facility. The Royal Butcher has also been certified as a humane meat processing facility under the strict national criteria of the Animal Welfare Program.
  • Whole and sides of beef will be available in the fall. 30 and 50 pound box lots and individual cuts of beef are available year round at our farm.
  • Beef will be cryovac packaged with type of cut and weight on each package.
  • Each customer who orders a whole or half side of beef will need to fill out a cut sheet to get specific cuts of meat they desire.
  • A normal distribution of cuts is 50% steaks and roasts and 50% hamburg. If you want more hamburg that can be arranged.
  • Of the 300 pounds of a beef "half", 60-65% or roughly 180 to 200 pounds will be meat. Roughly twice that for the whole.
  • Customers who purchase a "half" will receive 3 boxes of meat, 2 of the boxes will measure 18" long by 12" wide by 9" tall, which equates to 1.13 cubic feet each of storage space required or a total of 2.6 cubic feet, each of these boxes will weight about 90 pounds, the third box measures 18" long by 12.5" wide by 6.5" tall which equates to .85 cubic feet and weighs about 45 pounds. For the 3 boxes our customers will receive approximately 200 pounds of meat requiring 3.5 cubic feet of freezer space.
  • We will also offer beef in 30 and 50 pound assorted packages which will include 50% hamburg and 50% steaks and roasts.
  • Individual cuts and box lots of beef are available year round at our farm or Seth's house in South Burlington. We try and carry a good variety of all cuts. To order and pickup, please call ahead or Email Us.

View instructions, then print and complete this PDF version of the Cut Sheet.