Buying From A Farmer

Buying direct from a farmer comes with many advantages, but if you’ve never bought like this before, you may not know where to start!

Buying Farmer to Fridge isn’t the same as going to the supermarket. There are some great savings to be had by buying in bulk, but you may get cuts you don’t usually see in the shops!

We’ve prepared some useful information to help guide you on your Farmer to Fridge journey. 

Experience better meat, and make the switch to better food that directly supports the farmer!

Customer Buying Guide

Buying a side of Lamb, Beef and Pork is a fantastic experience. But it pays to be prepared. 

We’ve prepared some useful guides which will help you make the right purchase decision. 

What's the Process?

Freezer Space

What's Dressed Weight

Buying An Eighth, Quarter or Side!

There are many ways to buy meat from a farmer, however most will sell their meat in terms of a full ‘side”, half “side” or quarter ‘side” (1/8th of a cow)

This means you’ll get all the cuts of a cow, but for one flat rate, instead of paying the extra retail markup.

However, you’ll get more than just steaks… there’s a whole range of delicious cuts and meals waiting for you!

Beef Cuts In Detail

Lamb Cuts In Detail

Pork Cuts In Detail

Latest Blog Articles

Why Buy Farmer to Fridge?

Why buy “Farmer to Fridge” ? Supporting local farmers is not just a warm fuzzy feeling. I speak to a lot of farmers, and they

Customer Information

Dressed Weight – What is it?

Dressed Weight! It’s written all over our site, but what is it?! No, it’s not a butcher ‘scam’ and they havn’t been stealing your meat.

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Cooking your way through Half A Cow

Welcome! Have you ever thought about getting side of beef, or a mixed beef pack but aren’t sure how to cook all the cuts? Farmer

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Half A Cow – Now Farmer To Fridge

We’re Rebranding – Half A Cow Online is Changing! We attended Meatstock 2023 in Sydney, in conjunction with Two Creeks Beef and had face to

Animal Welfare

Why do some farms Grain Feed?

What do farms grain feed? Given the growing customer sentiments towards fully grass fed and grass finished livestock, it is a fair to wonder why

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Pork Cuts in Detail

What’s in a side of pork? A side of pork is a bit larger than a side of lamb, but way smaller than a side

Customer Information

Lamb Cuts in Detail

What’s in a side of lamb? A side of lamb is made up of prime cuts and secondary cuts. Your cut sheet will determine exactly

Customer Information

What is a “Cut Sheet” ?

What are “Cut Sheets” and how to they change how much meat we get? When ordering direct form a farm, unless that farm as a

Customer Information

Beef Cuts In Detail

What’s in a side of beef? A side of beef is made up of prime cuts and secondary cuts. Your cut sheet will determine exactly

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