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

Side of Beef - Breakdown

What is “dressed weight” ?

Dressed weight is a term used in the meat industry to describe the weight of an animal after it has been slaughtered and had its

Side of Beef - Breakdown

Gravy Beef

Gravy beef is a cut of beef that comes from the tougher, more muscular parts of the animal, such as the shoulder or hindquarters. It

Side of Beef - Breakdown

Beef Brisket

Beef brisket is a cut of meat that comes from the lower chest of the animal. It is a tough and relatively inexpensive cut that

Side of Beef - Breakdown

SilverSide Roast

Silverside roast is a cut of beef that comes from the hindquarter of the animal, specifically the hind leg. It is a lean cut of

Side of Beef - Breakdown

Osso Bucco

Traditionally, osso bucco is made with veal shanks, but it is also possible to make it with beef shanks. The beef shanks are cut in

Side of Beef - Breakdown

Oyster Blade

Oyster blade steak is a cut of beef that comes from the shoulder blade of the animal, specifically from the blade roast. It is a

Side of Beef - Breakdown

Minute Steak

Minute steak is a thinly sliced cut of beef that is typically taken from the round or the sirloin. It is called “minute steak” because

Side of Beef - Breakdown

Round Steak

Round steak is a cut of beef that comes from the hindquarters of the animal, specifically from the round primal cut. It is a lean,

Side of Beef - Breakdown

Blade Steak

Blade steak is a cut of beef that comes from the shoulder section of the animal, specifically from the blade roast. It is a flavorful

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