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Lil' Ponderosa Enterprises
(Carlisle,PA)Lil' Ponderosa Beef is grown on our Carlisle, PA 350-acre family farm. It is 100% natural from a closed herd of purebred black angus cattle. You can learn more about our operation by going directly to our website:lilponderosabeef.com Our cattle are never fed grain at any point during their life. We raise and FINISH our cattle on grass---ONLY. We grow all of our own feed. A 60/40 ratio of grass and legumes which are fed as dry hay and haylage during periods when grass is short or unavailable. We do not use hormones, implants, or any artificial feed. No animal by-products are fed. No chemicals are used on the farm as fertilizer, herbicides or pesticides. Our family and farm has received numerous awards: In 2011 we received the "Conservation Farmer of the Year" award from the Chesapeake Bay Water Shed Conservation District of Cumberland County, PA In 2006, at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association gathering in Denver, CO, we accepted the National 2005 Environmental Stewardship award for Region I. In 2003, the Pennsylvania Cattlemen's Association selected us to receive their Environmental Stewardship award. In 2001, the Pennsylvania Grassland and Forage Council awarded us the Conservation Farmer of the Year award. Kate and I welcome folks to to our family farm, where we enjoy sharing information about our farming practices and our product . Farm tours are available. We test our farming methods by asking, "What would GOD be doing if we weren't here to--Interfere?" We offer freezer beef in any quantity. We do not ship, currently! Lil' Ponderosa Enterprises, R.C. (Bob) Boyce, 44 Ponderosa Road, Carlisle PA 17015. (717) 245-2820.
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