Heritage Belle Farms

Heritage Belle Farms

Contact Information

Phone 9703100852
Website URL (use http://) http://www.HeritageBelleFarms.com
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Street Address 22755 East Garrett Road
City Calhan
State Colorado
Zip Code 80808

Farm Products

Meat Products 100% Grass Fed / Finished Beef100% Grass Fed & Finished100% Grass fed beef100% Grass fed lambBeefgrass fed lean longhorn beefLambPastured porkPorkVeal
Certified Organic? No, but follow organic standards

Farm Practices

Farm Practices Not Certified, but follow organic principles
Environment Animals raised in low stress, natural environment • Animals are raised outdoors in pasture • Ruminants are only fed grass, hay or grass silage
Antibiotic Free? Yes
Hormone Free? Yes
Feed Practices (Beef) Grass Fed using IGM techniques for sustainablity

Buying Information

Buying Options Local Pickup
Where To Buy Contact Us!

Heritage Belle Farms is a diversified and sustainable family farm and ranch that operates on the high prairie of Calhan, Colorado, just 30 miles east of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Our farm produces pasture raised, grassfed, non-certified organic registered Texas Longhorn cattle, Certified Texas Longhorn beef and humanely raised veal; humanely raised, sustainable pork; pasture raised, grassfed, non-certified organic Navajo-Churro lamb meat and wool products, non-certified organic, sustainably raised tilapia fish; and organic free range eggs (chicken, duck, goose and turkey).

Our philosophy is simple.  We strive to produce food that encompasses dignity, local economy, optimal nutrition and restores the ecological capital of our soils. Our mission is to create an agricultural business model that views the land as an ecological resource base, where livestock are not only the primary economic driver of our business, but also an important tool that we use to manipulate the land to achieve positive ecological outcomes.

Inspired by our family's commitment to live a natural and sustainable lifestyle were driven by our personal passion to raise livestock compassionately, and to improve the environment for generations to come. Proper pasture management principals are implemented because properly grazed pastures provide multiple benefits to our earth and environment:

• removes carbon dioxide from the air as efficiently as forested land

• decreases methane and greenhouse gases
• reduces top soil erosion
• eliminates collection lagoons
• eliminates the use of chemical fertilizers
• improves rivers, lakes and groundwater supplies

Our pastures are never treated with any chemical forms of fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides or any other synthetic chemicals. The native Pikes Peak prairie grasses that our livestock feed upon, and our animal's outstanding quality of life, combine to produce meat that is leaner, higher in omega-3 fatty acids and completely free of man-made additives.  Our gardens are grown and our livestock are raised with an environmentally sustainable process called Holistic Management.  The animals harvest the energy of the sun in the form of native forages (prairie grass). We carefully manage our livestock's grazing pattern to develop natural relationships between the land and the animals such as, hoof impact and fertilization which are so vital to the Great Plains.  We try to mimic what once was provided by the herds of migrating bison, elk, deer and other herbivores. Our highly developed grazing plans seek to avoid damaging affects to our land by avoiding three types of land management that are commonly practiced that include: leaving the land to fallow, continuous grazing, or overgrazing. By raising our livestock as nature intended, unnecessary antibiotics (meaning we never administer routine antibiotics, but should an animal become sick, we will administer prescribed medicine, and will not allow that animal to die just to avoid antibiotics), synthetic growth hormones, or animal by-products are never necessary or used. We implement higher standards of care on our farm that minimize stress, increase comfort, and improve the safe handling of livestock, thus creating a more sustainable and delicious product.

Certified Longhorn Lean Grassfed Beef & Veal
Locally Produced - Sustainably Raised -  Humanely/Ethically/Low Stress Raised - Organically Raised 
Pastured Raised - 100% Grassfed Diet - No GMOs - No Antibiotics - No Growth Hormones

Why grassfed?
Because its authentic, natural and delicious.  Here at Heritage Belle Farms, we are passionate about the grass we grow and the land we preserve.  We take pride in the craft and follow nature's way. Our sustainably grazed pastures produce a diverse variety of grasses, ensuring our heritage-bred cattle enjoy a year-round, all-forage diet that is rich in nutrients and energy. This allows us to raise our cattle naturally, free of antibiotics and growth hormones. We graze our cattle slowly and patiently, to produce authentic, great tasting grassfed beef and veal. 

• 100% grassfed and pasture-raised 
• Strictly vegetarian fed – never receiving animal by-products
• Free to roam – never tethered or raised in confinement 
• Raised on natural open pastures alongside mother and herd, never raised in feedlots or confined animal feeding operations (CAFO)
• Never administered growth hormones or unnecessary antibiotics 
• Unlimited access to mother's milk
• Agriculturally sustainable and environmentally friendly

Health Benefits of Grassfed Beef & Veal
Grassfed beef is nutritious, healthy and wholesome. Grassfed beef and grassfed veal is truly nutritious and provides consumers with many healthy benefits. Our cattle are never ever given growth hormones or antibiotics. They are strictly vegetarian fed, never receiving animal by-products. Mother’s fresh milk and an environment of natural grass pasture produces nutrient packed veal and beef lower in cholesterol and saturated fats.

Good for You
  • Grass fed and grass finished beef has been shown to be lower in total fat, calories and cholesterol than grain finished beef.
  • Grass fed and grass finished beef has shown to have 2-3 times more CLAs than grain finished beef, and is higher in Omega 3s, and Vitamin E—which protects against heart disease and cancer.
Good for the Cattle
  • Pasture raising, along with an all-forage diet, develops strong immune systems, eliminating the need for antibiotics.
  • Heritage-bred cattle are ideal for grass finishing, eliminating the need for growth hormones.
Good for the Earth
Properly grazed pastures:
  • Dramatically reduce fossil fuel usage associated with row crop production
  • Eliminate greenhouse gases from the atmosphere more efficiently than forested land
  • Protect water quality by reducing topsoil erosion

Why Should You Care?

There is growing awareness of the long-term negative impact that results from confinement raising and grain finishing of beef cattle. Today’s consumers are seeking out high quality, healthy, 100% grass fed and grass finished American beef; raised according to old world traditions—providing beef that is good for their family, the cattle and the earth.

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