Meet the Farmers

Born farmers, and loving it

Both Warren and Karen grew up on family farms in the Gympie region.  Between them they proudly represent seven generations of Australian farming families.

Like so many families we want to know what we eat.  For years we’d enjoyed our own delicious beef knowing exactly how it was treated, what it ate, where it had lived…we thought for sure other families wanted that peace of mind so we started selling directly to the public. So we started CGL Beef.  That was back in 2010 and we’re still here!

Eco-friendly Farming

We all know the global environment has seen better days. The CGL BEEF team know that raising livestock with the correct management can actually help improve the current state of play.

Warren and Karen understand the importance of soil health and study the works of Alan Savory, Joel Salatin and Dr Christine Jones. They know that what is good for the soil is good for growing healthy livestock and ultimately healthy people.

Clean, Green & Local

We felt it shouldn’t be difficult to find good, clean food, so we set out to grow some, starting CGL BEEF in 2010.  CLEAN, GREEN and LOCAL describe both our philosophy towards farming, as well as the way food should be produced.

Our Farming Practices

We want to see other families enjoy the benefits of eating nutritious health food, so we practice regenerative farming methods – constantly implementing strategies which will improve our soil, . After all, healthy soils = healthy livestock = healthy people.  Our cattle are processed locally and sold direct to the public, which allows us to provide an organic quality product at an affordable price. 

Along Came the Chooks

In 2015, we introduced meat chickens to our farm.  Raised in our new Portable Pastured Poultry Pavilion and moved onto fresh grass every day, our PADDOCK RAISED CHOOKS consistently amaze people with their flavour.  Life outdoors and non GMO, organic feed, our chicken is tender and DELCIOUS, grown in a way that is good for you and good for the environment. As our name says – CLEAN, GREEN and LOCAL.

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