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Producers' Directory

Baked Goods

Lou’s Pies
Lou Somerlot
597 Blodgett Camp Road Hamilton, MT 59840
cell: 369-1638
Homemade fruit pies, cream pies, cheescakes, and candies. Utilizing local cherries and rhubarb. Also available at Hamilton Farmer’s Market. Producing since 2006.

Sita's Sapphire Mountain Bakery
Luisita Loveridge 
Corvallis, Mt. 
406-961-4654
Organic vegetarian catering, custom local menu's, baked goods from ingredients that are as local and organic as possible. Call to order.

Beverages

Big Creek Coffee Roasters
Randy Lint
301 West Main      Hamilton, Mt 59840
406-375-7508
randy@bigcreekcoffeeroasters.com     www.bigcreekcoffeeroasters.com
Offering exemplary coffees, roasted fresh and delivered free within the Bitterroot Valley. Retail locations in Stevensville, Victor, Hamilton. Internet orders taken.

Bitterroot Brewery
Tim Bozik
101 Marcus Street      Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-7468   406-363-PINT
www.bitterrootbrewing.com
Locally brewed beer and hand-crafted ales. Available year round at storefront. Hours: Monday – Saturday 11:30am – 8pm. Also found at IGA (Hamilton and Stevensville), Safeway, Albertson’s, Super One (Hamilton and Stevensville), and convenience stores in the Bitterroot Valley. Producing since 1998.

Hunter Bay Coffee
Rob Young
PO Box 825
11300 Hwy 93 South      Lolo, MT 59847
406-273-5490
info@hunterbay.com      www.hunterbay.com
Montana's premium gourmet coffee roaster. Master Roasters hand-craft coffees using award-winning recipies & European small-batch techniques. Offering 12 premium coffee blends, quality single-origin coffees & Italian-style Espressos, all roasted fresh-to-order. Certified organic coffee handler, offering a wide selection of 100% organic coffees.

Hidden Legend Winery
Ken, Lisa, Joe and Pat Schultz
1345 Hwy 93 N. Suite #5       Victor, Mt. 59875
406-363-6323
joe@hiddenlegendwinery.com     www.hiddenlegendwinery.com
Hidden Legend Winery makes world class wines from all local, all natural ingredients. We specialize in making meads with both pure honey and wild berry flavors. We use wild elderberries, chokecherries and huckleberries, all from Montana to produce award winning wines that straddle the line between mead and wine. Our wines are a new sensation for the traditional wine drinker perfectly blending the taste of honey and fruit. Available year round at grocery and wine stores state wide. Call for direct sales. Making mead since 2001.

Trapper Peak Winery
Keith Smith
Darby, MT 59829
406-821-1964
wine@trapperpeakwinery.com    www.trapperpeakwinery.com
Products include: Cabernet Sauvignon made with Flathead cherries; Petite Sirah and Merlot made with grapes grown on the north slope of Mt. St. Helena, Rodeo Red - Cabernet Sauvignon, Muleshoe - Merlot, Roll in the Hay - Chardonnay, Sitting Bull - Petite Sirah. Call for availability. Producing since 2004.

Candy

Big Sky Candy
John & Michele DeGroot
319 W. Main Street     Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-0580      1-866-432-8282
www.bigskycandy.com
Local, handmade chocolates, truffles, creams, toffees, cinnamon-glazed almonds, and more. 
Hours: Mon – Sat, 10am-5pm, 10 - 4 Sat.. Producing since 2001.

Burnt Fork Bend Chocolate
Jennifer Wicks
Stevensville, MT 59870
406-370-8606
burntforkbend@hotmail.com   www.burntforkbend.com
Handcrafted, high quality dark or milk chocolate bars available in 2oz or 2.5 oz. bars.
There are no additional additives or preservatives used to make my chocolate.
Purchase by emailing or phoning or from Bitterroot Star and Valley Drug in Stevensville.

Charbonneau Chocolate Company
See listing under The Montana Chocolate Company

Old West Candy
Rosie Huckstadt
Mainstreet    Darby, MT 59829
406-821-4076
rosie@oldwestcandy.com    www.oldwestgallery.com
Producing homemade fudge and chocolate delacies, souvenirs and gifts. Open 7 days a week 10am to 5pm. Will ship anywhere. Call to order.

The Montana Chocolate Company (Formerly Charbonneaus Chocolate Co.)
Robin Wright
755 Main Street - Stevensville, MT 59840
406-777-0808
salesdirector@mtchocolatecompany.com    www.mtchocolatecompany.com
Fine hand-made, hand-dipped chocolates, truffles, creams, brittles, nuts, chews. High quality ingredients, no preservatives, waxes, mixes or fillers. Montana novelties. Open Mon-Fri from 10am-6pm and Sat. 1-am-4pm. Producing since 2002.

Community Gardens and Instruction

Home Comfort Country Living
Charla Bauman
Stevensville, Mt.
406-777-3353
info@charlabauman.com          Visit on Facebook
Learn country living skills that have been forfeited to modern conveniences. Claases offered to groups and individuals and include gardening, home food preservation, raising poultry, pie and bread baking, pressure cooking and more. Hands-on learning. Charla is a 5th generation Montanan and a Master Gardener.

Daly School Community Garden -on Kurtz Lane in Hamilton
Call Warren Neyenhuif - 363-1214
30 - 15x15 community plots available with compost, tools, water provided. $30.  Also 27 - 30' rows for Haven House - looking for gardeners to adopt a row and grow food for the food bank..

Bitterroot Community Gardens
c/o Steve Boshae
1708 Simpson Rd.     Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-961-3088
sjboshae@gmail.com
Free 20x20 garden plots available with gravity flow water.

Stevensville Community Garden
Contact Person: Colleen Miller
Located at St. Mary's Mission - Charlo Street
Stevensville, MT 59870
406-777-1167
cmiller@cybernet1.com
Community gardening plots, Food Bank plots, Kid's Gardens and Disabled Friendly plots. Nominal fee.

Victor Community Garden
Contact Person: Jill Davies
Located on 5th just west of Chief Victor Camp Rd.
406-642-3601
jill@sustainablelivingsystems.org

40 plots, 20' x 20', strictly organic methods, we provide compost, mulch, tools and we do the watering with an automated sprinkling system, deer proof fence, picnic area.

Dairy

Lifeline Creamery and Farm Store
Ernie Harvey & Jenn Holmes
2427 Meridian Road    Victor, MT 59875
406-642-9717
lifelinefarm@msn.com     www.lifelinefarm.com
Certified organic, biodynamic dairy (cheese, butter & milk), beef, pork, sausage (see listing under Meat). Available year round. Sold at Rainbow’s End, Hamilton Marketplace, Super One (Hamilton and Stevensville), Clark Fork River Market, and Missoula Farmer’s Market. Farm visitors by appointment only. Producing since 1978. Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-4pm.


Farmers' Markets

 

Darby Farmers Market
Contact:Darby City Hall
Main St. Park (106 S. Main St)
406-821-3753
darbymontana@usa.net
No reservations required. Mid May to October Tuesdays from noon - 6pm $5/week fee. Vendor fees benefit Pioneer Museum.

Hamilton Farmers Market Cooperative
Laura Craig
S. 3rd and Bedford      Hamilton, MT 59870
First Saturday in May to mid-October
Saturdays from 9am – 12:30pm
406-961-0004
Vendors must reside in Ravalli County and products must be made or grown in Montana.

Stevensville Farmer’s Market
Contact: Elsie Decker
Stevensville, MT 59870
406-381-0274
Saturdays 9:00 am to 1:00 pm - Behind Rocky Mountain Bank
Wednesdays 4:00 to 6:00 pm - Cenex parking lot.
Modest fee

Feed & Hay

Bouma Ranch
Louie Bouma
Stevensville, Mt. 59870
207-5843 
Produces hay, grain, and straw. Call for availability

Fox Farming
David Fox
768 Old corvallis Rd.    Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-961-4202
kimfox@rkymtn.net       www.foxrepair.com
Produces hay also pork. Performs custom farming. Call for direct sales. Many years producing.

The Hayman
Russ Zacha
Corvallis, Mt. 
360-1125
Processed feed grain, whole oats, wheat, barley and hay available. Also selling all natural, locally grown beef with no growth hormone and seldom antibiotics. Call for availability.

Lakeland Feed & Supply
Mike Pflieger
110 Mill Street     Hamilton, MT 59840
lakelandfeeds@aol.com     www.lakelandfeeds.com
406-363-2334
Locally grown hay, horse pellets. Lakeland uses locally grown grains and hay.

Maki Farms
Neil, Frances, Andy, Allen & Leslie Maki
1065 Maki Lane     Corvallis, MT 59828
Andy 406-381-3908; Allen 381-0983
www.makifarms.com
Horse hay, cattle. Call for direct sales. Producing since 1926. 4th generation ranchers.

Willow Grove Farm
Alfred Chavez
331 Black Lane    Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-961-3840
Alfalfa hay and potatoes. Call for availability.

Flowers

Blue Willow Farm
Kimberly & Kevin Stevenson-Yorke
943 Leese Lane    Stevensville, MT 59870
406-381-8172, 8173
bluewillowfarms@gmail.com
Specialists in natural Montana summer weddings and events since 1998. Organic cut flowers, dried flowers, perennial plants, fine culinary and medicinal herbs, and specialty edibles available April through October. Visit us at the Clark Fork River Market in Missoula. Wholesale and direct. Farm visits by appointment.

The Scented Garden
Sandie Fleischmann
285 Grundy Lane Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-7405
Dried flowers available year round. Wholesale available. Organic vegetable bedding plants, annual & perennial bedding plants available mid-April – September (see listing under Garden Nurseries & Supplies). Hanging baskets, deck pots, public display gardens. Call or visit greenhouse for direct sales. Also available at Hamilton Farmer’s Market. Producing since 1995.

Fruit

Blue Moon Orchard
Maureen McGraw & Daniel Reisenfeld
Stevensville
406-777-3326
bluemoonorchard@gmail.com
Apples, pie cherries, plums, pears, apricots, raspberries. Mid-June through Oct. Call for availability. Email us to be put on our availability list.

Cider’s Orchard
David & Noemi Bassler
227 Surrey Lane     Florence, MT 59833
406-273-3134
Organic Macintosh & Spartan apples. 40 lb. boxes. Available late-September - mid-October. Call for direct sales. Call early in September to place order. Delivery in the Bitterroot Valley from Hamilton north. Farm visitors by appointment. Producing since 1992.

Fenced-Out Mule Deer Vineyards
Al & Selma Putnam
822 Promise Ln     Corvallis, Mt 59828
961-3285; cell:381-6480
putman.alan80@gmail.com
Tree fruits, berries, and vegetables. Call for availability. Producing since 2005

Frost Top Orchard
Al & Mary Pernichele
634 Quast Lane Corvallis, MT 59828
406-961-1509
Apples (Macintosh, Spartan, Honey Crisp, and others), onions, squash and other late season vegetables. Utilizing integrated pest management (IPM) growing methods. Apples available beginning in October. Available direct and at Hamilton Farmer’s Market. Unpasturized cider avaliable at Orchard only. Producing since 1998.

Healthy Harvest Fruits
Henry and Edith Timm and Jan Wehrli
579 Porter Hill Road    Stevensville, MT 59870
406-777-3783 or Jan 546-4851
hhfruits@gmail.com
Organic Apples (Macintosh and other varieties), pears, plums, sweet cherries, mixed vegetables (see listing under Vegetables & Herbs). No pesticides. Available July – September at Stevensville Farmer’s Market. Call for direct sales. Producing since 1989

Home Acres Orchard
Pam Clevenger & Kurt Welbourne
839 Groff Lane    Stevensville, MT 59870
406-777-2831
Apples & pears. Available August – December. Sold at the Good Food Store, Clark Fork market, and direct from the farm. Call for direct sales. Member Montana Sustainable Grower's Union. Producing since 1990.

Mountain View Orchards and Distillery
Charles & Julie Swanson
1775 Mountain View Orchard Rd.      Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-961-3434
mcintoshcider@gmail.com
20+ varieties of apples, mid-Aug to Jan. Fresh apple cider Sept - Oct. Integrated Pest Management growing methods. Direct sales during apple season Mon-Sun 9am-5pm. Also at Msla Fmrs' Mkt and Apple Days in Hamilton and local grocery stores. Producing since 1907. Call or email for types of distillery products. Harvest Legacy dessert cider currently available.

Garden Nurseries & Supplies

Biodesign Farm
Wendy Peterson
1541 S. Burnt Fork Road    Stevenville, MT 59870
406-381-1554
Native bedding plants for restoration and waterwise gardens. Available at Missoula Farmer’s Market or wholesale orders only. Please call.

Cottage Garden Greenhouse
Nancy & Paul Maruska
5034 Eastside Hwy. Stevensville, Mt. 59870
406-777-3061 
Mtpine2@aol.com
Locally grown vegetable, herb, annual, perennial, bedding plants and hanging baskets. Also Mt. hardy roses, flowering shrubs. Garden design service. Greenhouse open Apr 1 - July 4, Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun noon-5pm. Also at Missoula Fmrs Mkt and Super One in Stevi. Producing since 1991.

Garden City Nursery
Karen Coombs & John Schneeberger
PO Box 893    Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-0773
Homegrown bedding plants (flowers, vegetables & herbs). Tomatoes, Basil, Cucumbers, and seasonal veggies and herbs. (see listing under Vegetables & Herbs). Available at the end of April – September. Call for direct sales. Also available at Hamilton Farmer’s Market and Clark Fork River Market. Members of Homegrown. Producing since 1984.

Heritage Organics, LLC
P. O. Box 135
Hamilton, MT 59840
406-381-6576
heritageorganicsMT@gmail.com   www.heritageorganics.org
Sustainable Agriculture Specialists. We carry the complete Fertrell product line
as well as organic and natural products for the ag community.

K & S Greenhouse
Ken & Sandy Price
204 Black Lane    Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-961-1612 
Quality vegetable starts & flowers. May-Oct.Direct sales Mon - Sat 9 - 6; Sun 10 - 4, May and June. Over 20 years producing.

Moeller’s Nursery
Sue & Glen Moeller
946 Eastside Hwy Corvallis, MT 59828
406-961-3389
Locally grown seasonal vegetables. Wide assortment of annual and perennial bedding plants available. Also beef & pork. (See listing under Meat) Producing since 1971.

Moo Poo Compost
Jeff and Rollie Lewis
1621 Chaffin Lane    Corvallis, MT 59828
406-360-1828
mujuice@cybernet1.com    www.moopoocompost.com
Bulk compost or in bags. Available year round in small and large quantities. Delivery available. Call for direct sales. Bags available at local nurseries, Evans Ace Hardware, Hamilton and Ace Hardware, Stevensville. Producing since 2003.

The Scented Garden
Sandie Fleischmann
285 Grundy Lane Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-7405
Organic vegetable bedding plants, annual & perennial bedding plants (available mid-April – September). Dried flowers (see listing under Flowers). Available year round. Hanging baskets, deck pots, public display gardens. Call or visit greenhouse for direct sales. Also available at Hamilton Farmer’s Market. 40 years producing. Contact Sandie for information on growing organically.

Shady Rest Greenhouse
Dale & Joyce Ruhnke
1911 Eastside Hwy    Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-961-3910
Annuals, perennials and most vegetable bedding plants. Proven winter shrubs, backyard center featuring birding items, gifts and gardening supplies. Call or visit greenhouse, just north of the "S" curve on Eastside Hwy. M-F 10-7, Sat 9-6, Sun 11-5. Producing since 1958.

Health & Body Care

Alaskan Essences
Steve Johnson
PO Box 1090
Victor, MT 59875
406-642-3670 800-545-9309
afep@alaskanessences.com
Flower, gem and environmental essences. Phone orders only. Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am to 6pm. 21 years in business.

Bear Root Botanicals
Lisa Classen & Jessica Datta
614 S. 3rd Street    Hamilton, MT 59840
406-375-9304
bearrootbotanicals@yahoo.com
Premium quality, ethically wildcrafted medicinal plants. Call or email for direct sales.

Hamilton Natural Health Clinic
1201 W. Main Street    Hamilton, MT 59840
406-375-0167
Naturopathic health clinic featuring locally made herbal products. 

Wild Rose Emu Ranch
Joe & Clover Quinn
284 Rose Lane     Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-1710
clover@wildroseemu.com    www.wildroseemu.com
100% pure Emu oil and skin care products, animal care products with Emu oil base, Emu meat (see listing under Meat), eggs, leather & feathers. Products available year round at the ranch. Also available at Valley Drug-Stevensville, Bitterroot Drug, Hamilton Pharmacy, Health Care Providers, Rainbow’s End, Out West and Chamber of Commerce in Hamilton and Corvallis Drug. Call for direct sales. Ranch tours by appointment only - best time to tour is spring and summer during hatching season. Established in 1996.

Honey

Apiaries of Montana
Karry & Lezlee Zimmerman
403 Grantsdale Road    Hamilton, MT 59840
406-381-7179
honey@montana.com
Raw honey, flavored honey, pollen, pollination, beeswax, manufacturing hives. Available year round. Also sell 8 and 10 frame beehives, frames, lids and bottoms. Call or stop by for direct sales. Producing since 1968. 2nd generation honey producers.

Bee Happy Honey Farm
Dan and Connie Mayer
743 Sheafman Creek    Hamilton, MT 59840
360-1393 or 360-5435
bugoff95@dishmail.net
Raw natural honey, flavored honey. We are vendors at the Hamilton Farmers Market and at the Darby Farmers Market and several bazzars. Call for availablity in the winter. Keeping honey bees since 2002.

Morris Honey Co.
Marilyn Morris
270 Golden Pond Dr     Hamilton, Mt 59840
370-3677
marilyn@morrishoney.com
Locally produced honey - contact for further info.

Prairie Sunshine Honey
Eric & Brenda Buchholz
250 Silverbow Drive     Victor, MT 59875
406-642-3535
pshoney@prairiesunshinehoney.com     www.prairiesunshinehoney.com
Available year round at Super One (Hamilton & Stevensville), Rainbow’s End, IGA (Hamilton & Stevensville), Darby People’s Market, Victor Merc. Producing since 1989.  3rd generation honey producers.

Meat  look for "grass-fed beef"

Bauman Ranch
Steve & Luanne Bauman
477 Bailey Lane    Corvallis, MT 59828
406-961-4343
Beef, hay, and custom feeding. Year round. Call for direct sales. 15 years producing. 4th generation producers.

Bitterroot Heritage Farms
Member, American Livestock Breeds Conservacny (ALBC)
Linda Cardenas
Stevensville, Mt.   406.207.1745  Bitterroot_Buckeyes@cybernet1.com
Meat Lambs for sale.

Biodesign Farm
Wendy Peterson
1541 S. Burnt Fork Road    Stevenville, MT 59870
381-1554
wlpeterson5@yahoo.com
Grass-fed, antibiotic-free butcher lambs. Will deliver to your choice of packing plant. Phone for availability. (Also see listing under vegetables)

Bugoni's Sausages
Peter E. Bugoni
Missoula, MT
406-546-6970
MTCucina@bresnan.net
7 varieties of handmade (using only natural ingredients) quality Italian style sausages, meatballs
and a variety of other delectable gourmet items. Available at Clark Fork Market in Missoula
and the Bitterroot Star in Stevensville.

Cherry Apple Farm
Bosco
250 Chads Road    Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-6139
gotpig@yahoo.com
Naturally raised pork. Sold by the ¼, ½, or whole. Available year round. Call for direct sales. 

Don & Joan Contraman
968 Coal Pit Road    Corvallis, MT 59828
406-961-4473
joan@spinningfiber.net     www.spinningfiber.net
Homegrown lamb. Call for direct sales. Also see listing under Wool.

Duus Ranch
Jeff Duus & Lindy Wemple 
717 Duus Lane     Hamilton, MT 59840 
363-4653
Different varieties of hay for sale, beef on the hoof. Call for availability.

Judy Edens
232 Hawker Lane    Corvallis, Mt. 59828
369-3280
Free range lamb,goats, pork, grass-fed beef, calves for sale, all humanely raised, no hormones, antibiotics, fed freshly ground local grain, eggs.

Indian Prairie Longhorns
Tom Gingerich
Victor, MT
406-369-0945
info@indianprairielonghorns.com     www.indianprairielonghorns.com
Producing organically raised, grass-fed beef. Breeding stock and 4-H steers available. Contact for availability.

Marty Knox & Richard Bailly 
956 Bass Lane    Corvallis, Mt. 59828 
961-4729
Home raised, grass-fed beef; sold by 1/4, 1/2 or whole, and pork - 1/2 or whole. Available Oct - Jan., but will take orders earlier. Call for direct sales. Producing since 1988.

Lifeline Farm
2427 Meridian Rd.     Victor, MT 59875
642-9717 (Creamery)
lifelinefarm@msn.com     www.lifelinefarm.com
Grass-fed beef, certified biodynamic and organic, beef, pork, and sausage. Grass-fed beef (Brown Swiss steers), grass finished all months except Nov-Mar when given a small portion of grains to augment hay. Call for direct sales. See listings under Dairy. Retail sales at the Lifeline Farm Store, 2427 Meridian Rd. Hours - Mon-Fri 11-6, Sat 11-4

Maki Farms
Neil, Frances, Andy, Allen & Leslie Maki
1065 Maki Lane     Corvallis, MT 59828
Andy 406-381-3908; Allen 381-0983
makifarms@yahoo.com     www.makifarms.com
Horse hay, cattle. Call for direct sales. Producing since 1926. 4th generation ranchers.

Misty Hollow Farms
Shannon and Angela Plocher 
298 Wilcox Lane    Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-370-9797
Grass-fed beef from "Lowline" Angus - whole, half, quarter orders available. also - produce stand on Eside Hwy, just N. of Corvallis. Open June - Sept., noon - 7 pm; vegetables, fruits, melons. Organic but not certified.

Riverbottom Beef
Darrel,Carolyn & Shayne Sperry
807 Old Corvallis Rd    Corvallis, Mt.
961-3894
Producing natural beef, hay, feed corn and soybeans Call for availability. Producing since 1973

Saddle Mountain Angus Ranch
John Mikesell
7987 Hwy 93, S.    Sula, Mt. 59871
821-3433
Producing registered grass-fed Black Angus beef and breeding stock. Call for availability. On-hoof beef delivered to processing plant in Hamilton.

Severson's Flying E Ranch
Dan and Deb Severson
760 S. Burnt Fork Road Stevensville, MT 59870
406-777-3576
Facebook: www.facebook.com/seversonfarms
Natural, grass-fed angus beef available by the pound at Bitterroot Star.
Check for availability. 1/4, 1/2 or whole contact the ranch.

Wild Rose Emu Ranch
Joe & Clover Quinn
284 Rose Lane    Hamilton, MT 59840
clover@wildroseemu.com     www.wildroseemu.com
406-363-1710
Emu meat, eggs, leather & feathers. Also produce emu oil, skin care products (see listing under Health & Body Care) and emu animal care products. Call for direct sales. Ranch tours by appointment. Best time to tour is spring and summer during hatching season. Established in 1996.

Yourganic Farm - - Know your Farmer, Know your Food
Leon Stangl and Pam Watts
1550 Chaffin Lane     Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-961-5452
yourganicfarmmt@yahoo.com    http://yourganicfarm.wordpress.com
Grass-fed beef. Pastured pork raised with no antibiotics and no-GMOs (genetically modified organisms). Call for direct sales. Also see Vegetable section.

Poultry and Eggs

[For Eggs - Also See under Meat or Vegetables:  Lifeline Produce, Rod's Organic Produce, West Naturals, Homestead Organics, Sleeping Child Farms, Woodside Farm]

Bitterroot Heritage Farms
Member, American Livestock Breeds Conservacny (ALBC)
Linda Cardenas
Stevensville, Mt.   406.207.1745  Bitterroot_Buckeyes@cybernet1.com
Providing quality, free-ranging heritage poultry stock & eggs. All stock are antibiotic-free and started on organic feed. Chicks and poults available Feb – May/Eggs available Jun –Dec)

 

Seed

Jill's Garden
Jill Davies
329 McVey Victor, Mt. 59875
406-642-3601 
rivercare@blackfoot.net
Large selection of locally adapted, open-pollenated (non GMO) vegetable seeds.

Sustainable Living Systems
Community seed bank - see our website/seed bank page.
www.sustainablelivingsystems.org
questions? - ask: jill@sustainablelivingsystems.org 

Specialty Condiments

Natural Creations Salsa
Brent & Tari Colbry
6001 Mainview Dr     Missoula, Mt 59803
406-251-3241
Fresh salsa. Available at Super 1 (Hamilton).

Montana Spice Trader
Tim and Jill
Stevensville, MT 59870
406-361-0351
info@montanaspicetrader.com    www.montanaspicetrader.com
Unique variety of spice mixes, BBQ rubs and herbal blends
carefully hand crafted in small batches to assure freshness.
No MSG. Available online or at Bitterroot Star in Stevensville.

Vegetables and Herbs, including CSA's

Biodesign Farm
Wendy Peterson
1541 S. Burnt Fork Road   Stevenville, MT 59870
381-1554
wlpeterson5@yahoo.com
Organic vegetables & fruit. Native bedding plants for restoration and waterwise gardens. Available at Missoula Farmer’s Market or wholesale orders only. Please phone for availability. (Also see listing under Meat for butcher lambs)

Bitterroot Organics
Mike & Ricia Duda
345 Indian Prairie Loop    Victor, MT 59875
406-642-3653
Vegetables grown sustainably and without the use of petrochemicals. mid-May thru Nov.. Sold at Hamilton and Missoula Farmer’s Markets, Spice of Life Restaurant. Farm visitors by appointment only. Producing in Ravalli County since 1997.

Diamond Bar D Ranch
Bev Clagett
851 Middle Burnt Fork    Stevensville, MT 59870 
544-3763
bevclagett@yahoo.com
Organic produce and jams. Available at Hamilton Farmer's Market or call or email for availability. Member of Homegrown. Producing since 1980.

Garden City Nursery
Karen Coombs & John Schneeberger
PO Box 893
Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-0773
Homegrown mixed vegetables and herbs. Bedding plants (see listing under Garden Nurseries & Supplies). Available at the end of April – September. Call for direct sales. Also available at Hamilton Farmer’s Market and Clark Fork River Market. Producing since 1984.

Healthy Harvest Fruits
Henry & Edith Timm - Jan Wehrli
579 Porter Hill Road Stevensville, MT 59870
406-777-3783 or Jan cell: 546-4851
hhfruits@gmail.com
Mixed vegetables, apples (Macintosh and other varieties), pears, plums, sweet cherries. Available July – September. No pesticides. Also see listing under Fruit. Available at Stevensville Farmer’s Market or call for direct sales. Producing since 1989.

Heirloom Apothecary
Lisa Classen & Jessica Maisel
239-5272
heirloomapothecary@yahoo.com
We offer Community Supported Herbalism (CSH) shares, based on the CSA model. Our CSH shares allow you to have direct access to high quality, herbal preparations produced by local herbalists from locally grown and wildcrafted plants. When you purchase a share, you receive 5 monthly deliveries of herbal products of your choice. (June - October).

Homestead Organics
Laura Garber
175 Skalkaho Rd     Hamilton, Mt 59840
406-363-6627
homesteadorganics@earthlink.net
Web site: www.homesteadorganicsfarm.com
Certified organic mixed vegetables. Specializing in greens. Produce available mid-May – November. Sold direct through Community Supported Agriculture program, farm stand open Tuesday 2-7pm. Hamilton Farmers' Market. Farm tours by appointment and on farm commercial kitchen available for your event or we can cater it for you. Producing since 1999.

Jill's Garden
Jill Davies
329 McVey Rd    Victor, Mt. 59875
406-642-3601
rivercare@blackfoot.net
Organic garden vegetables and strawberries, not certified, sold to email list by weekly order, also locally adapted, heirloom seeds.

Kangaroo House Garden
Peter & Helen Allen
131 Deer haven Dr.     Hamilton, Mt.
375-0331
wombat@cybernet1.com  or  Find us on Facebook
Small producers of pesticide-free fruits and mixed vegetables, dahlias. Available at Fmrs' Mkt, visitors welcome by appointment.

Lifeline Farm Produce
Steve Elliot & Lucy Breiger
2363 Chief Victor Camp Road     Victor, MT 59875
406-642-3943
Garden vegetables, bedding plants, and organic lamb and beef (see listing under Meat). Available June – October. Call for direct sales. Also available at Super One (Stevensville) and Missoula Farmer’s Market. Farm visitors welcome but please call first. Members of Homegrown. Over 35 years producing.

Longview Farm
Sharon Johnson 
2961 Hunters Ln     Stevensville, Mt. 59870 
406-777-3371     cell: 396-0618
smmjohnson@cybernet1.com     www.lvfarm.com
Wide variety of vegetables and fruits. Hay and registered Hampshires for breeding, markets, 4H.Call or visit website. We also sell an all natural "horse cookie" treat made fresh at Longview Farm. Available online at www.bbhorsetreats.com or at local farm stores.

McPherson Farm
Elaine, and Hans & Penny McPherson and Jeanie Robbins
457 Willoughby Rd.    Stevensville, Mt. 59870
406-777-1378 Jeanie     406-381-2773 Hans
mcphersonfarm@gmail.com     jeanie.robbins@gmail.com     Facebook - McPherson Produce
Large producer of sweet corn, potatoes and squash as well as other seasonal vegetables. Visit farmstand (457 Willoughby) or find at Hamilton Farmers' Markets. We also have hay and pork for sale.

Misty Hollow Farms
Shannon and Angela Plocher 
Corvallis, Mt. 
370-9797
Produce stand on Eastside Hwy, just N. of Corvallis. Open June - Sept., noon - 7 pm; vegetables, fruits, melons. Organic but not certified. also, Grass-fed beef from "Lowline" Angus - whole, half, quarter orders available.

Moeller’s Nursery
Glen & Sue Moeller
946 Eastside Hwy     Corvallis, MT 59828
406-961-3389
Homegrown produce available in season (April – November). Specializing in super sweet corn, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, potatoes, and squash. Also see listing under Garden Nurseries & Supplies. Call for direct sales, nursery hours

Montana Gourmet Garlic
Mary Jane Ross and Christin Rzasa
2711 Snyder Rd.    Stevensville, Mt 59870
406-777-1566
mgg@montana.com     www.montanagourmetgarlic.com 
Gourmet hardneck garlic. Call, email or visit website for availability. Producing since 2002.

Rod's Organic Produce
Rod Daniel 
1464 Summerdale Road     Corvallis, MT 59828
406-961-4055
rodnjamie@q.com 
Full variety of fresh, organic vegetables and eggs. Also heirloom carrot seeds and redworms for composting. Available June – November. Sold at Hamilton Farmer’s Market and direct from farm by appointment only. Visitors welcome by appointment only. Producing since 1992.

Sleeping Child Farms
Darla Coleman, Eco-Farm Manager
1639 Sleeping Child Rd. Hamilton, Mt.
360-6326 or 375-2408
sleepingchildfarms@gmail.com      www.sleepingchildfarms.com
Growing sustainably produced berries, flowers, herbs, and vegetables; free range eggs, baked goods, jams/jellies and pastries. Find us at Hamilton Farmer's Market. Be sure to try our Farm to Table restaurant open year around. (See listing under Restaurants.)

Peace Gardens
Mark Murray
PO Box 2092
Hamilton, Mt. 59840
363-8068
Vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers. Sells at Hamilton Fmrs' Mkt. Producing since 2005.

West Naturals Farm
James D. & Ausra West
PO Box 410223
Pinesdale, MT 59841
406-961-4286
Springflower baskets, mixed vegetables, specialty tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, melons, green peppers, hot peppers, and cut flowers. Available May through October at Hamilton, Stevensville, Missoula, Polson, and Butte Farmer’s Markets. 15 years producing.

Western Mt. Growers' Cooperative CSA
Contact Amy Pavlock
Arlee, Mt
544-6135
www.wmgcoop.com
Summer and fall shares available through our CSA, weekly baskets, June through Nov. Growers are members of Homegrown, using organic practices. Also available: meat, eggs, dairy products, grains. Producing since 2003.

Woodside Farm Winter Garden
Valerie & Paul Dannels
876 Hwy 93 (near Woodside xing)
360-0770 or 360-0056
thewinterfarm@gmail.com      Find us on Facebook at Woodside Farm
Organically grown greens from our innovative (Solviva) greenhouse offered in winter. Contact us to be placed on email list, order from Email list of available produce that we send out, pickup Friday from noon - 5pm. We also sell eggs.

Woolly Locust Farm & Garden
Roger & Anne Flatmo
673 Ridge Rd.      Stevensville, Mt. 59870
546-8554 
wlfarmandgarden@cybernet1.com
Organically grown lettuce, mizuna, broccoli, peas, Swiss chard, radicchio, green beans, pickling cucumbers, yard long green beans, eggplant, beets, hot peppers (large variety) amaranth (for canaries, finches, flower arrangements etc) squash ( zucchini, yellow summer, acorn, patty pan, lakota, spaghetti etc) tomatoes (various types and colors) painted mountain corn, sweet corn, teddy bear sunflowers. Homemade soaps, mustards, hot pepper jelly, green tomato relish. We are at the Stevi and Msla Fmrs Mkts. Will sell from farm x1/week. Visits by apt. only. Offering a limited number of CSA's - sign up asap.

Yourganic Farm - - Know your Farmer, Know your Food
Leon Stangl and Pam Watts
1550 Chaffin Ln     Hamilton, MT 59840
406-961-5452
yourganicfarmmt@yahoo.com   yourganicfarm.wordpress.com
Mixed vegetables, available May – October. CSA: fresh, in-season vegetables available once/week; drop off spot in Missoula. Call for direct sales. Farm visitors by appointment only. 15 years producing. Also grass-fed beef, pasture pork and lamb for direct sale - see Meat section.

Wood Products

Blue Lumber Company
Jack Herbert
5759 West Fork Road     Darby, MT 59829
406-821-3817
jackherber@gmail.com
Rough cut lumber, blued pine. Will saw your logs. Call for more information.

Small Diameter Logs, Co.
Jim & Starr Farley
233 Roaring Lion Road     Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-3663
info@smalldiameterlogs.com     www.smalldiameterlogs.com
Raw or hand peeled small diameter logs. In business since 2003.

Wool Products, Meat and Livestock

Coon Hollow Farm
Diane Coon
Hamilton, Mt.
406-550-1223
diane@coonhollowfarm.com     www.coonhollowfarm.com
White and naturally colored champion Angora Goats, breeding stock available. Hand Crafted Accessories and Clothing from our natural fibers. Shawls, throws, scarves, hats/mittens, sweaters/jackets, and rugs.. Mohair, Wool, Hand spun Yarns, Doll Hair. Choice, hand spinner's delight wool. Producing since 1984. Lo-Line Angus breeding stock also available.

Crosspatch Creations
Don & Joan Contraman
968 Coal Pit Road      Corvallis, MT 59828
406-961-4473
joan@spinningfiber.net      www.spinningfiber.net 
Wholesale wool, fiber animals (lambs available in summer), and homegrown lamb (see listing under Meat). Also purchases medium grade, well skirted wool. Contact for more information.

DJE Handwovens
Deb Essen
1572 Blue Lupine Lane     Victor, MT 59875
406-642-6424
info@djehandwovens.com     www.djehandwovens.com
Custom handwoven rugs and pieces. Call for direct sales and custom orders. Producing since 2000.

Kalaya Farms
Robyn Kaylaya
5175 Koch Lane     Florence, MT 59833
(406) 493-0868
info@kalayafarms.com     www.kalayafarms.com
High quality Gotland crosses, Leicester Longwools, Icelandic sheep, Angora Goats and Alpacas. Our services: washing - blending - picking- roving - batts- marketing assistance. Natural fiber products are available in clean, high quality roving and yarns. Our carder and spinning frame were custom designed for high quality processing of llama, alpaca, mohair, long staple and rare sheep breeds. We can help you with your special processing needs.

Safe Haven Llama and Alpaca
Charlene Hakes
780 Old Corvallis Road     Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-961-4027
Quality llamas for packing, fiber, sheep guards. 15 years producing.

Retailers of Local Products

Bitterroot Star
Victoria & Michael Howell
215 Main St., Stevensville, Mt. 59870
406-777-3928
editor@bitterrootstar.com

Offering locally produced products including Severson's Flying E Ranch natural grass-fed beef, Bugoni's Italian sausage, Burnt Fork Bend Chocolate, Big Ck. Coffee Roasters, wild Alaska sockeye salmon, free range eggs, and seasonal fresh organic produce by the basket.

Bitterroot Nursery
Judy Broughton
521 Eastside Hwy.     Hamilton, MT 59840
406-961-3806
40 years producing

Cook’s Gardens
177 Golf Course Road   Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-0212

Nature’s Enhancement
Corner of Bell Crossing & Eastside Hwy
Stevensville, MT 59870
neinc2@msn.com       http://www.naturesenhancementinc.com
406-777-3560
Wholesale grower of native plants, wildflowers, trees, shrubs and grasses as well as landscaping services. General public welcome.

Sam’s Spade Garden Tools & Wares
Samantha O’Byrne
111 S. 4th Street     Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-1293
shopsamsspade@aol.com
We carry many locally made and grown items. It changes throughout the year but here is a sampling: Garden Room: Garlic, lavender, pots, sun hats, forged hooks, books, bedding plants & perennials. Bird Room: Bird Houses, birdbaths, bird feeders, yard art. Gardener's Kitchen: Locally roasted coffee, art cards, cutting boards, wooden spoons, art. We also run a series of free workshops throughout the year with many local experts sharing their knowledge.

Locally Owned Grocers

Gary & Leo’s IGA
5537 Hwy 93 North     Florence, MT 59833
406-273-2791
www.garyleosflorence.iga.com
Carry locally grown or produced items depending on availability. Products include fruits and veggies, locally raised pork, coffees, beers and more.

Hamilton IGA
600 S. 1st Street     Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-5720
Locally owned since 1990. We support local producers. Local products - honey, coffee, beer, veggies in season.

Lifeline Creamery and Farm Store
Ernie Harvey & Jenn Holmes
Next to Victor Merc
406-642-9717
lifelinefarm@msn.com     www.lifelinefarm.com
Certified organic, biodynamic dairy (cheese, butter & milk), beef, pork, sausage (see listing under Meat). Available year round. Sold at Rainbow’s End, Hamilton Marketplace, Super One (Hamilton and Stevensville), Clark Fork River Market, and Missoula Farmer’s Market. Farm visitors by appointment only. Producing since 1978. Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-4pm

People’s Market
801 N. Main Street
Darby, MT 59829
406-821-3612

Rainbows End
Dave Waldo
910 N. 1st Street      Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-1626
hvfd18@gmail.com     Visit us on Facebook
Locally grown organic produce (in season). Locally produced cheese and meats, crafts and body care, also local Emu products. Over 30 years in business.

Victor Merc
2424 Meridian Road
Victor, MT 59875
406-642-3421

Meat Processing

Fully Inspected Processing Plants:

Hamilton Packing Company
Marty Auch
692 Hwy. 93 North    Hamilton, MT 59840
406-961-3861
Processing locally raised beef, pork and lamb. Also sell retail cuts of meat.

Lolo Locker
Ted Meinzen
6220 Caras Ln.     Lolo, Mt.
406-273-3876
www.lololocker.com
Locally raised beef and pork and all-natural sausage.

Custom Exempt (also inspected) Processing Plants for "Not-For-Sale" processing.

Bitterroot Custom Processing
Russ King
381-2551 (cell)
Russ has a mobile slaughter unit and will go to your farm, doing humane killing, will skin, gut, and butcher your animal. $85 for kill, 45cents/lb cut & wrap, will dispose of the hide & offal.

Lost Horse Custom Cutting
Duane & Carolyn Quaintance 
213 Lost Horse Rd.  Hamilton, Mt. 59840 
363-3876 - shop, 363-3859 - home

North American Foods of Montana
Howard Skaw
333 Marcus Street     Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-1505

Richie’s Domestic & Wild Game Processing Company
Richie Rahmig
344 Sharrot Hill Loop Stevensville, MT 59870
406-777-0051

Restaurants - - using local products

Coffee Cup Cafe
Cheryl Pastor
500 1st Street Hamilton, MT 59801
406-363-3822
We use local berries and fruit in our pies, when in season as well as locally grown produce and beef and pork

The Signal Grill
131 W. Main Street    Hamilton, MT 59870
406-375-9099
thesignalgrill.com
Dedicated to using farm fresh products in season.

Riversong Gourmet Organic Catering
Paige Pitzer
Stevensville, Mt. 59870
240-0914
www.riversonggourmet.com
Meals created utilizing locally grown and raised products.

Sleeping Child Farms and The Farm Table Restaurant
Darla Coleman, Eco-Farm Manager
1639 Sleeping Child Rd.   Hamilton, Mt.
406-360-6326 or 375-2408
sleepingchildfarms@gmail.com     www.sleepingchildfarms.com
Farm to Table restaurant - open year around. Reservations appreciated. Event facilities. We utilize produce grown here on our farm and from other local farmers. (See listing under vegetables)

Spice of Life
163 S. Second Street Hamilton, MT 59840
406-363-4433
www.thespiceinhamilton.com
Locally grown, organic produce in season, and meats. Montana beer on tap.

Institutions- - using local products

Aaron Care - Assisted living home
777 Oilwell Rd.
Corvallis, Mt. 59828
406-961-3458
Uses produce from own garden, farmers' market, and vendors; meat from 4H.

Ravalli County Council on Aging - Senior Centers and Meals on Wheels
Hamilton, Mt. 59840
406-363-5690
Uses meat from individual farmers, processed at Hamilton Pack. Occasionally uses produce from farmers' market or individual producers.

Bitterroot Youth Homes - Youth shelter care facility
Hamilton, Mt. 59840
406-363-0619
Uses produce from farmers' market and stores with local products when available. Houth also volunteer in summer at a local organic farm in exchange for produce.

Kathy's Place - Assisted living home
328 Fescue Slope      Florence, Mt. 59833
406-273-6826
kathysplace1@msn.com
Utilize produce, meat and eggs grown-raised by us as well as from Missoula Farmer's Market.

Riverview Group Home (Ravalli Services)
Hamilton, Mt. 59840
406-363-6449
Uses produce from local farmers' market.