The Gracious Plate
Katie Baker — Owner
The Gracious Plate is a meal preparation and catering company specializing in farm-sourced and allergen-aware foods serving the Springfield area. They source many of the ingredients from Blue Heron Farm in nearby Marshfield, and never uses unhealthy oils, additives, preservatives, or extra sugar.
The Gracious Plate prepares ready-to-eat lunches, dinners, and snacks in their commercial kitchen and delivers them to you 1-2 times per week. Meals arrive at your home in eco-friendly packaging, fully cooked and prepared —you simply plate the food, reheat, and serve!
Urban Roots Farm
Alyssa Hughes — Farm Manager
Urban Roots Farm is a Certified Naturally Grown four season urban vegetable farm located in downtown Springfield. They believe in growing vegetables as naturally as possible, never using synthetic chemicals.
CSA & Farm Stand
You can buy Urban Roots Produce through the CSA (which is like having a subscription to the farm), at the Farm Stand located on the farm, or a number of other local stores.
Springfield Compost Collective
Justine Campbell — Executive Director
SCC primarily seeks to create awareness and educate, secondarily to collect food and yard waste from local businesses and community residents, and thirdly to convert these materials into nutrient rich soil to provide back into the community. This interaction engages all members of the community to consider one’s resource and waste footprint within our greater society.
Home Compost Pickup
$15/mo with weekly pickup by bike. It includes a 4 gallon bin with liner, and $5 for extra bin.
Monica Chorister – Owner
Farm Fresh Eggs
Jessica Ollis — Owner
Springfield, MO’s first and only local kombucha brewery. SBK can be found at various restaurants and grocery stores in Springfield.
Farm to Fork Pork
Merry Schepers — Owner
Located in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks, F2FP raises pigs out in fresh air, on improved pastures, and in the sunshine – it’s a difference you can taste.
How to Buy
Pork Bundle – $196 or $49/month for 4 months, processing included with delivery to Springfield
Weight = 25 lbs + and includes sampler of pork: 4# ham steak; 3# bacon; 3# pork steak; 5# pork chops; 6# breakfast sausage; 4# hamburger-sized sausage patties for the grill in Italian and/or bratwurst flavors.
1/2 Hog – $4/lb of hanging weight, plus processing
Hanging weight = ~100 lbs and will fit in a 5 cu ft freezer space (small freezer) with room to spare, custom cut to your preference, qualifies for the payment plan.
Whole Hog – $3.75/lb of hanging weight
Hanging weight = 200 lbs. Fits in a 5-7 cu ft freezer (small freezer), custom cut, qualifies for the payment plan.
Payment Plan – Budget-friendly way to buy pork, make a small deposit and monthly payments, pork is paid for ahead of time. Availability is June 2019 & October 2019.
Brandy Hickman, CHHC, AADP, D.Psc
Owner, Inspired Nutrition, Health & Life Coach