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Welcome to the FARM

Brush & Trouble Farm is a small, pasture-based livestock operation located in northern Boone County, MO. We raise broilers (meat chickens) and pigs on pasture, supplementing with non-GMO feed and rotating regularly to fresh green forage. We also raise 100% grass-fed Jacob lamb and partner with Covered-L Farm in raising and marketing their 100% grass-fed beef. We use Management-Intensive Grazing practices to give our pastures time to recover before grazing again and work toward integration among livestock enterprises so that one species is fertilizing pasture for or cleaning up after the next. We believe in growing at a pace that allows us to not only maintain but to constantly improve our standards and practices. We strive to savor the many joys of farm life and embrace the challenges -the “brush and trouble”- as well.


Click on a painting below to learn more about the animals we raise.

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“Help me to the sofa, put the quiet music on.

I’ll lie and think about that ham long after it is gone.”

  – Slow Food by Greg Brown


If you'd like more information on the various meat products and pricing, please fill out the form below and we'll be in touch!

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CROE Haven Designs is a custom Art and Design Studio located in the small farming community of Hallsville, Missouri; specializing in three different areas of art: Fine Art, Graphic Design and Textile Art. 


Covered-L Farm has been in the cattle business since 1992 and raising 100% grassfed beef since 2007. We farm in an environmentally friendly manner by using no antibiotics, pesticides, herbicides or growth hormones. We're not organic, just close. We really enjoy providing flavorful, healthy, nutritious clean beef to

mid-Missouri customers while maintaining sustainability standards

Incorporating time-honored techniques and modern sensibilities alike, our skilled butchers honor the dedicated work of our local, small-farm partners by making the most of every cut.

Our butchers' expert work provides the Barred Owl Butcher & Table's restaurant and retail shop with a wide array of steaks, chops, roasts, smoked meats, sausages, rendered fats, broths, salami and other hand-crafted charcuterie items.


Today, Clover’s Natural Market is a locally-owned grocery store with two convenient locations that offer a comprehensive selection of natural products: organic and pesticide-free produce, gourmet and specialty products, gluten-free, sugar-free, low sodium, frozen and refrigerated products, fair-trade AND local coffee, tea, books, incense, candles, as well as an extensive supplement selection.


If you are looking for a unique, gourmet dining experience with exceptional service, then look no further. Consider us for your dinner plans. At The Amber House, our in-house chef personally tailors menus and pairs courses with wines from around the world. We will expertly compose delicious meals with house made elements such as dressings, sauces, compotes, and ice creams. We proudly use fresh, seasonal, local ingredients. Your dinner will be served in the warm and relaxed ambiance of our formal dining room.

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