Known & Grown exists to help farmers within the St. Louis foodshed spread the word about their practices, their products, and the principles that ground their work.

Known & Grown STL is a project of Missouri Coalition for the Environment, on behalf of the St. Louis Food Policy Coalition.

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Covered-L Farms

“We feature tender 100% grassfed beef without using antibiotics, hormones, insecticides or herbicides.”

“We pamper the billions of biota in the soil by keeping the soil surface covered with organic matter, primarily uneaten grass, which breaks down to provide their food. The healthy soil life then provides nourishment to the roots of grass and legumes such as clover. The grass/legumes flourish from this nourishment and from the collection of solar energy. They then provide a nourishing meal for our cattle which provide great nourishment for you.”

“First time customers will receive $2 off their first pound of our ground beef, along with a free sample of our all-beef snack sticks To take advantage of this offer, new customers should go to our website, look over the price list and create an order by emailing us or calling our home phone number. Check the “contact us” section to the right for contact info.”


11237 N McDonald Rd, Centralia MO 65240

Shop with us.

Buy direct from Covered-L Farms. They currently deliver every other month in Manchester and Fenton.

Clovers Natural Markets
2012 East Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201
Mon-Sat (9:00am–9:00pm)
Sun (11:00am–6:00pm)

Contact us.

Steve Landers
[email protected]

A Look at Our Farm

More About Our Farm

Farm Size

171 acres, plus 20 that are not owned by Covered L Farms.

Conservation Practices

  • No synthetic chemicals on pasture
  • Integrated pest management
  • Nutrient management plan
  • Riparian herbaceous cover
  • Field border
  • Fence animals out of waterways
  • Grazing management plan
  • No antibiotics,
    parasiticides, and other
    farm drugs for non
    therapeutic reasons
  • No synthetic growth promotants or added hormones

Additional Practices

Cattle are not de-horned, and no prods are used when transporting them to slaughter.

Herd Size

60 head of cattle

Animal Feed

Cattle are 100% grass fed


Cattle are moved daily


  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Pork