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. 
    Organic vegetarian catering, custom local menu’s, baked goods from ingredients that are as local and organic as possible. 
  • Big Creek Coffee Roasters
    Randy Lint
    301 West Main      Hamilton, Mt 59840
    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

    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
    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
    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
    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.
  • Big Sky Candy
    John & Michele DeGroot
    319 W. Main Street     Hamilton, MT 59840
    406-363-0580      1-866-432-8282
    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
    Handcrafted, high quality dark or milk chocolate bars available in 2 ounce or 2.5 ounce bars.  There are no additional additives or preservatives used.
  • The Montana Chocolate Company (Formerly Charbonneaus Chocolate Co.)
    Robin Wright
    755 Main Street – Stevensville, MT 59840
    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.
  • Old West Candy
    Rosie Huckstadt
    Mainstreet    Darby, MT 59829
    Producing homemade fudge and chocolate delacies, souvenirs and gifts.  Open 7 days a week 10am to 5pm.  Will ship anywhere.
Community Gardens and Instruction
  • Home Comfort Country Living
    Charla Bauman
    Stevensville, MT
    Learn country living skills that have been forfeited to modern conveniences.  Classes 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 – 406-363-1214
    30 – 15×15 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
    Free 20×20 garden plots available with gravity flow water.
  • Stevensville Community Garden
    Located at St. Mary’s Mission – Charlo Street
    Stevensville, MT  59870
    Community gardening plots, Food Bank plots, Kid’s Gardens and Disabled Friendly plots.  Nominal fee.
  • Victor Community Garden
    Contact  Jill Davies
    Located on 5th just West of Chief Victor Camp Rd.
    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.
  • Lifeline Creamery and Farm Store
    Ernie Harvey
    2427 Meridian Road
    Victor, MT  59875

    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)
    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
    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
    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 and Hay
  • Bouma Ranch
    Louie Bouma
    Stevensville, MT  59870
    Produces hay, grain, and straw.  Call for availability
  • Fox Farming
    David Fox
    768 Old Corvallis Rd.
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    Produces hay and pork. Performs custom farming.  Call for direct sales.  Many years producing.
  • The Hayman
    Russ Zacha
    Corvallis,  MT  59828
    Processed feed grain, whole oats, wheat, barley and hay available.  Also selling all natural, locally grown beef with no growth hormone and seldom antibiotics. 
  • Heritage Organics, LLC
    Susanne Schmidt
    Organic feeds for chickens, goats, and pigs; organic soil amendments; chicken tractors
  • Lakeland Feed & Supply
    Mike Pflieger
    110 Mill Street
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Locally grown hay; horse pellets. 
  • Maki Farms
    Neil, Frances, Andy, Allen & Leslie Maki
    1065 Maki Lane
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    Andy 406-381-3908; Allen 406-381-0983
    Horse hay, and cattle.  Call for direct sales.  Producing since 1926.  4th generation ranchers.
  • Willow Grove Farm
    Alfred Chavez
    331 Black Lane
    Corvallis,  MT  59828
    Alfalfa hay and potatoes.  Call for availability.
  • Blue Willow Farm
    Kimberly & Kevin Stevenson-Yorke
    943 Leese Lane
    Stevensville,  MT  59870
    406-381-8172, 8173
    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
    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.
  • Blue Moon Orchard
    Maureen McGraw & Daniel Reisenfeld
    Stevensville, MT
    Apples, pie cherries, plums, pears, apricots, and raspberries.  Mid-June through Oct.  Contact us to be put on our availability list.
  • Cider’s Orchard
    David & Noemi Bassler
    227 Surrey Lane
    Florence, MT  59833
    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
    406-961-3285; cell: 406-381-6480
    Tree fruits, berries, and vegetables.  Call for availability.  Producing since 2005
  • Frost Top Orchard
    Al & Mary Pernichele
    634 Quast Lane
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    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.  Unpasteurized cider available 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 406-546-4851
    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
    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
    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 Missoula Farmers’ Market and Apple Days in Hamilton and local grocery stores.  Producing since 1907. Call for types of distillery products.  Harvest Legacy dessert cider currently available.
Garden Nurseries and Supplies
  • Biodesign Farm
    Wendy Peterson
    1541 S. Burnt Fork Road
    Stevenville, MT  59870
    Native bedding plants for restoration and waterwise gardens.  Available at Missoula Farmer’s Market or wholesale orders only. 
  • Cottage Garden Greenhouse
    Nancy & Paul Maruska
    5034 Eastside Hwy.
    Stevensville, MT  59870
    Locally grown vegetable, herb, annual, perennial, bedding plants and hanging baskets.  Also Montana hardy roses, flowering shrubs.  Garden design service.  Greenhouse open Apr 1 – July 4, Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun noon-5pm.  Also at Missoula Farmers’ Market and Super One in Stevensville.  Producing since 1991.
  • Garden City Nursery
    Karen Coombs & John Schneeberger
    PO Box 893
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Homegrown bedding plants (flowers, vegetables & herbs).  Tomatoes, basil, cucumbers, and seasonal vegetables and herbs.  Available at the end of April – September.  Call for direct sales. Also available at Hamilton Farmers’ Market and Clark Fork River Market.  Producing since 1984.
  • Heritage Organics, LLC
    P. O. Box 135
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Sustainable Agriculture Specialists.  We carry the complete Fertrell product line, as well as organic and natural products for the agricultural community.
  • K & S Greenhouse
    Ken & Sandy Price
    204 Black Lane
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    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
    Locally grown seasonal vegetables.  Wide assortment of annual and perennial bedding plants available.  Also beef & pork.  Producing since 1971.
  • Moo Poo Compost
    Jeff and Rollie Lewis
    1621 Chaffin Lane    Corvallis, MT 59828
    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
    Organic vegetable bedding plants, annual & perennial bedding plants.  Available mid-April – September. Dried flowers.  Available year round. Hanging baskets, deck pots, public display gardens.  Call or visit greenhouse for direct sales.  Also available at Hamilton Farmers’ Market. 40 years producing.  Contact Sandie for information on growing organically.
  • Shady Rest Greenhouse
    Dale & Joyce Ruhnke
    1911 Eastside Hwy
    Corvallis,  MT  59828
    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.
Grocers – Locally Owned
  • Gary & Leo’s IGA
    5537 Hwy 93 North
    Florence, MT  59833
    Carry locally grown or produced items depending on availability.  Products include fruits and vegetables, locally raised pork, coffees, beers and more.
  • Hamilton IGA
    600 S. 1st Street
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Locally owned since 1990.  We support local producers.  Local products – honey, coffee, beer, vegetables in season.
  • Lifeline Creamery and Farm Store
    Ernie Harvey & Jenn Holmes
    Next to Victor Merc
    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 Farmers’ 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
  • Rainbows End
    Dave Waldo
    910 N. 1st Street
    Hamilton, MT 59840
    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
Health and Body Care
  • Alaskan Essences
    Steve Johnson
    PO Box 1090
    Victor, MT  59875
    406-642-3670, 800-545-9309
    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
    Premium quality, ethically wildcrafted medicinal plants.  Call for direct sales.
  • Hamilton Natural Health Clinic
    1201 W. Main Street
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Naturopathic health clinic featuring locally made herbal products. 
  • Wild Rose Emu Ranch
    Joe & Clover Quinn
    284 Rose Lane
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    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.
  • Apiaries of Montana
    Karry & Lezlee Zimmerman
    403 Grantsdale Road
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    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
    406-360-1393 or 406-360-5435
    Raw natural and flavored honey.  We are vendors at the Hamilton Farmers ‘Market, the Darby Farmers’ Market, and several bazaars. Call for availability in the winter.  Keeping honey bees since 2002.
  • Morris Honey Co.
    Marilyn Morris
    270 Golden Pond Dr.
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Locally produced honey
  • Prairie Sunshine Honey
    Eric & Brenda Buchholz
    250 Silverbow Drive
    Victor, MT  59875
    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.
Institutions using local products
  • Aaron Care – Assisted living home
    777 Oilwell Rd.
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    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
    Uses meat from individual farmers, processed at Hamilton Packing.  Occasionally uses produce from farmers’ market or individual producers.
  • Bitterroot Youth Homes – Youth shelter care facility
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Uses produce from farmers’ market and stores with local products when available. Youth 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
    Utilize produce, meat and eggs grown-raised by us as well as from Missoula Farmers’ Market.
  • Riverview Group Home (Ravalli Services)
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Uses produce from local farmers’ market.
  • Bauman Ranch
    Steve & Luanne Bauman
    477 Bailey Lane
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    Beef, hay, and custom feeding.  Year round.  Call for direct sales.  15 years producing.  4th generation producers.
  • Biodesign Farm
    Wendy Peterson
    1541 S. Burnt Fork Road
    Stevensville, MT  59870
    Grass-fed, antibiotic-free butcher lambs.  Will deliver to your choice of packing plant.  Phone for availability. (Also see listing under vegetables)
  • Bitterroot Heritage Farms
    Member, American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC)
    Linda Cardenas
    Stevensville, MT
    Meat Lambs for sale.
  • Bugoni’s Sausages
    Peter E. Bugoni
    Missoula, MT
    Seven 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
    250 Chads Road
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    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
    Homegrown lamb.  Call for direct sales. 
  • Duus Ranch
    Jeff Duus & Lindy Wemple 
    717 Duus Lane
    Hamilton, MT  59840 
    Different varieties of hay for sale, beef on the hoof.  Call for availability.
  • Judy Edens
    232 Hawker Lane
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    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
    Producing organically raised, grass-fed beef.  Breeding stock and 4-H steers available.
  • Marty Knox & Richard Bailly 
    956 Bass Lane
    Corvallis, Mt. 59828 
    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. Producing since 1988.
  • Lifeline Farm
    2427 Meridian Rd.
    Victor, MT  59875
    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.  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 406-381-0983
    Horse hay, cattle.  Producing since 1926.  4th generation ranchers.
  • Misty Hollow Farms
    Shannon and Angela Plocher 
    298 Wilcox Lane
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    Grass-fed beef from “Lowline” Angus – whole, half, quarter orders available.  Produce stand on Eastside Hwy, just N. of Corvallis.  Open June – September., noon – 7 pm; vegetables, fruits, melons. Organic but not certified.
  • Riverbottom Beef
    Darrel,Carolyn & Shayne Sperry
    807 Old Corvallis Rd
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    Producing natural beef, hay, feed corn and soybeans.  Producing since 1973
  • Saddle Mountain Angus Ranch
    John Mikesell
    7987 Hwy 93
    S. Sula, MT  59871
    Producing registered grass-fed Black Angus beef and breeding stock.  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
    Natural, grass-fed angus beef available by the pound at Bitterroot Star.
    1/4, 1/2 or whole.
  • Wild Rose Emu Ranch
    Joe & Clover Quinn
    284 Rose Lane
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Emu meat, eggs, leather & feathers.  Also produce emu oil, skin care products (see listing under Health & Body Care) and emu animal care products.  Ranch tours by appointment.  Best time to tour is spring and summer during hatching season.  Established in 1996.
  • Yourganic Farm
    Leon Stangl and Pam Watts
    1550 Chaffin Lane
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    Grass-fed beef.  Pastured pork raised with no antibiotics and no-GMOs (genetically modified organisms).  Also see Vegetable section.
Meat Processing – Fully Inspected Plants:
  • Hamilton Packing Company
    Marty Auch
    692 Hwy. 93 North
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Processing locally raised beef, pork and lamb.  Also sell retail cuts of meat.
  • Lolo Locker
    Ted Meinzen
    6220 Caras Ln.
    Lolo, MT
    Locally raised beef, pork, and all-natural sausage.
Meat Processing – Inspected Plants (Custom Exempt) for “Not for Sale” consumption
  • Bitterroot Custom Processing
    Russ King
    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,  $0.45/lb cut & wrap, will dispose of the hide & offal.
  • Lost Horse Custom Cutting
    Duane & Carolyn Quaintance 
    213 Lost Horse Rd.
    Hamilton, MT  59840 
    406-363-3876  shop; 406- 363-3859 home
  • North American Foods of Montana
    Howard Skaw
    333 Marcus Street
    Hamilton, MT  59840
  • Richie’s Domestic & Wild Game Processing Company
    Richie Rahmig
    344 Sharrot Hill Loop
    Stevensville, MT  59870
Poultry and Eggs
  • Bitterroot Heritage Farms
    Member, American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC)
    Linda Cardenas
    Stevensville, MT
    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)
Restaurants using local products
  • Coffee Cup Cafe
    Cheryl Pastor
    500 1st Street
    Hamilton, MT  59801
    We use local berries and fruit in our pies when in season as well as locally grown produce and beef and pork
  • Riversong Gourmet Organic Catering
    Paige Pitzer
    Stevensville, Mt. 59870
    Meals created utilizing locally grown and raised products.
  • The Signal Grill
    131 W. Main Street
    Hamilton, MT  59870
    Dedicated to using farm fresh products in season.
  • Sleeping Child Farms and The Farm Table Restaurant
    Darla Coleman, Eco-Farm Manager
    1639 Sleeping Child Rd.
    Hamilton, Mt.
    406-360-6326 or 406-375-2408
    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
    Locally grown, organic produce in season and meats. Montana beer on tap.
Retailers of Local Products
  • AO Sharpening Service of Corvallis, MT Jim & Beryl Wicker 814-249-1743 25 years experience.  We sharpen all scissors including Barber shears, salon shears, dog grooming shears (both curved and straight), upholstery shears, sewing scissors and pinking shears.  We sharpen clipper blades for hair salons, barber shops, dog groomers, animal hospitals and veterinarian offices.  We even do 5 in 1’s.  We also sharpen the bigger horse, cow & sheep shearer blades.  We do clipper repair if you’re machine isn’t running right.  We do kitchen knives, hunting knives and EDC blades.  If you’re in the market for something new, check out our sales dept.  Mail ins are also accepted if you don’t want to drive to Corvallis.
  • Bitterroot Nursery
    Judy Broughton
    521 Eastside Hwy.
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    40 years producing
  • Bitterroot Star
    Victoria & Michael Howell
    215 Main St.
    Stevensville, MT  59870
    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.
  • Cook’s Gardens
    177 Golf Course Road
    Hamilton, MT  59840
  • Nature’s Enhancement
    Corner of Bell Crossing & Eastside Hwy
    Stevensville, MT  59870
    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
    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.
  • Jill’s Garden
    Jill Davies
    329 McVey
    Victor, MT  59875
    Large selection of locally adapted, open-pollenated (non GMO) vegetable seeds.
Specialty Condiments
  • Natural Creations Salsa
    Brent & Tari Colbry
    6001 Mainview Dr
    Missoula, MT  59803
    Fresh salsa.  Available at Hamilton Super 1.
  • Montana Spice Trader
    Tim and Jill
    Stevensville, MT 59870
    Unique variety of spice mixes, BBQ rubs and herbal blends carefully hand crafted in small batches to assure freshness.  No MSG.  Available at Bitterroot Star in Stevensville.
Vegetables and Herbs, including Community Supported Agriculture
  • Biodesign Farm
    Wendy Peterson
    1541 S. Burnt Fork Road
    Stevenville, MT  59870
    Organic vegetables & fruit.  Native bedding plants for restoration and waterwise gardens.  Available at Missoula Farmers’ 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
    Vegetables grown sustainably and without the use of petrochemicals. mid-May thru Nov.  Sold at Hamilton and Missoula Farmers’ 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 
    Organic produce and jams.  Available at Hamilton Farmers’ Market or call for availability.  Producing since 1980.
  • Garden City Nursery
    Karen Coombs & John Schneeberger
    PO Box 893
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    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 Farmers’ 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 406-546-4851
    Mixed vegetables, apples, pears, plums, sweet cherries.  Available July – September.  No pesticides.  Also see listing under Fruit.  Available at Stevensville Farmers’ Market or call for direct sales.  Producing since 1989.
  • Heirloom Apothecary
    Lisa Classen & Jessica Maisel
    We offer Community Supported Herbalism (CSH) shares, based on the Community Supported Agriculture (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
    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
    Organic garden vegetables, not certified, sold to email list by weekly order, also locally adapted heirloom seeds.
  • Kangaroo House Gardens
    Peter & Helen Allen
    131 Deer Haven Dr.
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Small producers of pesticide-free fruits and mixed vegetables, dahlias.  Available at Farmers’ Market, visitors welcome by appointment.
  • Lifeline Farm Produce
    Steve Elliot & Lucy Breiger
    2363 Chief Victor Camp Road
    Victor, MT  59875
    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 Farmers’ Market. Farm visitors welcome but please call first.  Over 35 years producing.
  • Longview Farm
    Sharon Johnson 
    2961 Hunters Ln
    Stevensville, MT  59870 
    406-777-3371, 406-396-0618
    Wide variety of vegetables and fruits.  Hay and registered Hampshires for breeding, markets, 4H.  We also sell an all natural “horse cookie” treat made fresh at Longview Farm.

  • McPherson Farm
    Elaine, and Hans & Penny McPherson and Jeanie Robbins
    457 Willoughby Rd.
    Stevensville, MT  59870
    406-777-1378 Jeanie     406-381-2773 Hans
    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.
  • Mill Crick Farm
    153 Dutch Hill Rd
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Bedding plants in spring, mixed produce, cut flowers, and eggs.  Member of Montana Sustainable Growers Union.  Selling at the Hamilton Farmers’ market Saturdays- May thru October, CSA program, and on site farm stand most weekdays April thru October.  Eggs available most of the year.
  • Misty Hollow Farms
    Shannon and Angela Plocher 
    Corvallis, MT
    Produce stand on Eastside Hwy, just N. of Corvallis.  Open June – September, noon – 7 pm; vegetables, fruits, melons. Organic but not certified. Also grass-fed beef from “Lowline” Angus – whole, half, and quarter orders available.
  • Moeller’s Nursery
    Glen & Sue Moeller
    946 Eastside Hwy
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    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 and nursery hours
  • Montana Gourmet Garlic
    Mary Jane Ross and Christin Rzasa
    2711 Snyder Rd.
    Stevensville, MT  59870
    Gourmet hardneck garlic.  Producing since 2002.
  • Rod’s Organic Produce
    Rod Daniel 
    1464 Summerdale Road
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    Full variety of fresh, organic vegetables and eggs.  Also heirloom carrot seeds and redworms for composting.   Available June – November.  Sold at Hamilton Farmers’ 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
    406-360-6326 or 406-375-2408
    Growing sustainably produced berries, flowers, herbs, and vegetables; free range eggs, baked goods, jams/jellies and pastries.  Find us at Hamilton Farmers’ Market.  Be sure to try our Farm to Table restaurant open year around. (See listing under Restaurants)
  • West Naturals Farm
    James D. & Ausra West
    PO Box 410223
    Pinesdale, MT  59841
    Spring flower 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 Farmers’ Markets.  15 years producing.
  • Western Mt. Growers’ Cooperative CSA
    Amy Pavlock
    Arlee, MT
    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 crossing)
    406-360-0770 or 406-360-0056
    Organically grown greens from our innovative (Solviva) greenhouse offered in winter.  Contact us to be placed on email list.  We also sell eggs.
  • Woolly Locust Farm & Garden
    Roger & Anne Flatmo
    673 Ridge Rd.
    Stevensville, Mt. 59870
    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 Stevensville and Missoula Farmers’ Markets.  Will sell from farm x1/week. Visits by appointment only.
  • Yourganic Farm 
    Leon Stangl and Pam Watts
    1550 Chaffin Ln
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    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
    Rough cut lumber, blued pine.  Will saw your logs.
  • Small Diameter Logs, Co.
    Jim & Starr Farley
    233 Roaring Lion Road
    Hamilton, MT  59840
    Raw or hand peeled small diameter logs.  In business since 2003.
Wool, Meat, and Livestock Products
  • Coon Hollow Farm
    Diane Coon
    Hamilton, MT
    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.  Lo-Line Angus breeding stock also available.  Producing since 1984.
  • Crosspatch Creations
    Don & Joan Contraman
    968 Coal Pit Road
    Corvallis, MT  59828
    Wholesale wool, fiber animals (lambs available in summer), and homegrown lamb (see listing under Meat).  Also purchases medium grade, well-skirted wool.
  • DJE Handwovens
    Deb Essen
    1572 Blue Lupine Lane
    Victor, MT  59875
    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
    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
    Quality llamas for packing, fiber, sheep guards.  15 years producing.