Meet the Family
Purple Ribbon Beef is a multigenerational, family owned farm. We pride ourselves on raising premium beef from birth to plate. We pay careful attention to every detail as we raise the beef because that is what makes the difference. We want you to enjoy your beef so don't hesitate to reach out to us with questions. We look forward to meeting you.
Purple Ribbon Beef is dedicated to providing premium beef to your table. Our beef tastes better because we pay attention to the little details as every animal is born on our farm and in our care until we deliver them to the local processor.
My family loves Purple Ribbon Beef. It's noticeably better than store-bought beef. It's juicier, fuller, and has a fresher taste. I also love trying out new/local items from the General Store. They always have fun local products like candles, honey, and granola.
Great family with a great product. Buy local.
I bought a roast at the Clear Lake Farmer's Market. It went in the Crock-Pot with potatoes and carrots. It was awesome! Now I'm using the leftovers for Barley Soup!
Cherilynne Chambers Brown
I just grilled a couple tenderloins from Purple Ribbon Beef. The steaks were great. We highly recommend Purple Ribbon Beef.
My order arrived right on time and it was in perfect condition. Thank you. It's all for my husband so he is very pleased. Thank you for providing lowans the opportunity to get really fine beef at home. We will have some great meals.
My family bought some Ribeyes and New York strips last Saturday at the Ames Farmers Market. It was hands down the best steaks we have ever grilled! The marbling was perfect and made for the most tender and flavorful Saturday night dinner for the Father’s Day weekend! We will definitely be buying more meat in the future!
Big Success! Thank you! Delicious!
Your filets we're amazing!
Love this stuff. Basically replaces salt and pepper when cooking but a slightly better flavor. It’s worth a shot!
Winner's Circle Subscription Box Program
This program allows you to have variety of meat delivered to you monthly along with being able to have behind the scenes access to Purple Ribbon Beef. Let us do the shopping for you! All of the meat will fit in your freezer and we will provide you with cuts based on the season. More steaks in the summer and roasts in the summer. We will make adjustments based on preferences.
Local Iowa Products
Buy from premium brands from Iowa shops and boost our local economy. Offering locally grown produce, specialty foods, decor, clothing, jewelry and more. Every purchase you make is an investment into OUR community. You get unbeatable quality and the local economies get much needed revenue to sustain and grow our community.
75 Burger Lunch Giveaway
HWY 3 Garage Sale
Sixth annual ISU Local Food Festival
City Wide Garage Sales-Clarion, IA
Clear Lake Farmers Market
We currently are shipping within the state of Iowa with next day delivery. We will ship every week on Monday or Tuesday. Orders will come via Speedy Delivery. All orders will need to be under 22lbs. If your order is over, please contact us directly for a shipping estimate. If you live in a surrounding state please reach out ot us before placing your order so we can confirm shipping availability. At this time we are not able to ship outside of the Midwest unless it is Beef Jerky.
We currently are delivering within 60 miles of Clarion. We have regularly scheduled times to Ames and Clear Lake. For more information contact us directly
We offer free pickup at Purple Ribbon General Store Thursdays and Saturdays. Other special arrangements can be made as well if you contact us directly.
Purple Ribbon General Store is located at 1119 Central Ave E; Clarion, Iowa 50525
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