We've done our research and have been praying for our customers and their families. It's a tough spot to be in as a small business owner, though we are unique as it is just Hannah who is handling the beef.
We're taking extra precautionary cleaning measures and will allow no outside guests on the farm, and will still be shipping premium, Nebraska beef that will help everyone stock up for whatever is to come.
The location where we purchase dry ice for shipment is having every person who enters sign a contract that they do not have symptoms of COVID-19 nor have been out of the United States or infected areas.
We hope to help you stock your beef supply while shipping is still an available option.
With that being said, as long as UPS is running, we plan on shipping weekly. We are sticking to our normal shipping schedule, which is once a week on Mondays and possibly Tuesdays, if needed.
With a perishable product, we can only ship UPS Ground to the red areas on Monday. If you are in a red area and want beef, please select 'UPS 3 Day Select' as a shipping option or 'Free Shipping' if you are okay with your order being shipped the following Monday.
If you are in other areas than the orange and red, please choose 'Free Shipping' and we will ship your order today if it is placed before 11:00AM CST.
We get asked a lot how the whole process of Oak Barn Beef works! How fun it is to dive in and answer that question. If you want to read how our family farm produces premium beef, that is dry aged by a local small town butcher, this blog post is for you! Here's a summary...
Buying dry aged beef means that you are buying less water resulting in more nutrient dense beef. This is because during the dry aging process. The beef actually loses water, hence “dry aging” the beef is drying out. Now when it is worded like that it may seem like the beef your buying will be less juicy and not as satisfying. This is not true because marbling (if a high quality steak) will create a ready to melt-in-your-mouth as it is cooked to perfection.