Our COVID-19 Safety Policies

Updated August 7, 2021

In keeping with the recommendations of the City of Evanston’s Health & Human Services Department, we ask all patrons to wear a mask while inside the shop, regardless of vaccination status.

We welcome walk-ins. However, you will receive the most efficient service by calling us in advance to place an order—ideally, at least one day ahead for steaks, roasts, and other cut-to-order items. This will ensure that we have the items you need before you make the trip. More importantly, it will allow us to prepare the order to your requirements and have it ready for pickup with minimal wait.


And please, do not hesitate to ask us about prices over the phone! We want to help you find the perfect items for your menu and budget.


  • Sometimes our phone is very busy! If you cannot reach us, please keep trying and do not leave a voicemail. There are many pockets of time when the phones are quiet, so your best strategy may be to just wait until later rather than dialing several times in a row.

  • Please preview our item list to familiarize yourself with our fresh meats. To stay abreast of our weekly revolving items (sausages, charcuterie, deli, etc.) and discounts,  subscribe to our weekly email.

  • If you prefer to order online, we offer many of our most popular items via the delivery service Mercato

I appreciate your cooperation and thank you for your support. 

Ehran Ostrreicher

Homestead Meats

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