GENERAL QUESTIONS

  • Can I buy Fossil Farms products in supermarkets?

    Fossil Farms now has a retail line that is available in select markets.  Click on this link to find out more: STORE LOCATOR
  • Can I buy Fossil Farms products on Amazon?

    We do not sell our products on Amazon, however you can find them online, at our retail store, and at various retail outlets nationwide!
  • Are there animals at your Boonton location that we can see when we come to the store?

    Our Boonton location does not have any live animals, but does house our Headquarters, Warehouse, and of course, our Retail Market, which is always worth a visit!
  • Can I visit your farm?

    Our New Jersey Farm is not on the premises of our Main Headquarters, and it is not open to the public.
  • Careers at Fossil Farms?

    Click here to see current job postings!  Fossil Farms is a great place to work!
  • Does Fossil Farms own a farm?

    Fossil Farms has a partner family farm called Roaming Acres, located in Lafayette, NJ.  Roaming Acres is home to Ostrich, Bison, Pigs and Chickens that are humanely raised, free-roaming and fed a 100% vegetarian diet, and those items are sold at the farmers markets and greenmarkets in New Jersey ...
  • Does game meat taste much different than beef? What is "gamey"?

    Fossil Farms meats are not treated with hormones, antibiotics or preservatives.  The animals are all free roaming or wild, foraging on the land they roam for most of their lives. This results in clean, lean and flavorful meat, and not really with that strong flavor that might come from some local...
  • Do you have a Loyalty Club?

    We do not currently have a loyalty program for our online customers, however, one is in the works, so please stay tuned!
  • Do you have a recipe section on your website?

    Yes! We have a curated collection of great recipes here: Recipes
  • Do you have a Subscription Club?

    We do not offer subscriptions at this time, however, we do have several uniquely delicious package options featuring a variety of our products. See what we have here: Package Specials
  • Do you have a waiting list?

    We have a waiting list for certain items, such as ostrich eggs!  Call or email customer service at customerservice@fossilfarms.com or 973-917-3155 to be added to our list!
  • Do you sell bones or animal heads for taxidermy?

    Fossil Farms does not sell animal heads for taxidermy purposes.
  • Do you sell pet food?

    Our retail store has prepared pet foods in the freezer case, as well as some treats. For a wider selection of bones for your dog, you can visit our sister company, Roaming Acres, where they have a nice variety of pet products to choose from. CLICK HERE to go to Roaming Acres Website.
  • Do you sell to restaurants?

    Yes, we sell to many restaurants nationwide!  From small sandwich shops to some of the top restaurants in New York City and beyond, Fossil Farms has been supplying all natural meat and wild game to the food service industry for more than two decades!
  • How long has Fossil Farms been in business?

    Fossil Farms has been in business since January, 1987.  In 2022, we celebrated 25 years in business, and just getting started!
  • Is Fossil Farms a private company?

    Fossil Farms is a privately held company.
  • Is Fossil Farms hiring?

    Check out the CAREERS AT FOSSIL FARMS - it's a great place to work!
  • What does creating an account get me?

    Creating an account will generate a customer profile where you can mange the account, view all past orders and update your contact information.  It will also save your information for easy ordering. Follow this link to get started: Create an Account
  • What does "Fossil Farms" mean? Where did the name come from?

    Fossil Farms is named after Lance and Todd Appelbaum's father, who they affectionately call "The Fossil" . "The Fossil" can be spotted at the company headquarters from time to time.....
  • What restaurants serve Fossil Farms meats?

    There are many restaurants across the country that purchase and put on their menus our all natural meat and wild game.  You can always ask the restaurant if their game meat is from Fossil Farms.  If it's not, then it should be!
  • Where are your farms?

    We work with many farms across the country and even internationally.  We try to source as much as possible form our local region, and we have our own family-owned ostrich farm in Northern NJ.
  • Where can I can I get your products locally?

    Fossil Farms has a retail Market and Kitchen located at our headquarters in Boonton, NJ. If you are looking for a specific product you can give our store a call at 973-917-FARM or stop by to take a look. The store is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10-5 and Sunday 10-2 and closed on Mondays. We also have...
  • Where can I find nutritional information on your products?

    Please reach out to our customer service team for nutritional information via phone or email customerservice@fossilfarms.com or 973-917-3155
  • Where can I get Fossil Farms products in my area?

    Good News! Fossil Farms now has a retail line that is available in many area supermarkets across the country! You can click here to search for a retailer near you: STORE LOCATOR
  • Where does Fossil Farms deliver?

    We deliver via UPS to the 48 states, Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico.  At this time we do not ship outside the US.
  • Where do you source the meat?

    Fossil Farms works with family owned farms in the US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
  • Who owns Fossil Farms?

    Fossil Farms was founded in 1997 by Lance and Todd Appelbaum, who started the business in their parents home, and Fossil Farms is still a privately held family owned company to this day!
  • Can I rent your space for a private dinner?

    Have you ever experienced an intimate, private dining event? Fossil Farms Market & Kitchen's Chefs can build a custom private tasting menu with 3 - 10 courses for up to 8 people in our own corporate kitchen! CLICK HERE for more information and to check availability.
  • How can I reach Customer Service?

    Fossil Farms' Customer Experience Team is available to answer your questions or concerns Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  You can contact us at 973-917-3155 or email us at customerservice@fossilfarms.com
  • What type of diet are your animals fed?

    Our animals graze on grass and forage other vegetation on our partnered family farms' pastures.  Dependent on the specific animal, their diets may be supplemented with barley, oats, alfalfa, distillers grains, haylage, silage, soy and corn, sourced from local farms.  Our animals are never given a...