Five generations of experience brings you the best cuts of meats.

The Story of 5th Generation Meat Company

1957: Kenneth Jehne opened Big J’s Meats
1961: Kenneth’s daughter married Dave Mathews
1980: Dave had mastered the trade and Barstow Country Meats was born
2000-2020: Edward Mathews (Dave’s son) took over the business, renaming it Barstow Country Butchering and his children became part of the business.
2021: The business moved to Apple Valley, CA
2022: Expansion began, now involving Edward’s grandchildren and the 5th Generation Meat Company was born.

We pride ourselves on our years of experience and trick of the trade passed down from each generation.