Welcome to Big Horn Ranch ...Protecting watersheds and restoring food sheds...one blade of grass at a time.
This is not a new concept. Mankind has been growing food for sustenance
for over ten thousand years. It was simple survival then...clear a
spot in the forest, use the rich forest humus as a growing medium and
produce food. Soil nutrients, sunshine, and rain. Wholesome nutritious
As the world's population has exploded, we as a people are forced
to rely more on mechanized production agriculture using the soil more
as an inert substrate to prop up our food plants while we add petroleum
based fertilizers to feed the plants, irrigation to water them at times,
and if we could...artificial sunshine. This mass production is
required to feed a hungry world.
The mission of Big Horn Ranch is to
turn the clock back a couple hundred years to produce quality grass-fed
meats using manure based soil nutrients, sunshine, and the animal's
natural grazing habits to turn these quality forages into healthy and
Stay healthy & eat delicious...
What is a CSA?
CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. When you join the Big Horn Ranch CSA Program you receive beef & pork delivered directly from our farm to your CSA host location on a monthly basis for 6 months. Your subscription to our CSA helps support our local, family owned farm and also ensures that you are eating the best all natural, pasture raised, dry aged beef & pastured pork.
The corporate office of Big Horn Ranch
couples it's mission philosophy of simplicity in nature...from my
computer desk (my lap), I can see a mink scramble across the ice of my
pond. Beneath the ice are rainbow trout fattening for a June evening
cookout on the mayfly larvae growing in the pond side brush. The
mountain spring that feeds the pond also provides water for all our
livestock and the two houses on our farm. Looking across the pond are
pastures laying dormant for early May soil temperatures to release the
clover, timothy, and wild grass seeds to gorge themselves on the
nutrients from the compost applied in April. Beef , poultry and pork
will grow from this grass...depositing nutrients for next year's
cycle...been that way 10,000 years.