"Our family-run farm has been providing quality meat to our community for 150 years."

All-Natural grass fed cattle free of additives, chemicals, antibiotics, and growth hormones.

Our Purpose

mother_calf100% Grass-fed Beef

  • Our beef have no hormones
  • No antibiotics
  • No feed additives
  • No assembly line
  • Most importantly, they are raised on a local family farm by experienced and knowledgeable cattlemen and women.

Our objective is to provide natural ranch raised beef, “the kind that our families have thrived on for 5 generations.” All of our cattle are born on the prairies of South Thurston County in the spring and range free on our acreage.

Our Practices


Healthy Pastures

We believe in being responsible stewards of the land and using sustainable, humane methods. Our sustainable methods include “rotational grazing” along the lush meadows of the Deschutes River, which not only allows us to maintain healthy pastures but also allows our cattle to graze on the most nutrient rich part of the grass

Farm Events


Summer Fun on Nelson Ranch

and Local Gourmet Dinner

Saturday, August 29th

2:00-4:30 Open House
Bring your friends, family, and neighbors to experience life on the farm.
Includes farm tours, horse drawn hayrides, heritage displays and more.

5:00-7:00 4-Course Chef-prepared Meal with Wine Pairings
Tickets for this dinner are: $55/person- Includes Dinner and Paired Wine Tastings
Please contact jill@nelsonranch.com if you’re interested in purchasing tickets for this optional event.

Find Out More

Back at the Ranch…

Multi Media Bar

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Salatin Video

Grass fed Video

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150 Years

150 Years!