Welcome to Green Fields Bison Ranch!
Green Fields Bison Ranch is a grass-fed bison ranch nestled in the Willamette Valley on the edge of the coastal range in Oregon, a half hour west of Salem. We enjoy our lives here in this beautiful valley where each day brings new adventures raising our bison.
We value our animals and work hard to raise them humanely and naturally. They are amazing creatures. At the end of the day when the work is done, we enjoy going out into the pastures and sitting among them, listening to them as they graze the green fields. We “come into the peace of wild things” as Wendell Berry says in his poem, “The Peace of Wild Thin
Our goal is to raise the bison with a low stress handling approach. We work with their instincts instead of working against them. We practice patience when moving them to a new pasture by opening the gate and allowing them to move through it when they are ready to do so.
We value the task of providing our customers with a healthy, wholesome and “wildly nutritious” grass fed bison meat that is not only good for you but also good to eat. Jo Robinson says in her article “Grass-Fed Basics” that
“a major benefit of raising animals on pasture is that their products are healthier for you. For example, compared with feedlot meat, meat from grass-fed beef, bison, lamb and goats has less total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories. It also has more vitamin E, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and a number of health-promoting fats, including omega-3 fatty acids and “conjugated linoleic acid,” or CLA.”
We feel it is a privilege to be raising these iconic and majestic creatures.
We sell our bison meat direct from the ranch all year long by appointment. If you would like to purchase our grass fed and finished bison meat by coming to the ranch, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know when you would like to come out to the ranch to buy meat. You can also call us at 971-720-0462.
We are selling our locally raised, humanely handled, grass fed and finished bison meat at the downtown Corvallis Farmer’s Market on the second Saturday of each month: June 12th, July 10th, August 14th, September 11th and October 9th. We will be at the market twice in November: the 6th and the 20th. Come see us for our wildly nutritious bison meat at the market between 9 am and 1 pm. The downtown Corvallis Farmer’s Market is on First Street south of Van Buren Avenue down to Monroe Avenue and includes booths on Jackson and Monroe avenues. Our booth is on First Street south of Jackson Avenue along the Willamette River.
We will be selling our bison meat at the Salem Saturday Farmer’s Market on May 29th, June 6th & 19th, July 3rd & 17th, August 7th & 21st, September 4th & 18th, October 2nd, 16th & 30th (the closing day of the Salem FM). The Salem Saturday Farmer’s Market is on Marion Street between Summer and Winter Streets in downtown Salem. Our booth is on the east side of the market, just off of Summer Street.
If you want to try our bison meat before purchasing it from us, we sell our ground bison to Crush Wine Bar in Monmouth. They make sliders with our ground bison. Eating our bison meat there would be a great way to try our bison meat and also support a local, small business/restaurant.