Buckner Family Ranch
Lamb | Beef | Pork
100% Grass-fed lamb and beef
100% Pasture-raised pork
"The best local meat in the world."
Columbia and Rambouillet ewes - breeds renowned for a heartiness to match the western landscape - are bred with either Hampshire or Dorset rams to produce lamb noted for its mild flavor and tenderness. Our lamb, a favorite in restaurants and markets throughout Colorado, is truly special and is the meat that built our business.
The Berkshire hog, our heritage breed of choice, is known for its rich flavor and dark, naturally pink meat. Another robust animal, Berkshires are well suited to our cold winters and warm, dry summers. The meat Berkshire hogs produce is prized by chefs the world round.
Our 100% shorthorn cows are natural grazers that thrive on the open prairies of Boulder County. Shorthorns finish out earlier than most breeds and produce a well-marbled, tender meat - even with 100% grass finishing.
Owner/founders Clint and MaryKay Buckner, like their livestock and their two spirited young farmhands, Amelia and Levi, were raised in the fresh, high altitude air and vibrant sunshine unique to Colorado. Here, in the foothills of the Front Range, their love of community-focused, farm-to-table farming and ranching took root.
Since our inception in 2011, a greater appreciation for fresh, locally raised meat has allowed us to build a thriving, family-run business in the heart of northern Boulder County.
Whether it be lamb (American Grassfed Association - AGA - certified), pork (AGA certification pending), or beef (AGA certification pending), we believe the combination of breed, the 100% grass-fed diet, and the natural, stress-free environment within which our animals live creates the tastiest and finest local meat available--period. You just can't beat the quality and flavor of our specialty meat.
By purchasing meat from Buckner Family Ranch, you ensure that your dollars are spent supporting a small, local, family-run business (3 generations working & living together) and on quality, responsibly-raised meat. In essence, you are supporting agriculture that raises animals the way nature intended.
Our friend and bee guy, Tim Brod of Highland Honey has made available several of his honeys. For those of you who did not grow up in a bee keeping family, or who do not have bee-keeping friends to indulge you with truly raw unadulterated honey, Highland Honey will be the best honey you have ever experienced. Simply click below to add one of the following sizes/types to your meat order: 9oz creamed honey ($11), and 5.2oz Super Berry - Autoimmune herbal support ($10). For more information on Tim and his entire list of honey offerings, visit his website linked below.