January 25, 2012

Pasture-raised pork in Oregon

by Nate Rafn

I often hear from people who are looking for a reliable source of high quality, local pork. Oregon is home to dozens of pigs farms which vary widely in scale and philosophy.

The following list is a good starting point for purchasing local pork. Please contact these farms individually to ask about prices, practices, and availability.

Central Oregon

DD Ranch
(541) 548-1432
3836 NE Smith Rock Way, Terrebonne OR 97760
Products: pastured pork

Eastern Oregon

Malheur River Meats
(541) 473-2151
4276 John Day Hwy, Vale OR 97918
Products: pasture-raised heritage Duroc pork; no antibiotics, synthetic growth hormones, or animal by-products; no herbicides or pesticides

Southern Oregon

CMS Sheep Company
1099 Elkhead Road, Yoncalla OR 97499
Products: pastured pork available in autumn

O'Brien's Family Farm
5556 Lower River Road Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Products: pasture-raised Tamworth, Duroc, Hampshire-Duroc Cross, and Berkshire pigs; half or whole, custom cut and wrapped

Southwest Washington

Inspiration Plantation
(503) 997-8757
24311 NW 24th Avenue, Ridgefield WA 98642
Products: pastured pork sold by the share through "Community Supported Pasture"

Red Wattle piglets at Heritage Farms Northwest, Dallas, Oregon.

Willamette Valley

Afton Field Farm
3375 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis OR 97333
Products: oak savanna pork; hogs are also fed locally-milled grain and are often finished on apples or acorns

Bald Hill Farm
5700 SW Reservoir Avenue, Corvallis OR 97333
Products: pasture-raised pork, sold by the half or whole

Cloverfield Farm
8272 Little Road SE, Aumsville OR 97325
Products: organic pork

Deck Family Farm
(541) 998-8488
25362 High Pass Road, Junction City OR 97448
Products: pasture-raised pork; no synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, hormones or antibiotics

Full of Life Farm
(925) 876-6720
7358 Champoeg Road NE, St. Paul OR 97137
Products: pastured pork

Heritage Farms Northwest
(503) 606-9883
Dallas, Oregon
Products: pasture-raised Red Wattle Pork; weaner pigs, breeding stock

Lake View Farm
(541) 369-2393
29540 Crook Drive, Halsey OR 97348
Products: milk-fed pork

Related Links

Goat milk and goat meat in Oregon

Free-range chicken in Oregon

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