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17300 Elkhead Rd
Oakland, OR

541 673 1587

Trace Hallow Ranch sits on the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range outside of Oakland, OR and raises cattle on natural grasses to produce exceptionally nutritious and flavorful hamburger beef.

Why Grass Fed Beef

Rather than focus solely on profit, operational short cuts, and lower cost feed methods, we grow beef the way it was intended.  The result is meat that is richer in antioxidants; including vitamins E, beta-carotene, and vitamin C, and the "good fat."   We've included some resources below to provide you more information on grass fed beef and help you understand the impact of industrial raised cattle. 

Wall Street Journal: The Cost of Corn-Fed Cattle

Watch out meat-lovers. With corn prices doubling since last year, industrial-scale farmers with corn-fed cattle are searching for ways to cut feeding costs -- by introducing cheaper recipes


Industrial Food Lot

Industrial Food Lot

Wired Magazine: Factory Food From Above:  Satellite Images of Industrial Farms. 

 Seen from a satellite, an industrial feedlot has a sort of abstract beauty. The washes of colors, the juxtaposition of organic and rigid geometries, initially obscure the subject. Then comes the realization:
That’s where our food comes from. 



"The evidence that meat is wrong comes from meat that is itself wrong. We changed the nature of it, and the consequences have been horrible.  In fact, I regard pasture-raised, grass-fed, hormone-free meat among the healthiest of all foods. You have nothing to fear when you make it a part of your diet."  Read more here

- Dr. Sears