The Crops That Give Christensen Ranch Beef Its Signature Flavor

Christensen Ranch Crops

We’ve just finished planting season on the ranch; we’re a little behind where we normally are because we’re on Mother Nature’s schedule and she always keeps us on our toes. We had a very dry spring and then surprise snow in Colorado on May 20th. Because of those cold temps and the dry ground, we […]

Spring is Calving Season on the Ranch

Mom and calf on Christensen Ranch

Springtime on the ranch means that we spend a fair amount of time on social media talking about calving and showing pictures of adorable baby calves. We are about 40% finished with our calving season this spring, so we thought this might be a good time to do an informative deep dive into the process […]

Eric Interviewed by Lorrie Boyer of Simple Farms

Eric Christensen on Simple Farms Customer Perspective December Podcast

Eric joined Lorrie Boyer with Simple Farms for their Customer Perspective December Podcast episode to share some history about our fourth-generation ranch as well as how we’re using Simple Farm’s data collection and margin analysis program. Listen to the Interview

Christensen Ranch Beef Featured at Slope Room in Vail

Chef Alberto Soto with Christensen Ranch Beef

Christensen Ranch Beef Featured on Menu at Slope Room in Vail Big News! Our beef will be featured on the menu at Slope Room located in Gravity Haus Vail. Slope Room prioritizes Colorado-raised meats and produce for a crafted Colorado experience. We’re excited to work with chef Alberto Soto and his staff to showcase a variety of our naturally […]

Christensen Ranch Awarded 22nd Grid Master Award

Red Angus Gridmaster Awarded to Christensen Ranch for more than 20 years

The Red Angus Association of America announced Christensen Bros., Inc. is one of six cattle firms in the Naturally Fed Division to earn the prestigious Grid Master award for 2017-2018. This is the 22nd Grid Master award Christensen Bros., Inc. has received. The Red Angus Association of America awards the Grid Master to cattle producers […]

Lulu’s Brew & Que

Christensen Ranch Beef Featured in Officially Sanctioned Steak BBQ Competition at Lulu’s Brew & Que We’re excited to announce that our naturally raised, naturally delicious Rib Eye hit the grills in Colorado’s first officially sanctioned Steak Cookoff Association Steak Competition of 2018 at the 2nd annual Lulu’s Brew & Que Friday, April 27, 2018 at Lulu’s Farm in Brighton, CO. […]

Dry Aged Beef

There are two ways beef is aged before it makes its way onto your plate: wet aging and dry aging. Wet aging is done by vacuum sealing each cut of beef shortly after processing. Each cut of beef soaks in its own juices. Dry aging beef allows it to go through three natural, flavor-enhancing processes […]

Bringing Your Bulk Beef Home: Freezer Space Guide

Purchasing beef in bulk, directly from ranchers like us, is called bulk beef. Simply put, you get enough meat to fill your freezer and you pay less per pound than you pay at your local grocery store. You pay the same price per pound for Rib Eye steaks and Prime Rib roast as you do […]

Single Source Beef: Transparency from Pasture to Plate

Did you know that the average pound of ground beef you buy at the grocery store can contain beef from multiple cattle? We believe in transparency, from pasture to plate. Consumers should be able to know where their beef was born, where it was raised, and where it was harvested which is why we offer […]

Christensen Ranch Beef Featured in American Red Angus Magazine

A Natural Focus By Myron Edelman, RAAA Director of Value Added Programs September 2011 The progressive evolution of the Christensen Bros. ranch has been the driver behind the success of this cow/calf, feeder and farming operation on the Front Range of Colorado. Resourceful administration of the feeds and forages grown on the ranch, intensive pasture management and meticulous […]

The Fat Truth: Not all Fats are Created Equal

There have been a number of studies touting the health benefits or warnings of fatty foods. While it’s important to eat a balanced diet that includes fat, it’s also important to include the fats that are most beneficial to your body. There are two types of naturally occurring fats – saturated and unsaturated. Unsaturated fats consist of monounsaturated […]