About us

The Big Bear Ranch is a family-operated farm in the Cariboo Region in British Columbia, Canada. It is located in the foothills of the beautiful Cariboo Mountains with hundreds of lakes and streams in the surrounding area.

Since March 2016 our 1100 acre ranch with its mixture of pasture and forest and is AnimalWelfareApproved certified by AWA 

 and Certified Grassfed by AWA.

AWA is one of the most respected certification and food label for family farms raising animals outdoors according to the highest welfare standards and sustainable practices. Their rules for animal husbandry are outstanding and support sustainable farming (versus factory farming).

Before that Big Bear Ranch was certified organic from 2004 until 2014 by PACS (PACS 16-250).