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RANCH EVENTS!

HOG ROAST TICKETS ARE HALF GONE, GET YOURS BEFORE THEY'RE ALL SOLD OUT!!!

  • Summer Hog Roast!
    Summer Hog Roast!
    Sun, Jun 23
    Double K Ranch & Meat Shop
    Jun 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Double K Ranch & Meat Shop, 3096 Kk Ranch Rd, Darby, MT 59829, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Double K Ranch & Meat Shop, 3096 Kk Ranch Rd, Darby, MT 59829, USA
    Start off summer 2024 right, with a hog roast at Double K Ranch! Featuring a charcuterie table with our delicious cured meats, amazing cheeses and much more. Great food, Beer & Wine, beautiful views, live music and fun games. Kids ages 6 and under are free! $85 Per Person
  • Seasons End 8 Course Dinner & Wine Pairing
    Seasons End 8 Course Dinner & Wine Pairing
    Sun, Sep 22
    Double K Ranch & Meat Shop
    Sep 22, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM MDT
    Double K Ranch & Meat Shop, 3096 Kk Ranch Rd, Darby, MT 59829, USA
    Sep 22, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM MDT
    Double K Ranch & Meat Shop, 3096 Kk Ranch Rd, Darby, MT 59829, USA
    Come to a delicious Farm to Table dinner in our hay barn on the Ranch. Enjoy 8 amazing courses and wine pairings prepared by our chefs from the Deli in Missoula, Montana. While taking in the views on the Ranch and enjoying a tour of our Meat Shop. $300 With Wine $175 Without Wine

HISTORY

The ranch was started by Jim Kouf in 1985 and founded on respect for the land and the love of a great steak. Along with his wife, Lynn, and the desire to teach their children where good food came from, they created a one of a kind place that produces the highest quality meat that is ethically and sustainably raised.  

All of our meats are butchered and processed in our meat shop, Double K Ranch Meats. Built in 2001 by Jim,  and revamped to become state inspected by his son, Dillon, in 2019. The ranch meat shop offers a variety of high-quality fresh meats, from steaks and chops to burger and sausage.  And we are excited to be one of the only meat shops in the state producing old-world Charcuterie meats including Salami, Bresaola, Pancetta, Coppa and more, all by hand. 

Click below to read more about the meat shop in Darby


Our Angus Beef and Berkshire Hogs are all-natural, pasture raised and grass fed without any added hormones or antibiotics. The hogs also eat a local Non-GMO feed made right here in the Pacific North West. Both the beef and hogs are bred, born and raised on our ranch from the beginning until the end, always in our care.  

Our dream has always been to provide healthy and delicious food for our friends and family.  So please come visit our Retail Meat Shop in Darby, and Meat Shop & Deli in Missoula so you too can see where your meat comes from.

Click below to read more about the Deli in Missoula

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Sustainability

SUSTAINABILITY

At the Double K Ranch, we care about being stewards of the land and the environment around us. From solar panels to our own composting facility, our intention is to be as good to the planet as possible.

Read below for more information

Solar

The Double K Ranch currently has 111 solar panels on the property. Starting with 40 panels, and recently adding another 71 in 2021, with the intention of completely powering the operation with sustainable energy. The current panels are powering a large majority of the meat shop operation, which is most of the power used on the ranch. 

Environmental Benefits​

As of May 8th, 2024

305,003.6lbs of CO2 emissions saved

Equivalent to 2,305trees planted.

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RECYCLING

Here at the Double K Ranch, we recycle everything from aluminum and tin cans to plastics and cardboard. We do our best to reduce our usage of these materials, and recycle them anytime we use them.  

History
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Sustainable
Ranching Efforts

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ON-SITE PROCESSING FACILITY

Because the Double K Ranch has its own meat shop, including a slaughter facility and curing operation, it allows the ranch to cut its emissions by using less transportation. Typically animals are raised on one property, killed at another, and sold at yet another. Often times all in different states around the country. It takes a lot of gas and man hours to make that happen. Keeping our animals on one property, and selling in the local market, allows the ranch to always remain in control of the animals, cutting down on the emissions used to get meat to your refrigerator.

NO FEED LOTS

The Double K Ranch raises only the amount of beef it can feed from the land. Reducing emissions from shipping in hay as well as feed for the beef. All grass fed and finished, they have pasture year round. Because they aren't in small pens, knee deep in their own waste, the pastures are able to consume that waste without letting it build up and contaminate the surrounding area like often found with large feed lots.

GMO FREE - local FEED

The Double K Ranch feeds their hogs Idaho Made, all-natural GMO-Free feed. By purchasing feed made within the same region as opposed to feed shipped in by large factories from far away, we are able to reduce emissions in yet another way. Since it is GMO-Free and made without Corn and Soy, there are none of the negative effects from the mass production of those products.

WHAT DOES ALL OF THIS MEAN??

- Happy, stress-free animals

- Healthy land

- Reduced Emissions

- Supplying a local market with local meat

- Supporting and creating Montana jobs

- And most importantly, healthy food for your body!

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