Kootenay River Beef

Grass and forage fed from Creston's lush valley floor. If you are looking for quality beef at reasonable prices, you have come to the right place. We have a passion for raising beef in a humane and respective environment. Christine was previously an employee with the B.C. SPCA so she really knows how livestock should be cared for. The perfect balance for good wholesome, great tasting beef for you and your family.

We guarantee quality fed beef from our pastures to your table. Healthy and homegrown in Creston.

It's our belief that everyone should be able to afford good quality beef. Check out our pricing page, our ground beef starts at $4.50 a lb. Farm fresh, and healthy...Kootenay River Beef.

What do we do at our farm?

Our passion is raising great quality, good tasting beef. Healthy food comes from healthy beef, and healthy beef are the result of:

  • A Nutrition plan set out by a qualified Nutritionist
  • Good husbandry practices
  • Vaccination programs
  • Parasite prevention
  • Biosecurity and infectious disease protocols
  • The use of approved antibiotics with Veterinary oversight as therapeutic treatment for injured or sick animals

Our Employees

Steve Vanderloos

Steve is a sixth generation farmer, from an early age he developed a passion and love for crops and cattle. Steve has worked on a number of different farms and top producing herds throughout his career. Steve brings much knowledge and understanding of cow care and health to Kootenay River Beef

Christine Vanderloos

Christine has had a love for all animals since she was a child. She developed a passion for the care of sick, injured and stray animals. She took great pride in nursing them back to health which naturally transitioned into a job working with the SPCA conducting animal and cruelty investigations. Christine is in charge of animal welfare and protocols at Kootenay River Beef and has a great love for the raising and care of the "babies" on the farm

Jeff Holbrook

Before coming to work with us Jeff was long haul trucking, primarily livestock hauling. Jeff and Tianah were married this summer and have started their own simmental herd. Jeff brings to the table a strong knowledge and understanding of low stress cattle handling and raising.

Tianah Holbrook

Tianah has been involved and working with cattle and milking cows for several years. Tianah also developed a love for animals and their care at a very young age. Tianah is also very much involved in the everyday care of our Beef herd using low stress techniques. She is very excited to be growing her own Beef herd alongside Jeff.