Cherokee Valley Bison Ranch Bison Farming Workshop Announced for October 15

Cherokee Valley Bison Ranch, in partnership with Women Grow Ohio and Rural Action, will hold their second bison farming workshop on Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The event will be located at Cherokee Valley Bison Ranch (12320 Lonesome Road Thornville, OH 43076).

The workshop will cover various topics around bison farming including Why Raise Bison, Fencing and Pasture, Health and Vet Care, Calving, Processing, and Lessons Learned. The workshop will include a farm tour of Cherokee Valley Bison Ranch. The cost of the workshop is $100 and includes a bison chili lunch.
To register, visit, or Attendees may pay in advanced by credit card or check. Accommodations for payment (including partial deposit) will be made on a case by case basis. If you would like to discuss payment options, contact Carie Starr at (740) 403-3763 or

Women Grow Ohio (WGO) is a volunteer based group that was formed in 2015 to demonstrate the important work of Ohio women working in agriculture as farmers, homesteaders, urban growers/homesteaders, and backyard garden producers. Rural Action is a membership based organization working to build sustainable local economies in Appalachian Ohio. For more information about Rural Action’s work visit




Carie Starr
Co-Owner, Cherokee Valley Bison Ranch