Nicky Farms: Raised by Ranchers. Coveted by Chefs.

Introducing Nicky Farms Jerky

Grass-Fed Oregon Bison & Water Buffalo 5 Spice

Nicky Farms is thrilled to introduce two flavors of premium jerky featuring two of our signature proteins. Our Nicky farms Water Buffalo 5 Spice is rich with the flavors of the classic Chinese spice mix, has a good hit of chile heat and a touch of tongue tingling Szechuan pepper. The Nicky Farms Oregon Grass-Fed Bison is seasoned with a kiss of smoke and sweetness for a traditional jerky flavor profile.

Our jerky is the perfect power protein snack for any occasion. Portable, convenient and most importantly delicious, our game jerky is competitively priced with traditional jerky proteins and an exceeptional value when compared to specialty or other game jerky. We are selling our jerky in a 3 oz. package for $8.50 each at our warehouse or $7.35 each when you buy a case. Suggested retail price for those who want to stock it is $10.99-$11.99 per pack. Consider that Patagonia is selling a grass-fed bison jerky at 2 oz. for $10.

The unique protein choices and flavor profiles of our jerkys are produced to appeal to consumers who appreciate a quality and healthful product that stands out from the crowd.

Introducing Nicky Farms Jerky

Nicky USA 25th Anniversary Video

A Look At Where We Came From & Where We Are Today

Has it really been 25 years? Hard to believe. It seems like yesterday that owner & founder Geoff Latham was selling just rabbits out of the back of his Ford Escort to a few intrepid chefs that were the beginning of the Portland food revolution. Join us for a look at a little at Nicky's history and where we are today serving hundreds of great customers across the Pacific Northwest.


Many thanks to the chefs, purveyors and Nicky staff for their time in the making of this video. Huge thanks to Nolan Video Works for their generosity and professionalism - if you want Portland's best videographer look no further.

Nicky USA 25th Anniversary Video

When It Rains, It Spores

Now Offering Mushrooms!

We are pleased to partner with Misty Mountain Mushrooms to offer a diverse selection of premium cultivated, wild and dried mushrooms. Misty Mountain Mushrooms is based in Yamhill, OR and has been perfecting their trade for almost 20 years. They are true champions of the mycological kingdom!

  • Cultivated mushrooms are always picked & packed for peak freshness & flavor.
  • Seasonal wild varieties are sourced from well established forager relationships ensuring premium quality.
  • Dried mushrooms are dehyrated with the utmost care to prolong storage & preserve flavor.

Varieties include: OG Shiitake, OG Maitake, OG King Oyster, OG Abalone, OG Brown & White Hon Shimeji, OG Portobello, OG Cremini, Chanterelles, Morels, Lobster, Porcini, Hedgehog, Truffles and more.

All mushrooms are sold by the case and are available 6 days a week. Contact your Nicky USA sales rep for more details

When It Rains, It Spores

Chef Carlo Lamagna Wins Wild About Game!

Good Time Was Had By All

Congratulations to Chef Carlo Lamagna of Clyde Common for taking the overall prize in Wild About Game. His dish of Nicky Farms Rabbit Arroz Caldo won the judges over for its creative & complete use of the rabbit, in addition to its well executed expression of Filipino comfort food. Le Pigeon's Andrew Mace took home the People's Choice Award with his dish of Nicky Farms Chicken-Fried Quail w/ Smoked Foie Gras Pumpkin Pie. All the dishes were fantastic and worthy of praise, but this isn't tee-ball and not everyone wins a prize. Portland Chefs took the head to head competition against their Seattle bretheren 3 to 1, avenging last year's defeat to the Emerald City team. 

Here is a complete list of the chefs, restaurants and their dishes, including the victors for each round.

Round 1 Nicky Farms Water Buffalo - PK & Wiley Frank, Winner

Johanna Ware, smallwares - Water Buffalo Bolognese w/ Liver, Gochujang, Rice Cakes, Fish Sauce Slaw

PK & Wiley Frank, Little Uncle - Water Buffalo Noodle Soup w/ Wai Wai Noodles, Lu Chin Water Buffalo Meatballs, Fried Garlic Oil, Celery, Chile Vinegar, Shredded Water Buffal Jerky

Round 2 Nicky Farms Rabbit - Carlo Lamagna, Winner & Overall Winner

Carlo Lamagna, Clyde Common - Rabbit Arroz Caldo w/ Smoked Rabbit Leg, Rabbit Confit, Lumpia, Offal Cracklin', Pickled Ramp Relish, Garlic Chips, Valencia Rice Porridge

Brian McCracken, Spur Gastropub - Rabbit & Mushroom Terrine w/ Carrots & Tender Herbs

Round 3 Nicky Farms Quail - Andrew Mace, Winner & People's Choice Winner

Andrew Mace, Le Pigeon - Chicken-Fried Quail w/ Smoked Foie Gras Pumpkin Pie

Stuart Lane, Spinasse - Boned Quail Leg Stuffed w/ Quail Mousse & Lightly Fermented Quail Egg, Celery Root Purée, Smoked Quail Consommé, Crispy Quail Mortadella Chip

Round 4 Nicky Farms Wild Hawaiian Venison - Doug Adams, Winner

Doug Adams, Imperial - Venison Gumbo w/ Venison Carpaccio, Bone Marrow Vinaigrette & Pickled Chanterelles

Eric Sakai, Restaurant Marron - Venison & Mushroom "Stroganoff" w/ Toasted Brioche Dumplings


Chef Carlo Lamagna Wins Wild About Game!

Chef Match Ups & Protein Pairings Announced

15th Annual Wild About Game

The match ups have all been set and the game has been paired for the Game Cook-Off Competition at Wild About Game. We can't wait to see what this amazing group of chefs cook up with our signature Nicky Farms game meats.

RD 1- Johanna Ware (smallwares) vs. PK & Wiley Frank (Little Uncle) featuring Nicky Farms Water Buffalo

RD 2- Carlo Lamagna (Clyde Common) vs. McCracken & Tough (Spur Gastro Pub) featuring Nicky Farms Rabbit

RD 3- Andrew Mace (Le Pigeon) vs. Stuart Lane (Spinasse) featuring Nicky Farms Quail

RD 4- Doug Adams (Imperial) vs. Eric Sakai (Restaurant Marron) featuring Nicky Farms Wild Hawaiian Venison

We are thrilled to introduce our new line of Wild Hawaiian Venison in the final pairing - it is a truly remarkable and delicious product. Join us at the Resort at the Mountain on October 11th for a taste of all of the cook-off action and to sample your way through the Jacobsen Salt Co. Artisan Marketplace, featuring the best bites and sips in the Northwest. Tickets on sale now at

Chef Match Ups & Protein Pairings Announced
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