Natural. Handcrafted. Choice.
For more than 50 years, Carlton Farms has crafted the very finest and freshest natural meats
for select restaurants, gourmet markets, and discerning families throughout the Pacific
While it's an ambitious project, we take pride in every step — and it shows.
- Our hand-picked local and national growers raise genetically superior animals that meet
our exacting standards for natural excellence.
- Our processing is done almost entirely by hand. So when we say handcrafted, we mean it.
- We meet all USDA requirements
- We achieve excellence the old-fashioned way — with time-honored techniques. We never use
artificial flavors or chemicals while cutting, curing, or aging our meats.
Read our story. Sample a recipe. Find a
restaurant or market that offers our meats. Once you do, we think you'll agree that Carlton
Farms' natural, handcrafted meats are the freshest and finest around.
To order you can use our online shopping cart
Rita O’Hara Duyn, Appointed as President / CEO
It is with great pleasure that we announce the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Carlton
Farms, Rita O'Hara Duyn. Ms. Duyn is the wife of former Carlton Farms President and Chief Executive Officer,
John Duyn, and has been with the company for more than 20 years, having served most recently as
secretary and treasurer. The appointment was made by the Carlton Farms' board on May 5, 2014.
Rita graduated from St. Mary's College of California with a Bachelor of Science in Economics &
Business Administration. From 1977 to 1996, her professional career included a number of positions
in financial environments. Her professional development continued at Carlton Farms with
management roles in customer service and corporate sponsored events and as director of marketing.
For more than 20 years, Rita has been a member of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an international
association of gastronomy with chapters in more than 70 countries. Through her active participation,
she has helped bring an appreciation of fine cuisine to Oregon. Locally, Rita has served the Portland
community through multiple board-level positions for nonprofits including Oregon Ballet Theatre and
Classic Wines Auction. We are pleased that Rita has accepted this appointment and are confident
she will continue to steward our legacy.