Gabe is one of the pioneers of the current soil health movement which focuses on the regeneration of
Gabe, along with his wife Shelly, and son Paul, own and operate a diversified 5,000-acre farm and ranch
near Bismarck, ND. Their ranch focuses on farming and ranching in nature’s image.
The Browns holistically integrate their grazing and no-till cropping systems, which include a wide variety
of cash crops, multi-species cover crops along with all natural grass-finished beef and lamb. They also
raise pastured laying hens, broilers, and swine. This diversity and integration have regenerated the
natural resources on the ranch without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and fungicides.
The Browns are part owners of a state inspected abattoir which allows them to direct market their
products. They believe that healthy soil leads to clean air, clean water, healthy plants, animals and
Over 2,000 people visit the Brown’s Ranch annually to see this unique operation. They have had visitors
from all 50 states and 21 foreign countries.
Gabe is a partner along with Ray Archuletta, David Brandt and Dr. Allen Williams in Soil Health
Consulting, LLC and Soil Health Academy.org