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Earth Day 2019: Carbon Farming for the Future

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Apr 18, 2019

Earth Day 2019: Carbon Farming for the Future

We like to think of every day as "Earth" day at Stemple Creek Ranch; earth as in soil, that is. Healthy soil is the foundation of everything we do. It can make or break our business. As producers of 100% grass fed and grass finished beef and lamb, we depend on the forage that grows in our...

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Spring Ranch Dinner Highlights

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Apr 5, 2019

Spring Ranch Dinner Highlights

March is a tricky month to host a farm dinner. We planned. We partnered with the best chef, winemaker, and cocktail mavens. We sent invitations and sold tickets. Then we crossed our fingers and toes for good weather, never fully knowing what Mother Nature has up her sleeve this time of year. And...

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Welcoming our new Protection Pup!

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Mar 13, 2019

Welcoming our new Protection Pup!

We are excited to introduce you to the newest member of our protection dog team. Meet Poly (named for our beloved alma mater, Cal Poly SLO); a 9 week old Akbash who comes from a long line of distinguished flock guardians.

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Al Poncia Honored by Marin County Farm Bureau

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Feb 19, 2019

Al Poncia Honored by Marin County Farm Bureau

The Poncia family joined with esteemed members of the California Legislature, Marin County Supervisors, and our local agriculture community to celebrate our patriarch, Al Poncia, as he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Marin County Farm Bureau last Friday night. Dad joins a long...

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In The Kitchen At Chez Panisse!

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Feb 4, 2019

In The Kitchen At Chez Panisse!

There are certain experiences that come along once in a lifetime, and when those unique opportunities present themselves it's important to embrace the moment for all it is worth . . . Like being invited by legendary Bay Area chef, Alice Waters, to go behind-the-scenes at her renowned Berkeley...

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Stemple Creek Ranch at Cal Poly's Honored Alumni Dinner

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Nov 18, 2018

Stemple Creek Ranch at Cal Poly's Honored Alumni Dinner

Our hearts swelled with Mustang pride when we recently returned to our beloved alma mater, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, as a sponsor at the Honored Alumni Dinner. This annual banquet is held each year over Homecoming Weekend to announce the recipients of The Honored Alumni Award; the highest honor...

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