Awards and Certifications

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Excellence in Conservation Award

In 2002 Loren’s father, Al Poncia, received the NRCS Excellence in Conservation Award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This is the highest award given by the Natural Resources Conservation Service to honor those outside the Federal government for their work in conservation.

Global Animal Partnership

Our animal welfare practices are audited and certified through the Global Animal Partnership program. We are proud to have a level 4 certification for our beef that reflects the respect and care our animals receive.

Outstanding North Bay Rancher of the Year

In 2013, Loren Poncia received the J.W. Jamison Perpetual Trophy at the Sonoma County Fair naming him Outstanding North Bay Rancher of the Year. 


Grown Local Marin County and Go Local Sonoma County

This collaboration of organizations and producers supports locally grown and raised agricultural products in Marin County and in Sonoma County. We are pleased to be a part of this effort, and proudly display the Grown Local Marin badge at our farmers market booth.

Our Story

Our Story

Honesty, integrity, and transparency are cornerstones of our fourth generation family ranch. We work in sync with Mother Nature, and are committed to progressive carbon farming practices that fight climate change and enhance our ecosystems.

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