Awards and Certifications
Excellence in Conservation Award
In 2002, Alfred (“Al”) Poncia, the third of four generations of Poncia’s in the ranching business, received the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Excellence in Conservation Award. This is the highest award the NRCS gives 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 very proud to have a level 4 certification for beef that reflects our commitment to treating our animals with the utmost respect and care.
Outstanding North Bay Rancher of the Year
In 2013, Loren Poncia was awarded the J.W. Jamison Perpetual Trophy at the Sonoma County Fair and named the Outstanding North Bay Rancher of the Year.
Grown Local Marin County
Grown Local Marin County is a collaborative effort of agricultural organizations and producers in Marin County. It is a part of a growing effort focused on building and supporting locally owned businesses in Marin County.
Grown Local partners, including Stemple Creek Ranch, are Marin-based producers of agricultural products. We are proud to display this badge that means we are based right here in Marin County.