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 list of many distinguished contributors to agriculture in Marin County. The honor, which was first awarded in 1994, comes in…

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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 restaurant, Chez Panisse, and spend an evening cooking with some of the best chefs in the…

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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 bestowed upon Cal Poly alumni by the University’s Alumni Association to recognize outstanding graduates and…

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Stemple Creek Ranch on NPR!

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Nov 18, 2018

Stemple Creek Ranch on NPR!

Stemple Creek Ranch is proud to announce we've recorded a segment on one of our all-time favorite podcasts: NPR's How I Built This with host Guy Raz. As long time fans of the show, it was a dream come true to tell our story to a national audience. You can listen in and hear Loren and Lisa's interview at the end of the podcast…

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The Benefits of Regenerative Grazing

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Jul 8, 2018 CATEGORY: How We Ranch

The Benefits of Regenerative Grazing

Grass is the fuel that drives our meat business at Stemple Creek Ranch, but soil is really the foundation. In fact, Loren is fond of saying he’s a soil farmer! As stewards of the land first and foremost, we work hard to foster optimal soil health that generates plentiful forage for our grass fed and finished animals. The present and future success of our family…

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