Blog: How We Ranch

Understanding "Pasture to Plate" - Part Three

POSTED: May 3, 2021 CATEGORY: How We Ranch Miscellaneous

Understanding "Pasture to Plate" - Part Three

Part Three: Shipping Direct to You For our final post in this three-part series, we share a Q&A focused on a “day in the life” of our shipping team, along with responses to some commonly asked questions from our customers. Where do you ship? We ship to all 50 states. Orders typically arrive...

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Understanding "Pasture to Plate" - Part Two

POSTED: Apr 6, 2021 CATEGORY: Our Animals How We Ranch

Understanding "Pasture to Plate" - Part Two

Part Two: Processing Our beef cattle spend their whole lives feasting free range on organic forage in our wide open pastures with nothing to do but grow happily grass fat. When they reach ideal harvest age and weight they are ready for harvest. Conventional animals are harvested at 14-18 months...

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Understanding “Pasture to Plate” - Part One

POSTED: Mar 3, 2021 CATEGORY: How We Ranch

Understanding “Pasture to Plate” - Part One

Pasture. It’s where the conversation begins. Our business depends on the lush grass in our fields to feed our livestock. Our cattle enjoy a free-range pasture-centered life from birth to harvest. They are 100% grass-fed and finished on organic forages. To raise our cattle this way we need to...

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The Benefits of Regenerative Grazing

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...

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Born & Grazed: What is Rotational Grazing?

POSTED: Apr 28, 2016 CATEGORY: How We Ranch

Born & Grazed: What is Rotational Grazing?

At Stemple Creek Ranch, we pride ourselves on raising grass fed and finished beef and lamb. What does that mean exactly? It means from birth to harvest, our animals feast on a diet of natural organic forage that grows in our fields. This practice differs from most conventionally raised meat...

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Wildlife Enhancement: Getting Our Ducks In A Row

POSTED: Mar 3, 2016 CATEGORY: How We Ranch

Wildlife Enhancement: Getting Our Ducks In A Row

Last Saturday we had a special work party. Nineteen gun-hoe kid and adult volunteers came out to the ranch to help us construct “duck tubes” which we place in our pond each spring. These sturdy nests, made from wire netting stuffed with natural forage, will provide safe nesting habitat for the...

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