Blog: Special Events

Our first Pasture to Plate Farm Dinner

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: May 3, 2017 CATEGORY: Special Events

Our first Pasture to Plate Farm Dinner

It was a magical evening when Stemple Creek Ranch played host to one hundred guests at our inaugural Pasture to Plate Farm Dinner last Saturday night. After weeks of rain and cold, the Gods smiled on us with a perfect warm summery day. Time to get the party started!  The festivities kicked off at 5:30pm on the lawn area outside our barn, where guests enjoyed a social…

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Open House 2016

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Sep 22, 2016 CATEGORY: Special Events

Open House 2016

Each year our summer season winds to a close with our Annual Open House & BBQ event. Nearly 100 people from across the Bay Area came out to join in the fun this year! Like our ranch tours, the Open House is a great opportunity for people to visit our West Marin property and get a first-hand glimpse at our grassfed meat operation. We love meeting our…

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STRAW visits Stemple Creek

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Jan 23, 2016 CATEGORY: Special Events

STRAW visits Stemple Creek

Embracing the opportunity to teach kids about environmental sustainability is an important part of our Stemple Creek Ranch philosophy. When kids experience Mother Nature in a personal way it plants the seed of stewardship and responsibility for the care of land and animals. We believe that when children connect with the Earth through project-based learning they are more likely to become conservation-minded adults. That’s why…

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MALT Directors' BBQ 2015

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Oct 12, 2015 CATEGORY: Special Events

MALT Directors' BBQ 2015

Each fall the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) hosts its annual Directors’ Barbecue; a special afternoon of food and festivities for devoted supporters of the non-profit. The event is held on a MALT-protected property, and we were delighted when Stemple Creek Ranch was chosen as this year’s venue. MALT has a special place in our hearts. Both Loren and his dad, Al Poncia, have…

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Farm Dinner at the Ranch

AUTHOR: Karen Pavone POSTED: Aug 21, 2015 CATEGORY: Special Events

Farm Dinner at the Ranch

Late summer is the perfect time to languish outdoors at the ranch. Warm August weather puts us in the mood for food, drink, and fun with friends under starry skies. Earlier this month, forty-two guests came out to our West Marin property for a beautiful five-course Farm Dinner arranged by Elizabeth Hill and Chef Matt Elias. Elizabeth is the entrepreneurial force behind West Marin…

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