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STRAW Project: Three Years Later

POSTED: Aug 6, 2019

STRAW Project: Three Years Later

Be the change you want to see in the world ~ Gandhi Sustainability and stewardship are foundational tenets of our family belief system. Combine that with the Learn By Doing philosophy we adopted during our college years at Cal Poly SLO, and you can bet we’re not afraid to roll up our sleeves and...

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A Visit with Electric City Butcher

POSTED: Jun 25, 2019 CATEGORY: Featured Purveyors

A Visit with Electric City Butcher

The Stemple Creek Ranch philosophy is a simple one: Work in sync with Mother Nature. Practice agriculture that nourishes and regenerates the land. Raise livestock humanely, and with utmost attention to a good life. The result is a product we are 100% proud to feed to our family and yours. But...

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Earth Day 2019: Carbon Farming for the Future

POSTED: Apr 18, 2019

Earth Day 2019: Carbon Farming for the Future

We like to think of every day as "Earth" day at Stemple Creek Ranch; earth as in soil, that is. Healthy soil is the foundation of everything we do. It can make or break our business. As producers of 100% grass fed and grass finished beef and lamb, we depend on the forage that grows in our...

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Spring Ranch Dinner Highlights

POSTED: Apr 5, 2019

Spring Ranch Dinner Highlights

March is a tricky month to host a farm dinner. We planned. We partnered with the best chef, winemaker, and cocktail mavens. We sent invitations and sold tickets. Then we crossed our fingers and toes for good weather, never fully knowing what Mother Nature has up her sleeve this time of year. And...

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Welcoming our new Protection Pup!

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

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...

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