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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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STRAW visits Stemple Creek

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...

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MALT Directors' BBQ 2015

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...

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Talking Soil

POSTED: Sep 16, 2015 CATEGORY: How We Ranch

Talking Soil

The soil is our lifeblood and the source of our livelihood. Since we are committed to raising livestock on a diet of natural grass, we must constantly strive to manage our resources as best we can. Our animals depend on the health and productivity of our fields for their food. Without them, we...

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Farm Dinner at the Ranch

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...

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