CSFC Farm Tour – Garden Variety Cheeses

CSFC Farm Tour – Garden Variety Cheeses

Posted by on April 17, 2011 in Farms & Farmers | Comments Off on CSFC Farm Tour – Garden Variety Cheeses

Our third and final farm visit was to Garden Variety Cheeses, run by Rebecca King . . and YUM! Great way to finish the day Garden Variety Cheese is a small farmstead cheese business, based on 40 acres in Northern Monterey County. Rebecca began commercial milking and cheese production in March 2009, and started selling three varieties of raw sheep […]

CSFC Farm Tour – Paicines Ranch

CSFC Farm Tour – Paicines Ranch

Posted by on March 21, 2011 in Direct Marketing, Farms & Farmers | Comments Off on CSFC Farm Tour – Paicines Ranch

Paicines Ranch was brought primarily for conservation purposes – the real passion here is to restore the grasslands through use of holistic management, rotational grazing etc. Purchased with IT money – Silicon Valley seems to be inadvertently funding some interesting activity! The property is about 7,500 acres with low rainfall – long-term avg around 12-14 in (by my calculations this […]