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To provide Cal Poly students, faculty, staff and the public with a unique interdisciplinary environment in which to foster the Learn by Doing philosophy by providing educational experiences on a working ranch, supporting diversified agriculture and forest resources while maintaining the integrity of ranch operations.

  —Our Mission

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Our cattle are born and raised right out on Swanton Pacific Ranch pastures. They feed on native grass dominated pastures and are part of a planned grazing practice. This enhances their environment, while producing a great product offering numerous health benefits to the consumer. Some of these benefits include:

  • Less than 10% Saturated Fat
  • High in Omega 3 Fatty Acids
  • High in Conjugated Linoleic Acid
  • High in Vitamin A and E
  • High in Beta Carotene

Our Products

20 lb Freezer Boxes (2017)

•  10 lbs ground beef
•  3 lbs assorted roasts
•  7 lbs assorted steaks
$180/box at $9.00/lb

Ground Beef 7.50/lb

Assorted Roasts 7.50/lb (Santa Cruz pick up only)

Bones 5.50/lb (Santa Cruz pick up only)

Roast and Ground Beef


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Becca Pulcrano, Holistic Livestock Management Apprentice
Call or Text (805) 441-3215
E-mail: rpulcran@calpoly.edu or spranch@calpoly.edu

San Luis Obispo Pick-up
Meat Processing Center (805) 756-2114
Open Hours: Thur and Fri, 12:00 - 5:30 pm