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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

Grass-fed Beef

Benefits

Grass Fed BeefOur cattle are born and raised right out on Swanton Pacific Ranch pastures. Our livestock team uses planned grazing methods for their management, and our cattle feed solely on coastal pastures. This management has beneficial effects on the ecosystem processes, while producing a great product.

Our Products

  • 20 lb Freezer Boxes (2019) Includes: 10 lbs ground beef; 3 lbs assorted roasts, and; 7 lbs assorted steaks $190/box at $9.50/lb 
  • Ground Beef $7.50/lb (OUT OF STOCK)
  • Steaks $15.00/lb (sold in as individual steaks, weights vary)(only available at Santa Cruz).
    • Flat iron <1 lb each
    • Top sirloin <1 lb each
    • Flank ~ 1 lb each
    • Rib steak ~ 1 lb each
    • T-Bone ~1 lb each
    • Porterhouse ~ 1.5 lb each
    • Trip tip varied, 3 - 4 lb each
  • Assorted Roasts $12.00/lb (sold in as individual steaks, weights vary)(only available at Santa Cruz) ​​​​​(OUT OF STOCK)

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Kara Porterfield, Rangeland and Livestock Management Specialist
Call or Text (530) 598-4348
E-mail: porterfi@calpoly.edu

San Luis Obispo Pick-up
Meat Processing Center (805) 756-2114 
Open Hours: Thur and Fri, 12:00 - 5:30 pm
https://animalscience.calpoly.edu/FacilitiesCenters/meat_processing_center

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News & Events

2020 Summer Internship Program Applications OPEN for Cal Poly students!

Deadline December 31


Regenerative Agriculture Field Day Scholarship Application

We are offering scholarships to Cal Poly students to attend the January 21st EcoFarm preconference workshop at Swanton Pacific Ranch.


Organic U-Pick Apple Orchard...
Still open...but closing soon.
Posted Dec 9, 2019


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