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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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U-Pick closed.

The Swanton Pacific Ranch U-Pick Orchard is currently closed due to the damage caused by the CZU Lightning Complex Fires. The orchard will remain closed until further notice.

Grass-fed Beef for Sale

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.

Grass-fed Beef Information


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