California's grassland ecosystems co-evolved with grazing ungulates. The Magruder Family recognizes that the art of raising cattle exclusively on grass is the art of encouraging this natural relationship. By rotating cows and sheep from pasture to pasture facilitate the rest grasses need to flourish in an increasingly fire-prone Mediterranean climate.
Soil Centric's Pro Tip
To simplify logistics, Magruder Ranch limits direct sales to wholes, halves, and quarters. They also list retail partners in the Bay Area, Sonoma and Mendocino where you can purchase individual cuts of their meat.