Monthly Archives: April 2010

Recent Survey Finds that Farmers and Ranchers are “Green”

A valued customer sent us an interesting story about a survey that was recently taken by the folks at the Beef Checkoff. The conclusion: “This Earth Day, America’s 1 million cattle farmers and ranchers are being recognized as having one of the greenest jobs.”


From the Wisconsin Ag Connection
National & World [...]

Wednesday, April 21, 2010|News|

Food, Inc to air on KQED Tonight

One of our Facebook Fans has brought it to our attention that Food, Inc. is airing on POV on PBSnation wide tonight. This film has been lauded and cursed by people on both side of the fence in the national food debate.

If you haven’t seen it yourself, it is worth watching.

Click this link [...]

Hearst Ranch Beef Story At USATODAY.com

USA Today picked up Richard Auffrey’s story about his trip to the Hearst Ranch this morning.

Thanks for the great story, Richard.

Click here for the story at USATODAY.com.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010|News|

Hearst Ranch Beef Story At USATODAY.com

USA Today picked up Richard Auffrey’s story about his trip to the Hearst Ranch this morning.

Thanks for the great story, Richard.

Click here for the story at USATODAY.com.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010|News|

Recent Survey Finds that Farmers and Ranchers are “Green”

A valued customer sent us an interesting story about a survey that was recently taken by the folks at the Beef Checkoff. The conclusion: “This Earth Day, America’s 1 million cattle farmers and ranchers are being recognized as having one of the greenest jobs.”


From the Wisconsin Ag Connection
National & World [...]

Tuesday, April 20, 2010|News|

RelishedFood.com – How Grass-fed Beef Can Save The Planet

Laureen at Relishedfood.com recently posted a story about Grass-fed Beef that mentioned Hearst Ranch Beef. It was in response to a recent Time Magazine article entitled “How Cows (Grass-Fed Only) Could Save The Planet”. Thanks for the mention Laureen:

“Not sure about the statement that grass-fed cows can save the planet, but I am a [...]

Monday, April 19, 2010|News|

Hearst Ranch Beef Featured On McDuff’s Wine Blog

The Ranch and our grass-fed beef program were recently featured on McDuff’s Wine Blog

Special thanks to David McDuff for the great coverage.
Thursday, April 1, 2010

The Other Side of Hearst Castle

“You lay down your life to the outfit as a cowboy.” — Cliff Garrison, Ranch Manager, Hearst Ranch

Cliff is pictured above, at [...]

Friday, April 16, 2010|News|

Grass-fed vs. Grain-fed Tasting on NPR

A loyal HearstRanch.com customer send us a link to a very interesting piece from NPR, by way of Robin Shreeve’s Blog at Mother Nature News.

Here is a link to the original NPR report.

You can find the video piece below, but first a few observations. Watching the [...]

Thursday, April 15, 2010|News|

Great Story On Hearst Ranch Beef From The Passionate Foodie

Hearst Ranch: Grass-Fed Beef

Excerpt From The Original Story from Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Click here for the original story

As far as I could see, I was viewing part of the 80,000 acres (128 square miles) of the Hearst Ranch. Part of my Paso Robles trip involved a visit to [...]

Wednesday, April 14, 2010|News|

Cheers To Emma Hearst

We wanted to take a moment to propose a toast to Emma Hearst, who is, above all else, a brilliantly talented chef and a cherished customer of Hearst Ranch Beef.

The New York Observer saluted Emma in December 2009, and we wanted to include that piece here.

If you are in New [...]

Saturday, April 10, 2010|News|