“‘We want them to live like cattle should live. Walk up the hill, walk down the hill, over that hill, that’s fine.’
It didn’t matter, the view was breathtaking. This is the life of a humanely raised cow, as it was 175 years ago on this ranch—grazing in the sunshine, being nourished by native grasses and nourishing the soil that grows these grasses.
“…when I arrive in Lompoc, a bit up Highway 1, my goal is miraculously fog free-gorgeously rolling green hills, an impressive farmhouse, and, soon, some very happy, munching cows. This is Rancho San Julian, the current answer to “where’s the beef?” in Santa Barbara County.”