In 1994, HHSP approached local grazier Joe
Morris of Morris Grassfed to see if he would
be interested in grazing cattle at the park; this
partnership continues to this day. Through Off Road Vehicles at Hollister Hills
five-year contracts awarded through a bidding
process, Joe’s contract includes a commitment
to work on infrastructure and special
management tasks for HHSP in exchange for a
Joe provides contract grazing—which means
he is paid to manage someone else’s herd—
specifically herds escaping long winters
in western states. READ MORE
Listen to Host Michael Dimock of Roots of Change interview Joe and Julie Morris about their business, wildfires, the pandemic and the future of grassfed beef production. CLICK HERE to LISTEN
"It takes a village and we're happy to work with so many inspiring and innovative people to keep California's rural landscapes productive and healthy."
And well-managed agricultural land offers additional climate-smart solutions, like recharging groundwater tables, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and storing carbon, all while producing healthy food.
A conversation with Julie and Joe Morris and Marissa Taylor of the Lonetree Ranch in Wyoming about the challenges and future of agriculture. The Regeneration Rising podcast features conversations between young agrarians and their mentors about the challenges and joys of life in agriculture. Young farmers talk to
The Soil Carbon Coalition hosted another one of its Rancher to Rancher days, bringing together ranchers and conservationists from across the state at Paicines Ranch in San Benito County to discuss water cycle function and drought resilience. The group gathered in the morning and sat in a circle, or listening session, on
One thing is clear–we’ve only got this one planet. So we’ve gotta take care of her. And while we figure it out, we’ve all gotta eat. But what’s the best diet, the most sustainable, the food for the future? We speak with UCLA professor, Jenny Jay, who argues for
CCOF Magazine's Ellen Vessels writes about Morris Grassfed and other innovative farms and ranches tackling climate change through land management practices that capture and sequester carbon from the atmosphere. "