COWGIRL Life

MODERN RANCHER

By Ken Amorosano

An eighth generation rancher carrys on a family legacy that began in 1837.

Her ice blue eyes and flowing blond hair reflect her centuries-old Castilian pedigree.

But the strong, suntanned arms and unmanicured hands are unmistakably those of a rancher. 

With her husband Austin, their sons Jack, and Hank, Poett is the eighth generation to call the ranch home.

The family carries on its ranching legacy at Rancho San Julian, selling its beef direct to chefs and consumers.

YOU CAN GO THERE

The public is often invited to Ranch San Julian for workshops, gathering and special events. Poett's website, The Ranch Table, also shares recipes, stories and traditions.