Fifth-Generation Rancher

Terri Chichester, a fifth-generation rancher, talks about running her husband’s family’s ranch just over the border in Topaz, California. Terri runs sheep and pastures cows for other ranchers and says having a processing plant in Gardnerville would save her money in time and fuel to process her 30 or so sheep a year.

Know Where Your Food Comes From

Jessica Anderson, a first-generation rancher, owns Anderson Cattle Company based in Gardnerville. Jessica believes it is important for people to know where their food comes from. She says she is lucky and blessed to raise her animals locally, and feels like Carson Valley Meats would bring it full circle by providing local ranchers and local…