So much to be thankful for

Need a few moments of quiet? Here’s some raw video footage from a fun ranch-day video shoot we did recently to show the world who we are. From feeding the animals and moving the water at dawn with our student ranchers to Karin making us breakfast, you’ll see everything that goes on at Karin’s Sinclair…

Carson Valley Meats ag education

The importance of ag education

My children and I participated in FFA and 4-H. It’s important for them and for ranching that they continue to learn about the food chain. Mike works with local groups, and we have made the commitment to those groups to provide educational opportunities to them!

Show the Rocky Slough Carson Valley

Recirculating Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands

Our local engineering firm, RO Anderson, has been producing high quality, innovative engineering projects for 30 years. Their projects include hazard mitigation planning (flooding) and water and wastewater infrastructure among many, many other civil engineering projects in the region. We chose RO Anderson due to their long tenure in the Valley, the complicated issues they…

Property Value Research Summary

There is no evidence to support a drop in property value for homes near a meat processing facility, based on comps and recent real estate news for home values in the surrounding neighborhoods for Wolf Pack Meats in Reno, and both Mori Meats and Lahontan Valley/York Meats in Fallon. All of these facilities are located…

Open House, Open Communication

An open invitation to our neighbors: Please join us at the proposed site for an open house, open discussion: Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m to 2 p.m. 876 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville As responsible business owners, we have hired local professionals out of our own pockets to help us move our business plan forward. These professionals…

An open letter to our neighbors

As responsible business owners, we have hired local professionals out of our own pockets to help us move our business plan forward. These professionals include an engineering firm to help with our state-of-the-art water filtration system, our attorney to help us navigate the legal process, and a marketing firm to help us provide the community…

Karin Sinclair Special Use Permit Major Variance

Special Use Permit/Variance Request

Many, many questions have come up over the special use permit and variance request. The special use permit is to include a commercial meat processing facility and the major variance is for paved parking and access improvements on the two acres of the site where the facility will be located. Click here to view the…

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…

Agricultural Trends in Douglas County

Read Agriculture Trends in Douglas County, a statistical look at ag in the Valley. Compiled by Jack Jacobs, Jacob’s Family Berry Farm, this information includes USDA and NDA’s Economic Analysis of the Food and Agriculture Sector in Nevada. Carson Valley Meats provides our local agriculturists a viable opportunity to save money in transport costs, time…