A Ranch Reinvented: Stemple Creek Farm Transfer

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April 29, 2019

Another important piece of the next generation of the Poncia legacy has been working with the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) on conservation easements. The Poncias sold the development rights to their land in protect it in a perpetual easement. Loren says, “Conservation easements are a great tool to keep the ranch going, to help people purchasing new property and settling estate tax issues.”

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