Our Story

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Jack Burk


Jack grew up on a farm/ranch in Monte Vista, CO. He attended Fort Lewis College the first year they offered a 4 year degree, where he met Patricia. He went on to earn his doctorate and spent most of his professional career teaching botany at University of California Fullerton. He and Patricia retired and moved back to Mancos full-time.…

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Patricia Burk


Patricia was raised in Mancos, CO in the same house she and Jack live in now. Her father relocated to Mancos to help develop the irrigation infrastructure in the region. Being a professional soil conservationist, he knew how to pick a property with high producing soils. Patricia was an educator for many years, teaching Music and Movement as well as piano.…

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Dustin Stein

Ranch Manager

Dustin Stein joined the team in 2012 and is in charge of all the daily operations and sales. He cut his teeth in agriculture growing a wide array of vegetables on leased land. He had aspirations of raising livestock and was lucky enough to meet the Burks who were ready for full-time help on the ranch.…

Black Cows Grazing on Pasture

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