Ranching and Farming

In urban Orange County, Rancho Mission Viejo stands apart for many reasons. It remains under the control of a single family. It’s still a working cattle ranch and site of active agricultural operations. It provides a logical location for important commercial leases including large-scale commercial nurseries, landscaping, waste management and fleet parking and repair, concrete and asphalt crushing and recycling, and mining. And, all of this is conducted in a sustainable manner so that The Ranch can continue in this way for decades to come.

Rancho Mission Viejo truly abides by the definition of “sustainability” as defined by the United Nations World Commission on Environmental and Development in 1987: “sustainability is that which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

And ultimately, the key to achieving the continued operations of The Ranch family’s ranching and farming activities will be an enduring commitment to the same stewardship of the land which has guided the O’Neill/Avery/Moiso family for nearly 130 years.

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