with ties to California agriculture.
My husband Brian and I are first generation ranchers working hard to raise premium quality beef, pork and lamb to share with families all over the United States.
I have been a serial entrepreneur my entire life and started an online course and nationwide community to inspire and push others to build their business and brand.
who mentors others to build their brand.
The Story of the Five Marys Flock of Sheep I love sharing our story about how we got our big, beautiful flock of Navajo Churro sheep… We started out with some Navajo Churro ewes and three beautiful rams. We were really happy with the meat quality and this hearty, fairly wild breed that did well […]
Algenist Skincare I’ve been using Algenist Skincare for over a year now, and when you have really great products, you don’t need a lot of it! Their products use something called Alguronic Acid from algae – a safe and clean formula. My skin sees a lot of harsh weather, early mornings, and late nights… I […]
Prep time: 20 min. Bake time: 45-55 min. Cool time: 30-45 min. Ingredients: For the topping: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 sticks (12 tbsp) butter optional: granulated sugar for topping For filling: 4-7 cups of sliced fruit Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Melt your […]
Serves 4-6 Prep time: 10 min. Cook time: 15 min. Ingredients: 1 pound Five Marys Farms ground beef 1 small onion. finely diced 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced 2 cups broccoli florets 2 carrots, shredded or grated on a box grater 3 cups day-old cooked white rice Sesame seeds […]
November Mornings on the Ranch The feed truck roars to life in the early morning darkness. The tractor revs up to load alfalfa bales on the flatbed and Brian heads out for the pastures to start feeding the cattle. It’s usually a two-person job with one driving and one throwing hay off the back of […]
Our First Monday at the M5 Meat Co! It’s our first ‘real’ Monday at the Five Marys Custom Meat Co and it feels equal parts amazing and overwhelming! There is always so much to do with a brand new business and this time is even more so with a new (very complicated!) facility and USDA […]
2 oz good bourbon
2 oz meyer lemon juice
1 oz Cointreau or something sweet like honey syrup, maple syrup or simple syrup
*If you can’t find Meyer lemons, try mixing regular lemons and tangerines or cutie oranges!
Pour over ice and shake, sugar the rim of a cocktail glass, strain and pour - and ENJOY!
In these 75 satisfying, homespun recipes you’ll find something for every meal and mood, including Mary’s favorite beef, pork, and lamb dishes, as well as the secret to her famous sidecars! Evocative photos capture the breathtaking beauty of the ranch, the carefree joy of the girls with their horses, the majestic Great Pyrenees who roam the land, and so much more.
Our Black Angus cattle, heritage Berkshire hogs and Navajo Churro lambs spend their days on our green pastures and hills rich in minerals with plenty of sunshine and fresh Northern California mountain air. We vigilantly care for our animals as a family and ship directly to your doorstep. You can experience the difference in the taste of our beef, pork and lamb.
Brian and Mary Heffernan spent years in the business world in Silicon Valley before becoming cattle ranchers seven years ago. They built a new model from scratch to raise and sell their ranch raised meats directly to customers all over the country by selling online and shipping.