Q: Introduce yourself. As the owner of Sage & Shepherd Ranch,
how has it been becoming a new mom?
A: I’m Abbagail! My husband and I run Sage and Shepherd Ranch in Alberta, CA, where we raise 100% grass fed and finished beef, lamb, and soy-free, pasture raised pork. We ship direct from the ranch to your door. This past year, we welcomed our first child, and becoming a mom has been the most amazing gift ever. I am in love with caring for our son and watching him grow on the daily!
Q: What have you enjoyed most about bringing a child onto the
A: I love the fact that I can show my son where food comes from even at such a young age, and all of our animals will one day be his.
Q: How has having a child changed your everyday
chores/responsibilities on the ranch?
A: Bringing a child onto the ranch has made chores take a bit longer, as I need to manage time a little bit better balancing his needs and those of the ranch, but it is so worth it.
Q: As your child grows up on the ranch, what are the values
that you hope to inspire in him?
A: My hope is that he grows up to be kind and work hard.
Q: Tell us your favorite 2 boots that keep you on your feet and
allow you to be productive on the ranch and care for your
A: I LOVE the Originals Ankle Boot and the Muckster II Mid Boots -- my go-to’s! One for ranching, the other for gardening.
Mother's Day Gift Guide
• Women’s Farm & Work Boots
• Women’s Barn & Stable Boots
• Women’s Gardening Boots
Abbagail's Top Boots for Ranching
• Women’s Muckster II Mid Boot
• Women’s Originals Collection