Lent Burden Farming

Project Highlights

Lent Burden Farming, Inc. has sponsored Limited Partnerships to finance and develop 14 orchards and vineyards. Following is a brief description of entities currently managed:

Sandy Hills Ranch, LLC

Sandy Hills Ranch is a 400 acre almond orchard planted in 1999. It is on property leased for 25 years, and consists of 50% Nonpareil and 12.5% each Aldrich, Carmel, Fritz, and Sonora varieties. The orchard is located east of Waterford, CA.

Warner Hills Orchard, LP

Warner Hills Orchard is a 356 acre almond orchard planted in 2004. Planted on ground leased for 25 years, the varieties include 50% Nonpariel and 25% each Monterey and Fritz. The orchard is located east of Waterford, CA.

Corrigan Hills Orchard, LP

Corrigan Hills Orchard consists of 448 acres of almonds and 108 acres of walnuts. It was planted in 2004 on ground leased for 25 years. Almond varieties include 50% Nonpariel and 25% each Monterey and Fritz and the Walnuts are Tulare variety. The ranch is located east of Waterford, CA.

Green Hills Orchard, lP

Green Hills Orchard is a 231 acre almond orchard planted in 2007. It was planted on ground leased for 25 years and consists of 42% Carmel and 58% Monterey varieties interplanted in every row. The orchard is located southeast of Oakdale, CA.

Bright Almond Orchard, LP

Bright Almond Orchard was planted in 2008 and consists of 50% each Butte and Padre varieties interplanted in every row. The orchard is planted on ground leased for 25 years and is located southeast of Oakdale, CA.

El Toro Vineyard, LP

El Toro Vineyard, LP was planted on leased ground near Snelling, CA in 2009. It consisted of 623 acres of grapes contracted to Gallo Winery, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Viognier varieties. In 2011, 42 acres of Muscat Alexandria were planted and contracted to Sutter Home Winery, and in 2014 40 additional acres of Cabernet Sauvignon were planted and contracted to Gallo Winery.

Creekside Walnut Orchard, LP

Creekside Walnut Orchard was planted on leased ground in 2010, consisting of 143 acres of Tulare variety walnuts. It is located east of Waterford, CA along Dry Creek.

La Vaca Vineyard, LP

LaVaca Vineyard consists of 39 acres of Merlot and 89 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon. It was planted on leased ground in 2010, and is contracted to Gallo Winery. The vineyard is located southeast of Oakdale, CA.

Cobblestone Almond Orchard, LP

Cobblestone Almond Orchard consists of 523 acres of almonds planted in 2011 on leased ground. Varieties include 50% Nonpareil and 17% each Aldrich, Fritz and Monterey. The orchard is located north of Oakdale, CA.

Stoney Ridge Ranch, LP

Stoney Ridge Ranch consists of 389 acres of vineyards and 163 acres of almond orchards planted in 2013, on ground leased for 25 years. The grapes, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petite Syrah and Petite Verdot varieties, are contracted to Gallo Winery. Almond varieties include 50% Nonpareil and 17% each Aldrich, Carmel and Fritz. The orchard is located Northeast of Oakdale.

Merced Almond Orchard, LP

Merced Almond Orchard consists of 171 acres of Independence variety almonds planted in 2016 on ground leased for 25 years. The orchard is located 3 miles Southeast of Merced.