Livestock farmer stories, tips, and resources for success.
Jan. 1, 2022

Ep 1.1 Marc & Cheryl Cesario

Ep 1.1 Marc & Cheryl Cesario

“I would say the overarching of all of this is actually understanding that this is a business. Right? It’s great, it’s farming, it’s pastoral. It’s all these things., but at the end of the day, this is a business and a business needs certain things to exist and function.”—Cheryl Cesario

Thanks for joining our inaugural episode, featuring Marc and Cheryl Cesario of Meetingplace Pastures in Cornwall, Vermont. Marc and Cheryl have been farming at their current location since 2009, joining their personal and business lives together right from the start. They currently graze cattle and sheep through a combination of owned and [mostly] rented land, but have run through different enterprises since their start. As the Cesarios discuss...farming, business, family, and life are all works in progress, though the specific challenges have evolved over time.


Some resources mentioned in this episode:

Meeting Place Pastures - Home

Ranching for Profit: Ranching For Profit School – RMC (

Ranching as a business: Ranching as a Business - YouTube

Simon Sinek: Start With Why

Robert Kiyosaki: Rich Dad Poor Dad: The #1 Best-Selling Personal Finance Book Ever

Jim Collins: Good to Great

Michael Gerber: The E-Myth Revisited | Michael E. Gerber Companies (

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