David Gates

An Agreement Worth the Wait

Early this year, Ridge completed a land exchange with the Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District—an arrangement first proposed by the District some forty years ago. The complex agreement grants Ridge agricultural rights, in perpetuity, to forty-two acres of former Monte… Read More ›

A Farmer and His Dirt

The farmer wakes up by 4:30am, before the sun has creeped above the horizon and the birds are just beginning their morning reverie. He is efficient and knows his routine, indulging in a cappuccino and kissing his beautiful wife before… Read More ›