To us, our name says it all:Arcadian refers to a vision of pastoralism and harmony
with nature …and Haven, a place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
This is what we strive for every day at the ranch. We strive to make sure w e are
doing things that enhance our environment, and promote nature’s way, as well as to
create a place of solace and refuge from the busy goings on in the rest of the world.
To this end we ask ourselves with each step, or endeavor, are we making things better
or worse? Is what we are doing, or are about to do, in harmony with the world around
Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Faciam: I will find a way or I will make one
Being a native of Arizona, and a city boy at that, Evan had zero experience in the
animal husbandry world.
Angela, having come west from Ohio, had been brought up in communities around agriculture,
but was still a city girl.
We read, and read, and read. The only way for us to digest this new life we were
undertaking was to educate ourselves with this new world around us, the bugs, the
grasses, the trees, the climate, and the animals.