Noel Stehly is a third generation California farmer, and second generation in San Diego County. Noel is co-owner of Stehly Ranch and Stehly Farms Organics a citrus, avocado, berry, and vegetable operation in Valley Center. With a focus on organic growing and marketing, as well as educating the public on the value of local produce. Noel is a 1992 graduate of the University of San Diego with a degree in International Relations. He is married to his beautiful wife Stella, and together they have three beautiful daughters, Eleni 7, Amalia 5 and Sophia 3.