Aerial view of Hicks Mountain, Marin County - MALT

Hicks Mountain Belvedere Ranch: Saving One of Marin County’s Tallest Peaks 

April 16, 2024

Hicks Mountain, one of the tallest peaks in Marin County, will soon be protected with an agricultural conservation easement from the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT).

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Wildflowers around the stock pond at the Corda Family Ranch.

Preservation in Perpetuity: Safeguarding the Corda Family Ranch

April 16, 2024

Green light! Today, the Marin County Board of Supervisors approved $2.5 million in grant funding from the Farmland Preservation Grant Program (Measure A) giving the green light for the conservation of the 903-acre Corda Family Ranch (as well as the Hicks Mountain Ranch). By combining this public funding with donations from community members, we’re close…

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Faith Welch at her farm in West Marin - MALT

Meet Faith Welch, Marin County’s Newest Farmer

April 8, 2024

There are some people called to the land, compelled by a deep-rooted sense of purpose to participate more closely in the natural order of things. Faith Welch is one them.

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Springtime view of Marin County ranchlands - MALT

April Events in Marin County

April 1, 2024

Enjoy our April roundup of farm visits, walks, markets, nature talks, and volunteer opportunities.

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Winter produce on display at the Little Wing Farm Stand - MALT

Women-Owned Farm Stands in Marin County

March 27, 2024

This Women’s History Month, we want to recognize the incredible contributions of women farmers in our community.

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Aerial view of the MALT-protected Spring Valley Ranch.

Spring Valley Ranch: 1,179 Acres in Marin Protected for Agriculture and Biodiversity

March 22, 2024

Today we secured key funding for the protection of the 1,179-acre Spring Valley Ranch in West Marin.

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Couple enjoying the wildflower hiking near San Francisco - MALT

Discover the Best Wildflower Hikes Near San Francisco

March 15, 2024

There are so many great wildflower hikes near San Francisco, sometimes it’s hard to know how to choose. We’re here to help.

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Baby lambs from the Jensen Ranch - MALT

The Next Generation of Local Farmers Needs Your Support

March 13, 2024

To truly preserve agriculture into the future, we need to invest in the broader protection of our food systems, agriculture economy, and the environment.

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Serpentine soil with an abundance of native flowers - MALT

The Strange Magic of Marin’s Serpentine Soils

March 11, 2024

Serpentine soil are one of the best places to see the spring wildflower bloom. Here’s where to find them.

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Celebrating the Amazing Women in Agriculture in Marin Country

March 7, 2024

While March is Women’s History Month, here at MALT we know we don’t need to wait for a holiday to recognize the vital role that women play in preserving agriculture, both here in Marin County and across the country. In fact, women’s leadership in agriculture is built into MALT’s DNA: founded by two women, currently…

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