FAQ on MALT Practices

March 26, 2021

MALT is in the midst of our re-accreditation process by the Land Trust Alliance, which happens about every five years. As we gather documentation and information for this complex process, we’d like to take this opportunity to address some commonly asked questions about what we do and how we operate.

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Ranch Manager Spotlight: José (Lolo) Dolores Cortez of Barinaga Ranch

March 17, 2021

Meet José (Lolo) Dolores Cortez, Ranch Manager at MALT-protected Barinaga Ranch. For Lolo, managing the ranch is more than just work; it is what he loves to do and where he loves to be. Read on!

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Ranch Manager Spotlight: Catlyn Gilman of Toluma Farms

March 8, 2021

Meet Catlyn Gilman, Ranch Manager at MALT-protected Toluma Farms. Catlyn’s deep and sustaining passion for agriculture grew from a love for farm animals. Learn more about her journey.

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We Enjoyed Seeing Your MALT-Protected Meals!

March 4, 2021

Thank you for participating in #MALTFoodWeek! We are always thrilled to see how committed our community is to supporting local farmers and ranchers who provide us with fresh, healthy and delicious food. As promised, we chose at random five foodie creations to feature.

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Zoë’s Lemon Meringue Tart

March 3, 2021

For #MALTFoodWeek, MALT-supporter Zoë Rocco-Zilber baked a delicious homemade lemon meringue tart with fresh local ingredients. See the recipe!

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Welcome to #MALTFoodWeek: February 22–26

February 19, 2021

Welcome to #MALTFoodWeek, a week-long celebration of our local food shed!

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Meet the Visionary Leaders of MALT

February 16, 2021

We want to introduce you to MALT’s thoughtful, charismatic and visionary leaders — Ray Fort, acting executive director, Kathryn Lyddan, director of conservation and Jennifer Maude Carlin, director of advancement.

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Rows of green swiss chard farm crops on Fresh Run Farms during a Field to Fork event, an example of a climate-smart buy-local strategy.

Join Us for #MALTFoodWeek: February 22–26!

February 12, 2021

We invite you to join our “virtual” table for our #MALTFoodWeek from February 22-26! A week-long celebration of our robust local food system to support MALT-protected farmers and ranchers and, most of all, bring this resilient community together over our shared love for food.

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Introducing the Bay Area Ranchers Co-Op (BAR-C)

February 4, 2021

Marin and Sonoma meat producers take the supply chain into their own hands, creating the Bay Area Ranchers Co-Op (BAR-C).

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Straus Family Creamery’s Innovation in Sustainability

February 3, 2021

“We’re trying to create a sustainable farming model that is good for the planet while producing high-quality, healthy, organic food for our communities,” said Albert Straus.

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