A group of people hiking in a golden field by large gray boulders

Events on the Land: November 2022

October 25, 2022

Don’t miss any of the fun events on the land – hikes, talks, celebrations, and cultural events – in and around Marin before the colder weather and rain (fingers crossed!) envelopes us indoors.

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View of Tomales Bay, easy hike - MALT

5 Easy Hikes in Marin County

October 25, 2022

Find 5 go-to spots for easy hikes in the West Marin area—whether you’re new to hiking or are just looking for easy trails to try.

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Ellen Straus enjoying time with her cows in the pasture - MALT

5 Life Wisdoms from MALT’s Cofounder, Ellen Straus

September 29, 2022

Vivien Straus, daughter of MALT cofounder Ellen Straus, shares five insights into her mom’s guiding life principles, ingredients for success in any endeavor.

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Duncan Ranch - MALT

Key Funding Secured to Protect Tomales’ Duncan Ranch

September 27, 2022

Earlier today, our team secured half of the funding needed to protect the 540-acre Duncan Ranch just east of Tomales.

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assorted green, orange, and yellow pumpkins and gourds

Where to Find Pumpkins and Fall Activities in Marin – 2022

September 26, 2022

Marin’s agricultural community is in peak harvest season so we want to bring you the latest on where to get out on the land, enjoy the season’s harvest, partake in spooky fall delights, and pick up your home’s decorative-gourd-season decor. 

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Oak tree surrounded by grassland, Marin County - MALT

$1 Million Investment for Marin Farmland Stewardship

September 22, 2022

Earlier this year, MALT’s board of directors committed $1 million toward agricultural stewardship grants over the next year period, the largest annual allocation of stewardship funding in the organization’s history.

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Meet Lily Verdone, MALT’s New Executive Director

September 7, 2022

After an extensive search process led by members of both our board of directors and staff, we are thrilled to announce that Lily Verdone has been selected as MALT’s next executive director.

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Events on the Land: September 2022

September 2, 2022

Year-round, I feel lucky to live in Northern California, where every season allows us to enjoy the beauty and bounty of our Great Outdoors. With that in mind, I want to share some upcoming events on and about the land on which we live and happening in Marin during September. Get events like these delivered…

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Cattle enjoying the pastures of McDowell Ranch, Marin County

McDowell Ranch: 723 Acres Protected Forever

August 29, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the protection of the 723-acre McDowell Ranch just east of Tomales near the Marin and Sonoma County line.

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preparing for fire in West Marin

What Role Can Agricultural Lands Play in Wildfire Protection?

August 15, 2022

Well-managed rangelands are one of the most important ingredients to mitigating the potential for devastating wildfire.

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