Why the Latest MALT Agricultural Conservation Easement is Extra Special

June 2, 2021

MALT recently closed an agricultural conservation easement with Hog Island Oyster Company and its 250-acre Leali Ranch. MALT’s CEO talked with Hog Island Oyster Company co-founders about their business, their approaches to food production and what the MALT easement means to them.

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MALT 101 Series Recordings

June 1, 2021

Join staff experts and agriculturists for our recorded illustrated series on how MALT works. This series covers topics such as conservation easements, farmland stewardship, MALT’s funding and the intricacies of carbon farming. Learn with us!

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Moving Towards Regenerative, Inclusive Agriculture

May 25, 2021

With more than 54,000 acres of vulnerable farmland permanently protected for agricultural use, MALT is in a unique position to help model regenerative, inclusive agriculture in partnership with our community, broadly defined. Collective action with partners and our community is the only way to reach this imagined future state.

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Millerton Creek Ranch’s Dedication to Stewarding the Land

May 13, 2021

As part of Millerton Creek Ranch’s large-scale carbon farm plan, multiple stewardship projects have been designed and implemented throughout the last three years to enhance rotational grazing practices, improve livestock water infrastructure and restore critical riparian habitat.

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Black Mountain Ranch: Home to a Thriving Community of Farmers and Ranchers

May 12, 2021

With abundant rangeland and water, as well as floodplains along Lagunitas Creek, Black Mountain Ranch is home to an incredible collection of agriculturalists, all of whom are dedicated stewards of the land.

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On Climate Change, Drought & Collective Action

May 5, 2021

The evident impacts of climate change are forcing an evolution of agriculture. In Northern California, we are acutely aware of what appears to be the worst drought in at least 50 years. As with any pressing problem facing humanity and the planet, collective action is essential to catalyze meaningful change.

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Kitchen Table Advisors: Becoming Comfortable Asking Uncomfortable Questions

April 23, 2021

Our team spoke with Paige Phinney, director of the Marin-Sonoma-Napa region at Kitchen Table Advisors, to learn more about her work and experience helping lead the organization through a period of transformative growth and discovery.

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MALT Takes Action for Earth Day 2021

April 19, 2021

In response to the intensifying drought conditions, MALT has launched an emergency initiative to help Marin County ranchers and farmers invest in drought-resilient practices.

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VIDEO: Get to Know MALT’s New CEO, Thane Kreiner, Ph.D.

April 16, 2021

MALT’s new CEO, Thane Kreiner, Ph.D. is looking forward to working with MALT staff and community to accelerate MALT’s work. Get to know Thane!

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Stewardship Spotlight: Creek Fencing at Brazil Ranch

April 1, 2021

Over the past decade, the Brazil family has completed numerous land and water stewardship projects in partnership with MALT and local agencies. Learn about the latest project!

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