Cheesemaker Spotlight: Jenna Coughlin

September 7, 2021

Meet Jenna, Tomales Farmstead Creamery’s head cheesemaker, and learn about her circuitous journey to cheesemaking!

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MALT Board Welcomes Two New Members!

September 1, 2021

Please join us in welcoming the two newest additions to the MALT board of directors— Vivien Straus and Molly Myerson!

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MALT’s New Head of Science & Regenerative Agriculture is Ready to Hit the Ground Running

August 17, 2021

Join us in welcoming Ladi Asgill, MALT’s new director of science and regenerative agriculture. Ladi is an agronomist and environmental scientist as well as a lifelong farmer.

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Profiles on Building Drought Resilience

August 13, 2021

As Marin farmers and ranchers implement a broad range of DRAWS projects to help build drought resilience, I want to share two projects that demonstrate how crucial this work is to our local community.

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Learning About the Land Reading List

July 19, 2021

As we continue to learn and reflect, we want to share a brief reading list that has helped shape our understanding of the land that sustains us, and has helped us build stronger connections to the soil beneath our feet.

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Turning Manure Into Energy

June 28, 2021

Sustaining the natural environment that supports Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company is all about making sure as little as possible gets wasted. That philosophy extends to the management of the dairy’s animal waste through their bio digester, which turns manure into energy.

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Meet Allison & Donna, Longtime Volunteers of MALT

June 23, 2021

We are deeply grateful to all those who have volunteered with MALT, generously donating their time, energy and passion to protect Marin’s farmland for farming. Listen to longtime volunteers Allison Puglisi and Donna Shoemaker speak to what inspires them to be invaluable MALT community members!

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Everyday Water-Saving Tips From Members of the MALT Team

June 9, 2021

As communities in Marin face extreme drought conditions and rising summer temperatures, a few members of the MALT team have come together to share the simple ways they conserving and reusing water — and how you can do the same!

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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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