Support MALT Farmers and Ranchers Every Time You Shop

Some of the Bay Area’s most acclaimed meats, cheeses, milk, fruits, vegetables and wool products come from MALT-protected farms and ranches. Every time you shop, you can choose to support family farmers.

Producers

Vegetables, salts

All Star Organics

While All Star Organics herbal salts have made a name for themselves, don’t forget to visit Marty Jacobson at the farmers’ market to take home some fresh veggies too.

Lafranchi Ranch, Nicasio
MALT-protected since 1986

Wool

Barinaga Ranch

Craving wool produced with ancient Basque shepherding techniques? Barinaga Ranch contributes beautiful wool to the Fibershed, a regional organization guiding a national movement to support sustainable fiber production.

Barinaga Ranch, Tomales
MALT-protected since 1988

Cheese, Butter

Bivalve Dairy

The newest creamery to West Marin doesn’t come without experience.  Karen Taylor, a sixth-generation dairywoman, and her family are sure to delight the taste buds of both artisan cheese lovers and butter connoisseurs. Keep an eye out for their pasture-to-palate products in 2019.

Bianchini Ranch, Point Reyes Station 
MALT-protected since 2018

Eggs

Chi’ken City by Kitty

Ever open a carton of eggs to find a stunning collage of pastel colors? Kitty Dolcini’s eggs taste as good as they look. You can find her eggs at the AIM San Rafael farmers’ market.

Dolcini Red Hill Ranch, Petaluma
MALT-protected since 2008

Beef, lamb, apples

Chileno Valley Ranch

Looking for grass-fed beef from a ranch located in the rolling hills of West Marin? You can order Mike and Sally Gale’s delicious beef and lamb online and directly support these local farmers. Mike and Sally also host U-pick apple days in their orchard in the fall, a sweet tradition to enjoy with your family.

Chileno Valley Ranch, Petaluma
MALT-protected since 2000

Milk

Clover Sonoma

The Clover brand sources milk from family farms in Marin and Sonoma counties, many of which are MALT-protected!

Bivalve Dairy, Point Reyes Station 
MALT-protected since 2018

Lafranchi Ranch
MALT-protected since 1986

Neil McIsaac & Son Dairy
MALT-protected since 1991

Moretti Dairy
MALT-protected since 2012

Moody Family Dairy
MALT-protected since 2002

Ielmorini D&C Dairy
MALT-protected since 1998

Vegetables

County Line Harvest

Can’t get enough healthy greens and root vegetables? You can depend on County Line Harvest’s produce to be as flavorful as it is beautiful. David Retsky runs one of his two farms at Dolcini Red Hill Ranch, adding a splash of color to Hicks Valley with his vivid row crops. 

Dolcini Red Hill Ranch, Petaluma
MALT-protected since 2008

Cheese

Cowgirl Creamery

Cowgirl Creamery excites its devoted followers with nationally recognized cheeses such as the Mt. Tam triple cream and the ever-adaptable Wagon Wheel. Owners Sue Conley and Peggy Smith use milk sourced from MALT-protected farms.

Bivalve Dairy, Point Reyes Station
MALT-protected since 2018

Straus Dairy Farm, Marshall
MALT-protected since 1992

Cypress Lane Ranch, Petaluma
MALT-protected since 2009

Pork, beef, eggs, rabbit, sausage

Fallon Hill Ranch

Where do you find some of those rarer meat products like homemade sausage and rabbit? Pork, beef, eggs, lamb, rabbit and homemade sausage are all produced at Kevin Maloney’s Fallon Hill Ranch.

Fallon Hill Ranch, Tomales
MALT-protected since 2015

Fruits, vegetables, flowers

Fresh Run Farm

Are heirloom fruits, vegetables and flowers your thing? Peter Martinelli’s Fresh Run Farms, devoted to sustainable land management practices, supplies chef Michael Tusk for his restaurants Quince and Cotogna.

Paradise Valley Ranch, Bolinas
MALT-protected since 2014

Wool, lamb

Jensen Ranch

Contributor to the Fibershed, Jensen Ranch in beautiful, coastal Tomales produces high-quality wool. The ranch also sells delicious lamb.

Jensen Ranch, Tomales
MALT-protected since 1992

Vegetables, flowers, eggs

Little Wing Farm

Are you in the mood for fresh flowers and seasonal vegetables? Then visit the iconic Little Wing Farm stand, three miles east of Point Reyes Station on Pt. Reyes-Petaluma Road. If you catch Molly Myerson restocking, don’t forget to ask her about quail eggs.

Black Mountain Ranch, Point Reyes Station
MALT-protected since 1993

Cheese

Nicasio Valley Cheese Co.

Whatever cheese you are in the mood for, Nicasio Valley Cheese Co. can deliver. Locarno, San Geronimo and delicate Foggy Morning are a few favorites. The Lafranchis use milk from their dairy to produce their artisanal cheese. Swing by the creamery for a taste.

Lafranchi Ranch, Nicasio
MALT-protected since 1986

Eggs

Nicasio Valley Farms Eggs

Looking for organic eggs from one of your favorite cheesemakers? While the Lafranchis are best-known for their cheese, they also produce rich organic eggs at Nicasio Valley Farms.

Lafranchi Ranch, Nicasio
MALT-protected since 1986

Eggs

Pasture Fresh Eggs

Did you know golden yolks are a sure sign of healthy hens? Get your Pasture Fresh Eggs from Jessica McIsaac through Clover or her own brand.

Neil McIsaac & Son Dairy, Tomales
MALT-protected since 1991

Cheese

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co.

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co.’s Bay Blue is a real treat, and its Aged Gouda will have you coming back for more. The Giacomini sisters carry on a family heritage, producing a variety of artisan cheese using milk from their farm and energy from their ranch. Tours available!  

Giacomini Dairy, Point Reyes Station
MALT-protected since 2005

Lamb, Wool

Pozzi Ranch

Looking for delicious lamb or local wool? Pozzi Ranch specializes in both. Joe developed standards within his Pozzi Wool brand to ensure both animal care and natural resources are of the utmost importance.

Pozzi Ranch, Tomales
MALT-protected since 1993

Goat, veal, chicken

Rossotti Ranch

Looking for a unique selection of meat products including goat, pasture-raised veal and chicken? Julie Rossotti’s delicious meats are sold online and can be found at the AIM San Rafael farmers’ market.

Evans Nicasio Ranch, Nicasio
MALT-protected since 2017

HONEY

Sola Bee Farms

Sola Bee Farms partners with several MALT ranchers to host its hives. The bees enjoy the lush native grasses and flowers of MALT ranches, while the ranchers enjoy the benefits of these busy little pollinators. Add in the final result to that mix — delicious, raw honey — and you’ve got what we’d describe as a sweet win-win-win.

Marindale Ranch, Nicasio
MALT-protected since 1992

Stemple Creek Ranch, Tomales
MALT-protected since 2013

Millerton Creek Ranch, Marshall
MALT-protected since 2018

Beef, lamb, pork

Stemple Creek Ranch

Want tender and flavorful beef from a MALT-protected property? Then consider Stemple Creek Ranch. You can also pick up lamb and pork from this grass-fed, grass-finished producer. Pioneers in the carbon farming movement, Loren and Lisa Poncia also contribute wool to the Fibershed. Stemple Creek Ranch products can be purchased online.

Stemple Creek Ranch, Tomales
MALT-protected since 1992

Stemple Creek Ranch, Tomales
MALT-protected since 2013

Milk, butter, yogurt

Straus Family Creamery

Albert Straus’s mother, Ellen Straus, co-founded MALT. The partnership continues to this day, and two of the dairies they source milk from are MALT-protected.

Straus Dairy Farm, Marshall
MALT-protected since 1992

Cypress Lane Ranch, Petaluma
MALT-protected since 2009

Wine

Stubbs Vineyard

Enjoy Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from one of the few wineries in Marin. As you enter Mary Stubbs’s secluded paradise you will be greeted by longhorn cattle grazing between olive trees.

Stubbs Vineyard, Petaluma
MALT-protected since 1986

Vegetables

Table Top Farm

Potatoes, greens and everything in between are grown at Table Top Farm. Aaron Wilder feeds his community with farm boxes and farm stands brimming with colorful vegetables.

Black Mountain Ranch, Point Reyes Station
MALT-protected since 1993

Eggs

Tomales Bay Pastures

Want beautiful, colorful and delicious eggs from free-range hens? Then consider buying eggs from Morgan Giammona’s Tomales Bay Pastures.

Millerton Creek Ranch, Point Reyes Station
MALT-protected since 2018

Goat and sheep cheese, milk

Tomales Farmstead Creamery

Interested in cheese made from the milks of goat, sheep and cow? Then explore Tomales Farmstead Creamery’s choices such as Teleeka, Kenne and Atika. Tours are available of this creamery owned by David Jablons and Tamara Hicks.

Toluma Farms, Tomales
MALT-protected since 2010