From the Blog

Agriculture

What is MALT’s Stewardship Assistance Program (SAP)?

February 9, 2021

Through MALT’s Stewardship Assistance Program, MALT works with farmers and ranchers to improve soil and water quality, increase agricultural productivity, protect habitat and natural resources and make Marin’s working farms and ranches more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

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MALT 101: What’s an Agricultural Conservation Easement?

February 5, 2021

As most of you know, the primary tool MALT employs to protect farmland is called an agricultural conservation easement. But what does that mean, exactly? How does it work? Why do we use them? And who benefits?

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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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Update: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice at MALT

January 19, 2021

As we forge into the new year, we want to return our attention to the commitment we made last summer to advancing MALT’s justice, equity, diversity and inclusion work and share our progress.

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Make it a MALTed holiday! Local gift ideas for 2020.

December 7, 2020

‘Tis the season to share the diverse array of MALT products with the ones you love! We’ve consolidated a list of fun, local gift ideas from MALT producers.

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A Special Video for You: Celebrating Our Collective Accomplishments

November 23, 2020

As we reflect on this past year, and MALT’s last 40, we are filled with immense pride and gratitude for all that we have accomplished together. Thank you.

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MALT Producer Spotlight: Molly Myerson

November 16, 2020

Join Molly Myerson, owner and operator of Little Wing Farm on MALT-protected Black Mountain Ranch, as she provides a tour of her flower fields, quail coop and row crops!

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Stewardship Spotlight: Straus Home Ranch

October 30, 2020

A recent stewardship project on MALT-protected Straus Home Ranch completed its first phase in a multi-phase carbon farm plan that will improve soil health, pasture productivity and carbon sequestration.

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Jeff Corda: On MALT and Preserving Agriculture

October 15, 2020

Read a personal note from Marin rancher Jeff Corda, of MALT-protected Corda F Ranch, on MALT’s role in preserving local agriculture.

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