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Agriculture

Hen investigating the camera at Hicks Mountain Hens - MALT

Egg-cellence at Hicks Mountain Hens: Your Next Stop for Fresh Eggs

May 16, 2024

Hicks Mountain Hens, just of Point Reyes-Petaluma Road, offers some of the freshest eggs in Marin County – plan you next visit.

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Faith Welch at her farm in West Marin - MALT

Meet Faith Welch, Marin County’s Newest Farmer

April 8, 2024

There are some people called to the land, compelled by a deep-rooted sense of purpose to participate more closely in the natural order of things. Faith Welch is one them.

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Baby lambs from the Jensen Ranch - MALT

The Next Generation of Local Farmers Needs Your Support

March 13, 2024

To truly preserve agriculture into the future, we need to invest in the broader protection of our food systems, agriculture economy, and the environment.

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Celebrating the Amazing Women in Agriculture in Marin Country

March 7, 2024

While March is Women’s History Month, here at MALT we know we don’t need to wait for a holiday to recognize the vital role that women play in preserving agriculture, both here in Marin County and across the country. In fact, women’s leadership in agriculture is built into MALT’s DNA: founded by two women, currently…

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a view of rangeland with a hill rising in the background

Innovative Project Building Healthy Rangeland Soil at Hicks Canyon Ranch

December 13, 2023

As ranchers and farmers know, healthy soil is the foundation of viable agriculture and resilient ecosystems. Here in Marin, one ranch, with the support of the CDFA and MALT, is experimenting with using soil amendments traditionally used in orchards and row crops – gypsum and lime – in a rangeland setting.

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The Evolution of Preserving Agriculture in Marin County

November 16, 2023

To truly preserve agriculture into the future, we need to invest in the broader protection of our food systems, agriculture economy, and the environment.

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Aerial view of Marin County. MALT

Small Grants Awarded for Climate Resilience

October 10, 2023

We’re thrilled to announce the recipients of this first round of small grant funding.

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Small Grant, Big Impact for Allstar Organics

June 14, 2023

A new tank and additional pump have made this land viable for growing throughout the dry seasons.

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Sunsetting over Marin County - drought report - MALT

New Report: Marin-Sonoma Coalition Battle Drought Together

May 3, 2023

The agricultural community is at the front lines of climate extremes and are being forced to adapt to these new climate realities.

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Rows of green swiss chard farm crops on Fresh Run Farms during a Field to Fork event, an example of a climate-smart buy-local strategy.

Marin Voice: MALT’s work to support ecosystem is part of a climate-smart strategy

February 22, 2023

Farmers and ranchers are among our greatest conservation allies and land stewards. We need to continue to invest in preserving agriculture to build economic and climate resilience, protect biodiversity, and connect our community.

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