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Trailing After Cheese in Marin

February 15, 2022

Love Marin-made cheese? Then you’ll want the California Cheese Trail guide which showcases some of the best cheesemakers in the county.

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Marin County Cheese Makers Recognized by Food and Wine Magazine and Good Food Awards

January 28, 2022

Cheese makers from two Marin County properties with MALT agricultural conservation easements will be in San Francisco March 4 to accept coveted Good Food Award medals for their delectable entries in the Good Food Foundation’s 12th annual competition. The awards recognize “the contributions of American craft food producers in creating a tasty, authentic and responsible…

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What to Know About MALT and Marin’s Measure A

November 29, 2021

Measure A, which levies a quarter-cent sales tax to support parks, open space, and agricultural lands across Marin County, was passed in 2012 with 74% support of county residents.

The vote to renew Measure A doesn’t happen until June 2022, but already there’s plenty of conversation—and, unfortunately, some misconceptions—about the measure, especially as it relates to the portion of the law that goes toward agricultural protection.

Here are some common questions and concerns we hear about Measure A and MALT.

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Food Justice: ‘Our Common Ground’ Conversation Recap

November 26, 2021

Let’s all agree that everyone, everywhere, deserves sufficient, nutritious food. Food justice addresses barriers to making that fundamental principle a reality, as well as solutions to overcome those barriers.

And food justice was the topic of the November 10, 2021, episode of MALT’s ‘Our Common Ground’ conversation, in which MALT CEO Thane Kreiner, Ph.D., moderated a dynamic discussion among four expert panelists.

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Buy Local and Deck Your Holiday Table with the Abundance of Marin County

November 15, 2021

Imagine a kitchen filled with freshly picked fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats and eggs, ready-to-shuck shellfish, specialty cheeses, and sweet local honey. Now imagine calling friends and family to a holiday table bedecked with artisanal candles, fresh-cut flowers, handmade textiles  — and all the delectable dishes prepared with the ingredients of that harvest-time bounty.

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MALT Partners With AIM’s Rollin’ Root Mobile Market To Deliver Fresh Produce to Marin City Residents

October 14, 2021

Marin County is one of the richest in the nation, but unfortunately, not all the county’s residents have ready access to fresh, affordable, local food. For 38 years, the Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM) has helped address this issue by bringing together Marin farmers’ locally produced food and underserved people in the region through farmers’…

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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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We Enjoyed Seeing Your MALT-Protected Meals!

March 4, 2021

Thank you for participating in #MALTFoodWeek! We are always thrilled to see how committed our community is to supporting local farmers and ranchers who provide us with fresh, healthy and delicious food. As promised, we chose at random five foodie creations to feature.

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Zoë’s Lemon Meringue Tart

March 3, 2021

For #MALTFoodWeek, MALT-supporter Zoë Rocco-Zilber baked a delicious homemade lemon meringue tart with fresh local ingredients. See the recipe!

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Welcome to #MALTFoodWeek: February 22–26

February 19, 2021

Welcome to #MALTFoodWeek, a week-long celebration of our local food shed!

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