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Ranching

Ranch Manager Spotlight: José (Lolo) Dolores Cortez of Barinaga Ranch

March 17, 2021

Meet José (Lolo) Dolores Cortez, Ranch Manager at MALT-protected Barinaga Ranch. For Lolo, managing the ranch is more than just work; it is what he loves to do and where he loves to be. Read on!

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Ranch Manager Spotlight: Catlyn Gilman of Toluma Farms

March 8, 2021

Meet Catlyn Gilman, Ranch Manager at MALT-protected Toluma Farms. Catlyn’s deep and sustaining passion for agriculture grew from a love for farm animals. Learn more about her journey.

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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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Ranch Manager Spotlight: Efrain Muñoz of Stemple Creek Ranch

October 8, 2020

Ranch manager Efrain Munoz’s expertise and perfectionist mindset are vital to the thriving agricultural operation at Stemple Creek Ranch.

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Jim Jensen on the Benefits of Grazing

October 5, 2020

Follow Jim Jensen, MALT stewardship manager, as he digs into the benefits of grazing for reducing fire fuel, increasing soil health and bolstering pasture diversity.

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COVID-19 Resources for Farmers and Ranchers

June 10, 2020

A brief digest of resources available to Marin’s farmers and ranches working to adapt to COVID-19.

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Corporate Sponsor Spotlight: Straus Home Ranch

May 5, 2020

MALT protected since 1992, Straus Home Ranch is a vibrantly beautiful place. Owned and operated by Vivien, Michael and Miriam Straus, this 166-acre farm is nestled in a stunning cove on the eastern shore of Tomales Bay.

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MALT Producer Spotlight: Jim Jensen

May 1, 2020

Join Jim Jensen, local rancher and MALT’s Stewardship Manager, as he makes his morning rounds on Mitchell Ranch, MALT protected since 1992.

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Celebrating New Collaborations

April 16, 2020

West Marin’s agriculturalists continue to reinvent themselves, and find new ways to collaborate as they adapt to COVID-19.

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Double 8 Dairy Adapts to COVID-19

April 9, 2020

Local dairyman Andrew Zlot adapts to changing markets by delivering milk to the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank.

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