From the Blog

Ranching

Springtime on the Farm

June 7, 2019

Help celebrate spring with photos of baby farm animals.

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Chileno Valley Ranch: A Story of Partnership and Conservation

May 29, 2019

Read about Chileno Valley Ranch’s partnership with MALT and its history of conservation.

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Three Reflections on Climate and Agriculture

May 6, 2019

MALT staff share three takeaways from a recent climate and agriculture conference.

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My Love of Soil: From the Desk of MALT’s Soil Scientist

March 12, 2019

Here at MALT we’re not afraid to get our hands dirty when it comes to protecting farmland forever. That’s why we have a soil scientist on staff.

Read this piece from Jonathan Wachter to why improving soil quality is such an important part of the conservation work that we do.

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Marin’s Love Affair With Dairy

February 5, 2019

If there’s anything that can be considered an iconic symbol of West Marin, it has to be the Happy Cows. Take a look at the history of dairy in Marin and how cows are deeply tied into MALT’s work in protecting farmland forever.

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Little Wing Farm: A Growing Investment

December 15, 2018

Little Wing Farm came to MALT with a challenge: how could the farm expand its operations to meet the community’s demand?

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Moore Ranch Stewardship: A Partnership in Success

December 2, 2018

Moore Ranch is an important part of Marin’s rich agricultural history. When they needed a new fence, the Moore family, MALT and the Marin RCD partnered on a stewardship project that would host a variety of conservation benefits.

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Birds Among the Bulls: The Connection Between Sustainable Grazing and Conservation

October 23, 2018

Here in Marin County, there’s something we’ve known for years: environmental conservation and successful farming and ranching go hand in hand. Take a look at why sustainable grazing benefits our land and our community.

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