Marin Voice: As pandemic takes toll, Marin organizations band together for good food for all

Marin Independent Journal

December 3, 2021

Our commitment to make real progress toward ending hunger is why the Food Bank and Community Action Marin are working in partnership together with others across the county, including the county’s Healthy Eating Active Living initiative, Agricultural Institute of Marin, Marin Agricultural Land Trust and Marin Food Policy Council, among others. We want to help…

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Give holiday gifts from Marin for all your foodies

Marin Independent Journal

November 30, 2021

Here are a few Marin-based businesses to consider for your culinary gifting and holiday menu needs from farms protected by Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT), an agricultural community that adheres to sustainable farming practices. “When you choose locally grown food and give locally grown gifts, you get the very best of what West Marin has…

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Cheese, Bees, and Innovative Land Management — An insider’s look at western Marin County

KCBX FM Central Coast Public Radio

November 15, 2021

Join correspondent Laurie McAndish King as she chats with Vivien Straus, a Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) board member, at Straus Home Ranch in the rolling hills of Marshall, California. The organization works with local ranchers—many of whom are struggling now because of the drought—to help them stay on their land, address climate change, and…

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The Best Farm-to-Table Experiences in Marin County

Marin Convention and Visitors Bureau

November 10, 2021

Today’s farm-to-table scene means different things to different people. In fact, the very concept—the use of locally sourced products with little alteration—has become a commodity in and of itself. Even global food chains are jumping on the wagon. But with its deep roots in farm-to-table culture, long-standing preservation efforts pursued by the Marin Agricultural Land Trust…

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Marin Agricultural Land Trust, a nonprofit organization created in 1980 to permanently preserve Marin County farmland, has announced the addition of four new board members

North Bay Business Journal

November 2, 2021

Caitlin Landesberg is previously founder and served as CEO of Sufferfest Beer Company and currently co-founder and angel investor at This Is Water, a fund focused on mission-driven consumer brands. Molly Myerson is a farmer and owner of Little Wing Farm, who leases three acres on MALT-protected Black Mountain Ranch in Point Reyes Station to farm vegetables…

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MALT matters in Marin now more than ever

Marin Independent Journal

October 7, 2021

Thanks to MALT’s efforts, more than half of Marin’s agricultural land — more than 54,000 acres — is permanently protected for agricultural use. On this protected land, MALT works with ranchers, farmers and numerous local organizations and government agencies to steward the land. MALT has invested more than $90 million in private and public funding…

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Expert views: Carbon-negative or neutral dairy farming

Dairy Global

October 6, 2021

Several members of a recent ‘Our Common Ground’ expert panel discussion held by MALT (Marin Agricultural Land Trust), the first farmland trust in the US, conclude that carbon-negative or neutral dairy production is definitely achievable in 10 years in California’s Marin County area.

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