Farmland won’t lose tax dollars
By Peter Fugazzotto,
February 11, 2022
The plan by Marin County Parks for spending Measure A funds will not shift as much as initially proposed, to the relief of supporters of agriculture. Instead of halving farmland preservation spending, the final spending plan keeps the allocation stable at 20 percent. But that category, renamed “sustainable agriculture,” will be open to a wider array of projects, and only half of it can go toward agricultural conservation easements.