57,492

acres protected

95

agricultural conservation easements

$105,769,594

invested in protecting Marin farms and ranches since 1980

MALT-protected lands include

263 miles of creeks and streams

654 acres of wetlands

13,560 acres of forested habitat

34,908 acres of grassland/rangeland

MALT-protected lands support

44 beef cattle operations

18 dairy operations

11 sheep operations

10 wool producers

4 artisan cheesemakers

5 egg producers

8 fruit and vegetable producers

Our Stories

Hen investigating the camera at Hicks Mountain Hens - MALT

Egg-cellence at Hicks Mountain Hens: Your Next Stop for Fresh Eggs

May 16, 2024

Hicks Mountain Hens, just of Point Reyes-Petaluma Road, offers some of the freshest eggs in Marin County – plan you next visit.

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Aerial view of Hicks Mountain, Marin County - MALT

Hicks Mountain Belvedere Ranch: Saving One of Marin County’s Tallest Peaks 

April 16, 2024

Hicks Mountain, one of the tallest peaks in Marin County, will soon be protected with an agricultural conservation easement from the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT).

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Wildflowers around the stock pond at the Corda Family Ranch.

Preservation in Perpetuity: Safeguarding the Corda Family Ranch

April 16, 2024

Green light! Today, the Marin County Board of Supervisors approved $2.5 million in grant funding from the Farmland Preservation Grant Program (Measure A) giving the green light for the conservation of the 903-acre Corda Family Ranch (as well as the Hicks Mountain Ranch). By combining this public funding with donations from community members, we’re close…

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