Press Room

As the leader in agricultural land conservation in Marin County, the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) is at the forefront of local efforts to protect farms and ranches and the regional work to respond to climate change and to strengthen the future of agriculture.

Many of our latest achievements can be found below, including news releases, recent articles and a suite of media assets. Please check our story ideas from time to time for fresh ideas and seasonal story leads.

Recent News Releases

  • MALT Surpasses $100 Million Milestone for Land Conservation in Marin County

    POINT REYES STATION, CALIF., Dec. 5, 2023 – In a significant milestone for land conservation Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) announces that it has leveraged over $100 million in funding since its founding over 40 years ago to support Marin County’s most treasured landscapes. This achievement comes after today’s announcement that the remaining funding needed…

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  • Drought Resilience Program Recognized for Innovation

    On January 12, 2023, Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) received the Excellence in Innovation award at the Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) 30th Annual Heart of Marin™ Awards.

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  • MALT Secures County Funding for Duncan Ranch Easement

    Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT), a leading farmland trust in California’s Marin County, announced today that it has secured public funding from Marin County to cover half the cost of an agricultural conservation easement to permanently protect the scenic 540-acre Duncan Ranch and its long history of beef and dairy cattle grazing.

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Find our full list of news releases here.

In the News

  • Agritourism: A growing business

    Local farms and ranches throw open the barn doors to the ag-curious, North Bay farms and ranches are finding agritourism is a viable way to generate profits that will offset the rising cost of insurance, fuel, feed and labor.

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  • Marin supervisors approve funds for 2 ranch easements

    Marin County supervisors have approved grants totaling more than $2.9 million for two new agricultural conservation easements.

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  • Marin Voice: Next generation of local farmers needs your support

    When I began my career in agriculture in my mid-20s, after a decade as a chef in fine dining, working in award-winning vineyards and dairies that produced some of the best cheese in the country, I almost never saw anyone my age working for these operations. I began to wonder, where are the next generation…

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Media Assets

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