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Farms Need Friends

Can you imagine what this country would look like if every farming community had friends like you? Take a peek at the beautiful and productive farmland that you helped preserve in 2013.

Music: "Maple's Lament" and "Sophie's House" by Laurie Lewis.

Farms Need Friends - watch now

 

Meet the Locals

Our local food wouldn't exist without local farmers.

A Film by Luis Peña. "This Land Is Your Land" by Sadie & Emmi Peña, written by Woodie Guthrie.

 

The Story of MALT

In this five-minute documentary, biologist and MALT co-founder Phyllis Faber tells the story of MALT's founding. The short film was conceived and generously funded by former MALT Board Member and Partners for Preservation donor Haynes Lindley, Jr. MALT is thankful to Mr. Lindley and his family for their support of MALT and of this important documentary project.

 

 

Straus Family Creamery

Maybe you've tasted their yummy organic ice cream, yogurt, butter and milk — now you can see the dairy operation in action. You'll also learn a bit about Ellen Straus, one of the cofounders of MALT.

 
 
 

Cowgirl Creamery

Artisan cheese superstars Peggy Smith and Sue Conley, who serves as Chair of MALT's Board of Directors, talk about the new synergy between local food producers and local farmers.

 
 
 

Giacomini Ranch & Point Reyes Blue Cheese

Learn about the new generation of Marin dairy ranchers. The Giacomini family is at the forefront of the farmstead cheese movement, a way for local dairies to create new markets for their products.

 
 
 

Jensen Ranch - Tomales

The Jensen Ranch in Tomales is one of the oldest continuously operating ranches in Marin County. Fifth-generation rancher Bill Jensen talks about raising and marketing sheep.

 
 
 

Chileno Valley Ranch - Mike & Sally Gale

Sally Gale talks about her family's rich history in the Chileno Valley. She and her husband Mike continue the legacy with grass-fed beef, apple orchards and fresh eggs from their happy hens.