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Where retreat is not an answer

December 05, 2012 by Claire Schoen

Some farmers stake their livelihood on faith that the levees holding back rising seas will hold strong. VIDEO.

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Urban Tilth

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Urban Tilth cultivates agriculture in west Contra Costa County to help the community there build a more sustainable, healthy, and just food system. The organization works with schools, community-based organizations, government agencies, businesses, and individuals to develop the capacity to produce 5% of food locally

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Tri-Valley Conservancy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

To preserve and protect important agricultural and open space lands in and around the cities of Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, and Sunol.

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Sustainable Agricultue Education – SAGE

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

SAGE's mission is to develop urban edge agriculture, and engage diverse regional populations with the sustainable agriculture movement. The group develops projects for public agencies, developers, planners, and community groups, and helps inspire informed action through entrepreneurial, collaborative approaches.

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Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

With funds generated from a voter-approved quarter-cent sales tax, the district has permanently preserved almost 75,000 acres of open space and agricultural land.

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San Mateo County Resource Conservation District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

A nonregulatory public benefit district to help people protect, conserve, and restore natural resources through information, education, and technical assistance programs.

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Rutherford Dust Society

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

A group of Napa Valley winemakers and grape growers that, among other things, formed the Rutherford Dust Restoration Team (RDRT or "our dirt") to help restore the Napa River.

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Occidental Arts and Ecology Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center is a nonprofit organizing and education center and organic farm in Northern California’s Sonoma County.

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Napa County Resource Conservation District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Working with landowners and managers, the Napa County Resource Conservation District promotes responsible watershed management through voluntary community stewardship and technical assistance.

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Marin Agricultural Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) was the first land trust in the United States to focus on farmland preservation. Founded in 1980 by a coalition of ranchers and environmentalists to preserve farmland in Marin County, California, MALT acquires agricultural conservation easements on farmland in voluntary transactions with landowners.

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