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Bay Nature magazineOctober-December 2012

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Bob Berner, Protecting Marin Farms for 28 Years

November 13, 2012 by Aleta George

Bob Berner, the founding director of the Marin Agricultural Land Trust, is retiring at the end of 2012, but not before protecting fully half of West Marin's farmland.

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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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Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust works to ensure that future generations will continue to enjoy a local source of food. They work with local farmers on agricultural conservation easements that will keep precious, prime farmland available for farming forever. They build connections between local farmers and Bay Area neighbors who support local farmers who provide fresh, healthy food to the Bay Area and keep food dollars in local, Bay Area communities.

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Berkeley Ecology Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature


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Glean Team Clears the Field

April 06, 2011 by Juliet Grable

It all started with some crooked zucchinis in Bolinas. They didn't conform to the strict aesthetic standards of the market, so they were snipped from the vine and left to rot. The folks at Marin Organic recognized an opportunity and, and the group's School Lunch and Gleaning Program was born.

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Getting Local Food at Your Local Park

November 15, 2010 by R. Adam Chasey

People travel from around the world to visit the America's National Parks. They come for scenery, wildlife, human history. But rarely do they come for the food. Instead they usually find the same fare available at most any shopping mall food court. That may soon change soon thanks to work being done at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

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