In the News

May, 2013

Grown Local Effort Spreads from Sonoma to MarinMay 31, 2013
Edible Marin & Wine Country

Marin seeks love of locavores with new producer labelMay 2, 2013
Trevor Hunnicutt, Point Reyes Light


March, 2013

Agricultural Institute of Marin named to Best of Marin Hall of Fame for 2013 – March 28, 2013
Pacific Sun

Farmers Cultivate LearningMarch 27, 2013
Soren Hemmila, Marinscope Newspapers

Editorial: ‘Grown Local’ stickers send clear message to local consumersMarch 8, 2013
Marin Independent Journal

Campaign promoting locally grown products launches in Marin - March 3, 2013
Megan Hansen, Marin Independent Journal


January, 2013

36 Hours in Marin County, CA  — January 27, 2013
Freda Moon, New York Times
Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, you arrive in Marin even before landing on solid ground…

Supervisors OK work to design Marin Civic Center facelift  — January 18, 2013
Nels Johnson, Marin Independent Journal
Supervisors OK work to design Marin Civic Center facelift…

Best Cheese Shops in the North Bay  — January 16, 2013
Charles Kruger, CBS San Francisco
You’ve heard about the California wine country and perhaps even taken a wine tour in Napa Valley or Sonoma County. But did you know that cheese lovers refer to the North Bay as “the Normandy of California”?


September, 2012

Sun Sets on Farmers Market for the Season  — September 25, 2012
Brent Ainsworth, Novato Patch
The Novato Farmers Market wraps up its annual five-month run on Tuesday, so mingle one last time and pick out some tasty treats between 4 p.m. and sunset….

Novato Farmers Market offers recipe must-haves — September 5, 2012
GraceAnn Walden, Novato Advance
With 18 farmers markets in Marin, it’s easy to cook from one of them on any day. Of the 18, seven are year-round and 11 close in the fall….


July, 2012

Editorial: Permanent home for farmers market at Marin Civic Center makes senseJuly 27, 2012
Editorial, Marin Independent Journal
THE POPULARITY of the farmers market at the Marin Civic Center speaks for itself…

Officials OK new Marin Farmers Market site, Civic Center facelift — July 24, 2012
By Nels Johnson, Marin Independent Journal
Plans for a “prominent northern entrance” to the Marin Civic Center campus including a permanent, paved farmers market site on the “Christmas tree” lot across the street from the Marin Center drew prompt approval from county officials Tuesday…

Marin County unveils Civic Center improvement plan for northern entrance — July 19, 2012
By Nels Johnson, Marin Independent Journal
An ambitious county plan for a “prominent northern entrance” to the Civic Center campus includes a permanent, paved farmers market site across the street from the Marin Center parking lot…

Grand Lake News — July 4, 2012
By Dixie Jordan, Piedmont Patch
Food Trucks, Textiles Fair, and New Restaurant on the Way…


June, 2012

49 Square Miles: Square 36, Stonestown — June 1, 2012
By Paolo Lucchesi, San Francisco Chronicle
Square 36 includes slices of Lake Merced, San Francisco State University and the Lakeside neighborhood, but it’s Stonestown Galleria that anchors and best encompasses the area…


May, 2012

Novato Farmers Market returns downtown — May 9, 2012
By Nicole Baptista, Marinscope Newspapers
The Novato Farmers Market opened on Grant Avenue the afternoon of May 1. A good crowd of about 2,000 people was in attendance…

Northern California Day Trip — May 1, 2012
By Sunset Magazine

Farmers Market Returns to Old Town — May 1, 2012
By Brent Ainsworth, Novato Patch


March, 2012

Environmentalist sees potential for Marin in Farm Bill — March 17, 2012
By Rob Rogers, Marin Independent Journal
Mention the federal Farm Bill to most people, and their first thought — if they have any at all — tends toward the hefty government subsidies paid to growers of cotton, soybeans and corn…


January, 2012

Shopping Scene: Grand Lake, New and Reviewed — January 30, 2012
By Dixie Jordan, Piedmont Patch


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