“The securest guarantee of the long-term good health of both farmland and city is, I believe, locally produced food —that is, a local agricultural economy, with as little commercial intervention as possible between producer and consumer.”
— Wendell Berry
"Re-farming the land is the best way to preserve our rural character."
— Wendi Kallins, president of Sustainable Marin
"It is Marin’s success as a pioneer in preserving farmland that has naturally brought us the subsequent challenge of preserving farming as a way of life in the county. "
— Janet Brown, owner, Allstar Organics
"We are a long way from providing for our own food security."
— Constance Washburn, former education director for MALT