Grown in Marin
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Grown in Marin

Around Marin County July 2010

Make it an artisan cheese afternoon! Cowgirl Creamery offers three tour options for the cheese lover. Learn how cheese is made and sample Cowgirl cheeses. See the production process and participate in a hands-on demonstration of making curd. Hear about the company, how and why it started, its connection to the local dairies and its aim to protect agriculture while making delicious cheese. Reservations are required. For more information: or call 866.433.7834. For group tours, email

Toluma Farms, a family-owned goat dairy in Tomales, received a USDA Value-Added Producer Grant. These grants were authorized in the 2008 Farm Bill. This funding, along with monies from a Marin Agriculture Land Trust easement (April 2010), will assist Toluma Farms in getting their creamery (goat cheese) off the ground

View the UC Agricultural Personnel Management Program website, an information center on farm employment, management, and policy issues at

Check out the newly revised Citrus Entomology website at

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