Pet Friends board members and volunteers at Be True Cafe: Kristen Wynn, Linda Hilden, PJ Arata, Alexis Winder, and Barb Ament. The organization is participating in the San Benito Gives online auction alongside 40+ nonprofits. Photo courtesy of Pet Friends.

Nonprofits

Nonprofits band together for online auction

San Benito Gives fundraiser shifts gears during the pandemic.

Site visit with SBALT and funder at Phil Foster Ranch in San Juan Bautista. Left to right: Landowner Phil Foster (with shovel), Paul Hain, SBALT Board member, Karminder Brown, SBALT contractor, and Elizabeth Palmer, USDA NRCS (funder). Photo by Cathy Summa-Wolfe.

Agriculture

San Benito Agricultural Land Trust on path toward accreditation

SBALT will submit a pre-application for LTA accreditation in March 2021.

Stockers grazing in Paicines in springtime. Photo provided by SBALT.

Agriculture

It’s stocker season in San Benito County

While some ranchers run cattle year-round, others run cattle for part of the year before shipping them to another location.

Katherine and Phil Foster, owners of Phil Foster Ranch (Pinnacle Organically Grown). Photo provided by SBALT.

Agriculture

San Benito Agricultural Land Trust protects 27 acres of Phil Foster Ranch

Mitigation funds protect prime soil for Pinnacle Organically Grown.