News and Updates

Local press -

SBALT Joins the California Green Business Network

December, 2019

The San Benito Agricultural Land Trust achieves California Green Business 

certification.  SBALT supports sustainable communities!

SBALT forms new conservation partnership

August, 2019

SBALT permanently protects 27 acres of prime soils at Phil Foster Ranch in San Juan Valley.   This is the popular local farm that San Benito residents know as Pinnacle Organically Grown that offers fresh organic fruits and vegetables wholesale and direct to consumers. 

State grant award funds SBALT acquisition

December, 2019

The California Strategic Growth Council acknowledges SBALT with a grant award through the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program.  Funds will directly preserve San Benito County farmland through a conservation easement acquisition.

Capacity Building grants fund SBALT accreditation efforts  

June, 2019

SBALT receives a capacity building grant from the Community Foundation for San Benito County and matching funds from grocer Raley's Nob Hill.  Funding will support completion of property reports, milestone achievements towards Land Trust Alliance accreditation.

The Mission of the San Benito Agricultural Land Trust is to conserve regionally significant lands that sustain productive agriculture, preserve open space,

and maintain the rural character of the county.

SBALT is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit  EIN 770338085.‚Äč

San Benito Agricultural Land Trust

P.O. Box 145  San Juan Bautista, CA  95045

tel:  (831) 593-1030  


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