HomeGrown: Tools for Local Farms and Ranches

Crocker Galleria farmers market

This report explores creative tools and strategies that are working around the Bay Area and beyond to support local agriculture.

At Risk: The Bay Area Greenbelt 2012

diamond mines park

The definitive research on the state of the Bay Area’s open space, finds that more than 322,000 acres—10 times the size of San Francisco—remain at risk of development.

Sustaining Our Agricultural Bounty

Harley Farms goat

This report with Sustainable Agriculture Education and American Farmland Trust finds an agricultural industry struggling in the global marketplace, but thriving through local markets and agritourism.

Golden Lands, Golden Opportunity

marc crumpler via flickr

Golden Lands, Golden Opportunity identifies Bay Area lands that provide vital public benefits—but are still unprotected.

Bay Area Smart Growth Scorecard


The Smart Growth Scorecard is a landmark assessment of the planning policies of all 101 cities and nine counties of the Bay Area.

At Risk (2006)


In 2006, Greenbelt Alliance published the second edition of its landmark study on the state of the region’s landscapes and found that over 400,000 acres of greenbelt lands were still at risk.

Preventing Sprawl

photo by Daniel Hoherd via flickr

This report examines the past, present, and future of land use in Sonoma County with farmers and environmentalists working together.

Getting it Right

This report provides a template for smart growth not only around Coyote Valley, but also in other urbanizing areas throughout the Bay Area and across the nation.

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