Straus Home Ranch
22888 Shoreline Highway
Marshall, CA 94940
Vivien & Michael Straus host walking tours of their family’s homestead - 166-acre, certified organic working ranch on the shores of Tomales Bay – with stories about how West Marin was saved from development, Marin's cutting edge approach to farmland protection, and the early days of the organic dairy movement. They each offering her/his own unique, quirky or humorous perspective on food, farming, and what it is like to grow up on a farm.
The tour includes a walk in the pastures with stunning views of Tomales Bay, and are followed by an artisan cheese tasting led by Vivien, who also created CheeseTrail.org, California’s definitive guide to artisan and farmstead cheesemakers.
Group tours: $35 per person, $400 minimum.
Drop-ins & tours for individuals: Not available in 2021.