Links & Resources We are dedicated to building a stronger community and enhancing the quality of life in San Benito County through the support of philanthropic activities. To conserve California’s working ranches that provide stewardship, open space, and natural habitat for future generations. In our 35-year history, American Farmland Trust has helped to save more than five million acres of farm and ranch land and contributed to conservation improvements on millions more. A listing of farmers and ranchers that provide locally grown produce and livestock products directly to consumers. It is the purpose of the Ag Land Trust to assist in the preservation and protection of all productive and important agricultural, open space and historical lands in Monterey County. Prepared annually by the County Agricultural Commissioner. The LTA is the national convener, strategist and representative of more than 11,300 land trusts in the United States.