Land Trust executive director Meredith Hendricks and her family’s agricultural roots are featured in an article by Kim Lamb Gregory in the latest issue of Central Coast Farm & Ranch Magazine!

Shortly after becoming executive director of the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County in November, Meredith Hendricks visited the graves of her ancestors, who helped shape the county she now stewards. Flanked by her two cousins, the fifth-generation Californian climbed a grassy slope at Santa Barbara Cemetery where her great-great grandfather George Martin Williams lays buried. “I would have really liked to have spent time with him,” Hendricks, 44, said. “If only he knew I’d be around 100 years later and I could help him, things might have been different”… Read the full story below, courtesy of Central Coast Farm & Ranch Magazine: