The Buddha barn on Point Reyes-Petaluma Road has been spiffed up by the new owner of Black Mountain Ranch, who is finding ways to support local agriculturists on his farmed and grazed lands.   David Briggs

Black Mountain Ranch, the 1,200-acre property at the northern entrance to Point Reyes Station, is changing hands. Marcel Houtzager, a Dutch money manager from Ross and a supporter of agriculture in West Marin, is purchasing the land from Dave Osborn for $8.8 million. They are anticipating finalizing the sale in the coming weeks, and already Mr . . .

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