Archive for March 2019

Bill Would Bring Local, Organic Food to Schools

Bill Would Bring Local, Organic Food to Schools

Last month, Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) introduced Assembly Bill 958, to provide local, organic food to children in schools. Co-sponsored by CAFF & The Farmers Guild, together with the Natural Resources Defense Council, this bill recognizes that school meals with

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Findings from CA CSA farmer survey

Findings from CA CSA farmer survey

Check out the findings from a survey of over 100 CSA farmers throughout California, including type of production, business models, demographics, retention rates, labor, finances and more.

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CSA Marketing Discussion Group on Facebook

CSA Marketing Discussion Group on Facebook

With 2,600+ members, in this facebook group members discuss CSA marketing topics w/ active conversations and Q&A.

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How to Recover Fire Damaged Grapevines

How to Recover Fire Damaged Grapevines

Fire-damaged crops must be tended to carefully and consistently, or you risk losing them altogether. This is especially true for very sensitive crops like grapevines. The recovery process for a fire-damaged grapevine should begin as soon as possible after the

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Wildfire & Rangeland Management: Mediating Impacts to Conservation & Ranching

Wildfire & Rangeland Management: Mediating Impacts to Conservation & Ranching

A series of presentations from California ranchers, technical advisors, and researchers on wildfire risk management in rangelands. From the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition.

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Integrating Livestock and Crops

Integrating Livestock and Crops

Traditional farms relied on livestock to maintain soil fertility and to use plant material that would otherwise have been wasted. Modern agriculture has tended to favor specialization, leading to large crop farms with no livestock. Incorporating livestock into a crop

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