Archive for April 2019

Understanding CSA Members

Understanding CSA Members

Survey data: Who supports Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in California? Comparisons of current and former CSA members, including members’ backgrounds, relationships to food, membership experiences, reasons for joining, importance of and satisfaction with CSA attributes as well as conditions interfering

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California Lawmaker Wants To Buy Organic For School Meals

California Lawmaker Wants To Buy Organic For School Meals

CAPITOL PUBLIC RADIO — One lawmaker wants to put more organic food on California’s school lunch trays. Under the bill, which would launch a California Organic-to-School pilot program, school districts could apply to the California Department of Food and Agriculture

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Post-harvest Resources

Post-harvest Resources

Postharvest Area Design: Ideal Wash & Pack Facility Layout – This resource created by Cornell University reviews important concepts and best practices that can applied to all sorts of postharvest farm situations. Floors for Vegetable Storage, Wash, and Pack – This University

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3 CA Bills Supporting Family Farms Head to Sacramento

3 CA Bills Supporting Family Farms Head to Sacramento

This year, we at CAFF & The Farmers Guild are co-sponsoring and supporting three bills that, if passed, would help family farmers thrive, ensure healthy local food and promote sustainable agriculture. Will you join us in telling your state representatives

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What does the Ag Census Tell Us About the Future of Farms?

What does the Ag Census Tell Us About the Future of Farms?

Last week, the USDA released the Census of Agriculture, a (nearly) complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Taken only once every five years, the census looks at land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices,

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Waterways on Fire Damaged Landscapes: Video

Steep burned hillsides can be unstable in heavy rains, increasing the risk of landsides. To avoid this outcome, use wattles as described above to keep soil from moving downhill and entering storm drains, culverts and creeks. Other tips for keeping

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Impuestos de Ingresos para Agricultores

Impuestos de Ingresos para Agricultores

Se dice que los impuestos y la muerte son las únicas cosas ciertas en la vida. Esta hoja de consejos proporciona una breve descripción de algunos importantes temas sobre los impuestos de ingresos de su granja y ofrece recursos donde

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