Archive for November 2019

Food industry, farmers step up response to natural disasters

Food industry, farmers step up response to natural disasters

PRESS DEMOCRAT – If practice makes perfect, it’s no wonder North County chefs and farmers have gotten so good in the last few years at responding to natural disasters. Since the Tubbs fire in October 2017, fires and floods have

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Photography in Support of Women Owned CSA’s

Photography in Support of Women Owned CSA’s

SONOMA COUNTY GAZETTE – This past Saturday Nov 16, I attended a very unusual and heartwarming event at REFRAME Hair Gallery  run by Nevuah Tova  and Cameron Nairn Wayland the owners. The event Glamour + Grit: Art Show & CSA Fair, featured

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CAFF Ag Policy Update: Fall 2019

CAFF Ag Policy Update: Fall 2019

(In order of importance as ranked by our 2018 Policy survey) Immigration reform and farm labor CAFF spearheaded the creation of an immigration reform policy position at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition in 2013, which we then used to influence

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The Women of CSA Farming

The Women of CSA Farming

THE WOMEN OF CSA COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE Did you know that female producers now make up 36% of farmers in America? And that in the North Bay of California, 100% of CSA farms are owned or co-owned by women? Community

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Immigration Reforms Effects on Organic Farming

Immigrants are central to California’s farm community and critical to meeting the agricultural labor demand. In this webinar, CAFF’s Policy Director, David Runsten gives updates on immigration reforms, such as the H2A temporary agricultural program for guest workers, and the

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