Archive for October 2020

2021 Awards

2021 Awards

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Newest Round of Federal COVID-19 Aid for Farmers More Accessible

Newest Round of Federal COVID-19 Aid for Farmers More Accessible

The USDA is handing out $14 billion of CCC/CARES money as CFAP 2.0. The new program is a marked improvement on the last version with more eligible commodities and a payment option based on lost income rather than price decline. Applications opened September

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Did you receive a Healthy Soils Incentives grant?

Did you receive a Healthy Soils Incentives grant?

CAFF is offering technical assistance to growers and ranchers to help implement Healthy Soils practices on-farm! We can help: Provide advice on how to implement cover cropping, no-till and reduced tillage, whole orchard recycling, compost application and more. Connect with

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Family Farmers say YES on Measure P

Family Farmers say YES on Measure P

When Sonya Perrotti, owner of Coyote Family Farm in Penngrove, saw big signs lining nearby roads that read Farmers Say No on Measure P, she thought to herself, “Oh, do I?” And she wasn’t alone. Farmer Caiti Hachmyer was taken

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CAFF JOB: Membership and Administrative Coordinator

CAFF JOB: Membership and Administrative Coordinator

Title: Membership and Administrative Coordinator Location: Davis, CA FTE: 1.0 FTE Salary: $45,000 annually FLSA: Non-exempt Reports To: Senior Manager of Development and Operations   The Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) is a membership organization guided by a board

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CAFF JOB: Ecological Pest Management Program Specialist 

CAFF JOB: Ecological Pest Management Program Specialist 

  Job Title: Ecological Pest Management Program Specialist  Location: Based out of CAFF’s Davis office with regular travel throughout the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valley region  FTE: 1.0 FTE Starting Salary: $58,000-$61,000 FLSA: Non-Exempt Reports To: Director of Ecological Agriculture

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CAFF JOB: Farm to Market Tech Hub Specialist

CAFF JOB: Farm to Market Tech Hub Specialist

Job Title: Farm to Market Tech Hub Specialist  Location: Preferably Northern California, operates statewide FTE: 0.8 FTE – 1.0 FTE, Starting Salary: $58,000-$61,000 FLSA: Non-Exempt Reports To: Farm to Market Program Director  Start Date: December 2020  The Community Alliance with

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Black Lives Matter on our Farms

Black Lives Matter on our Farms

Since summer’s start, when CAFF joined millions in taking a stand for Black lives, the movement for racial justice has grown. But during that same time, violence against people of color has, too. From police shootings like that of Jacob Blake

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Seeking Farmers to Speak up on Groundwater Mgmt. Policy

Seeking Farmers to Speak up on Groundwater Mgmt. Policy

Concerned about the impacts of SGMA on your farm? Join CAFF’s farmer support network for resources, connections with other CA farmers, and the opportunity to influence State policy to serve family farmers’ needs The Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF)

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Want to create a farm food safety plan but don’t know where to start?

Want to create a farm food safety plan but don’t know where to start?

From November 2020 – December 2021 CAFF is looking to partner with eight produce farms across California to help them improve their food safety practices and get into compliance with state and federal food safety regulations. If your farm is

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Remembering CAFF Board Member Pete Price

Remembering CAFF Board Member Pete Price

Late last month, we lost a friend, devoted CAFF board member and tireless champion in Sacramento fighting for family farms across the state. Pete Price served as CAFF’s legislative representative from 1998 to 2010 and joined the board in 2000

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Remembrances of Pete Price 

Remembrances of Pete Price 

The below are remembrances of Pete Price, long-time CAFF board member, who passed away late September of 2020.    “I was on the CAFF board with Pete before I started working for CAFF, so I spent 20 years listening, strategizing,

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Pitchforks & Policy: Sonoma County

Pitchforks & Policy: Sonoma County

OCTOBER 6, 2020  |  6:30 – 8:00 PM Food & Agricultural Policies And Issues of Note for Sonoma County & California …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… LOCAL ISSUES 2020 HIGHLIGHTS …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… AGRICULTURAL LAND USE ISSUES Sonoma County put agriculture at the top of its

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