Archive for January 2021

California Relief Grant: Round 2 opens Tuesday 2/2

California Relief Grant: Round 2 opens Tuesday 2/2

(Español abajo) If you missed Round 1 of the California Relief Grant for businesses impacted by Covid, there’s still time to get your application in! Round 2 is open February 2-8. Here’s what folks who received grants in Round 1

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2021 California Food & Farm Champions

2021 California Food & Farm Champions

Every year, we honor individuals, farms and local businesses making a positive impact on our food and agricultural communities throughout California. This year’s nominations–submitted by people like you–overflowed with inspiring stories of change-makers who are innovating, giving back and working

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Tell Our CA State Legislature that Backing Governor’s 2021 Budget Means Supporting Family Farms

Tell Our CA State Legislature that Backing Governor’s 2021 Budget Means Supporting Family Farms

Last week, Governor Newsom released his California state budget, which included funding for a number of incredibly important programs aimed at helping family farms during the pandemic, advancing social equity in agriculture, and promoting climate smart farming–programs that CAFF and

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Farmers’ Market Workers Should be Included in 1B Vaccine Group

Farmers’ Market Workers Should be Included in 1B Vaccine Group

January 15, 2021 To: Dr Erica Pan, CDPH; Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, OSG; Community Vaccine Advisory Committee Members CC: Honorable Governor Gavin Newsom, Secretary Karen Ross, Bobbie Wunsch Re: Ensure CA’s Certified Farmers’ Markets Industry Included in Phase 1b of

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Mycoremediation in the Wake of the “Camp” Fire

Mycoremediation in the Wake of the “Camp” Fire

This video outlines some of the concepts and research of fungal bioremediation and the potential to address fire-borne toxins. Topics covered are the types of environmental pollutants that are generated in forest fires and urban firestorms, how and which fungi

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When it’s time for food & ag workers to get vaccinated, be ready

When it’s time for food & ag workers to get vaccinated, be ready

Food and agriculture workers are designated to receive the vaccine in the next tier, Phase 1b Tier 1. The populations in this phase include: Persons 75 years and older and frontline essential workers including education, childcare, law enforcement, fire, food and

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JAN 12: CAFF’s 2021 North Bay Annual Gathering

JAN 12: CAFF’s 2021 North Bay Annual Gathering

We invite you to join us for a virtual get-together to celebrate resilience in the face of unprecedented change. Grab a drink and join us virtually on Zoom to co-mingle with friends we’ve not seen in months and to hear three

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Family farmers applaud Governor’s investments in underserved small farmers & ecological agriculture

Family farmers applaud Governor’s investments in underserved small farmers & ecological agriculture

Sacramento – Earlier today, Governor Gavin Newsom released his proposed FY 21-22 budget, including targeted investments to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF), an agricultural group that represents small and mid-sized farmers in California, applauded Governor

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Farmers Standing Up for Democracy

Farmers Standing Up for Democracy

We at CAFF often find ourselves at odds with those in power, frustrated by a government that for too long has neglected family farms, drags its feet on climate legislation, and continues to uphold systems perpetuating racial inequities, monopolization, and

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CAFF Sonoma County Chapter Positions 2021

CAFF Sonoma County Chapter Positions 2021

Chapter officers, Proposed Slate: Position-sharing welcome. Openings may be filled by appointment by Leadership Circle during the year. Six month commitment to Leadership Circle requested prior to appointment. President –   OPEN Creates agenda, facilitates meetings, spokesperson for CAFF Chapter, keeps

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CAFF Job: Ecological Pest Management Field Technician – Sacramento Valley

CAFF Job: Ecological Pest Management Field Technician – Sacramento Valley

  Contractor Title:    Ecological Pest Management Field Technician – Sacramento Valley Location:    Based out of CAFF’s Davis office with regular travel throughout the Sacramento Valley Compensation:    Full time at $27 per hour ($56,000 annually); significant travel stipend

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CAFF Job: Ecological Pest Management Field Technician – San Joaquin Valley

CAFF Job: Ecological Pest Management Field Technician – San Joaquin Valley

  Contractor Title:     Ecological Pest Management Field Technician – San Joaquin Valley Location:     Based out of Modesto with regular travel throughout the San Joaquin Valley Compensation:     Full time at $27 per hour ($56,000 annually);

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CSA / Farm Box Survey

CSA / Farm Box Survey

CSA/Farm Box Operators, Raise Your Voice! By taking just a few minutes to complete our 2020 CSA / Farm Box Survey, you help guide CAFF’s CSA-related work and help us capture the trajectory of the CSA model. PLUS: you’ll automatically be entered to win

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