Archive for February 2021

Integrating Sheep into Walnuts: a case study on Sierra Orchards

Integrating Sheep into Walnuts: a case study on Sierra Orchards

Want to find out more about the benefits and tradeoffs of integrating sheep into orchard systems? Check out our newest case study on Sierra Orchards of Winters, CA. Sean McNamara and Jeremy Shepherd share their experiences on integrating sheep into

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Food Safety Cost-Share Program

Food Safety Cost-Share Program

Funding Available For: Water Testing: Up to $250/farm available.  Only generic E. coli tests are covered as this is the water test required by the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  3rd Party Food Safety Audits: up to $750/farm is

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CAFF’s Farmer Survey Results 2021

CAFF’s Farmer Survey Results 2021

In 2020 we asked you to complete our annual survey, participate in one-on-one conversations, and listening sessions – this critical feedback from farmers helps guide CAFF’s work and advocacy to better serve and represent California family famers. The results are

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House Ag Committee Proposes Much-Needed Aid in Next COVID Relief Package

House Ag Committee Proposes Much-Needed Aid in Next COVID Relief Package

COVID-19 Funding Will Assist with Farm and Food System Response and Recovery February 9th, 2021, Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives released the Agriculture and Nutrition title of the FY2021 Budget Reconciliation bill, intended to address ongoing impacts

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Words count! Use these proven “hooks” to attract CSA members

Words count! Use these proven “hooks” to attract CSA members

In preparation for CSA Week 2021, CAFF and the CSA Innovation Network hosted a fantastic webinar on how to use proven marketing messages (hooks) to attract and retain new CSA members. Watch the entire webinar here, download the CSA Hooks Guide,

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CAFF on CA Assembly Ag Committee Hearing

CAFF on CA Assembly Ag Committee Hearing

CAFF’s public comment for the California Assembly Ag Committee Hearing, February 10, 2021:  Good Afternoon Chair Rivas and members. Jamie Fanous for the Community Alliance with Family Farmers. CAFF has represented small and mid-scale family farmers in California for over 40 years,

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Don’t Let FDA’s Unfair Rules Jeopardize Small Farms

Don’t Let FDA’s Unfair Rules Jeopardize Small Farms

When it comes to regulating American agriculture, one size does NOT fit all. That was the message that CAFF and thousands of family farmers brought to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) ten years ago when they began hashing out

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2021 CSA Marketing Resources

2021 CSA Marketing Resources

The CSA Innovation Network has created a  CSA renewals marketing package for 2021. Download your package below with themed assets for social media and print, including: Facebook cover photo Facebook picture frame Facebook and Instagram posts Email header image Overlay

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