Archive for May 2021

Family Farmers Return from State Capitol with High Hopes

Family Farmers Return from State Capitol with High Hopes

Earlier this month, CAFF traveled (virtually) to the State Capitol in Sacramento to meet with legislators during CAFF’s Week of Action. Over three days, farmers and ranchers participated in meetings with 19 legislators to advocate for critical investments to support

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Revision to Co-Selling Regs at Farmers Markets

Revision to Co-Selling Regs at Farmers Markets

State of California Memorandum  To : Certified Producer’s, Market Operators  and other Interested Parties Date: May 18, 2021 Sacramento (916) 900-5030 From : Department of Food and Agriculture – Steve Patton, Branch Chief Inspection & Compliance Branch Subject : Interpretation

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Latest Round of Federal Funding for Farmers Impacted by COVID-19: Limited Time, Apply Now!

Latest Round of Federal Funding for Farmers Impacted by COVID-19: Limited Time, Apply Now!

Note: Translated application and fact sheets are available in Hmong (Hmong), 한국어(Korean), ਪੰਜਾਬੀ (Punjabi), Español (Spanish), اردو (Urdu), and Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese) found here.  The USDA is handing out $14 billion of CCC/CARES money as CFAP 2.0 (Coronavirus Food Assistance

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Updated Food Safety Plan in Spanish

Updated Food Safety Plan in Spanish

CAFF’s free food safety plan template for small farmers has recently been updated. The template is geared towards farmers that need to be in compliance with the federal Food Safety Modernization Act. The Spanish version of the template is available

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Fund Gives Sacramento Small Farmers New Tools To Recover from Pandemic

Fund Gives Sacramento Small Farmers New Tools To Recover from Pandemic

Sacramento, CA – With many small farms still reeling from the Covid-19 pandemic, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) announced today that the nonprofit is launching a fund to help local farmers recover from and prepare for future crises.   Sacramento’s

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