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Farm Resources

Farm Resources

List of farm resources, including webinars and clips from the CA Small-Farm Conference.  Find a Farm Job Find a job, internship or land opportunity in or around the California agricultural and food systems industry. Post a Farm Job List a

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Farm Fresh To You

Farm Fresh To You

Farm Fresh To You is an innovative Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and home and office delivery service that provides fresh, local, organic produce and artisan groceries to consumers’ doorsteps throughout California. Farming since 1976, this second-generation, family-operated company pioneered the

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Spanish Language Small Farm Conference Contractor

Spanish Language Small Farm Conference Contractor

Contract amount: $15,000 Rate: $40/hr Contract Duration: August 2021 – March 2022 The Spanish Language Small Farm Conference Contractor will assist CAFF in organizing, promoting and facilitating Spanish language content for the 34th annual Small Farm Conference taking place February 28 – March

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Retreat and Office Manager

Retreat and Office Manager

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OAEC) is an 80-acre demonstration, education and advocacy center and organic farm located in western Sonoma County, California. Now in our 27th year, OAEC’s work focuses on cultivating ecological literacy and building the capacity

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Spanish Language Small Farm Conference Contractor

Spanish Language Small Farm Conference Contractor

Job Title: Spanish Language Small Farm Conference Contractor Location: Preferably based in Central Valley or Central Coast  Contract amount: $15,000 Rate: $40/hr Reports To: Director of Membership & Communications Contract Duration: August 2021 – March 2022 The Community Alliance with

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Assistant Farm Manager

Assistant Farm Manager

The Assistant Farm Manager position is located at Wild Willow Farm & Education Center in San Diego’s South Bay. Wild Willow Farm is owned and managed by the Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County (RCD). This position is

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Emergency Fund Promo Kit

Emergency Fund Promo Kit

Thank you for helping to spread the word about the 2022 California Family Farmer Emergency Fund. The below content can be easily copied and pasted for your own promotions: social media, newsletter, etc. The first section is aimed at farmers

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Business Manager

Business Manager

Permaculture Artisans is growing and is now hiring for two different positions!! Permaculture Artisans is an award-winning landscape contractor that specializes in ecological and regenerative landscaping. We design, build, and maintain landscapes, farms, and homesteads that conserve and harvest water, produce

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Small Farm Tech Hub Support Request Received

Small Farm Tech Hub Support Request Received

Thank you for submitting your request! We’ll be in touch with you soon.  In the meantime, please feel free to check out resources offered by the Small Farm Tech Hub. 

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Food Systems Development Assistant

Food Systems Development Assistant

Position Description: The Food Systems Development Assistant will be a member of a statewide team working to get more fresh produce to vulnerable populations via farmer’s markets; will be the lead for DFI volunteer involvement; and will serve as a

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Community Farm Manager

Community Farm Manager

We’re seeking the next Farmer for Petaluma Bounty! It’s a unique position that requires interest and ability in managing people and plants. Other staff will prioritize community engagement and education as this position is focused on farm production. But with

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Farm Crew

Farm Crew

We are seeking an energetic, positive field crew member to join our team. Position starts part-time in August and becomes full-time in September for the right person. About us Coyote Family Farm is an ecologically-based small market farm specializing in

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Debt Relief for Farmers of Color & White Allies

Debt Relief for Farmers of Color & White Allies

A few weeks ago, an odd request appeared on an online farmer discussion group to which I belong. A lawyer was soliciting white farmers to join a lawsuit fighting a new USDA loan forgiveness program aimed at helping minority farmers,

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Wildfire Resilience on the Farm: Sonoma County, CA

Wildfire Resilience on the Farm: Sonoma County, CA

Fire Resilience on the Farm. This 6-part workshop includes presentations from farmers, ranchers, experts and agencies on preparing your farm or ranch for wildfire. While some speakers may be focused on topics specific to Sonoma County, most content will be

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24 Carrot Farm

24 Carrot Farm

Established in 2015, certified organic produce grown on 5 acres in Placerville. We are actively restoring the land and operating with passion and ethics. Come visit our farmstand, sign up for our CSA or send us a message!

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CAFF Programs

CAFF Programs

CAFF works to build a sustainable food system in California through technical assistance for small farmers, local market creation, and policy advocacy. Here is an overview of our current programs and projects, made possible by our members and sponsors. FARM

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Rescue Small Farms, California!

Rescue Small Farms, California!

Irrigation pipes beside a fallow field that last year overflowed with vegetables for a local CSA. Photo by Kelsey Joy Murphey Farming has always been a risky business, but here in California, 2021 is proving to be another beast altogether.

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Farm to Table Farm Manager

Farm to Table Farm Manager

Our farm is a highly diversified, organically grown (non certified) operation dedicated to supplying restaurants in the San Jose area. The farm specializes in approximately 1 acre of diversified vegetable and fruit orchard, and raising laying hens. It also doubles as

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CSA Delivery Driver – Part time – Fridays

CSA Delivery Driver – Part time – Fridays

Umbel Roots Farm seeks delivery driver in support of our farm’s weekly CSA (Community Supported Agriculture Program)! Looking for one-day-a-week commitment (Friday’s) to help deliver our CSA boxes to our local community members. Current delivery radius includes Fairfield, Vacaville, Napa

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Climate Smart Agriculture Community Education Specialist

Climate Smart Agriculture Community Education Specialist

  County Location: Yolo County Date Posted: July 20, 2021 Closing Date: August 4, 2021 Website: https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/?jobnum=1830 The Community Education Specialist 2 (CES 2) will perform a range of program implementation duties, functioning as part of a statewide cohort team

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Farmhouse Assistant

Farmhouse Assistant

The Blackbird Farmhouse Assistant will assist the Sales and Hospitality Coordinator and will perform all housekeeping duties at the farm. The Farmhouse Assistant may assist the kitchen department when necessary.  The Farmhouse Assistant will report directly to the Sales and

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Camp Intern

Camp Intern

The Camp Intern supports the Farm Leadership Team with the day to day operations of the Farm. Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following: * Establish team or cohort connections with assigned Campers Conduct meetings with students

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Full Time Experienced Farm Hand

Full Time Experienced Farm Hand

Umbel Roots Farm seeks Experienced Full-Time Farmhand. Join our growing team! We seek: +Harvest experience +Pack house experience + a described Self-Starter (confidence and drive are encouraged!) + Perennial crop knowledge + Organic / biodynamic farming experience / knowledge +

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Small Farm Tech Hub Support

Small Farm Tech Hub Support

You are welcome to contact us via email anytime at TechHub@caff.org. First Name Last Name Farm/Business Name: Email Phone How can we help you?: City County of Operation: State/Province

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Ecological Farming Program Coordinator

Ecological Farming Program Coordinator

Job Title:  Ecological Farming Program Coordinator Location: Davis / hybrid work option available FTE: 50% – 70% FTE Starting Salary: $45K – $55K FLSA: Exempt Reports To: Director of Ecological Farming   Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) is a

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Farm Crew Member

Farm Crew Member

We are looking for a couple of crew members to help with the late summer to fall seasons. Job duties include: harvesting, weeding, hoeing, transplanting, and farm maintenance. Qualified candidates must be able to lift 50lbs and handle the rigors

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Berkeley Farmers’ Market Operations Manager

Berkeley Farmers’ Market Operations Manager

ECOLOGY CENTER BACKGROUND The Ecology Center’s mission is to inspire and build a sustainable, healthy, and just future for the East Bay, California, and beyond. The Ecology Center transforms the ideas of sustainability into everyday practice. We offer information you

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Culinary Farmer

Culinary Farmer

JOB DESCRIPTION The Restaurant at Meadowood’s Culinary Farm grows unique, seasonally appropriate crops using organic and sustainable techniques on 3.5 acres. Emphasis is placed on experimentation with new crops and varieties, new growing and cultivation methods, and the utilization of

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Farm Assistant – Full Time

Farm Assistant – Full Time

This position is a full time w-2 position with hours expected to be 40-50 hours per week on site with a five day work week, Monday through Friday.  Some work weeks in September through May might shift to Wednesday through

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Marketing & Communications Internship, Small Farm Tech Hub

Marketing & Communications Internship, Small Farm Tech Hub

Position Summary:  Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) recently launched a new Small Farm Tech Hub to support small family farms and food enterprises across California in adopting technology based solutions for their direct marketing challenges. The Communications & Marketing

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Berry Harvesters/Field Technicians

Berry Harvesters/Field Technicians

Small berry farm just outside Sebastopol with a great working environment is hiring harvesters/field techs for the 2021 harvesting season which will run from now through early October. We harvest our berries in the morning for 4-5 hours, on Mondays,

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Grants Manager

Grants Manager

Position: Grants Manager About us: The HEAL Project (THP) runs unique, hands-on, programming on the San Mateo County Coast in school classrooms, gardens and at the San Mateo County School Farm. Our programs cultivate healthy lifestyle habits in students while

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Viveros Farm

Viveros Farm

Farmer Raul grows strawberries and other crops in the temperate Pajaro Valley, Watsonville.

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Everything Under the Sun Farms

Everything Under the Sun Farms

Bill Crepps began farming in 1987 after completing a graduate degree in alternative farming techniques. He farmed organically for years and continues to use all the same practices, although he is no longer certified. Bill grows a wide variety of crops

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Farm & Ranch Assistant

Farm & Ranch Assistant

Midland School, a distinctive coeducational boarding school for grades 9-12, has an opening for a full-time Farm and Ranch Assistant. Ideally the candidate would have at minimum 1 year of organic farming experience and some experience working on a ranch.

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Market Garden Manager

Market Garden Manager

Apricot Lane Farms is a 214-acre organic and biodynamic farm located 40 miles north of Los Angeles and 20 miles east of Ventura in Moorpark, CA.  We are seeking a talented and experienced Market Garden Manager to oversee, manage and execute

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Grants and Contracts Manager

Grants and Contracts Manager

Job Title:  Grants and Contracts Manager Location: Davis / hybrid work option available FTE: 60%-100% FTE Starting Salary: $60-$65K FLSA: Exempt Reports To: Director of Development & Administration   The Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) is a non-profit organization

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Seasonal U-Pick Attenddant

Seasonal U-Pick Attenddant

  EARTHseed Farm U-Pick Attendant 3175 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 Area: Seasonal U-Pick & Farm Store Attendant Reports To: Pandora Thomas Owner/Founder Pay: $15/hr which includes a 30 minute break per shift Hours: 9:00AM-6:00PM (Saturdays); 10 hours a week

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Farm Manager

Farm Manager

About this peachy position: This is an exciting new role at Food Literacy Center as we have just opened our first cooking school and community garden/ farm at Leataata Floyd Elementary School serving 330 students a year. The Farm Manager

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Farm Hand

Farm Hand

Fortunate Farm is a nonprofit, diversified production on the Mendocino coast. The 40 acre property boasts a 1 acre no-till mixed vegetable & cut flower market garden, larger fields of winter squash & dahlias, a small sheep fiber flock which

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E-Commerce for the Small Farm, Shopify Examples

E-Commerce for the small farm features the experiences of two farmers with using Shopify. Learning Objectives: Learn how e-commerce supports with marketing and sales Gain basic understanding of e-commerce platforms E-commerce adventures from the field: Learn from two CA farms

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Garden Manager

Garden Manager

The mission of Community Soil Foundation is to cultivate the wellness of Sonoma County communities by offering land-based education, creating access to organic produce, and regenerating habitat and natural resources. CSF teaches concepts of environmental stewardship and personal health to

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Tomato Harvesters Needed!

Tomato Harvesters Needed!

Windrift Farm We are a CCOF certified organic, heirloom tomato farm that is expanding into additional year round produce production. We are located in Petaluma, CA, and are focused on wholesale distribution for retail ready produce. It is our mission

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Harvest Manager

Harvest Manager

Windrift Farm We are a CCOF certified organic, heirloom tomato farm that is expanding into additional year round produce production. We are located in Petaluma, CA, and are focused on wholesale distribution for retail ready produce. It is our mission

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Farmer’s Market vending support

Farmer’s Market vending support

Oak Park-based Faria Bakery sells bread & pastries at Saturday and Sunday farmer’s markets year-round. Fast-paced work: loading loaves of bread & pastries for transport, setting up a market stall, vending, & packing up at the end of the market.

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Farmer / President

Farmer / President

Organic Farmer Blue Sky Organic Farms is committed to the highest quality food cultivation and is known for the great care we take with our produce and employees alike. We are a 45-acre farm looking to expand. We have row

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Farm Hand

Farm Hand

Fortunate Farm is hiring a part time, temporary field hand for the remainder of the season. Position starts immediately and runs through mid to late November, with potential for re-hire in the spring. Approximately 24-30 hours a week Fortunate Farm

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New Family Farm

New Family Farm

New Family Farm has its roots in hard work and high quality produce. We started from scratch – literally – working with horses in leather harness for the first four years. Now we farm with tractors on fifteen prime acres

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Farm to Pantry Operations Coodinator and Office Coordinator

Farm to Pantry Operations Coodinator and Office Coordinator

OPERATIONS COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION Farm to Pantry is a volunteer based organization founded on the belief that healthy food nurtures a healthy community. Operations Coordinator will assist volunteers and staff in harvesting and distributing fresh produce from farms and private

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Old Town Flower Farm

Old Town Flower Farm

Family flower farm located in the Tehachapi Mountains, offering sustainably grown unique and fragrant cut flowers and edible flower collections. Our flowers are available at The Tehachapi Farmer’s Market every Thursday’s from 4-7pm (July 3-Sept 30, 2021). Private Farm- Open

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Bay Area operations manager

Bay Area operations manager

Stepladder Ranch + Creamery is a small diversified family farm located in San Luis Obispo County. We grow avocados, citrus, subtropical fruits, milk goats, make cheese, and raise beef and pork. We are seeking an experienced individual to lead our

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Drought’s Toll on California Family Farms

Drought’s Toll on California Family Farms

Just as California begins recovering from a year of pandemic and devastating wildfires, the state is facing another disaster: severe drought and record-breaking high temperatures. Small farmers who scrambled to adapt and supply healthy, local food when the pandemic shuttered

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8 Month Ranching Apprenticeship

8 Month Ranching Apprenticeship

2021 applications are now open for an apprenticeship position at C&R Ranch outside Paskenta, California. C&R Ranch, LLC is a small cattle ranch operating on two properties in northern California. This position runs from November 2021 through June 2022. The

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Looking for a Homestead Farm Hand, could be in exchange for hosting

Looking for a Homestead Farm Hand, could be in exchange for hosting

Looking for someone to help us grow our bay area four acre farm. Cows, goats, sheep, pigs, chickens, rabbits, market garden, etc .  Could be partially or totally in exchange for housing.

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Grants and Contracts Manager

Grants and Contracts Manager

The Center for Land-Based Learning (CLBL) is seeking a full-time Grants & Contracts Manager to coordinate and manage the grant and contract needs of the organization. This position reports to the Senior Development Officer and works closely with the program

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Animal caregiver in exchange for housing

Animal caregiver in exchange for housing

Animal care in exchange for free rent in a studio bunkhouse on the property.  2 horses, 2 alpacas, 1 mini donkey, 2 goats, 5 sheep, and 4 geese need to be fed and cleaned up for in morning and evening.

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Open Space Habitat Technician

Open Space Habitat Technician

POSITION: OPEN SPACE HABITAT TECHNICIAN JOB SUMMARY: Under direction of the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency (RCHCA), Natural Resources Manager, the Open Space Habitat Technician will primarily be responsible for maintenance of open space habitats and restoration systems as well

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CAFF chosen as a 2021 Nonprofit of the Year 

CAFF chosen as a 2021 Nonprofit of the Year 

This week, CAFF was selected as a 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Sydney Kamlager. We’re honored to join other inspiring nonprofits around the state recognized for their tremendous contributions to the communities they serve.  “Thank you Senator

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Development & Communications Director

Development & Communications Director

Position Description The Development & Communications Director develops the overall fundraising strategy for Quail Springs, sets fundraising goals in collaboration with the Executive Director, carries out the plan to achieve these goals, and communicates goals and progress to the rest

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FARM ASSISTANT

FARM ASSISTANT

Moon Hollow Ranch is seeking a full or part time Farm Assistant to join our team. We require a very detail oriented, hard worker with the ability to work independently. We raise registered Babydoll Southdown Sheep, Nigerian Dwarf Goats, KuneKune

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Grazing Technician – Fire Fuels Reduction and Invasive Plant Management.

Grazing Technician – Fire Fuels Reduction and Invasive Plant Management.

GRAZING TECHNICIAN Moon Hollow Ranch is seeking an ambitious person to join our team in the role of Grazing Technician – Fire Fuels Reduction and Invasive Plant Management. We steward nearly 700 acres consisting primarily of post-fire rangeland, with some

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Communications & Operations Manager

Communications & Operations Manager

We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We are seeking to create a diverse work culture that represents the diversity of the community that we serve. Bilingual (English/Spanish) hires will receive a $2/hour pay differential. Position: Operations & Communications

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Critical Investments for Our Small Family Farmers

Critical Investments for Our Small Family Farmers

The Community Alliance with Family Farmers is calling on legislative leaders to support critical investments in California’s small and underserved farmers. CAFF is seeking legislative support for approximately $60 million in one-time investments aimed at addressing the urgent need to

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Vegetable Crew Member

Vegetable Crew Member

We are seeking an enthusiastic, thoughtful and hard working person to join the crew on our family farm. Open Field Farm is a diversified biodynamic farm, raising mixed vegetables and flowers, herbs, corn, grass fed beef, lamb, and laying hens

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Flower Production Assistant

Flower Production Assistant

Position Summary: Flower Production Assistant We are eagerly seeking help with the harvest season as we enter our 3rd year of robust and bountiful flower production.  Previous farming experience is preferred as is a knowledge of flowers. This is a

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Community Composting for Green Spaces Site Operator at Table Farm

Community Composting for Green Spaces Site Operator at Table Farm

Community Composting for Green Spaces (CCGS) Site Operator at Table Farm 23rd Street and Anita Avenue, Sacramento, 95822 https://www.thecacc.org/projects https://thetable.farm   Position Description The role of the CCGS Site Operator is to stay abreast of progress and performance of the CCGS

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Isbell Mountain Acres

Isbell Mountain Acres

We are a small family farm raising beef, goats and garlic. We are able to ship our cuts of meat through out California, Oregon and Washington. We believe its is important for our farm to be resilient and regenerate our

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Sow a Heart Farm

Sow a Heart Farm

We are a 17-acre organic farm in Fillmore, CA practicing regenerative agriculture. We are committed to drawing more carbon out of the atmosphere than putting carbon out into the environment. We bring back all the pre-consumer food waste from our

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Policy Associate

Policy Associate

The Policy Associate will join CalCAN’s five-member team that develops and implements state policy campaigns to advance sustainable and equitable agricultural solutions to the climate crisis. The Policy Associate will be responsible for leading CalCAN’s work on key issue areas

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Artio Flower Farm

Artio Flower Farm

Micro flower farm in Arcata using organic and regenerative practices.

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Chetwyn Farm

Chetwyn Farm

We are a 10 acre farm in the Hayward Hills, specializing in Organic Avocados. We have 9 varieties of Avocados to span 9-10 months of fresh production. Varieties to include Hass, Gem, Lamb Hass, Carmen Hass, Reed, Bacon, Fuerte, Mexicola

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Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden

Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden

We are an educational organic diverse vegetable and fruit farm at the College of Marin’s Indian Valley Campus.

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West East Herbal

West East Herbal

Specialty Nursery & Farm started in 2016 of Sebastopol Origin. Offering: Botanical Plants, Tea Supplies and Poultry Products.

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Murray Family Farms

Murray Family Farms

Murray Family Farms is an family owned and operated farm in Bakersfield California that specializes in wholesale Cherries, Blueberries, and rare fruit from the world over. You can also visit us for Pick Your Own!

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Happy Tilth Farm

Happy Tilth Farm

We are a small family owned farm with big goals of making fresh produce available to our community! We have a passion for veggies and we want to share that passion with the Happy Valley, Anderson and Redding area. We

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