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Frog Hollow Farm

Frog Hollow Farm

Frog Hollow Farm is a 243-acre farm located in Brentwood, California. We grow legendary organic fruits and produce small-batch gourmet foods sold directly to consumers through our website, farmers’ market, CSA and our farm-to-table cafe. Our farm is home to

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Brisa de Año Ranch

Brisa de Año Ranch

Brisa de Año Ranch is a small, organic, cooperatively run farm in beautiful Pescadero, California (just 45 minutes from the San Francisco Bay Area). Run and worked by three friends, Brisa de Año is a diversified value-driven farm. We grow

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Flatbed Farm

Flatbed Farm

At Flatbed Farm, we grow produce, eggs, herbs, and flowers sustainably, and work to build, educate and celebrate with the community around sustainably grown food.​

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Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards

Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards

28 acres of certified organic and sustainability farmed vineyards on lands in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Saratoga that have been farmed by our family for over 125 years.

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White Fox Freestone

White Fox Freestone

Certified organic blueberry farm established 2011. Small farm with emphasis on quality.

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Soil Sisters Farm

Soil Sisters Farm

Soil Sisters Farm is a diversified flower farm and florist in the Sierra Nevada Foothills of California, on Nisenan land, and a stone’s throw from the South Fork of the Yuba River. We are a women-owned business, founded in 2010

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Green Valley Community Farm

Green Valley Community Farm

We are a community supported, regenerative farm along Green Valley Creek in Sebastopol, CA. We grow over 200 varieties of vegetables, flowers, herbs, berries and specialty crops for our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Members enjoy free choice harvest selection,

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Fat angel

Fat angel

Citrus and avocados between two washes.

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Pink Barn Farm

Pink Barn Farm

Pink Barn Farm is CSA and direct to wholesale farm in Sonoma County. We grow over 40 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and fruits. Our location and soil type allows us to grow throughout the entire year. We are planting and

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Longview Ranch

Longview Ranch

Our family owned farm of 140 acres produces two main crops, olives for olive oil and French prunes. We also have a small parcel with Satsuma mandarins which I sell in 5 lb bags. The fruit is ripe and harvested

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Redwood Hill Farm ~ Capracopia

Redwood Hill Farm ~ Capracopia

The original Redwood Hill Farm, also known as Capracopia, is a diversified family farm started by the Bice Family in 1968. Located in Sonoma County about 60 miles north of San Francisco, dairy goats are a primary focus. The farm

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Saelee Strawberry Stand

Saelee Strawberry Stand

Seasonal road-side farm stand featuring locally-grown strawberries.

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Niki Farms

Niki Farms

At Niki Farms we practice organic farming. No hormones, antibiotics or pesticides, ever! We are certified 100% organic by CCOF and certified as an egg handler with the State of California. We are ever striving to ensure safe, nutritious food,

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JoLee Blooms & Design

JoLee Blooms & Design

Located in sunny West Sonoma County in a small hamlet called Bloomfield, Daniele and Jeremy Strawn, with the help of Emma Wood, grow a diverse range of annuals and perennials for special occasion and wedding and event designs. They also

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Common Roots Farm

Common Roots Farm

Common Roots is a low-till, non profit market farm located on 4 acres approximately 3/4 mile from downtown Santa Cruz. We employ ecological practices and steward a riparian habitat that runs along one perimeter of our property. Our farm welcomes

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The Mullins Family Farm

The Mullins Family Farm

The Mullins Family Farm was established in 2012 and certified organic in January 2019 by CCOF. They are a small family farm producing over 10 different kinds of organic avocados, coffee and winter squash. They currently provide avocados to restaurants

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The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens

The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens

A nonprofit USDA Certified Organic farm currently transitioning to Regenerative Organic agriculture principles. We focus on soil health to grow annual and perennial vegetables and fruits with production occurring year round. Our produce is available at our onsite farm stand

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UCSC Farm & Alan Chadwick Garden

UCSC Farm & Alan Chadwick Garden

The UCSC Farm and the Alan Chadwick Garden are internationally known sites for training and research in organic horticulture and agriculture. Students, faculty, and researchers use both the Farm and Garden as research and teaching sites. The 3-acre Chadwick Garden

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Full Circle Wool

Full Circle Wool

Full Circle Wool began in 2013 with the start of Capella Grazing Project. Conceived and operated by Marie Hoff, Capella Grazing Project integrates heritage breed Ouessant sheep with landscapes in need of the service of grazing, such as vineyards, orchards,

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Tablas Creek Vineyard

Tablas Creek Vineyard

Tablas Creek Vineyard is a pioneer of the California Rhone movement. Founded by the Perrin family of Château de Beaucastel and Robert Haas of Vineyard Brands in the limestone hills of Paso Robles’ Adelaida District, it produces estate grown Châteauneuf

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Raw Roots Farm

Raw Roots Farm

Raw Roots Farm is a small, 4-acre vegetable and fruit farm located in the Sierra Nevada foothill town of Catheys Valley. The farm is run by Andrew and Lauren Glikin who sustainably manage a regenerative agriculture, ecologically focused, naturally-grown, no-till

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The Growing Experience

The Growing Experience

The Growing Experience is an urban farm and community garden located within the Carmelitos Public Housing Development in North Long Beach, California. Located in a region that has been recognized as a food desert, The Growing Experience provides access to

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Shakefork Community Farm

Shakefork Community Farm

Oxen powered produce and pasture raised meats and eggs. Not certified organic, but holding to the highest standards in regenerative agriculture including low-till practices in the garden and intensively managed, multi-species grazing using the principles of holistic management. We produce

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Rosita Ranch

Rosita Ranch

We sell free-roaming fresh eggs throughout Colusa County including Farmers Markets while raising meat birds for processing.

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Birdsong Orchards

Birdsong Orchards

Birdsong Orchards is an organic fruit and flower farm on the California coast focused on regenerative agriculture. We celebrate diversity with over 300 varieties of fruit trees and flowering perennials. Our goal is to encourage bio-diversity and environmental balance while

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Macedo’s Mini Acre

Macedo’s Mini Acre

We raise alpacas and produce products from their fiber. We offer educational tours, offer classes and seminars. Our alpaca products are available both online and in our brick and mortar gift shop. We offer yoga and paint parties, as well

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Wild Oat Hollow

Wild Oat Hollow

A small family farm located in Sonoma County, CA. We produce fresh organic produce, breeding stock, fiber and eggs. Our farming methods improve the soil, produce animals that are hardy and strong, and work with the natural environment. All of

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Organic Hass Avocado

Organic Hass Avocado

We are proud to produce the highest grade Organic Hass Avocado and Avocado products in San Diego with the help of Oceanside, San Diego County and USDA guidances.

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Terra Cultura

Terra Cultura

Terra Cultura is an educational eco-arts farm that offers workshops, ecotourism, and events in agroecology, sustainable living, and the arts.

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Saechao Strawberry Stand

Saechao Strawberry Stand

Seasonal road-side farm stand featuring locally-grown strawberries.

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Zeux Strawberry Stand

Zeux Strawberry Stand

Seasonal road-side farm stand featuring locally-grown strawberries.

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Tzaddik Farm

Tzaddik Farm

Small ranch featuring pastured eggs & chickens raised with love and plenty of natural food. “On a great ranch the animals only have one bad day”

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Lee Strawberry Stand

Lee Strawberry Stand

Seasonal road-side farm stand featuring locally-grown strawberries.

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Saetern Strawberry Stand

Saetern Strawberry Stand

Seasonal road-side farm stand featuring locally-grown strawberries.

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Coyote Family Farm

Coyote Family Farm

We are a 2-acre intensive market garden located at the foot of Sonoma Mountain between two watersheds. We use ecological methods to build soil and grow nutritious food. We grow a diversity of vegetable and flower crops for our farm

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Gold Roots Farm

Gold Roots Farm

We are a small farm specializing in fruit and veggies. We grow without chemicals and herbicides. We practice regenerative farm methods.

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Chiatri de Laguna Farm

Chiatri de Laguna Farm

Chiatri de Laguna, formerly Chiatri USA and Grossi Egg Ranch, was founded in the mid 1940’s by Dino & Thelma Grossi, who grew up in this neighborhood. They built an egg ranch, raised most of their own food and a

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Mouang and Muey Saechao Strawberry Stand

Mouang and Muey Saechao Strawberry Stand

Seasonal road-side farm stand featuring locally-grown strawberries.

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Sun’s Strawberry

Sun’s Strawberry

Seasonal road-side farm stand featuring locally-grown strawberries.

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CAFF’S On-Farm Occultation Research Report

CAFF’S On-Farm Occultation Research Report

Research and recommendations on occultation Building on our work in biointensive no-till systems, CAFF’s Climate Smart Farming team launched a research trial on California vegetable farms on a related practice called occultation. Occultation or “weeding with tarps”, is considered an

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Liberty Ducks

Liberty Ducks

Raising Pekin Ducks in Petaluma since 1992. Farm fresh to your door.

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Ranch Hand

Ranch Hand

Ranch Hand needed on farm in West Petaluma/Marin General farm maintenance needed for three small ranch locations. Ability to drive a tractor a must. Full time work. Feeding/straw daily, cleaning out buildings, general ranch cleanliness and management Requirements • Industrious,

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Red H Farm

Red H Farm

Red H Farm is a 1.2 acre agroecological farm focused on soil health, water conservation, biodiversity, social equity and civic engagement. We grow diversified vegetables using hand-scale systems. Our produce is available at the Sebastopol Farmers Markets and through our

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True Grass Farms

True Grass Farms

“our primary goal is to regenerate landscapes and restore water cycles by increasing diversity of plants and biological communities.” “ Here at True Grass Farms we believe in Human-soil relationships.. ”

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Sunshine’s Farm

Sunshine’s Farm

family run seasonal farm stand

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Kiss the Flower Honey Co.

Kiss the Flower Honey Co.

Kiss the Flower Honey Co. produces wildflower, blackberry and Star Thistle honey from beehives throughout Sonoma County. In addition we offer honeycomb, bee pollen, beeswax and propolis tinctures.

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Markegard Family Grass-Fed

Markegard Family Grass-Fed

Markegard Family Grass-Fed provides the community with locally born, raised and processed certified grass-fed and grass-finished beef and lamb, pasture raised chicken and pork. Customers can order regenerative meats online through our shop to be delivered around the Bay Area

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Communications and Development Manager

Communications and Development Manager

Reports to: Executive Director Employment Type: Exempt; 0.5 FTE with opportunity to grow Location: Oregon (remote / work from home) Compensation: Starting salary based on $45,000 full time employment. Position requires an average of 20 hours per week, with some

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Changing Hands Program Director

Changing Hands Program Director

Changing Hands Program Director Reports to: Executive Director Employment Type: Exempt; 0.5 FTE with opportunity to grow Location: Oregon (remote / work from home) Compensation: Starting salary based on $50,000 full time employment. Position requires an average of 20 hours

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Full Charge Farmer w/Extensive Ground-up Knowledge – Rescue CA

Full Charge Farmer w/Extensive Ground-up Knowledge – Rescue CA

We are building a 130-acre regenerative farm in Rescue, California. The farm will be a place of beauty and inspiration in El Dorado County. We are looking for a Farmer to lead the execution of our vision to transform barren

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Ranch Manager

Ranch Manager

The Job Title: Ranch Manager at Connolly Ranch Education Center Reports to: Executive Director FLSA Status: Regular Full-Time / Exempt About Connolly Ranch Education Center: Connolly Ranch Education Center based in Napa, California is a nonprofit organization committed to connecting

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Don’t Let Congress Ignore Small Farms Yet Again!

Don’t Let Congress Ignore Small Farms Yet Again!

In the last COVID aid package, congress approved $16 billion to support U.S. agriculture. But how much of that money found its way to the small family farmers who need it most? …Crumbs. Of the 93 farmers that CAFF supported

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2020 IS A YEAR OF BIG CHANGES

2020 IS A YEAR OF BIG CHANGES

2020 IS A YEAR OF BIG CHANGES Over four decades ago, those who founded CAFF gave their word to help grow more resilient family farms, communities and ecosystems. Today, we’re excited to announce a few changes in our organization, both

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Preschool Organic Garden & Farming Teacher

Preschool Organic Garden & Farming Teacher

Mixed Greens Preschool is currently seeking an inspired and innovative Early Childhood Educator to take over our Organic Gardening Program at our Farmstead campus this Fall! This is your chance to be a part of something awesome and exciting…bring your creativity!

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CAFF’s Ecological Farming Program

CAFF’s Ecological Farming Program

Since 2017, CAFF’s Climate Smart Farming program has worked closely with farmers, researchers and technical assistance providers to investigate and promote climate smart farming practices through on-farm research and demonstration projects, education and outreach. As we continue to work at

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Crew Member

Crew Member

Bernier Farms is an established small diverse vegetable and fruit operation  that farms anywhere between 2 and 4 acres. We specialize in varietal garlic for sale as seed stock. We grow 30 acres of vineyard as well. We are looking

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Regenerative Cattle Ranching Apprenticeship

Regenerative Cattle Ranching Apprenticeship

C & R Ranch, LLC is a small cattle ranch operating on two properties in northern California.  Since 2009, Charlotte and Roy Ekland have embarked on the development of an integrated beef operation dedicated to producing grass fed/grass finished beef

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Farm Business Advisor

Farm Business Advisor

About the Organization Kitchen Table Advisors works with small, sustainable farms and ranches and a community of their passionate supporters to provide the guidance, support, and knowhow needed to grow a financially viable business. We believe that the leaders of

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Weak State Ag Report Highlights Need for Farmer Justice

Weak State Ag Report Highlights Need for Farmer Justice

Last month, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) released a much-anticipated report highlighting inequities in California agriculture and recommending steps the state agency can take to address historic and lasting racism. While the report identified some key areas

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Small Farm FSMA Series Post 4 of 4

Small Farm FSMA Series Post 4 of 4

SMALL FARM FSMA SERIES – POST 4 of 4 Author: Stepheni Norton, Regional Food Safety Specialist FSMA is serious business, so we have a few disclaimers before we dig in.   Advice provided here is general in good farm practice and

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Small Farm FSMA Series Post 3 of 4

Small Farm FSMA Series Post 3 of 4

Author: Stepheni Norton, San Diego Regional Food Safety Specialist FSMA is serious business, so we have a few disclaimers before we dig in.   Advice provided here is meant for QUALIFIED EXEMPT FARMS If you need help determining your status, read

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Super Tuber Podcast Episode

Super Tuber Podcast Episode

During this episode we travel to Super Tuber Farm near Grass Valley, CA. We learn from Jeremy about their  farm focused on tuber crops and partnership they had with CAFF to complete an on-farm research trial during the 2019 growing

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Seed & Gather

Seed & Gather

Seed & Gather sells unique “farm crafted” goods that help you bring the farm to your life.

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Directory: New Farm Instructions

Directory: New Farm Instructions

Dear farmers and ranchers, Welcome to the California Farm Directory, an online portal for local consumers, food buyers, and businesses to find farms and their products throughout the Golden State.  Listing your farm is totally free and only takes a few

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Partner Farm Program

Partner Farm Program

The CAFF Food Safety Partner Farm Program is an in-depth partnership between farms in California and CAFF. The CAFF Food Safety staff work one-on-one with the Partner Farm to guide them through updating their food safety practices on their farm

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Best Design for Food Safety – Floors

Best Design for Food Safety – Floors

Farmers can learn more in this resource created by the University of Vermont Extension and translated into Spanish by CAFF about how to design on-farm postharvest floors so that they minimize food safety risk. Download the resource here. Este trabajo

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Smooth and Cleanable Surfaces

Smooth and Cleanable Surfaces

Farmers can learn more in this resource created by the University of Vermont Extension and translated into Spanish by CAFF about how to design on-farm postharvest areas so that the surfaces minimize food safety risk. Download the resource here. Este

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Farm Cooler Checklist

Farm Cooler Checklist

Farmers can learn more about food safety best practices for on-farm coolers by checking out this resource created by the University of Vermont Extension and translated into Spanish by CAFF. Download resource here. Este trabajo está respaldado por el Programa

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Ruhstaller Farm & Brewery Seeking Hoppy Farm Hands – must love dogs & sheep

Ruhstaller Farm & Brewery Seeking Hoppy Farm Hands – must love dogs & sheep

Ruhstaller is a Brewery & Hop Farm in Dixon, CA. We grow hops on about 8 acres and we grow 35 acres of walnuts. We approach farming with a holistic and long-term vision: we want to grow high quality hops

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First Rain Farm Podcast Episode

First Rain Farm Podcast Episode

During this episode we travel to First Rain Farm outside of Nevada City, CA. We learn from Tim about their diverse farm and partnership with CAFF to complete an on-farm research trial during the 2019 growing season on a practice

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Farm Directory: Glossary

Farm Directory: Glossary

GLOSSARY OF TERMS NOTE: All practices and attributes on the California Farm Directory are self-reported and CAFF is not responsible for verifying these claims. To authenticate the details on a farm’s profile, please visit the farm’s website or contact them

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Worker Health & Hygiene: FSMA & NOP

Worker Health & Hygiene: FSMA & NOP

This factsheet explains what farms that need to be in full compliance with the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) need to do to be in compliance with worker health and hygiene requirements. There is also an overview of what

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Wild & Domestic Animals: FSMA & NOP

Wild & Domestic Animals: FSMA & NOP

This factsheet provides an overview of what farms that need to be in full compliance with the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) need to do to meet wild and domestic animal requirements. In addition, an overview of wild and

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Monitoring Animals: FSMA & NOP

Monitoring Animals: FSMA & NOP

This factsheet provides an overview of what a farm that needs to be in full compliance with the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) needs to do in regards to monitoring for animal contamination. There is also an overview of

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Land Use: FSMA & NOP

Land Use: FSMA & NOP

This factsheet provides an overview of what farms that need to be in full compliance with the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) need to do in regards to their land use. An overview of what the National Organic Program

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Soil Amendments from Animals: FSMA & NOP

Soil Amendments from Animals: FSMA & NOP

This factsheet explains what farms that need to be in full compliance with the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) need to do with their soil amendments of animal origin to be in compliance. The factsheet also provides an overview

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Written Plans: FSMA & NOP

Written Plans: FSMA & NOP

This factsheet discusses an overview of what farms need to have for a written food safety plan if their need to be in full compliance with FSMA. There is also an overview of the written plan requirements are for the

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Recordkeeping: FSMA & NOP

Recordkeeping: FSMA & NOP

This factsheet explains the records farms that need to be in full compliance with FSMA must have and compares those vs. what records are required for the national organic program (NOP). Download the English version here. Download the Spanish version

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FSMA 101 vs. Organic Regulations

FSMA 101 vs. Organic Regulations

This factsheet provides an overview of the three farm categories within the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and relates that food safety regulation to the national organic program (NOP) requirements. Download the English version here Download the Spanish version

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