California

Organization for Competitive Markets

Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM) is a national leader working to bring about economic justice for family farmers, ranchers and rural communities by fighting to break the the abusive corporate power that extracts the wealth out of their pockets. OCM provides a platform for individuals and organizations to join their voices in demanding fairness and justice within the marketplace. Working together we can ensure everyone receives their fair share of America’s prosperity that they build. By becoming a member you will have access to the information and tools you need to join the fight.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

We work in these areas:

  • Alabama
  • California
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
  • Virginia
  • Wyoming

MESA, Inc.

MESA is a global grassroots network of farmers, researchers, activists and agripreneurs reviving community food systems. MESA connects sustainable farming leaders around the world for participatory learning and cross-cultural exchange to strengthen local, resilient food systems worldwide. Since 1997, MESA has connected over 1400 farmers, activists and advocates and helped launch 146 small-scale farms and food justice projects worldwide.

We specialize in:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • California
  • National

Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative

The Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative works to reconnect religious people to a sustainable food system through their faith community and expand the base of the sustainable agricultural movement in order to improve public policy.

 

We specialize in:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing

We work in these areas:

  • California
  • National

Foodwise

The mission of Frontline Farming is to create greater equity across our food system on  the Front Range of Colorado. We specifically seek to support and create greater leadership and access for women and people of color in our food systems. We achieve these goals through growing food, listening, educating, honoring land and ancestors, policy initiatives, and direct action.

We specialize in:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • California

Dolores Huerta Foundation

Grassroots activism non profit fostering social justice and labor causes. Advocates for farmworker rights and safety.

We specialize in:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • California

Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems at Chico State University

Educational resources: everything from free information on our website to fully degreed programs for people desiring a career in agriculture, affordable continuing education classes, workshops, online seminars and classes, and technical service provide

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Underserved Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • California

California Women for Agriculture

The CWA promotes leadership within local communities, advocacy on key local, state and federal issues, public service and outreach, agriculture literacy in our schools and promotional initiatives to preserve and educate those living in our increasingl

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Resources for Women Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We work in these areas:

  • California

California State Grange

Since 1873 the mission of the California State Grange has been to serve, steward and teach the virtues of the land to our children and community. We maintain our commitment to grassroots advocacy, supporting farmland preservation, farm development, co

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We work in these areas:

  • California

California Poultry Federation

The California Poultry Federation (CPF) represents the state’s turkey and chicken producers and marketers. A trade association formed in 1990, the CPF represents all segments of the industry including growers, hatchers, breeders and processors. The CP

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

We work in these areas:

  • California

California Farmworker Foundation

CFF was created by a small group of Central Valley leaders to help empower the voice of farmworkers in their communities. Our mission is to serve and support California farmworkers by providing programs and services to better their quality of life.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Farm Stress
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We work in these areas:

  • California