California

California Farmland Trust

California Farmland Trust works with willing farmers, who want to ensure their farms will remain farm forever. Helps them place legal protections on their properties, called easements, that require the land remain a farm. Take kids to farms, for a fir

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs

We can also help you with:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • California

California Farmers Union

California Farmers Union advocates for the economic and social well-being, and quality of life of California family farmers and consumers and their communities through education, cooperation and legislation. CFU advocates sustainable production of foo

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • California

California Cattlemen’s Association

The California Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is a non-profit trade association, formed in 1917, that represents California’s ranchers and beef producers in legislative and regulatory affairs.

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We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing

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  • California

California Agricultural Leadership Foundation

The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit corporation committed to leadership training and transformational learning experiences in partnership with four California universities: Cal Poly, San Luis Obis

We specialize in:

  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • California

Berkeley Food Institute

The Berkeley Food Institute seeks to transform food systems—to expand access to healthy, affordable food and promote sustainable and equitable food production. We empower new leaders with capacities to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy f

We specialize in:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We work in these areas:

  • California

Alemany Farms

We grow 24,000 pounds of produce annually at SF’s largest urban agriculture site, Alemany Farm. Offering multiple urban farming internships.

We specialize in:

  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • California

Agricultural Council of California

Founded in 1919, Agricultural Council of California is a member-supported organization advocating for more than 15,000 farmers across California, ranging from farmer-owned businesses to the world’s best-known brands. Ag Council works tirelessly to keep its members productive and competitive, so that agriculture can remain California’s number-one industry and members can continue to produce the highest quality food for the entire world.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

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  • California

Sierra Harvest

We offer a 14 week ag skills on-farm course in summers, have a 1-2 day intensive farm conference, a 7-week farm business training class, classes on how to get certified organic, support for sales to buyers, advocate locally and state-wide for policies, have farm tours to learn from other farmers and gatherings too.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

We work in these areas:

  • California

Farms to Grow, Inc.

We offer Business Plan Workshops and classes on how to sell at a Farmers Market and how to set up a local CSA. We also provide farm volunteers and Marketing and Distribution set up and support. One on one assistance on phone and in-person in applying for grants and other funding. Support services in particular to African American farmers nationwide

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

We work in these areas:

  • California
  • National

Pesticide Action Network

Pesticide Action Network works to create a just, thriving food system. PAN works with those on the frontlines of industrial agriculture ? farmers, farmworkers and rural communities ? To tackle the pesticide problem and reclaim the future of food and farming.  PAN North America is one of five regional centers worldwide. We link local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens? action network. Together, we challenge the global proliferation of pesticides, defend basic rights to health and environmental quality, and work to ensure the transition to a just and viable food system.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers

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We work in these areas:

  • California
  • Hawaii
  • Iowa
  • Minnesota
  • National