Community Alliance with Family Farmers
CAFF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that advocates for California’s family farmers and sustainable agriculture.
Strong partnerships exist between family farmers and their communities. CAFF strives to build on shared values around food and agriculture, and work together in practical, on-the-ground programs. These partnerships create locally based economic vitality, improved human and environmental health, and long-term sustainability of family farms.
CAFF has several offices throughout California. Click here for our contact information.
For recent CAFF press releases click here.
|The California Farm to School Network (CFSN) has launched! Visit cafarmtoschool.org for news, resources, and signup links to plug into this new communications hub that will align Farm to School efforts across the state!|
|On June 21, 2014, CAFF will host “Celebrate the Solstice,” a fundraising dinner at the T.S. Glide Ranch in Davis. The event will feature a multi-course meal with food from local farms, regional wine and beer, and live music.Tickets are on sale now at Brown Paper Tickets!|
|California is currently facing an unprecedented drought. CAFF has created a webpage of drought resources for farmers. The webpage includes content about upcoming workshops, informational webpages, emergency funding and grants, technical support contacts, and online technical resources.CAFF is pleased to announce that we are the new manager of the California Agricultural Water Stewardship Initiative (CAWSI) website! CAWSI is an online resource center for farmers, ranches, water suppliers, and others interested in sound farm water management.|
|CAFF’s food safety webpages have information and resources about basic on-farm food safety practices, including “Farming with Food Safety and Conservation in Mind ,” a brochure developed by Wild Farm Alliance and CAFF.|
|CAFF is excited to be a FoodCorps Host Site along with Life Lab. CAFF and Life Lab are also active members of California’s Farm to School Taskforce, a diverse group of stakeholders working to support Farm to School efforts across the state of California.|
|The FarmsReach Source Directory, the first online business directory for California farmers, was launched Dec. 18 by the Berkeley-based social enterprise, FarmsReach. The website links FarmsReach member farmers with approved providers of everything from deer fences to irrigation systems, as well as farm-friendly service providers like lenders, contractors and nonprofit organizations.|
Stay up to date by visiting our events calendar.
|On June 21, 2014, CAFF will host “Celebrate the Solstice,” a fundraising dinner at the T.S. Glide Ranch in Davis. The event will feature a multi-course meal with food from local farms, regional wine and beer, and live music. Tickets are on sale now at Brown Paper Tickets!|
By supporting CAFF, you become a member of a state-wide community of people who care deeply about food and the land that feeds us. Join today by making a donation! You can also show support by participating in these programs:
|Search the web with GoodSearch.com and each time you do a search, GoodSearch will donate about a penny to CAFF!|
|Use printable coupons from CommonKindness and they will provide funds to CAFF – at no cost to you!|
|CAFF is pleased to be a United Way Certified Nonprofit Partner as well as a nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet|