Archive for December 2021

Locally-Grown Food Won’t Get Stuck in the Suez Canal

Locally-Grown Food Won’t Get Stuck in the Suez Canal

In March of this year, an Empire State Building-sized cargo ship infamously lodged itself in the Suez Canal. But while the world watched as engineers scrambled to remove this gargantuan threat to a multi-billion dollar supply chain, CAFF was back

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Why Do Farmers Join CAFF?

Why Do Farmers Join CAFF?

  Hi there, Maybe you’re a farmers market regular committed to ensuring that everyone has access to healthy, local food. Or a climate change activist who knows that rich, thriving, carbon-sequestering soil is vital to the survival of our species.

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BIOS Field day River Garden Farms

BIOS Field day River Garden Farms

The Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) hosted our second Biologically Integrated Orchard Systems (BIOS) field day at River Garden Farms on November 30th, 2021 titled “Cover Cropping, Sanitation and Mating Disruption in Walnuts.” People came from all over Northern

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No-Till News: An Update on CAFF’s Biointensive No-Till Project 

No-Till News: An Update on CAFF’s Biointensive No-Till Project 

Since 2017, CAFF’s Ecological Farming team has been conducting an on-farm demonstration project in collaboration with California no-till farmers to better understand small-scale biointensive no-till farming’s effect on soil health. Biointensive no-till farming systems endeavor to maximize on-farm biodiversity, minimize

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