All posts in Disaster Response

Episode 2: Wild Oat Hollow Penngrove, CA

Episode 2: Wild Oat Hollow Penngrove, CA

In this episode, Sarah Keiser of Wild Oat Hollow in Penngrove, CA describes her entry into ranching and how her love of the land positioned her to become a leader in developing and supporting community grazing cooperatives. Join us as

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New Podcast Season: Farmer Stories of Wildfire Recovery & Preparedness

New Podcast Season: Farmer Stories of Wildfire Recovery & Preparedness

CAFF’s Wildfire Resilience Program provides specialized recovery and preparedness resources for small farms and communities in California impacted by wildfire and those seeking to prepare against future threats. One of the best mediums for conducting this type of outreach and

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Episode 1: Turkey Tail Farm – Yankee Hill

Episode 1: Turkey Tail Farm – Yankee Hill

In this episode we visit Cheetah Tchudi at his diversified operation in Yankee Hill, Butte County, CA. Cheetah shares his experience surviving the 2018 Paradise wildfire, and some methods for recovery; addressing toxic ash using fungi to capture and and

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Wildfire Response: Evacuating With TurkeyTail Farm

Wildfire Response: Evacuating With TurkeyTail Farm

Farmers Cheetah and Samantha run TurkeyTail Farm in Yankee Hill, California. During the Camp Fire in Butte County, they were evacuated for 28 days and lost everything but their livestock to severe fire damage, In this two-part blog series, the farmers share

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Fighting farmland and rangeland wildfires

Fighting farmland and rangeland wildfires

A reference for employer’s engaged in Oregon OSHA’s Agriculture Activities.

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Wildfire Preparedness in Agriculture

Wildfire Preparedness in Agriculture

This course is designed to prepare farmers, ranchers and rural residents for wildfires. Over the course of seven modules, you will learn how to create an emergency farm plan for your land. This farm plan will provide prevention steps you

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Go Kits And Emergency Plans: Preparing For Wildfire With Bee-Well Farms

Go Kits And Emergency Plans: Preparing For Wildfire With Bee-Well Farms

For this story, we travel to Glen Ellen, California, to hear from the farmers at Bee-Well Farms who were heavily impacted by the 2017 Nun’s wildfire. Having recovered, they now have sophisticated emergency plans and are prepared for the next

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Maneuvering Through Wildfire Evacuations – for Small Farmers

Maneuvering Through Wildfire Evacuations – for Small Farmers

Farmers face increasing fire frequency, size and severity due to several factors, including climate change, the spread of invasive grasses and by changing farming practices. If you live and farm in California, wildfire is not an “if” but a “when”.

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