Healthy Soils Program Info Session


The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is offering Healthy Soils Incentives Grants through the Healthy Soils Program (HSP). HSP grants promote the development of healthy soils on California's farmlands and ranchlands, providing financial incentives through reimbursements paid directly to California growers and ranchers to implement conservation management practices that sequester carbon, reduce atmospheric […]


Healthy Soils Program Information Session

CAFF invites you to a free informational webinar on January 16th from 2-4pm to learn about the California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) 2024 Healthy Soils Program. The Healthy Soils Program provides incentives grants to California farmers and ranchers to implement Healthy Soils Practices. The application period will be open January 22nd through February […]

Sesión Informativa del Programa de Suelos Saludables

¡Venga aprender sobre las Subvenciones a través del programa de Suelos Saludables (HSP) ofrecido por El Departamento de Alimentación y Agricultura de California (CDFA).  Se otorgarán subvenciones de hasta $100,000 en forma de reembolsos directos a agricultores y ganaderos de California para implementar prácticas que mejoren la salud del suelo. El periodo de solicitud es […]

CA Small Farm Conference

Online & In-Person (various locations)

The 36th annual California Small Farm Conference is a week of learning, inspiration and movement-building. Our hybrid conference features 60 online workshops, interactive forums, and in-person gatherings around the state. Whether you’re a seasoned farmer, new to agriculture or just an advocate for local food, there’s something for you.

2024 California Farm Champions Awards Ceremony


Every year, our community recognizes amazing farms, individuals and local businesses making a difference in our food system. Selected from hundreds of nominations by people like you, the 2024 California Farm Champions are blazing trails, giving back, and helping promote a healthier, more regenerative and more just world. Join us for the awards ceremony as […]

CSFC Ventura County Gathering: Habitat, Beneficials & Healthy Soils to Optimize Production

King & King Ranch 684 E. Guiberson Rd, Fillmore, California, United States

Join Wild Farm Alliance at King & King Ranch in Fillmore for an informative morning showcasing practices in avocados and citrus that support natural enemy insects, pollinators and beneficial birds for pest control. The event will feature a bird and habitat walk, a series of talks given by growers, researchers, and professionals, and a tour […]

CSFC Los Angeles Gathering

Sylmar High School 13050 Borden Ave, Sylmar, CA, United States

Draft Agenda: 10 -11:00 am – Arrival and student led tour of Sylmar High School student farm and cafeteria. 11 am - 12 pm – LAUSD farm and food hub supplier fair with farmers market booths and students 12 - 1:15 pm – Lunch and featured speaker discussion panel 1:15 - 1:50pm – Small Farm […]

SFC Humboldt Regional Gathering

Field Day & Farmer Gathering: Feb. 29th, 2024 As a local component to CAFF's annual Small Farm Conference, NCGA, CAFF, and UCCE are co-hosting a series of workshops and a farmer gathering on Thursday, February 29th. Field day agenda: Noon - Arrival & Intro Crazy River Ranch located at 981 Riverside Rd Korbel CA 12:15 pm […]

CSFC North Bay Gathering

Shone Farm 7450 Steve Olson Ln., Forestville, CA, United States

Join us at Shone Farm for an afternoon of workshops, farm tours, and in-person mixers as we conclude this year's California Small Farm Conference for the whole North Bay community. This is event is free and open to anyone involved in our small farm community. SESSION ONE: 1 - 2:15 pm Shone Farm Tour #1 […]

CSFC Ventura County Gathering Part 2: Gathering at McGrath Family Farm

McGrath Family Farm 1012 W Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA, United States

McGrath Family Farm encompasses a 300-acre working agricultural estate, comprising various specialty micro-farms such as Baby Root Farm, Exit Central, The living System, and The Rodale Institute. At McGrath Family Farm, you will observe soil health practices in action, including cover crops, crop rotations, compost application, and the implementation of buffer strips to support pollinators […]

CSFC San Diego Gathering

Fort Cross Family Farm 4425 Hwy 78, Santa Ysabel, CA, United States

Join conference attendees and farmer friends in beautiful Santa Ysabel, CA for the San Diego County regional gathering hosted by Fort Cross family farm and San Diego Farmers Guild. This event will be held from 2:00pm-5:00pm on Thursday, February 29th with an optional after-party at Heroes Wood-Fired Pizza. Here is what to expect! 2:00pm- Mingling […]

CSFC Humboldt Gathering

North Coast Growers Association Harvest Hub 5720 West End Rd, Arcata, CA, United States

Farmers and local food advocates are invited to the North Coast Growers Association's Harvest Hub to mix, mingle, and enjoy food and drinks as a culminating event to this year's California Small Farm Conference. Field day and/or public viewings of select workshops may be added to the lineup. Stay tuned for more information. Gathering brought […]

CSFC Yolo-Solano Gathering

UCD Student Farm and Bowley Plant Sciences Building 1200 Ext Center Dr, Davis, CA, United States

Join us at the Bowley Plant Sciences facility at UC Davis for an in-person mixer as we conclude this year's California Small Farm Conference. This is event is free and open to anyone involved in our small farm community! The evening will begin with a tour of the UC Davis Student Farm, followed by opening […]

CSFC San Joaquin Valley Gathering & Small Farm Tech Expo

Madera Community College 30277 Ave 12, Madera, California, United States

Join us for an extraordinary SJV Regional Gathering. This annual event brings together farmers, community members, and supporters of family farms in the Central Valley. This year, our Regional Gathering will also shine as the 2024 edition of the Small Farm Tech Expo. Immerse yourself in a day of workshops and an exposition showcasing technology […]


CSFC Central Coast Gathering

ALBA 1700 Old Stage Road, Salinas, CA, United States

Join the Central Coast small farm community for a bilingual gathering at ALBA. More details about this event are coming soon!

Direct to Consumer Flower Sales Stories Webinar

Join us to learn from Sunny Meadows Flower Farm on how their nearly 20 year old farm has successfully pursued direct to consumer avenues for some of their business revenue. They focus on flower products and ship some of them nationwide. Sunny Meadows Flower Farm, established in Columbus Ohio in 2006, grows sustainable fresh cut […]


Hen & Harvest Farm – pre-order sales, agritourism, and self-service farm stand

Hen & Harvest Farm is a small, woman-owned regenerative farm in Turlock, California, started by Alexandria. It was created from a lifelong dream to raise food and animals in a way that works collaboratively with nature. Alexandria will share the strategies that have been most helpful for reaching her customers and selling online. Her market […]


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