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Commemoration of Commitment: Terry and Carolyn Harrison

    On behalf of Community Alliance with Family Farmers, it is our honor and privilege to recognize the enduring commitment of Terry and Carolyn...

USDA Halts Almond Board Rule Change & Saves Direct Market Farmers

Today the USDA halted an Almond Board rule change that would have prohibited direct online sales of raw almonds, which farmers had previously been pursuing...

Talking Integrated Pest Management at Blossom Farms

The Community Alliance with Family Farms (CAFF) hosted our fourth Biologically Integrated Orchard System (BIOS) field day, titled “Effective IPM Strategies for Major Walnut Pests,”...

CAFF Partners w/ CA Assoc. of Food Banks & Fresh Approach on New Local Food Purchasing Program

This week, the United States Department of Food and Agriculture announced California’s Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement (LFPA) at the Yolo Food Bank –...

BIOS Field Day at Unruh Farms

In continuing to promote the Biologically Integrated Orchard Systems (BIOS) project, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) held its third field day event hosted at...

The Future of Farm to School at Twin Rivers Unified School District

This assessment outlines the farm to school program, summarizes procurement, menu and operational analysis, and highlights accomplishments and recommendations for increasing the impact of farm...

Significant Investments & Drought Relief for Family Farmers in State Budget

This week, the California State Legislature passed and Governor Gavin Newsom signed a series of budget bills that include significant investments in drought relief for...

Family Farmer Emergency Fund Returns, Offering Drought & Wildfire Relief

With a third year of severe drought and another wildfire season already heating up, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) is relaunching its California Family...

Landmark CA Groundwater policy neglects small, underrepresented farmers

The most consequential groundwater policy in California history has so far failed to include small and underrepresented farmers, according to a new report.  Passed in...

Full Report: SGMA & Underrepresented Farmers

The below report, produced by Clean Water Action, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF), Civic Well, UCANR, and the Leadership Counsel for Justice & Accountability,...