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Significant Investments & Drought Relief for Family Farmers in State Budget

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 small farms. After spending months listening to farmers and relaying their concerns to state leaders,

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Nursery Technician – Job Number 26304323

Nursery Technician – Job Number 26304323

Position will augment the current staffing in the UCR Botanic Gardens. Current and this new Nursery Technicians will be assigned tasks and zones to better cover the 40 acre Gardens, dozens of garden beds, trails, and maintenance needs. Incumbent will

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Three Feathers Farm

Three Feathers Farm

We are three POC farmers based in the Bay Area and Central Coast working together to bring healthy food that are culturally appropriate to our communities in Northern California.

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3 Springs Community Farm Biodynamic Farming Apprenticeship

3 Springs Community Farm Biodynamic Farming Apprenticeship

2022 & 2023 BIODYNAMIC FARMING APPRENTICESHIPS AT THREE SPRINGS COMMUNITY FARM In Bodega, Sonoma County, California Three Springs Community Farm Foundation currently has two positions open for the remainder of the 2022 season (ending January, 2023); and is currently accepting

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Farm Crew Member

Farm Crew Member

Located on the backside of the Big Sur Santa Lucia mountain range, tucked onto a loamy shelf of Oak studded savannahs and fertile soil, 10 minutes away from the quaint Carmel Valley Village is an upstart organic farm looking for

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Development Manager

Development Manager

The Development Manager is part of a team of fundraisers and relationship builders working together to support Food Literacy Center’s strategic plan. Reporting to the CEO, this role provides all operational and tactical support to the fundraising team by leading

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Development Director

Development Director

The Development Director is part of a team of fundraisers and relationship builders working together to support Food Literacy Center’s strategic plan. Reporting to the CEO, this role provides all operational and tactical support to the fundraising team by leading

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2022 Open Farm Day Sponsorship Opportunities

2022 Open Farm Day Sponsorship Opportunities

You are invited to join us as we take the next step down The Trail, for our second annual Open Farm Days. We are seeking your support, to lead by example, bringing folks closer together with our locally grown and

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Farm Manager

Farm Manager

About Allensworth The town of Allensworth, California was named after Colonel Allen Allensworth. He was an escaped slave who went on to serve in the Union’s military during the Civil War. At the time of his retirement, he was the

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Farm Coordinator

Farm Coordinator

  EARTHseed Part-Time Farm Coordinator 3175 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472   Job: Part-Time Farm Coordinator Area: Farm Operations Reports To: Pandora Thomas/Owner & Richelle Johnson/Operations Manager Pay: $25/hour Hours: Part-time, 8-10 hours a week Time Range: Monday-Friday. We’re looking

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Sprayer Operator

Sprayer Operator

VERDANT ROBOTICS Sprayer Operator Full-Time Positions Verdant Robotics aims to lead the second agricultural revolution with our AI-powered computer vision platform. We are looking for Tractor Drivers with an interest in robotics. Our core technology empowers farmers to grow more

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Farm Manager

Farm Manager

Carnation Farms is a certified organic, mixed vegetable farm with a large livestock program. We certify over 600 acres organic on our 818-acre property. The Farm Manager manages the 15-acre vegetable production farm and distribution, soil health, the CSA, Farmers

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Live Work Position at The Humane Chicken Hatchery Alchemist Farm

Live Work Position at The Humane Chicken Hatchery Alchemist Farm

Live & Work Position Available at The Humane Chicken Hatchery Alchemist Farm  Sebastopol is nestled in the heart of Sonoma county and has an incredible farm to table food scene as well as a warm open community feel. Alchemist Farm

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Urban Farmer

Urban Farmer

Job Responsibilities: Farm & Garden Management Manage 10-20 residential farms; design planting layouts, oversee planting calendar, cultivate wide variety of annual vegetables, troubleshoot pest and disease issues, fertilize and amend soil, harvest produce, repair irrigation systems Maintain fruit trees and

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Orange Grove Worker

Orange Grove Worker

JOB SUMMARY: Under supervision, performs a variety of routine and technical functions to support and maintain citrus groves.  This position is entry-level and will float between 3 groves.  Exercises no supervision.   TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties may include, but

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FSMA Y NOP: ANIMALES SILVESTRES Y DOMÉSTICOS

FSMA Y NOP: ANIMALES SILVESTRES Y DOMÉSTICOS

Esta hoja informativa proporciona una descripción general sobre lo que las granjas que necesitan estar en pleno cumplimiento con la Ley Federal de Modernización de la Seguridad Alimentaria (FSMA) deben hacer para cumplir con los requisitos de los animales salvajes

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FSMA Y NOP: HIGIENE Y SALUD DE LOS TRABAJADORES

FSMA Y NOP: HIGIENE Y SALUD DE LOS TRABAJADORES

Esta hoja informativa explica qué deben hacer las granjas que necesitan cumplir plenamente con la Ley federal de Modernización de la Seguridad Alimentaria (FSMA por sus siglas en inglés) para cumplir con los requisitos de higiene y salud de los

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Luna’s Farm Podcast Episode (en Español)

Luna’s Farm Podcast Episode (en Español)

Queridas oyentes, este es nuestro último episodio de la temporada. Esperamos que disfrute de este episodio especial en español presentado por el productor de nuestro podcast, Jaime Roque.  En este episodio, visitamos Luna’s Farm, una granja familiar Latinx multigeneracional que

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Organic Vegetable Farm Crew

Organic Vegetable Farm Crew

The Natural Trading Company Organic Farm is looking for bright, enthusiastic, hard-working people to help with field, greenhouse, and packing shed work.  We are looking for candidates who are motivated, dependable, and able to work quickly and efficiently with the

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Blossom’s Apprenticeship program

Blossom’s Apprenticeship program

Blossom’s is accepting applications for our 1 year long apprenticeship program –  to learn, live and work with us for four seasons. Focus: Learning the basics of biodynamic farming, herb and vegetable cultivation,  Anthroposophy, value adding crops, healing with plants,

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Willits Valley Land to Grow Your Own Farm Business

Willits Valley Land to Grow Your Own Farm Business

Looking to Farm in Willits 40 acre farm in the Willits Valley looking for the right 1-4 people to join this land project and grow some food, some herb, and build. Opportunity to buy in or earn equity for the

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Farm Manager

Farm Manager

Allensworth Progressive Association and TAC Teaching and Innovation Farm: Farm Manager Job Description About Allensworth  The town of Allensworth, California was named after Colonel Allen Allensworth. He was an escaped slave who went on to serve in the Union’s military

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Food Safety & Wildfires Case Study: Brisa Ranch

Food Safety & Wildfires Case Study: Brisa Ranch

Key Details: Location: San Francisco bay area , near Pescadero  Acres in Production: 16 Main Crops: Fruit, vegetables, flowers  Wildfire: CZU Complex in 2020 3rd Party Audit(s):  USDA Harmonized GAP Certified Organic by National Organic Program: Yes Owners: Cristóbal, Cole,

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Farm and Land Assistant

Farm and Land Assistant

Terra Cultura is a 501c3 nonprofit educational eco-arts farm whose mission is to strengthen community resilience through education and collaboration in agroecology, sustainable living, and the arts. We facilitate hands-on learning and cooperative projects that strengthen our food systems, environment,

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Family Farmer Emergency Fund Returns, Offering Drought & Wildfire Relief

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 Farmer Emergency Fund for farmers in crisis.  After yet another historically dry winter, farmers across

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Stone’s Throw Farm Podcast Episode

Stone’s Throw Farm Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Stone’s Throw Farm, an organic vegetable and flower farm located in Colfax, California. We sat down with Bryanna Eisenhut, co-owner and operator of Stone’s Throw, to learn about her path to farming full-time and what

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Full Time Driver

Full Time Driver

We are currently hiring for a full-time position as a Driver and member of our Warehouse Crew. Our routes involve driving an Sprinter Van throughout the Bay Area. Driver does not need to have a CDL. This position would include

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Bi-lingual Mobile Irrigation Lab Manager

Bi-lingual Mobile Irrigation Lab Manager

Do you want to be part of an enthusiastic team working with the agricultural community to help growers and the environment? Come work with us! We are looking for a natural resource or agricultural professional who is bi‐lingual in Spanish

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Harvest Crew

Harvest Crew

Suncatcher Farm is Hiring! We are currently hiring for part time harvest crew members. We are seeking two individuals to help with harvest 3 times a week. We harvest for our local food CO-OP, our farm stand, Saturday farmer’s market

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Pop-Up Farm Stand Team Member

Pop-Up Farm Stand Team Member

FEED Sonoma Cooperative is a farmer and worker owned cooperative based in Sonoma County. We distribute produce locally via wholesale and multi-farm produce boxes (aka the FEED Bin). We have just begun a “Farm Stand Pop Up” program, bringing produce

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RANCH INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIALIST

RANCH INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIALIST

Our Work: Sonoma Mountain Institute manages public and private land for individuals, governmental organizations and nonprofits across Sonoma and Marin County. Our team of land managers, stewards, and scientists focuses on managed herbivory as our most effective tool to restore

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Updated Ecommerce Report for the Small Farm

Updated Ecommerce Report for the Small Farm

CAFF participates in the CSA Innovation Network who recently updated a report that breaks down how popular eCommerce platforms perform in comparison to one another, based on findings from national farmer surveys in 2020 and 2021.  This report was refreshed

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GRASSLAND/CATTLE SPECIALIST POSITION

GRASSLAND/CATTLE SPECIALIST POSITION

Our Work: Sonoma Mountain Institute manages public and private land for individuals, governmental organizations and nonprofits across Sonoma and Marin County. Our team of land managers, stewards, and scientists focuses on managed herbivory as our most effective tool to restore

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Organic Farmer

Organic Farmer

About the company: The Ridge is a fully sustainable wellness retreat which is to be built in Mountain Center (Idyllwild), CA. The wellness retreat will have 30 guest cabins and 6 luxury tents, offer a wellness program focus on reconnection

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County Executive Director Trainee

County Executive Director Trainee

The California Farm Service Agency (FSA) is hiring four full time County Operations Trainees. Applications must be completed through USAJOBs no later than close of business June 15th, 2021. Do you want to help support the future of agriculture? USDA

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2023 California Small Farm Conference

2023 California Small Farm Conference

SAVE THE DATE:FEBRUARY 26 – MARCH 2, 2023 Days Hours Minutes Seconds Join the small farm community–from growers to market managers to local food advocates–for a week of learning, inspiration and movement building. We’re exciting to bring back the new

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FSMA Water Updates June 2022

FSMA Water Updates June 2022

Confused about FSMA Water Requirements? In 2011 President Obama signed into law the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The law updated our federal food safety requirements and for the first time created federal food safety requirements for produce farms. This

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Spreadwing Farm: Compost on a Diversified Small Farm

Spreadwing Farm: Compost on a Diversified Small Farm

Spreadwing Farm, located in the Capay Valley, utilizes compost in their vegetable crops to improve the quality of the soil and provide plant available nutrients. Learn more about the benefits, tradeoffs, and challenges Liz Schroeder of Spreadwing Farm has seen

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Organic Farm Sales & Office Manager

Organic Farm Sales & Office Manager

County Line Harvest, an organic vegetable farm in west Petaluma is seeking a new member of our management team to join us on the farm. The position can be customized for the right candidate, their availability and skill sets. We

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Micro Farm Program

Micro Farm Program

Information about The Micro Farm program offered through the USDA. The Micro Farm program provides a risk management safety net for all commodities on your farm under one insurance policy. This insurance plan is tailored for any farm with up

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Introducing The New Micro Farm Insurance Program For Farmer And Ranchers

Introducing The New Micro Farm Insurance Program For Farmer And Ranchers

This recorded webinar with Catharine Anderson the Risk Management Agency covers the new Micro Farm program. This new crop insurance program is offered through the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection policy and is tailored to small producers who sell their products locally with operations that earn

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Hooves & Hands How We Work Together to Stay, to Heal, and to Coexist  in Fire Ecosystems Facing Climate Change

Hooves & Hands How We Work Together to Stay, to Heal, and to Coexist in Fire Ecosystems Facing Climate Change

This book is an anthology of resilient communities telling their story of how they built collaboration with people and ruminants. Each one is told with a different voice, a different experience, yet all are connected through the hands of their

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Hunter Grazing Cooperative Overview Video

Hunter Grazing Cooperative Overview Video

This video details the work of Sarah Keiser and her efforts in Community Grazing Cooperatives.

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Natural Product Phenolic Diglycosides Created from Wildfires, Defining Their Impact on California and Oregon Grapes and Wines

Natural Product Phenolic Diglycosides Created from Wildfires, Defining Their Impact on California and Oregon Grapes and Wines

This study presents some of the first quantitative measurements of PDs bioaccumulated in premium California and Oregon grapes and wines due to wildfire smoke. Strategies of bioanalytics, oenology, and focused collections of grapes from vineyards exposed to varying smoke were

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Fire Is Family: A Conversation With The Yurok Tribe’s Cultural Fire Management Council

Fire Is Family: A Conversation With The Yurok Tribe’s Cultural Fire Management Council

Tribal members Elizabeth Azuz and Margo Robbins join Farmer Campus’s Farmers Build Fire Resilience online course to share knowledge with producers learning to live with the repercussions of an intensifying wildfire season.

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Financial Recovery And Support After A Wildfire

Financial Recovery And Support After A Wildfire

In this two part photo blog series, Farmer Campus talked with farm manager David Cooper to hear his wildfire story and get a glimpse into the realities of farming with wildfire and how to recover.

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Climate Intervention with Biochar

Climate Intervention with Biochar

A White Paper about Biochar and Energy (BC&E) for Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) and Emission Reduction (ER).

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Building Vulnerability to Ember Exposure

Building Vulnerability to Ember Exposure

As part of its research effort to study and understand the vulnerabilities of buildings subjected to wildfire exposures, IBHS developed the capability of simulating ember exposures on building components and assemblies. These videos show the results of their simulations.

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An Overview of Fire Effects on Soil

An Overview of Fire Effects on Soil

Fires in forests and rangelands produce some of the most profound impacts on ecosystems of the Southwest. Wildfires and prescribed fires affect the vegetation, soils, wildlife, and water resources of watersheds. They impose a wide range of effects depending on

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Orchard Manager

Orchard Manager

Apricot Lane Farms is seeking an experienced and talented Orchard Manager to oversee and manage all aspects of 100+ acres of Organic/Biodynamic certified diverse orchards including avocado, lemon, mixed citrus, stone fruit, olives and mediterranean fruit. The ideal candidate has

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Sonoma Biochar Project

Sonoma Biochar Project

Biochar is a specialized form of charcoal that is produced by heating biomass using high heat (typically 350 C to 1000 C) in low-oxygen environments, and that is suitable for use in agriculture. It is commonly used as a soil

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Sisikyou Livestock Pass Program

Sisikyou Livestock Pass Program

The Siskiyou County University of California Cooperative Extension (“UCCE”) and the Siskiyou County Agricultural Department have established a program, through the issuance of a Livestock Access Pass, which may permit commercial livestock operators to gain entrance to evacuation zones or

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Counting the Losses: Tallying the True Costs of Wildfire for Farmers

Counting the Losses: Tallying the True Costs of Wildfire for Farmers

In this two part photo blog series, Farmer Campus talked with farm manager David Cooper to hear his wildfire story and get a glimpse into the realities of farming with wildfire and how to recover.

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Quick Intro to On-Farm Fire Preparedness

Quick Intro to On-Farm Fire Preparedness

In this 7 minute overview, you will learn about basic concepts to get your farm prepared for wildfire season.

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Fighting Farmland and Rangeland Wildfires

Fighting Farmland and Rangeland Wildfires

A reference for employers engaged in Oregon OSHA’s Agriculture (Division 4) activities.

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Wildfire Preparedness in Agriculture – Online Course Certified for OR OSHA

Wildfire Preparedness in Agriculture – Online Course Certified for OR OSHA

This course is designed to prepare farmers, ranchers and rural residents for wildfires. You will cover wildfire risk awareness, emergency response and prevention planning, and creating defensible space. Over the course of seven modules, you will learn how to create

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Forest Management Handbook for Small-Parcel Landowners in the Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascade Range

Forest Management Handbook for Small-Parcel Landowners in the Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascade Range

A significant portion of Sierra Nevada and southern Cascades forests are owned and managed as small parcels (10 to 100 acres) by nonindustrial private landowners. This handbook is for such landowners; it provides succinct, straight-forward, and thorough information to help

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Ready on the Farm Disasters Preparedness Plan

Ready on the Farm Disasters Preparedness Plan

From Farmer Campus and Nuestra Comunidad, Disaster Preparedness Plan for farming or ranching families, businesses and their workforce.

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Go-Kits and Wildfire Emergency Plans from Bee-Well Farms

Go-Kits and Wildfire Emergency Plans from Bee-Well Farms

Getting your farm and crew prepared for a disaster like a wildfire can feel overwhelming – but having a plan and Go-Bags ahead of time is a critical step in decreasing your risk and increasing your ability to safely and

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Intro to On-Farm Wildfire Preparedness with BeeWell Farms, Farmer Campus and CAFF

Intro to On-Farm Wildfire Preparedness with BeeWell Farms, Farmer Campus and CAFF

As we head into spring, there’s no better time to evaluate your on-farm risk, get your evacuation plan made and practice your response plan ahead of fire season! Check out this workshop recording featuring guest farmer educators Austin and Melissa

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Fire Recovery Assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Fire Recovery Assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has multiple agencies that provide financial and/or technical assistance to help farmers, ranchers and rural landowners recover from natural disasters, such as wildfires. Listed are USDA agencies and an overview of applicable programs. Funding for

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Policy Director

Policy Director

The California Climate & Agriculture Network (CalCAN) is looking for a Policy Director who is passionate about agriculture, the environment and social justice, who understand the power of public policy as a driver of change, and who is ready to

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Animal Care Manager

Animal Care Manager

Description The Animal Care Manager is an integral member of Slide Ranch. The Animal Care Manager reports to the Executive Director and is part of the Ranch Management Team, which also includes a Garden Manager, Facilities Manager, Animal Assistant Manager

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