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CCOF is continuing our services with our staff working safely from home. Although response times may be slower, we are here to support you. We welcome new applications to join the CCOF-certified family. Visit our Crisis Resilience page for updates and crisis resilience resources.
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Services

Posted: July 13, 2020 | Location: Watsonville, California
Local, experienced, agricultural professionals available to help your small farm with food safety, testing, and other compliance issues. Reasonable rates. Free consultation at your site. References available. Extensive experience with organic agriculture.
Posted: July 13, 2020 | Location: Watsonville, California
Custom processing for the Hemp industry. High quality operated extraction equipment available for small scale custom processing. Day or week rates available.
Posted: June 22, 2020 | Location: Petaluma, California
Are you looking for ways to divert crops planted for restaurant and grocery accounts? Do you feel like you blend in & get lost amongst all the other farms in your area selling raw fruits & veggies? We turn your crops into value-added products for you to sell throughout the year. Jams, sauces, syrups - the types of products consumers spend the majority of their food dollars on. We work with fresh produce and reasonable quantity runs because our mission is to support small farmers. With our private-label program you can use template labels and approved recipes to get crops...

Employment

Posted: July 13, 2020 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
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Posted: June 5, 2020 | Location: Woodland, California
In 2017 the Center for Land-Based Learning launched the first registered apprenticeship program for a Beginning Farm and Ranch Manager in California. Through partnership with a local farm and state funding, this program was developed to address the shortage of farm managers and supervisors on California farms and ranches as they begin to retire. At the same time, the goal was to develop a statewide, high-quality, professional training program for aspiring farmers to have a pathway into a stable career in farming. The Apprenticeship program is now expanding to include other occupations in...
Posted: June 1, 2020 | Location: ,
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Posted: May 15, 2020 | Location: Aptos, California
Communications AssociateStatus: Half-Time, ExemptReports To: Director of Communications and PhilanthropyPrimary Office: Aptos, with remote work as necessarySalary: $25-30K commensurate with experience California FarmLink invests in the prosperity of farmers and ranchers through lending, education, and access to land. FarmLink envisions a healthy food system where farmers and ranchers have equitable opportunities to build wealth and conserve natural resources. We value equitable access to opportunity, resilient working landscapes, fairness and accountability, and learning from diverse...

Land for Sale or Lease

Posted: July 7, 2020 | Location: Manchaca,
Located just 12 miles south of the Capitol, surround yourself with 94 +/- acres of fresh air and beautiful Hill Country scenery. A stunning property, with mixed topography, spacious pastures, beautiful escarpments, fruit, Pecan and Oak trees, and abundant wildlife. On Bear Creek and Little Bear Creek with two swimming holes, perfect for hunting, fishing, and recreation- endless opportunities on this private oasis. 2 miles to FM 1626. Access to 967 from new proposed development called “Persimmon" (on the map as the "Woods of Bear Creek"). Water and Mineral Rights included. Ag Exempt. For more...
Posted: July 7, 2020 | Location: Sebastopol, California
We have property available 10 minutes outside Sebastopol for lease or partnership. The CCOF Certified Organic ranch has over 100 acres with multiple fenced pastures available for livestock and approximately 5-10 acres of gently sloping land available for crop production. Water has been run to all of the crop areas. There are already two large fields of cropping blueberries and over 40 varieties of mature fruit trees. We are looking for a CSA, a farmer, or family looking to expand their agricultural operation with room to grow new crops and take advantage of the existing crops we have on site...
Posted: June 1, 2020 | Location: Watsonville, California
50 acres of organic land available for 2-3 year lease. Tenant will have access to a well that provides up to 1,100 gallons per minute. Water pump and quality reports available upon request. Asking for $1,700 per acre, including taxes. Tenant responsible for water and PG&E. If interested, please contact Barry Baker (831) 251-1806 or by email barry.baker@landtrustsantacruz.org.

Education

Posted: June 29, 2020 | Location: Santa Cruz, California
Located in Santa Cruz, CA, the Homeless Garden Project operates a transitional job training program for individuals experiencing homelessness on a 3.5 acre organic farm. We are seeking candidates for two vital positions on our staff team: Development Associate and Volunteer Coordinator. For the full listing and instructions on how to apply please visit:https://homelessgardenproject.org/careers-internships/

Crops for Sale

Posted: June 23, 2020 | Location: Potter Valley, California
Certified Organic Grass Hay: $18/bale, $17/bale for 30 bales, $16/bale for 100 bales. 3-string, 100# bales, clean dry storage, from permanent pasture of fescues/rye/clover. You pick up at our farm. Mendocino County, near Ukiah.

Wanted

Posted: June 10, 2020 | Location: Yuba City, California
Our Farm Manager will oversee day to day farm operations and staff on company owned and operated farms as directed by VP of Farm Operations. This position performs manual and skilled work in the area of prune production including, equipment setup, planting growing, irrigating and harvesting. Additionally, the manager coordinates cover crop production and seed procurement. Needs to be familiar with regulatory and organic food safety certifications. This is a full time, salaried position eligible for full benefits. Send resumes to tmadison@tbfprunes.com

Funding Opportunities

Posted: April 21, 2020 | Location: , California
This grant provides funds directly to farmers to support specific management practices to sequester carbon and improve soil health. Farmers may receive up to $100,000 for a 3-year project term. Field and row crop, orchard, vineyard, nursery, and livestock operations may apply. Applications are being accepted NOW! What you need to apply:CA agricultural operation tax IDEvidence that you control the land (own or lease) until March 31, 2023Land management and crop history (best of knowledge) since 2017Crop plan until 2023 Examples of eligible practices and payment rates:Cover crops...