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Webinar on FSMA Basics for Small to Medium-Sized Produce Farms

Not sure what the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) means for your small or medium-sized organic farm?

Webinar on Pathways to Farm Ownership

Every farmer hopes to own their own property. But with high startup costs and sky-high land prices in places like California, it often doesn't make sense to purchase property before starting your farm business.

Where Are They Now? Frey Vineyards After the 2017 California Wildfires

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“We are lucky to be alive, and to still be in business,” says Katrina Frey, executive director of Frey Vineyards.

Whiskey West to Perform at the CCOF Foundation Feast at the Organic Grower Summit

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On Wednesday, December 4, the CCOF Foundation will host its third annual CCOF Foundation Feast benefit dinner at the Organic Grower Summit.

Why Chino Valley Ranchers Supports CCOF's Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund

Applications are officially open for the CCOF Foundation’s 2018 Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund in the K-8 and higher education categories! We receive hundreds of applications each year from qualified candidates across the United States. Our work would not be possible without the support of companies like Chino Valley Ranchers. Read about why they support the Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund.

Your Chance to Hear Firsthand About a Future Organic Farmer’s Journey

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Growing organic agriculture relies on supporting the next generation of organic farmers, and this is your opportunity to learn more about what a future organic farmer’s journey looks like. You’ll be able to meet Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund recipient Ignacio Mendoza when he speaks at the CCOF Foundation Feast at the Organic Grower Summit on December 4. 
Not only is Mendoza the first of his family to attend college, he’s also the first of his family to graduate from high school.

Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik’s The Farm Project Featured at CCOF Foundation Feast

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Remember to secure your seats (and your colleagues’!) for the CCOF Foundation Feast at the Organic Grower Summit on December 4. Join us to hear all about Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik’s The Farm Project when Pechenik delivers the keynote speech for the evening while guests enjoy a certified-organic, three-course meal at the Portola Hotel & Monterey Conference Center.

“Not Going Viral!” Video by the National Young Farmers Coalition

The National Young Farmers Coalition released a produce safety video entitled “Not Going Viral!” on its YouTube channel earlier this year.

“Outer Banks” Star Chase Stokes is Stoked on Sweet Earth Foods

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While organic farmers and producers may not have celebrity endorsements at the forefront of their minds during the coronavirus pandemic, consumers are listening closely to every word of their favorite actors, athletes, and artists they follow. More brands are joining forces with well-known and well-followed celebrities to endorse their organic products as good for the planet and the people on it.


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