For three generations the Braga family has been a constant in the agricultural industry, farming from the Salinas Valley to Yuma, Arizona. Well-known by shippers, processors, and now retailers, Braga Fresh is synonymous with high quality organic and conventional fresh vegetables and salads. A vertically integrated company, we continue to mix innovation with tradition to […]
The Mackey family at Canyon Creek Ranch raises organic beef and hay, and holistically manages their rangelands and pastures for sustainability, stewardship, and regeneration.
THE VISION CORE VALUES: Love, Respect, Stewardship, Diversity. Sowing Seeds of Change has a mission to empower our participants to discover and and actively engage in a local food system that encourages healthy living, nurtures the environment, and grows a sustainable community through vocational training, youth entrepreneurship, and leadership opportunities. Our primary objectives and vision […]
We are connecting people to the land through real food produced on our small, but mighty farm on the Central Coast of California. Modern agricultural practices favoring efficiency and profit have erased much of nature’s diversity and nutrition from modern diets, but Kandarian is changing all of that. We select our crops for their benefit […]
Coastal regenerative permaculture farm. As of April 2022 we are stewards of a beautiful 26-acre farm near Davenport, CA. The land has been managed organically for the past 30 years and now we are transitioning to a regenerative, organic, no-till, mixed vegetable, flower, fruit, herb, and agroforestry farm with a strong emphasis on education. Our […]
Reducing tillage, which has tended to rely on synthetic herbicides, has long been unattainable on organic farms. Recent research, however, is changing the conversation. Featured speaker Dwayne Beck is a celebrated pioneer in no-till systems development for both irrigated and drylands in central South Dakota. Dwayne will speak on the soil nutrient cycling’s relationship to […]
California’s Central Coast is unique for its foggy summers, sunny springs and falls, mild wet winters, and a wide range of crops suited to the climate and fertile soils. This annual EcoFarm bus tour is a unique experience to learn from farmers and ranchers leaders leading innovative operations. Join us on this full-day tour to […]
The evolution of the soil is much like that of any living being. Within it, we find an incredibly large number of living organisms all necessary to the essential functions of humans, ecosystems and life itself. Studies continue to demonstrate the relationship between soil and human health. Come and learn how the key to improving […]