Paulo Farms at StopWaste

Paulo Farms is a commercial beef cattle operation. It is family-owned and has been operating for over 30 years. StopWaste is a public agency that helps Alameda Countyā€™s businesses, residents, and schools waste less, recycle properly, and use water, energy, and other resources efficiently.

Chorro Creek Ranch

On Cal Poly’s Chorro Ranch, near Cuesta Community College in San Luis Obispo, California, an HSP Demonstration experiment was applied on a 10-acre hayfield. The experiment, launched in October of 2020, assesses the impact of compost application along with reduced tillage practices on soil health, yield, and forage quality on a field with cropley clay […]

Chamberlain Ranch

In 1929 Theodore Chamberlin purchased 8000 acres of the mexican land grant, Rancho Corral de Quati. His wife Ailie named their ranch Rancho Los Potreros, reflecting the vast open cattle pastures. Specializing in registered Polled Herefords, Ted and Ailie raised their 5 children while successfully building the business that is intrinsically tied to the ranching […]

Central Coast CalTREX Spring 2023 Prescribed Fire Training Exchange

TheĀ CCTREX planning team is excited toĀ announceĀ theĀ Central CoastĀ Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (CalTREX)Ā June 3-10Ā 2023.Ā The CCTREX will take place throughout the Monterey Bay region (San Benito, Monterey, Santa Cruz counties) and have a home base in the lovely Carmel Valley. CCTREX firelighters will engage in 8 days of burningĀ and trainingĀ on diverse lands, learning and working alongside fire practitioners, […]

Agricultural Greenhouse Gas & Soil Carbon Accounting with COMET-Farm

Preparatory Homework: COMET Introduction Video Data Gathering Assignment Day 1 (Friday Feb. 17) Introduction to climate-smart agriculture Detailed overview of COMET tools with how-to style instructions Day 2 (Saturday February 18th) Open space to work on personal or group reports Discussion of reports and peer-to-peer exchange An NRCS rep will explain how COMET is used […]

Phil Foster Ranches

Phil and Katherine FosterĀ farm 295 acres ofĀ C.C.O.F.Ā certified organic fruit and vegetables on two ranches near San Juan Bautista and Hollister, California.Ā  We have a diverse range of crops, marketing up to 60 produce items at the peak of the season.Ā  We sell at theĀ farm on Saturdays, atĀ farmers markets, through localĀ retail stores,Ā local wholesalers, and several national […]

Braga Fresh

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 […]

Kandarian Organic Farms

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 natureā€™s diversity and nutrition from modern diets, but Kandarian is changing all of that. We select our crops for their benefit […]

Santa Cruz Permaculture Farm

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 […]