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The Best Way To Grow Food In A City Like Ours Is Through Food Forest Landscaping; Here, A Nectarine Flowers Next To Citrus. | Credit: Brad Smith

Food Forest Landscaping

An article from Santa Barbara Independent, written by Brad Smith, considers how healthy lives can be achieved through food security, social justice, and climate adaptation. The article sheds light on how structural racism oppresses marginalized groups economically, socially, and health-wise…

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Supporting Farmers and Food Systems during Covid19

Based on our long trajectory supporting the organic farming community with valuable information and skills, we will be identifying new ways to provide support at this time. This will include sharing relevant information with you on an on-going basis through our website, newsletter, and social media; supporting our partners; and holding webinars throughout the spring. To keep you updated, we have created this webpage to keep you updated regularly as new information about COVID-19 and possible impacts to farming and food systems becomes available.
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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to this direct support to farmers and ranchers, USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box program is partnering with regional and local distributors, whose workforces have been significantly impacted by the closure of many restaurants, hotels, and other food service entities, to purchase $3 billion in fresh produce, dairy, and meat and deliver boxes to Americans in need
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