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Resilient Agriculture West

Bodega Bay Ranch

California Ranch at Bodega is using prescribed fires and grazing as ways to mitigate uncontrolled fires more effectively, cheaply, and in the case of grazing, create an economic benefit. Learn more and how AFT’s Brighter Fund farm grant assisted in a water system to safely handle these prescribed burns.

Agricultural Land Protection

AFT has worked in partnership with interested landowners in California and across the country to develop innovative agricultural easement projects. One regional area of focus is the San Joaquin Valley.

California Agricultural Policy Priorities

Learn more about AFT’s policy recommendations for California to protect vital agricultural land, promote environmentally sound growing practices, and keep farmers on the land for generations.

Angeles Crest Creamery

Angeles Crest Creamy used a Brighter Future Fund grant to protect a popular goat grazing area destroyed in the Bob Cat Fire.

Farms for a New Generation in California

AFT’s Farms for a New Generation program provides training, resources, and support to new farmers and historically underserved farmers throughout California.

Soil Health Bottom Line in California

AFT’s Soil Health Bottom Line in California aims to elevate the role of farmers and farmland to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change.