Agricultural Land Protection in California
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.
AFT’s Women for the Land program in California provides technical support and networking for women farmers.
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 Creamy used a Brighter Future Fund grant to protect a popular goat grazing area destroyed in the Bob Cat Fire.
A gift to AFT of an avocado ranch pays tribute to California produce giant Sam Perricone.
AFT takes a long-term, holistic approach to addressing the challenges facing agricultural in California’s San Joaquin Valley.
AFT’s Farms for a New Generation program provides training, resources, and support to new farmers and historically underserved farmers throughout 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.
To provide the economic evidence that soil health practices work, AFT is interviewing “soil health successful” farmers who have adopted one or more soil health practices on their operation.
Saving Farmland, Growing Cities is AFT’s program to protect California’s agricultural resources and the nation’s food system, while allowing smart development for the state’s housing needs.