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Edible East Bay

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

This quarterly magazine covers local food and farming, with an emphasis on sustainable and organic practices.

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Conexions

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

A non-profit collaborative organization working towards bringing the region into right relationship with Earth’s systems and with each other.

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California Rangeland Conservation Coalition

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

A broad coalition of agriculture and environmental groups working on rangeland science and advocacy based on the idea that working landscapes and healthy farming and ranching communities are critical components of maintaining healthy ecosystems.

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California Rangeland Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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California Coastal Conservancy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The California Coastal Conservancy uses entrepreneurial techniques to purchase, protect, restore, and enhance coastal resources, and to provide access to the shore. We work in partnership with local governments, other public agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private landowners.

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Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust works to ensure that future generations will continue to enjoy a local source of food. They work with local farmers on agricultural conservation easements that will keep precious, prime farmland available for farming forever. They build connections between local farmers and Bay Area neighbors who support local farmers who provide fresh, healthy food to the Bay Area and keep food dollars in local, Bay Area communities.

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Beyond the Bounty at Food Landscape Forum

November 17, 2011 by Dan Rademacher

Panelists at a sold-out forum on November 16 talked about their farming and farm-education enterprises on the San Mateo Coast, San Francisco, West Marin, and Santa Rosa. From food sovereignty to occupying your foodshed, check out the highlights.

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Cultivating Community in Santa Rosa

October 01, 2011 by Jacoba Charles

Bayer Farm brings open space and food security to a section of Santa Rosa that needs more of both. With help from the nonprofit Landpaths, people in the Roseland neighborhood are helping each other plant and harvest food, and community.

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Getting to Market in Sunol

October 01, 2011 by Jacoba Charles

In the Sunol Valley, beyond the subdivisions of Pleasanton, Fred Hempel grows tomatoes alongside other farmers growing figs, strawberries, and more. It’s all part of an unusual experiment in micro-farming unfolding under the leadership of Sustainable Agriculture Education on land owned by the San Francisco water department.

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