Small farmers creating local delivery systems direct to consumers, restaurants, and grocery stores are the cornerstone of sustainable local economies in the northcoast.  Yet, it is difficult to compete as a small farmer in these times where large corporations increasingly own our farmlands.   Our Cultivating Commerce inititive aims to assist small farmers in many ways, and other resources are also available, including these:

UC Small Farms Research & Extension

Community Alliance with Family Farms

California Farmlink