The North Coast Farmer Workshop Series - Land Access

shone farm

CAFF Small Farm Conference North Bay Gathering 

Land Access Checklist Workshop - Agenda

Friday March 3rd, 1PM - 6PM

Shone Farm  - 7450 Steve Olson Ln, Forestville, CA 95436



Evan Wiig | Director of Membership & Communications | Community Alliance with Family Farmers

Liya Schwartzman | Senior Program Manager, Equity & Conservation on Working Lands | California FarmLink

Margaret Rossano | Senior Associate, Equity & Conservation on Working Lands | California FarmLink

Kerry McGrath | Agricultural Ombudsperson | UCCE Sonoma County 

Mary Chambers | Agricultural Specialist | Sonoma Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District

Paige Phinney | North Bay Director | Kitchen Table Advisors

Marianna Zavala | Agricultural Community Coordinator | Conservation Works 



3PM - 3:35PM: Opening, housekeeping, and general introductions.


  • Shone Farm walk-through and ‘evaluation’ - please see your Farmland Assessment Field Guide!

4:05PM-4:10PM: Snack break

4:10PM - 4:45PM: Programming and Resources Share

  • CAFF - Evan Wiig

  • California FarmLink - Liya Schwartzman, Margaret Rossano

  • Kitchen Table Advisors - Paige Phinney

  • UCCE Sonoma - Kerry McGrath

  • Sonoma Ag Preservation and Open Space District - Mary Chambers

  • Conservation Works - Marianna Zavala

4:45PM: Q&A

5PM: Session End

(Stick around for happy hour!)


Land Access Resources

Santa Rosa Junior College Agricultural Programs