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Welcome to the 35th annual California Small Farm Conference, a week of learning, inspiration and movement-building. Our hybrid conference features over 50 online workshops, videos, and interactive forums, as well as in-person gatherings around the state. Admission is on a sliding scale. Please pay what you can to help make this event possible and accessible to everyone. All events are virtual except those listed "Gathering" on Thursday & Friday.
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Andrea Akers

Foodwise
Operations Manager
MA

Marisa Alcorta

Center for Land-Based Learning
Apprenticeship Program Manager
RA

Rosio Almaguer

California Alliance of Farmers’ Markets
Food & Farming Program Manager
MB

Max Bell Alper

North Bay Jobs with Justice, and Farmworker Leaders
Executive Director
CA

Catharine Anderson

USDA Risk Management Agency
Risk Management Specialist
FA

Frances Andrews

Frances Andrews Books
KA

Kamyar Aram

UCCE
Specialty Crops Advisor
SA

Sandra Austoni, MBA

Chateau de Luz
AB

Amber Balakian

Balakian Farms
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Aleta Barrett

Starbright Acres Family Farm, Grass Valley
Co-Owner
JB

Jesse Blacksher

Hillview Farms
Hillview Farms Apprentice
TB

Tim Bowles

UC Berkeley
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Katie Brimm

Farmer Campus
Co-Founder
EB

Emma Burke

Alchemist CDC
RC

Rachael Callahan

UCANR
Statewide Agritourism Coordinator
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Davin Cardenas

North Bay Jobs with Justice
Director of Organizing
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Luca Carmignani

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources
Fire Advisor
CC

Carmen Carrasco

CDFA
Small Farm Liaison, Farmer Equity Program
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Marianna J. Castiaux

UCANR_UCCE Small Farms Fresno
Project Manager
NC

Nicole Curiel

Center for Land-Based Learning
California Farm Academy Outreach Coordinator
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Rose Curley

CAFF
Ecological Farming Program Coordinator
SD

Sabine Dabady, MPH

Mandela Partners
Entrepreneurship Development Manager
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Kevin Daehnke

Center for Strategic Policy Innovation
Founder and President |
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Irwin Ronaldo Donis-Gonzalez,

UCCE
Assistant Postharvest Engineering Specialist
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Vicky Espinoza

The Nature Conservancy
Project Manager
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Cindy Fake

UCCE, Placer & Nevada Counties
Horticulture and Small Farms Advisor
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Jamie Fanous

CAFF
Senior Policy Advocate & Organizer
CF

Christine Farren

Foodwise
Executive Director
avatar for Kali Feiereisel

Kali Feiereisel

CAFF
Farmer Services Director
AC

Ana Cecilia Galvis

Farmer Campus and Organic Seed Alliance
teacher
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Amy Garrett

Oregon State University
Assistant Professor of Practice
LG

Lael Gerhart

Frog Hollow Farm
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Vanya Goldberg

Agricultural Institute of Marin
AIM Community Programs Manager
SG

Sam Greenlee

Alchemist CDC
SH

Samiha Hamdi

Mandela Partners
Farm Partnerships Manager
AH

Asia Hampton

California FarmLink
CH

Clayton Handy

Handy Farms
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Jamiah Hargins

Crop Swap LA
Founder and Executive Director
MH

Maya Harjo

The Cultural Conservancy
Farm Manager
WH

William Hart

Goldgridge RCD
PS

Paulina S. Hernandez

UCANR: Universidad de California, División de Agricultura y Recursos Naturales
Programa de Pequeñas Operaciones Agrícolas y Cultivos Especiales
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Víctor M. Hernández

USDA
Coordinador de Agricultores y Ganaderos Principiantes / Beginning...
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Annelia Hillman

Yurok Tribe Food Sovereignty Program
Food Village Coordinator
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Rasheed Hislop

CAFF
Farm to Market Specialist
SI

Suzy Israel

Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
CJ

Caitlin Joseph

American Farmland Trust
Women for the Land Deputy Director
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Hanna Kahl

CAFF
Ecological Pest Management Specialist
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Alexis Koefoed

Soul Food Farm
Owner
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Byron Komineck

Jack's Solar Garden
JL

Jim Leap

School Road Farm
ML

Margaret Lloyd

UCCE
Small Farms Advisor
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Zach Main

Good Hummus Farm
Farmer & Cal Fire Captain
EM

Esmeralda Mandujano

California AgrAbility
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Holly Markham

CAFF
Associate Director
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Shani Mink

Jewish Farmer Network
Executive Director/Co-Founder
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Deborah Nares​

American Farmland Trust
Sr. Manager
AA

Amy and Jacques Neukom

Neukom Family Farms
EO

Ellen Olack

Fresh Approach
Food Access Program Manager
AP

Allison Paap

American AgCredit
VP-Lending Manager
AP

Angelina Padilla

California AgrAbility
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Byron Palmer

Grounded Land & Livestock, Sonoma Mountain Institute
CEO, Co-Founder
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Grace Perry

CAFF
Farmer Services Program Manager
SP

Sasha Pesci

CAFF
TechHub specialist
RP

Roman Pinal

United Farm Workers
NP

Natalia Pinzón

Farmer Campus
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Cassandra Prenn-Vasilakis

Hipcamp
Government and Community Relations Manager
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Héctor Reider

CAFF
Senior Manager, Farm to Market Program
BR

Blake Richard

Wild Rose Farm
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Dr. Chandra Richards

UCANR
Academic Coordinator
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Dalia Rodriguez

CAFF
Cordinadora del programa de agricola ecologica
SS

Silas Sarvinski

College of the Redwoods
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Amber Schat

CAFF
Wildfire Resilience Specialist
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Regina Sepulveda

American AgCredit
Retail Banking Lead
GS

Graham Shelton

Slow Dance Wines
NS

Nathanael Siemens

Rodale Institute
YS

Yvonne Socolar

UC Berkeley
JS

Juvenal Solano

Mixeco Indigena Community Organizing Project
AS

Andrew Soll

West Sebastopol Community Council
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Julie Sullivan

Quivira Coalition New Agrarian Program (NAP)
Mentor Training and Support
CT

Claire Tauber

CAFF
Farm to School and Institution Coordinator
TT

Taylor Thompson

Intertribal Ag Council
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Sara Tiffany

Community Alliance with Family Farmers
Director of Ecological Farming
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Paul Towers

CAFF
Executive Director
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Anel Trujillo

American Farmland Trust
Outreach Specialist
avatar for Elizabeth Vaughan

Elizabeth Vaughan

CAFF
Tech Hub Specialist
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Ronnie Victor

Green Organix LLC
Owner
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David Visher

Visher Consulting
Principal
MW

Michael Whamond

Hillview Farms Owner
Owner
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Evan Wiig

CAFF
Director of Membership & Communications
avatar for Michelle Wyler

Michelle Wyler

CAFF
Farm to Market Director
MY

Michael Yang

UC ANR
Small Farms & Specialty Crops
SY

Sierra Young

Mangosay
Owner
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Hope Zabronsky

UC ANR
Climate Smart Agriculture Academic Coordinator
LC

Lucas Clay Zucker

Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy
Researcher and Community Organizer
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Jared Zystro

Organic Seed Alliance
Assistant Director of Research and Education