Friday, June 24, 2011

FarmLink Birthdays!!!!

Today is a special day for California FarmLink, as this is the day that the world was blessed with two members of our team.....

HAPPY BIRTHDAY 

LINDA PETERSON
LIYA SCHWARTZMAN

WE LOVE YOU!!!!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Bay Area Permaculture Convergence

7th Bay Area Regional Permaculture Convergence
Our Relationship to Responsibility & Our Responsibility to Relationship
July 2-3, 2011
Regenerative Design Institute
Bolinas, California
Check it outhttp://www.livingmandala.com/Living_Mandala/Bay_Area_Permaculture_Convergence_2011.html

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Value Added Production Workshop


Join us for a daylong Value Added Production Workshop designed for farmers & businesses looking to enter the world of Value Added Production.
Thursday, June 30, 2011 • 9:30 am – 3:30 pm • $30/per person
Harvest Hall, Stanislaus Agricultural Center, 3800 Cornucopia Way, Modesto, CA 95358
Lunch will be provided
  • Hear from local Farmers & Processors about challenges & insights into starting a value-added business:
    Regulation - Food Safety – Business Planning – Capital Investment
  • Learn about resources currently available from USDA Rural Development’s Value Added Producer Grant Program
    We will discuss how to apply for Value-Added Producer Grant
Afternoon Tour of Lagier Ranches in Escalon, CA

Please RSVP by June 27th to Mary Junqueiro at 209-525-4720

Welcome

The California FarmLinks Central Valley has had some exciting happenings in 2011. In December Mary was hired on as our regional coordinator, in January we opened our Modesto office, in April we rolled out our new loan program, now in June we start to blog. We hope the last 6 months of 2011 are just as eventful and exciting..... HAPPY BLOGGING!