August 21, 2017 by Bob Williams

Elevate CA: Don’t leave rural California behind

Businesses outside urban cores face distinct challenges including the digital divide Read More »

California agriculture company grows housing stock for employees
August 11, 2016 by Nadine Ono

California agriculture company grows housing stock for employees

Housing costs have impaired farm workers' ability to live and work in Monterey Bay region for vital seasonal jobs. Read More »

Agriculture Key to California Economic Summit’s ‘One Million Challenge’ for Workers, Water and Homes
February 23, 2016 by AJ Hughes

Agriculture Key to California Economic Summit’s ‘One Million Challenge’ for Workers, Water and Homes

Key component of the Summit's outlined vision, which is designed to spur economic growth in the Golden State. Read More »

Growing the Central Valley Economy
October 12, 2015 by Ed Coghlan

Growing the Central Valley Economy

Event highlighted ways to help the Central Valley thrive including putting a “face” on the Valley and building coalitions to transition to the future economy. Read More »

Agriculture and early college mixing well in California’s Central Valley
June 16, 2015 by Ed Coghlan

Agriculture and early college mixing well in California’s Central Valley

Innovative workforce program links high school students to college to make them career-ready and college-ready in California's major agricultural region Read More »

Innovation awards honor California strategy for sustainable rural growth
June 10, 2015 by John Guenther

Innovation awards honor California strategy for sustainable rural growth

Harvard school acknowledges Sacramento regional program that uses better data modeling of natural assets which can promote both economic growth and conservation. Read More »

Adam Livingston: Greenprinting as a tool for integrating land use policy
March 27, 2015 by Adam Livingston

Adam Livingston: Greenprinting as a tool for integrating land use policy

Regional conservation planning tool brings more people to the table and connects disparate policy frameworks Read More »

Amplifying San Joaquin Valley voices essential to its future
December 02, 2014 by by Frank Gornick, Ph.D. & Stuart Van Horn, Ed.D.

Amplifying San Joaquin Valley voices essential to its future

College leaders share goals to transform region Read More »

Crossing digital divide helps Central Valley farming thrive
November 13, 2014 by Nadine Ono

Crossing digital divide helps Central Valley farming thrive

Wired and wireless broadband key to rural economic development Read More »

Recognizing role of California farmland in economic and environmental goals
November 12, 2014 by Nadine Ono

Recognizing role of California farmland in economic and environmental goals

Summit members weigh in on state emissions program Read More »

Drought pushes Central Valley farming and technology closer together
October 31, 2014 by Nadine Ono

Drought pushes Central Valley farming and technology closer together

Drought makes new water tech invaluable to agriculture here Read More »

California farmers unite to adapt to climate change
October 16, 2014 by Michelle Bergmann

California farmers unite to adapt to climate change

Group looks to mitigate potential climate problems for agriculture Read More »

Open land pours billions into the California economy
August 28, 2014 by Michelle Bergmann

Open land pours billions into the California economy

Groups documenting value of open space and working landscapes Read More »

Skills gap set to grow in California’s agricultural regions
April 22, 2014 by Matthew Grant Anson

Skills gap set to grow in California’s agricultural regions

High-skilled workers in demand in farms of today Read More »

Map digs up location of L.A. County’s urban farms
September 16, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

Map digs up location of L.A. County’s urban farms

Report designed to help urban planners Read More »

Making vacant land work for the city with urban farms
August 20, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

Making vacant land work for the city with urban farms

California city looks into community farms on stalled development lands Read More »

Sacramento region’s AgStart combines technology with agriculture
August 14, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

Sacramento region’s AgStart combines technology with agriculture

The Sacramento region has a long-standing legacy of success in agriculture and food systems Read More »

Working Landscapes: Solutions to California economic woes could be under our feet
August 08, 2013 by Jim Mayer

Working Landscapes: Solutions to California economic woes could be under our feet

Can we have the dream and eat it too? Read More »

VIDEO: Water means a whole lot more to Central Valley economy
May 06, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

VIDEO: Water means a whole lot more to Central Valley economy

San Joaquin Valley leaders talk about water's role in agriculture jobs & more Read More »

Getting startup money a problem for many, especially the farmer
March 06, 2013 by Alexandra Bjerg

Getting startup money a problem for many, especially the farmer

Nonprofit offers small farm loans & entry into California's agriculture economy Read More »

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