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General Agency Information
Name:Community Alliance with Family Farmers
Alternate Name(s):CAFF
Address:406 Main Street, Suite 315
Watsonville, CA  95076
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-761-8507
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Description:Central Coast office

Founded in 1978, the Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) is a California-based nonprofit that builds sustainable food and farming systems through local and statewide policy advocacy and on-the-ground programs in an effort to initiate institutionalized change. CAFF’s programs address current problems and challenges in food and farming systems, creating more resilient family farms, communities and ecosystems. CAFF works to support family farmers and serves community members within the state, including consumers, food service directors, schoolchildren and low-income populations.

Check website for manuals, brochures, newsletters, directories, farm guides, local food guides and other resources.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to Central Coast residents
Mission:CAFF's mission is to build sustainable food and farming systems through policy advocacy and on- the-ground programs that create more resilient family farms, communities and ecosystems.
Programs:CAFF is California’s longest-standing advocate for sustainable agriculture. We connect farmers, businesses, and consumers working to build a better food system. Using our long history and vast amount of experience, we serve California family farmers and their communities through our five main program areas:
Farm to School/Hospital
Farm to Market Tools and Services
Food Safety / GAPs
On-farm Sustainability
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Two Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Monterey County
San Benito County
San Mateo County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Watsonville
Funding Source:Grants
Subject Headings
 Agricultural Support Services
Consumer Education
Educational Programs
Farm Associations
Nutrition Education
Private Nonprofits
This record last modified May 7, 2016