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Shop farmers’ markets to sustain a local, resilient food system

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National Farmers Market Week — visit a Certified Farmers Market near you

During this National Farmers Market Week (August 7-13, 2022), CDFA encourages all Californians to visit their local Certified Farmers Markets. Farmers markets help rural and urban communities connect while creating more equitable economic opportunities. They’re a great opportunity to build relationships with local … Continue reading

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Showcasing the work of CDFA’s Inspection Services Division

CDFA’s Inspection Services Division has released its Annual Report for 2021 (Fiscal year ’20-’21). The report gives an overview of programs within the Inspection Services Division (ISD), as well as information about boards and committees; a fiscal year summary; and … Continue reading

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Join CDFA in recognizing National Farmers’ Market Week, August 1-7

Video in Spanish: Visit this link for a list of Certified Farmers’ Markets in California. View this original post on the CDFA Planting Seeds blog.

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Apply now to fill vacancies on Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces vacancies on the Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee (CFMAC). Apply now if you’d like to be one of the CFMAC members advising the CDFA secretary on all matters pertaining to CDFA’s … Continue reading

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Did you know CDFA Direct Marketing facilitates direct sales from farmers to consumers?

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Direct Marketing Program facilitates farmers selling directly to consumers at Certified Farmers’ Markets and through Community Supported Agriculture? These programs help shoppers be confident that they are buying California-grown … Continue reading

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