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CDFA-F2F welcomes Sara Bernal to lead new Urban Agriculture Grant Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) welcomes Sara Bernal to lead the new Urban Agriculture Grant Program. “Sara’s experience within all aspects of urban agriculture, from production and marketing to working with beginning … Continue reading

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CDFA awards $900,000 for technical assistance providers to expand access to Healthy Refrigeration Grant Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) announces $900,000 in grants are being awarded for technical assistance providers (TAPs) to expand access to the Healthy Refrigeration Grant Program (HRGP) and provide technical support to … Continue reading

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CDFA accepting proposals for technical assistance providers for Healthy Refrigeration Grant Program

CDFA’s Office of Farm to Fork is now accepting proposals from technical assistance providers for the Healthy Refrigeration Grant Program. Proposals are due no later than 5 p.m. (PT) June 10. This program funds energy-efficient refrigeration equipment in corner stores … Continue reading

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CDFA announces new funding to help nutrition program participants with purchases of California-grown produce

SACRAMENTO, March 22, 2022 – CDFA’s California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP) has announced seven projects selected to receive $750,000 in total grant awards to facilitate the purchase of California-grown fruit and vegetables at participating farmers’ markets by shoppers using the … Continue reading

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CDFA accepting public comment for refrigeration grant RFP for technical assistance providers

SACRAMENTO, March 21, 2022 – The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) announces it is seeking public comment until April 4 on the Healthy Refrigeration Grant Program request for proposals (RFP) for technical assistance … Continue reading

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ISD Staff Spotlight: Elisa Gollub supports efforts to connect everyone with fresh, California-grown produce that is accessible and affordable

NAME: Elisa Gollub, Ph.D. YEARS AT CDFA: Almost 2.5 years PROGRAM: Office of Farm to Fork TITLE: Impact & Communications Lead / Research Data Specialist II USUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES: I try to take a walking break or walking meeting most … Continue reading

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Did you know farmers also benefit from California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP)?

Did you know the California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP) helps increase sales for California farmers at participating Certified Farmers’ Markets and small businesses? CNIP is a program that doubles the amount that nutrition benefit clients (those utilizing CalFresh, formerly known … Continue reading

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California Nutrition Incentive Program expands to WIC farmers’ markets – new grantees announced

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces four projects have been selected to receive $300,000 in total grant awards as part of the California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP) Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Expansion. The four grantees will … Continue reading

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