Resilience for our Food Sources

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Farmers, Stores, Restaurants, Provisions

Place and Community Matter.

Emergency Impact
Type of Enterprise
Impact Location
Funding
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CAFF California Family Farmer Emergency Fund

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, farmers from across the state, particularly farmers of color and those from immigrant communities, must weather an economic storm that many are unprepared for. Our emergency fund will directly support family farmers–anchors of our local food systems–to help ensure they make it through this crisis.
Business Pivot Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
Community Alliance with Family Farmers
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California Farmlink Investment Notes

Enable all investors to generate loan funds for its nonprofit, mission-based lending for organic and sustainable farmers' operating costs, land and equipment purchases, and conservation practices.
Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion
California Farmlink
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California Farmlink Investment Notes

Working with independent and immigrant farmers and ranchers on business skills, financing and land tenure.
Carbon Drawdown Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion
California Farmlink
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COLORS Oakland

COLORS offers training for mobility for low wage workers while providing great food and service, in an upscale social impact restaurant in Oakland, managed by known chef Daniel Patterson,
Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
Restaurant Opportunities Centers
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CUESA Farmers Market Support

Help us provide essential lifelines between local farms and families in this time of great need. Your tax-deductible donation directly supports CUESA's farmers markets and programs, which serve thousands of Bay Area residents and more than 140 local farms and small food businesses.
Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
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Honey Blossom Retreat Garden

Honey Blossom Retreat Garden seeks to expand the potential of small-scale regenerative agriculture as an educational space for community-based farm tourism. We are devoted to serving our local community, growing and offering an inspirational environment for transformation and soulful restoration.
Carbon Drawdown Food Access
Honey Blossom Retreat Garden, LLC
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Honey Blossom Retreat Garden

Small nursery business located in Del Rey Oaks, California, dedicated to producing organic vegetable, herb and medicinal plant starts for our local community. We offer our nursery stock exclusively in cow manure pots or in root pouches made of recycled plastic fibers, two of the most environmentally-friendly containers available on the market.
Climate Change Workforce Continuity
Credibles | Slow Money Monterey Bay
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ICA Rapid Response Liquidity Fund

Providing zero-interest loans, to address the immediate liquidity crisis faced by many of our companies. Addressing the gap between what our companies need now, and government subsidies and other relief funds that may become available, so that as few people as possible lose their jobs and financial stability.
Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
ICA Fund Good Jobs
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Kitchens for Good

Kitchens for Good is a catering and food service enterprise that offers on-the-job training for all apprentices, and generates revenue to reinvest in our programs. Your support will allows us to continue our meal production to support vulnerable San Diegans in this time of crisis.
Business Pivot Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
Kitchens for Good
La Cocina COVID-19+COVER

La Cocina’s Emergency Relief Fund

Supporting our entrepreneurs in securing rent abatement, loan forgiveness + employee assistance. Provide our entrepreneurs with cash payments to cover basic expenses.
Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
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Mandela Partners Emergency Relief Fund

Provide income to our network of sustainable growers. Offer free mixed fruits & vegetables and meal kits to most at risk community members. Supplemental wages to Mandela staff.
Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
Mandela Partners
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Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust

The Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust has committed to leading a 5-month marketing campaign to increase consumer demand & appreciation for King salmon and other local, sustainable seafood. The campaign will feature stories about Monterey Bay fishermen, CSFs, markets, grocery stores, restaurants & wholesalers - making it easy for consumers to find local, sustainable seafood. We’ll begin the campaign with a focus on promoting King Salmon landed by vessels based in Monterey, Moss Landing & Santa Cruz Harbor.
Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion
Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust